Doctor of Physical Therapy Capstone Projects

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.

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

To analyze the efficacy and quality of non-invasive brain stimulation intervention studies for CPSP in the chronic stroke population (> 6 months...

The Efficacy of Treadmill Training on Balance Dysfunction in Individuals with Chronic Stroke: A Systematic Review

To determine the effect of treadmill training (TT) interventions on balance dysfunction in individuals with chronic stroke.

Biomedical and Physiological Effects of Shallow Water Locomotion in Healthy Adults

To provide a review of the biomechanical and physiological effects of shallow water locomotion in healthy adults.

Physical Rehabilitation Research in Acute Care Settings of Low-and Middle-Income Countries: A Systematic Review

Synthesize physical rehabilitation research conducted in acute care settings in LMICs.

The Impact of Wearable Motion Sensing Technology on Physical Activity in Older Adults: A Systematic Review

In this systematic review, we examine how wearing different trackers (pedometers and accelerometers) may impact physical activity levels in older...

Effects of Exercise on Women with Postpartum Depression: A Systematic Review of the Literature

The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of exercise on women with Postpartum Depression (PPD).

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

To review the available evidence on BFR in order to determine the relative safety of BFR through adverse event reporting

Differences in Vestibular Measures Following Blast Versus Blunt Trauma in the Military: A Systematic Review

Investigate differences in the following vestibular outcomes after a blast, blunt, or mixed trauma: vestibulo-ocular reflex (VOR), sensory...

The Effects of Body Weight Supported Treadmill Training on Gait Speed and Walking Capacity in Adult Spinal Cord Injury: An Umbrella Review

This umbrella review was conducted to condense current systematic review literature on the benefits of bodyweight-supported treadmill training...

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

To evaluate the diagnostic accuracy of the Head shaking induced nystagmus (HSN) and vibration induced nystagmu (VIN) tests for Unilateral...