Systematic Reviews

Systematic Reviews from the DPT Class of 2015, presented at APTA CSM 2015 in IndianapolisIndiana


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The Use of Virtual Reality Enhanced Robotics to Improve Upper Extremity Function in Patients with Chronic Stroke: A Systematic Review
Cameron Afshari, SPT; Alana Bencivengo, SPT; Brianna Morris, SPT; Jennifer Page, SPT; Renee Hakim PT, PhD, NCS

A Systematic Review of the Effect of High Intensity Treadmill Training on Balance and Mobility in Adults with Parkinson's Disease
Maria Saverino, SPT; Katie McAllister, SPT; Timothy Corker, SPT; Bridgette Sakar, SPT; Renee Hakim PT, PhD, NCS

Outcomes Following Physical Therapist Intervention for a 65 year old Woman with Herpes Zoster: A Case Study
Anthony Marsala PT, ATC; Maria Saverino, SPT; Nicole Greene, SPT; Meghan Durney, SPT; Peter Leininger PT, PhD, OCS; Michael Ross, PT, DHSc, OCS

Effects of Yoga on Typically Developing Children and Teenagers: A Systematic Review
Susannah Taylor Johns, SPT; Jaclyn Henry, SPT; Daniel Peredo, SPT; Jennifer Rudiman, SPT, PTA; Michael Ross PT, DHSc, OCS; Debra Miller PT, DPT, MS

Effectiveness of SWASH ortosis in combination with Botulinum Toxin Type A on Gross Motor Function and Prevention of Hip Displacement in children with Cerebral Palsy
Karen DiBenedetto, SPT; Kristina Russo, SPT; Anahita Saadat, SPT, CSCS; Debra Miller PT, DPT, MS; Michael Ross PT, DHSc, OCS

Effects of Aquatic Therapy on Patients who have Undergone Total Hip or Total Knee Arthoplasty: A Systematic Review
Gary Gifford, SPT, CSCS; Jeffrey Miller, SPT; Gregory Speca, SPT; Holly Woodcock, SPT; Peter Leininger, PhD, PT, OCS

Direct Access Physical Therapy Referral to Physicians: A Review of Case Studies and Case Series
Ryan Zumbo, SPT; Partick Corley, SPT; Ademola Giwa, SPT; Thomas Graham, SPT; Michael Ross PT, DHSc, OCS

A Systematic Review of the Effectiveness of Rehabilitation Training to Restore Proprioception after Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction
Sean Coleman, SPT; Peter Gomez, SPT; Kyle Lance, SPT; R. Michael Yasson, SPT; Peter Leininger, PhD, PT, OCS

The Effects of the Complementary Therapy on Quality of Life and Well-being in Persons with a diagnosis of Breast Cancer
Antonietta Brunno, SPT; Meghan Durney, SPT; Carol Mastrosante, SPT; Caitlin Thompson, SPT; Barbara Wagner, PT, DPT, MHA; Michael Ross PT, DHSc, OCS

Effects of Exercise on Physical, Psychosocial and Cardiovascular Functioning in Individuals with Mild to Moderate Intellectual Disabilities
Allie Donato, SPT; Kristina Grande, SPT; Nicole Greene, SPT; Brianne Mooney, SPT; Michael Ross, PT, DHSc, OCS