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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Long Term Quality of Life Outcomes Following Rotationplasty in Pediatric Population: A Scoping Review

The purpose of this scoping review is to compare the long-term quality of life outcomes following rotationplasty with other limb salvage procedures...

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

This systematic review examined current literature for relationships between persistent pain and either social isolation, loneliness, or decreased...

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

To examine the evidence that fatigue affects neuromuscular risk factors for knee injury including electromyographic activity (EMG) of the knee...

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

To systematically appraise available PD research on exercise for pain relief, and to subsequently identify gaps to inform future study.

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

The purpose of this systematic review was to evaluate the effectiveness of dry needling on primarily knee pain, in addition to other secondary...

Measurement Properties of the Central Sensitization Inventory

The purpose of this systematic review was to investigate the measurement properties of the CSI. Using the COSMIN scoring system, our goal was to...

The Effects of Suspension Devices on Muscle Activation During Exercise: A Systematic Review

Investigate the effectiveness of utilizing suspension devices in rehabilitation, fitness, and strength training settings

Identifying Risk Factors for First-Episode Neck Pain: A Systematic Review

The primary purpose of this study was to determine risk factors associated with the development of first episode neck pain from a pain-free...

Risk Factors for Ulnar Collateral Ligament Injury in Baseball Amateurs and Professionals: A Systematic Review

1. Identify the currently investigated UCL injury risk factors across amateurs and professionals. 2. Assess the clinical and research relevance of...

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

Identify barriers affecting the provision and effective use of low-tech MATD such as wheelchairs, walkers, and prosthetics by PwD in LMIC. Discuss...