DPT Student Posters

The research efforts of Doctor of Physical Therapy students culminate in a capstone project. These creative, incisive posters show the students’ work on a wide range of topics, from sports-related concussions to spinal cord injury to dance to pediatrics. 


    2021 Posters


    1.  Functional Outcomes Associated with Exercise Rehabilitation in Lung Transplant Candidates: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
      Authors: Benjamin Luzar SPT, Jae Fylstra SPT, Sophie Quigg SPT, Jessie McLaughlin SPT, Katie Buck SPT, Laurie D. Synder MD, Rebecca Byrd PT, Patrick J. Smith PhD, Amy M. Pastva PT, PhD

    2. Risk Factors Associated with Physical Therapist Burnout: A Systematic Review
      Authors: Sabrina Burri, SPT, Kaleigh Smyrk, SPT, Mostafa Melegy, SPT, Melanie Mortham, SPT, Nadim Hussein, SPT, Brandi Tuttle, MSLIS, and Derek Clewley, PT, DPT, PhD

      Authors: Brigid Brennan, Lydia Friz, Daniel Fleming, Janae Chinn, Lance Bennett, Leila Ledbetter, Corey Simon

    4. Low Theoretical Fidelity Hinders the Effects of Health Coaching on Opioid Reduction: A Systematic Review
      Authors: Natalie A McNerney SPT, Michael J Losensky SPT, Madison M Lash SPT, Kendal R Rozaieski SPT, Daniela Ortiz SPT, Alessandra N Garcia, PT, PhD, Zachary D Rethorn, PT, DPT

    5. Social Determinants of Health Affect Care-Seeking for Physical Therapy: A Systematic Review
      Authors: Amanda Braaten, SPT; Cannon Hanebuth, SPT; Holt McPherson, SPT; Dashae Smallwood, SPT; Samantha Kaplan, PhD; David Basirico, SPT; Derek Clewley, PT, PhD, DPT; Zachary Rethorn, PT, DPT

    6. Eye-Tracking Technology and Gaze Behavior During Dynamic Mobility Tasks in Neurological Populations
      Authors: Corinne Woodbine SPT, Brittany Catcher SPT, Caleb Mere MS SPT, MaryEllen Targonski SPT, Sarah Peters SPT, Samantha Kaplan PhD MLIS, Jody A. Feld PT DPT PhD

    7. Measurement Properties of Activity Monitors Across Neurological Patient Populations: A Systematic Review
      Authors: Caroline L. Bazemore MA SPT, Madison Massey SPT, Rayne Houser SPT, Tyler Mullen SPT, Cassidy Greshko SPT, Leila Ledbetter MLIS AHIP, Jody A. Feld PT DPT PhD

    8. Diagnostic Accuracy of Clinical Tests for Cervical Spine Myelopathy: A Systematic Review
      Authors: Kenna Peters, SPT; Matthew Wilson, SPT; Michelle Wong, SPT; Sara Kiyani, SPT; Elisabeth Bulliner, SPT; Alessandra N Garcia, PT, PhD; Michael Reiman, PT, PhD; Chad Cook, PT, PhD

    9. Predicting Patient-Centered Outcomes from Spine Surgery Using Risk Assessment Tools: a Systematic Review
      Authors: Hannah J. White SPT, MBS; Jensyn Bradley SPT, LAT, ATC; Nicholas Hadgis SPT; Emily Wittke SPT; Brett Piland SPT; Brandi Tuttle; Melissa Erickson, MD; Maggie E. Horn DPT, MPH, PhD

    10. Patients’ Perceptions with Musculoskeletal Disorders Regarding Their Experience with Healthcare Providers and Health Services: An Overview of Reviews
      Authors: Alan Chi-Lun-Chiao, Mohammed Chehata, Kenneth Broeker, Brendan Gates, Leila Ledbetter, MLIS, Chad Cook, Ph.D., PT; Malene Ahern, PT, Daniel I Rhon, PT, Alessandra N Garcia, Ph.D., PT

    11. Return to Activity Following Tibial Tubercle Osteotomy for Chronic Patellar Instability: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
      Authors: Andrew Bagley, SPT, ATC, CSCS; Jensen LeJeune, SPT, ATC; Kristiana Warth, SPT; John Justyn, SPT; Lauren Cordova, SPT; John R. Magill, PT, DPT; Michael P. Reiman, PT, PhD, MEd, ATC

    12. Measurement properties of Patient-Reported Outcome Measures used to assess the sleep quality in adults with high prevalence chronic pain conditions: A systematic review
      Authors: Colton Phelps, SPT, Sarah Bellon, SPT, Michelle Hinkey, SPT, Anthony Nash, SPT, Jada Boyd, SPT, Chad E Cook, PhD, PT, Alessandra N Garcia, PhD, PT

