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CPH Research Day 2015

Several faculty and students from the Department of Physical Therapy participated in Temple University's College of Public Health Research Day on Tuesday, April 28th.  This event, which was coordinated by Geoff Wright PhD, highlighted research performed throughout the college through poster and platform presentations. Third year physical therapy student, Laura Kennedy-Rynne, was presented the Deans Award for best graduate student poster for her presentation entitled, “Agreement between novice versus expert physical therapists in identifying nystagmus during positional testing and diagnosing benign paroxysmal positional vertigo.”  

Below is a listing of all the posters presented from the Department of Physical Therapy.     

Laura Kennedy-Rynne, Anne Galgon. Agreement between novice versus expert physical therapists in identifying nystagmus during positional testing and diagnosing benign paroxysmal positional vertigo 

Arthur Mongrande, Emily Keshner, Nadine Martin. The influence of script rehearsal with a virtual clinician on the production of gestures

Irum Ali, Sara Snell, Emily Keshner. Onset, Amplitude and Area of Lower Extremity EMG Signal Responses to Repeated Tilt Perturbations Differ with Axis of Visual Rotation

Kwadwo Appiah-Kubi, Jane McDevitt, Geoff Wright. A portable virtual reality balance device to assess mild traumatic brain injury symptoms: A pilot validation study

Alexander Dumont, Kwadwo Appiah-Kubi, Geoff Wright. Feasibility of Affordable Custom-Designed Device with Immersive Virtual Environment for Postural Assessment

Irina Chudnovskaya, Yawen Yu, Richard Lauer. Electromyographic responses to base of support perturbation in adults with cerebral palsy      

Stephen Carp, Maryanne Riopel, Jane Fagan. The influence of a faculty/student professional development committee on professional behaviors in a clinical doctorate program          

Posted:  April 29, 2015