2018

Systematic Reviews

100% of Systematic Reviews from the DPT Class of 2018 were accepted to the APTA CSM 2018 in New Orleans, Louisiana

See tabs below for titles, authors, and posters

 

Return to Most Recent Systematic Reviews

Neurological

 The Effectiveness of Transcranial Direct Stimulation on Ambulation in Patient with Parkinson’s Disease: A Systematic Review 
Brian Esterle, SPT
Lindsay Fluehr, SPT
Caitlin Liberatore, SPT
Melissa McEnroe, SPT
Dr. Renée Hakim, PT, Ph.D., NCS
Power Point Presentation 
The Effect of Augmented Reality Visual Cues on Temporal-Distance Gait Parameters in Individuals with Parkinson's Disease: A Systematic Review 
William Connell, SPT
Alexandra Crowley, SPT
Cassandra Fitzgerald, SPT
Samantha Marri, SPT
Dr. Renée Hakim, PT, Ph.D., NCS
Power Point Presentation 
The Effect of Community-Based Rehabilitation on Adults with Traumatic Brain Injury: A Systematic Review 
Kevin Guenther, SPT
Alexandra Nachtman, SPT
Sean Scully, SPT
Maureen Taylor, SPT
Dr. Renée Hakim, PT, Ph.D., NCS
Dr. Jennifer Schwartz, PT, DPT, NCS
Power Point Presentation 
Aquatic Interventions Compared With Conventional Land-Based Therapy to Improve Balance and Mobility in Persons with Parkinson’s Disease: A Systematic Review
Shannon Cranmer, SPT
Margaret Mester, SPT
Elizabeth Palladino, SPT
Dr. Renée Hakim, PT, Ph.D., NCS

Orthopedics

The Effectiveness of Virtual Reality as an Intervention to Decrease Chronic Low Back Pain in Adults as Compared to Standard Therapeutic Intervention: A Systematic Review
Amanda Kuptsow, SPT
Patrick McCarty, SPT
Elizabeth Tapia, SPT
David Wisowaty, SPT
Dr. Peter Leininger, PT, Ph D., OCS, CSCS
Power Point Presentation 
 
Effectiveness of Aquatic Therapy on Increasing Range of Motion and Decreasing Pain in the Rehabilitation of Patients with Shoulder Pathologies: A Systematic Review
David Kearney, SPT
Ryan Lumia, SPT
Evan Siegel, SPT
Scott Szemenyei, SPT
Dr. Peter Leininger, PT, Ph D., OCS, CSCS
Power Point Presentation
 
The Impact of Using a Unilateral Microprocessor Prosthetic Knee for Individuals with Transfemoral Amputation on Functional Mobility: A Systematic Review
Heather Derenick, SPT
Christopher Falvo, SPT
Tyler Savakinas, SPT
Blaire Wilkie, SPT
Dr. Peter Leininger, PT, Ph D., OCS, CSCS
Dr. Renée Hakim, PT, Ph.D., NCS
Power Point Presentation

Home Health

Impact of Home Modifications on the Promotion of Aging in Place by Improving Physical Performance in Older Adults: A Systematic Review
Caitlin Counihan, SPT
Amanda Massar, SPT
Kaitlin Mulroy, SPT
Dr. Tracy Collins, PT, Ph.D., GCS, MBA
Power Point Presentation

Cardiopulmonary

Evaluating the Effects of a Cardiac Rehabilitation Program Gender-Tailored for Women with Coronary Artery Disease: A Systematic Review
Rachel Conniff, SPT
Alana Papa, SPT
Angela Parry, SPT
Dr. John Sanko, PT, Ed.D
Power Point Presentation 
 
A Systematic Review of the Effects of Robotic Assisted Stepping to Increase Cardiovascular Fitness in Individuals with Incomplete Spinal Cord Injury
Ashley Dole, SPT
Corinne Engel, SPT
Emily Janusko, SPT
Dr. John Sanko, PT, Ed.D
Power Point Presentation 

Acute Care

Feasibility, Safety, and Functional Impact of Physical Therapy During Hemodialysis: A Systematic Review
Kimberly Kirkpatrick, SPT
Nicholas Longobardi, SPT
Kyle Reavey, SPT
Dr. Dana Maida, PT, DPT, GCS
Dr. Wagner, PT, DPT, MHA
Power Point Presentation

Other Topics

The Use of Topical Olive Oil as an Effective Preventative Measure for Pressure Ulcers: A Systematic Review
Lauren Krasucki, SPT
Jessica Pankey, SPT
Christina Serzan, SPT
Jennifer Vondercrone, SPT
Dr. Tracy Collins, PT, Ph.D., GCS, MBA
Power Point Presentation
 
Telerehabilitation Compared to Conventional Physical Therapy in Improving Physical Functioning in Community-Dwelling Adults: A Systematic Review
Brian C Lavado, SPT
Margaret K Ortlieb, SPT
Megan R Rohleder, SPT
Dr. Barabara Wagner, PT, DPT, MHA
Dr. Renée Hakim, PT, Ph.D., NCS
Power Point Presentation