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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:

‚ÄčTitle: 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




‚ÄčTitle: 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



Jennifer Medlin,
6/11/2014 10:50 AM