Research

Student Research

USF DPT Capstone Projects

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Christopher Gai, Casey Chiarello,  Ryan Delsignore, Allise DuBay Do Differences in Movement Variability Elucidate an Effective Coping Mechanism for Individuals with Chronic Ankle Instability: A Systematic Review Summer 2019
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David Kroger, Brittany Mallett, Eric Schindler, Lauren Zilke Motor Control Exercises and Chronic Non-Specific Low Back Pain: A Dosage Evaluation and Review: A Systematic Review Summer 2019
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Marian Becker, Kathleen Essick, Noela Lalime, Rasa Staniulyte Definitions of chronic low back pain in physical therapy literature. Summer 2019
David Kroger, Brittany Mallet, Eric Schindler, Lauren Zilke Motor control exercise in low back pain Summer 2019
Ashley Bruckner, Hillary Byrd, Neil Patel, Nicole Pegarido Activation Patterns of the Scapular Musculature in Healthy Individuals vs. Individuals with Shoulder Impingement Syndrome During Overhead Activities Summer 2018
Aureen Arellano, Julian La, Kelly MacDonald, Renea Porsch, Tyler Smith The effects of eccentric exercise-induced delayed onset muscle soreness on motor performance of the upper extremity muscles Summer 2017
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Sierra Bahr, Emily Franco, Karissa Kortum, Chloe Moreno Effects of motor intervention on social function in children with autism spectrum disorder Summer 2019
Sierra Bahr, Pamela Barnes, Emily Franco, Karissa Kortum, Chloe Moreno The Use of the Preschool Physical Activity Questionnaire (Pre-PAQ) in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder Summer 2019
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Alisha Espinosa, Dayna Heinreich, Angeline Leon, Katie Perkins, Justin Pittman Effects of Body-Weight Supported Treadmill Training on Gait Symmetry after Stroke: A Systematic Review Summer 2019
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Brandi Koehler, Jordan Lindblom, Paul McEuen Jr, Alyssa Santos, Aliya Scalamogna Ultrasound as a Muscle Re-Education Tool: A Scoping Review Summer 2019
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Roland Gaddy, Dennis Rinaldi, Exor Serrano, Kyle Schindler, Brendan White The Effectiveness of Workplace Intervention in the Management and Prevention of Musculoskeletal Injuries: A Systematic Review Summer 2019
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Nicholas Rietveld, Sara Stannard Is Blood Flow Restriction Training an Effective Therapeutic Tool to Attenuate Age Related Functional Strength Loss and Sarcopenia: A Systematic Review Summer 2019
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Karri Chestnut, Kelly Jutras, Matthew Sarver, Elizabeth Winsor The Benefits of Balance Training on Decreasing Fall Risk in People with Multiple Sclerosis: A Systematic Review Summer 2019
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Sarah Flanagan, Lindsey Foreman, Judy Makenzie, Lauren Perrotta Physical therapy interventions to decrease pain and improve Joint stability in hypermobile Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome/Joint Hypermobility Syndrome Summer 2019
Lindsey Foreman, Judy Makenzie, Lauren Perrotta, Dennis Rinaldi Gait Retraining in People with Joint Hypermobility Syndrome/ Ehlers Danlos Syndrome Hypermobile Type Fall 2019
Kristin Dye, Clayton Lent, Brittnee Murphy Genu varum alignment and medial meniscus integrity Fall 2018
Valerie Dickinson, Alison Giovannetti, Stephanie Lindsey, Alyssa Neri, Kayla Turner Abnormal alignment and development and progression of knee osteoarthritis Summer 2017
Mark Connell, Lindsey Dileonardo, Jorie Schinella Strength of gluteus maximus and gluteus medius and frontal plane knee motion during single leg exercises Summer 2016
Jasmine Evans, Juhi Gupta Knee hypermobility in female dancers and non-dancers Summer 2015