    13. Treatment and Rehabilitation of Os Trigonum Syndrome: A Systematic Review
      Authors: Ashley Lea SPT ATC, Laura Guy SPT, Carley McQuain SPT, Tyler Ray SPT, Mikela Nylander-French, SPT, Corey Simon DPT, PhD, Rosie Canizares DPT

    14. Association of Youth Distance Running and Lower Extremity Injury: A Systematic Review
      Tatiana Paz SPT, Rachel Meyers SPT, Cayla Faverio SPT, Yuxuan Wang SPT, Emily Vosburg SPT, Derek Clewley PT, DPT, PhD

    15. Diagnostic Accuracy of the Bedside Head Impulse Test: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
      Authors: Sean Hunter-Siegert, SPT; Holly O’Hearn, SPT; Timothy Schulte, SPT; Meredith Stephenson, SPT; Michael Walsh, SPT; Jeffrey Hoder, PT, DPT; Richard Clendaniel, PT, PhD

    16. Barriers to Exercise in Postpartum Women: A Systematic Review
      Authors: Rebekah Edie, SPT; Alexis Lacewell, SPT; Christine Streisel, SPT; Lauren Wheeler, SPT; Ellie George, SPT; Jordan Wrigley, MA, MSLS; Laura Pietrosimone, PT, DPT, PhD; Carol Figuers, PT, EdD

    2020 Posters

    1. Effects of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary-Based Simulated Learning Experiences on Physical Therapy Student Outcomes
    Authors: Lindsay Grimes, Iman Banerji, Luis Freile, Brian McCarroll; Mentors: Kayla Black, PT, DPT, CSCS; Amy Pastva, PT, PhD

    2. Benefits and Harms of Short-Term Global Health Initiatives Among Rehabilitation Students: A Systematic Review
    Authors: Kerri Lembo, Katharine Majewski, Andy Seraphin, Madison Hayes, Daniel Quintin; Mentors: Alessandra Narciso Garcia, PT, PhD

    3. Psychosocial Mediators of Non-Spinal Musculoskeletal Disorders: A Systematic Review
    Authors: Olivia Shenberger, Elizabeth Floyd, Keri Prince, Amanda Gregory; Mentors: Alessandra Narciso Garcia, PT, PhD; Chad Cook, PT, PhD, MBA, FAAOMPT, FAPTA

    4. Clinical Management of Finger Flexor Pulley Injuries: A Systematic Review
    Authors: Logan Couce, Meagan Fairchild, Victoria Vice, Thomas Sheahan; Mentors: Tyler Cope, PT, DPT; Corey Simon, DPT, PhD, FAAOMPT

    5. Tools Most Often Utilized for Direct Observation of Health Professions Students: A Systematic Review
    Authors: Yusra Iftikhar, Bryce Olsen, Poli’ala Warwick, Morgan Green; Mentors: Deborah Engle, EdD, MS; Kyle Covington, PT, DPT, PhD

    6. Interventions Targeting Walking Activity in Individuals Post Stroke: A Systematic Review
    Authors: Carson Davis, Rebecca Ploetz, Amanda Murphy, Courtney Perkins, Jiahui Wei
    Mentors: Amanda Woodward, MLIS; Jody Feld, PT, DPT, MPT, NCS, C/NDT

    7. Association Between Genetic Markers and Radiographically Defined Spinal Degeneration: A Systematic Review
    Authors: Madeline Roberts, Rebecca Siegler, Meghan Hartman, Georgialee Welch, Victoria Zukowski; Mentor: Adam Goode, PT, DPT, PhD

    8. The Effect of Hippotherapy Across the ICF in Children with Cerebral Palsy: A Systematic Review
    Authors: Caroline Kruse, Morgan Mummey, Caroline Penland, Aline Swiec, Rachel Waller; Mentor: Laura Case, PT, DPT, MS, PCS, C/NDT

    9. Inflammatory Biomarkers Associated with Musculoskeletal Pain Among Older Adults: A Systematic Review
    Authors: Jessica Mah, Sarah Bailey, Vaclav Bednar, David Rowland, Leila Ledbetter
    Mentors: Adam Goode, PT, DPT, PhD; Corey Simon, DPT, PhD, FAAOMPT

    10. Psychosocial and Health Care Delivery Predictors of Costs Following Total Joint Arthroplasty: A Systematic Review
    Authors: Min Hu, Sing Yang Yoo, Aubrey Caraballo, Nicholas Woodward; Mentor: Trevor Lentz, PT, PhD, MPH

