Elon DPT students and faculty present at national conference
The Department of Physical Therapy Education was represented at the 2014 American College of Sports Medicine held in Orlando, Fla. May 27-31.
Second-year students Jessica Holder and Kristen Riffanacht and Assistant Professor Srikant Vallabhajosula from Elon's Department of Physical Therapy Education presented their research work at the 2014 American College of Sports Medicine conference.
The authors and titles of the presentations were:
Title: Physiologic Responses In School-aged Children While Playing Xbox Kinect Versus Normal Activities During Recess
Authors: Jessica B. Holder, Kristoffer L. Leamon, Elizabeth B. O'Leary, Elizabeth K. Bailey, Srikant Vallabhajosula.
Presenter: Jessica Holder, SPT
Title: Does a Home Exercise Program After Supervised Training Help Improve Balance Among Older Adults?
Authors: Kristen Riffanacht, Kimberly Smith, Sarah VanDyke, Charity Johansson, Srikant Vallabhajosula
Presenter: Kristen Riffanacht, SPT
Title: Association Of Self-perceived Physical Function With Functional Capacity, Gait And Balance In Older Adults
Authors: Srikant Vallabhajosula, Elizabeth K. Bailey, Hannah F. McHugh, John P. Isenbarger, Stephen P. Bailey
Presenter: Srikant Vallabhajosula, PhD