Physical therapy students, faculty present research at conference

February 27, 2014

Seven teams of Bradley physical therapy students and made presentations at the American Physical Therapy Association Combined Section Meeting early February in Las Vegas, Nev.  More than 10,000 attended the conference.

Six teams presented posters:

Lindsay Waxman, Charli Crone and Dr. Brenda Pratt - Physical activity patterns of ambulatory children with disabilities in the school environment

Dr. Priscilla Weaver — Physical therapy early intervention competencies

Jordan Freeman, Traci Kissinger and Dr. Melissa Peterson — Factors influencing older adults' participation in wellness programming: A qualitative study

Katie Siemer, Drew Aberle (not present) and Peterson — Physical therapists as resources for health and wellness: A survey of the patient's perspective

Joey Ganske, Hope Schulte, AJ Strubhar and Peterson — The effect of text messaging on reactive balance and temporal/spatial characteristics of gait in unimpaired individuals

Taylor McDermott, Megan Sutherland and Dr. Stacie Bertram — Factors associated with stress urinary incontinence in female college athletes: A pilot study

One group gave a platform presentation:

Kate Garber, Valery Kharina, Dr. Dawn Hall and Peterson — Potential benefits of rocker bottom shoes on foot pain and ulcers