    11. Prevalence and Consistency of Reporting of Femoroacetabular Impingement Syndrome/Labral Tear Post-Surgical Rehabilitation: A Scoping Review
    Authors: Nicolette Ingel, Ashley Reichert, Max Westhoven, Jada Boyd; Mentors: Scott Peters, PT, DPT, ATC; Michael Reiman, PT, DPT, PhD, OCS, SCS, ATC/L, FAAOMPT, CSCS

    12. Success of RTS Following Superior Labrum Anterior Posterior (SLAP) Tears in Overhead Athletes: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
    Authors: Nicholas Freijomil, Alexandra Millay, Tyler Sinda, Jordan Sunset; Mentors: Scott Peters, PT, DPT, ATC; Michael Reiman, PT, DPT, PhD, OCS, SCS, ATC/L, FAAOMPT, CSCS

    13. Safety of Blood Flow Restriction Training for Patients with Musculoskeletal Disorders: A Systematic Review
    Authors: Melissa Minniti, Andrew Statkevich, Ryan Kelly, Victoria Rigsby, Meghan Exline
    Mentors: Dan Rhon, PT, PhD; Derek Clewley, DPT, PhD, FAAOMPT

    14. The Effectiveness of Virtual Reality in Patients with Spinal Pain: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis
    Authors: Meghan Ahern, Lindsay Dean, Carolyn Stoddard, Aakriti Agrawal, Kimin Kim; Mentors: Francis Keefe, PhD; Chad Cook, PT, PhD, MBA, FAAOMPT, FAPTA; Alessandra Narciso Garcia, PT, PhD

    15. Vision Therapy for Oculomotor Dysfunction or Vision Deficits Following Acquired Brain Injury
    Authors: Cassidy Holland, Lisa Shirafuji, Kara Keegan, Sierra Muir, Kara Kalinski; Mentor: Jeffrey Hoder, PT, DPT, NCS

    16. Physical Therapy Management of Pediatric and Adolescent Neck Pain: A Call to Action
    Authors: Kristen Dragotta, Byoungjoon Jang, Brianna Quinzi, Anthony Bosco; Mentor: Derek Clewley, DPT, PhD, FAAOMPT

    17. Treatment Efficacy for Horizontal Semicircular Canal Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV): A Systematic Review
    Authors: Julia Sandridge, Zachary Conley, Nicholas LeBlond, Cassidy Teager; Mentor: Richard Clendaniel, PT, PhD

    18. Clinical Uptake of PROMIS Measures in Patients Undergoing Spine Surgery: A Systematic Review
    Authors: James Lane, Courtney Dommer, Jake Petrie, Lisa Henning; Mentor: Maggie Horn, DPT, MPH, PhD

    2019 Posters

    1. Social Isolation, Loneliness, and Social Support Amount Community-Dwelling Older Adults with Persistent Pain: A Systematic Review

    2. A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of the Diagnostic Accuracy of Head Shaking Induced Nystagmus and Vibration Induced Nystagmus in the Dianosis of Unilateral Vestibular Hypofunction

    3. The Effects of Dry Needling on Knee Outcomes: A Systematic Review

    4. The Impact of Timing of Physical Therapy for Acute Low Back Pain on Health Services Utilization: A Systematic Review

    5. The Effect of Fatigue on Neuromuscular Risk Factors for Knee Injury: A Systematic Review

    6. Harms and Benefits of Opioids for Management of Non-Surgical Chronic Low-Back Pain: A Systematic Review

    7. Diagnostic Utility of the Active Compression Test for the Superior Labrum Anterior to Posterior (SLAP) Tear: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

    8. The Efficacy of Manual Therapy for Treatment of Dyspareunia in Females: A Systematic Review

    9.  Do Core Muscle Characteristics Differentiate an Amateur from a Professional Soccer Player? A Systematic Review

    10. Rating of Rating of Perceived Exertion to Approximate %1RM in Resistance Training

    11. Barriers Affecting Provision and Use of Mobility Assistive Technology Devices in Low-, Lower-Middle- and Upper-Middle-Income Countries: A Systematic Review

    12.  Contemporary Trends in Cardiac Rehabilitation Post-Myocardial Infarction: A Systematic Review

    13. Blood Flow Restriction Training: A Systematic Review of Safety and Adverse Event Reporting

    14. Using a Behavioral Model to Identify Factors Associated with Choice of Provider for Neck and Low Back Pain: A Systematic Review

    15.  Effects of Non-Invasive Brain Stimulation on Pain in Individuals with Central Post-Stroke Pain: A Systematic Review

    16. Physical Activity Levels of Children With Downs Syndrome:  A Systematic Review 

    17. The Effects of Therapeutic Exercise on Pain Experienced with Parkinson’s Disease: A Systematic Review

    18. Exercise: Prophylactic or Trigger for Pediatric Migraine Symptoms?