Elon DPT students, alumni and faculty present research at American Physical Therapy Association Combined Sections Meeting

Elon was well represented at the meeting in San Antonio, Texas, with one platform and 13 poster presentations. 

Students, alumni and faculty in Elon University’s Doctor of Physical Therapy program recently presented a wide range of research at the American Physical Therapy Association Combined Sections Meeting held in San Antonio, Texas. 

Mary Cameron Hamilton (2016)
Meredith Holder, Meredith Smith (2017)
Ashley Osgood (2016), Paula DiBiasio
Tyler Cope (2016), Sue Chinworth, Gray Carpenter
A list of the research presentations, with the presenter’s name in bold:


Mary Cameron Hamilton ’16, Lucas Boyd, Jane Freund, Stephen Bailey, Srikant Vallabhajosula  Relationship between gait and quality of life in older adults


Allie VandeWater ’16, Robin Blake, Jane Freund.  
Functional Mobility Improved with Task-Specific Training and Erythropoietin Alpha in an Older Adult with Critically Low Hemoglobin

Alys Cook ’17; Sarah Humphrey, Matthew McDougal, Srikant Vallabhajosula, Jane Freund.  
Concurrent Validity of Zeno Walkway and APDM Opal Sensors in Older Adults at High Fall Risk

Carleigh High ’17; Hannah McHugh, Stephen Mills, Shinichi Amano, Jane Freund, Srikant Vallabhajosula.    
Immediate Effect of Vibrotactile Feedback on Postural Control in Older Adults at High Fall Risk

Luke Boyd ’17, Sarah Humphrey; Alys Cook, Matthew McDougal, Jane Freund, Srikant Vallabhajosula.  
Concurrent Validity of Zeno and GAITRite Walkway Systems in Older Adults at High Fall Risk

Tyler Cope ’17, Susan Chinworth, Srikant Vallabhajosula,Gray Carpenter.
​Examination of Both Landings Before and After Four Weeks of Jump-Landing Training

Susan Chinworth, Srikant Vallabhajosula, Tyler Cope, Gray Carpenter.  
Examination of First and Second Landings of Drop Jumps with Single Session of Jump Landing Training

Rae Canfield ’17, Stephanie Sipes, Janelle Sununtnasuk, Jane Freund, Srikant Vallabhajosula.
Sit to Stand Performance Related to Distributing Force Over Time Not Peak Force in Older Adults

Hannah McHugh ’17, Carleigh High, Stephen Mills, Shinichi Amano, Srikant Vallabhajosula, Jane Freund.
Acute response to vibrotactile feedback on postural control in persons with Parkinson’s disease

Allie VandeWater ’16, Austin Tucker, Jane Freund.
High Intensity, Variable Stepping Training and Balance Training Improves Gait and Balance in an Older Adult Post-Stroke

Kelly Gammons ’16, Jane Freund, Beth Robinson.
Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo in a Person with Multiple Sclerosis in a Skilled Nursing Facility

Paula DiBiasio, Ashley Osgood ’16, Srikant Vallabhajosula.
Botox and treadmill training on function and gait for an adolescent with CP GMFCS III.

Gray Carpenter, Susan Chinworth, Tyler Cope.  
Effects of video and verbal augmented feedback on jump-landing error

Meredith Smith ’17, Meredith Holder ’17, Bill Andrews, Srikant Vallabhajosula.
Development of Clinimetric Properties of the Wheelchair Propulsion Test