Students Posters 2020

The research efforts of Doctor of Physical Therapy students culminates 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. Click a poster to download a PDF.


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