Systematic Reviews

Systematic Reviews from the DPT Class of 2012, presented at APTA CSM 2012 in Chicago, Illinois


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Retention of Treatment Related to Motor Performance for Children Diagnosed with Developmental Coordination Disorder: A Systematic Review
Geri Maldonado, SPT; Debra Miller, PT, DPT, MS; Timothy Moran, SPT; Paul Eberhart, SPT

A Systematic Review to Select the Most Appropriate Outcome Measures for the Assessment of Balance and Mobility in Patients with Lower Extremity Amputation
Hillary Bellomo, SPT, Caroline Frey, SPT, Ashley Kreshcok, SPT, Karen Spadoni, SPT, Renee Hakim, PT, PhD, NCS

A Systematic Review of the Effectiveness of the Nintendo Wii System to Improve Balance in a Geriatric Population
Densevich AL,  Gamrat JE,  Niznick AJ,  Salerno MM,  Hakim RM

A Systematic Review of Physical Therapy Interventions for Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome (HLHS) Characteristics
Courtney Rainey, PT,  DPT, John Putnam PT, DPT, and Susie Swetter PT, DPT, Debra P. Miller, PT, DPT, MS

A Systematic Review of the Effectiveness of Low-Level Laser Therapy on Chronic
Non-Specific Low Back Pain
Cynthia Brownell, SPT Jennifer Hahn, SPT Karen Kurzinsky, SPT Elizabeth Pohlidal, SPT Edmund Kosmahl, PT, EdD

Physical Therapy Interventions for Massive, Full-Thickness Rotator Cuff Tears:
A Systematic Review
Kiersten Flynn, SPT;  Kevin Johnson, SPT;  Andrew Merget, SPT; Gary Mattingly PT, PhD