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Student & Faculty Research

PT Student & Faculty ResearchA goal for our graduates is for each to be consumers of research, able to identify researchable problems, advocate and participate in research, and incorporate findings from professional literature into clinical practice.

When it comes to research, our faculty also lead by example. Information about the publications, presentations, projects, and other research activities our faculty and students (bolded) have participated in are listed below.

  • Faculty Publications & Presentations

Student Research Projects

  • Effects of educational intervention versus standard care on functional mobility in patients using tilt-in-space (TIS) and recline
  • Effects of Kinesio taping with gait parameters, pain and endurance in individuals older than 8 years of age who have been diagnosed with Charcot Marie Tooth (CMT)
  • The impact of Kinesio tapingĀ® on gait parameters and pain in patients with Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease.
  • A Comparison of Performance in Children with Known Balance Dysfunction and Children Developing Typically on the Revised Pediatric Balance Scale (PBS-II)
  • The Impact of Age and Gender on Forward Reach Measures n Typically Developing Children
  • Determining Level of Agreement Between Individual Raters and Computer Observed Scores for the Balance Error Scoring System
  • Long Thoracic Nerve Conduction: A Descriptive Study
  • Spinal Accessory Nerve Conduction Recording from Upper and Middle Trapezius
  • Determining the effect of BMI and gender on normal values for spinal accessory nerve conduction from upper and middle trapezius
  • Accuracy of the iPhysioMeter Heart Rate Monitoring Application
  • The effect of an educational program intended to assist caregivers with the transition of loved ones from the palliative care unit to home
  • The Effect of Dual-Task on Gait Velocity in Geriatric Subjects with Mild to Moderate Cognitive Decline.
  • The effect of warm-up on club head speed in recreational golfers
  • Accuracy of dry needle placement by credentialed physical therapists.
  • The Effects of Premodulated Electrical Stimulation (PREMOD) on Hamstring Extensibility
  • A Comparison of the Effects of Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation and Stretching on Hamstring Extensibility
  • A Retrospective Analysis of the Pre-Season Screen Used in a Professional Ballet Company with Recommendations for Improvements in the Screen
  • The Use of an Inertial Motion Analysis System to Evaluate the Kinematics of Landing Before and After a Six-session Training Intervention Focused on Proximal Hip Strengthening, Motor Control, and Lower Extremity Loading Strategies.
  • Investigation of a Six-week Neuromuscular Training Intervention on Biomechanical Parameters of the Lower Quarter in Female Collegiate Pivoting Athletes.
  • Comparing motion capture systems for clinical appropriateness in lower extremity frontal plane measurements
  • Distance between femoral head and acetabular rim in the Core-Assisted modification of the FABER test.

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