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

2018
Investigate the harms and benefits of oral opioids for low back pain compared to placebo and other interventions. To assess the quality of...
 

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

2018
The purpose of this study was to determine if core and trunk characteristics differentiate an amateur from a professional soccer player.
 

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

2018
The purpose of this review was to evaluate the efficacy of MT in treating dyspareunia in females.
 

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

2018
To analyze the efficacy and quality of non-invasive brain stimulation intervention studies for CPSP in the chronic stroke population (> 6 months...
 

Physical Activity Levels of Children With Down Syndrome: A Systematic Review

2018
Examine PA levels in individuals age ≤ 21 years with DS, as measured by activity monitors.
 

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

2018
To review the available evidence on BFR in order to determine the relative safety of BFR through adverse event reporting
 

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

2018
Analyze CR protocols and outcomes in contemporary randomized controlled trials.
 

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

2018
To systematically appraise available PD research on exercise for pain relief, and to subsequently identify gaps to inform future study.
 

Exercise: Prophylactic or Trigger for Pediatric Migraine Symptoms?

2018
To critically appraise the literature relevant to effects of exercise on pediatric migraines. To determine whether exercise is detrimental,...
 

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

2016
The purpose of this scoping review is to compare the long-term quality of life outcomes following rotationplasty with other limb salvage procedures...