Department of PT Scholarship Updates
Department of PT Scholarship Updates

The Department of Physical Therapy has actively published and presented scholarship in the areas of educational research to improve teaching and learning and efficacy of intervention on movement dysfunction. The following were published or presented from May to August 2020.

Textbooks:

DeVeney, S. and Kyvelidou, A. Early diagnostic signs of autism: Preliminary findings for infant vocalizations. Chapter in:On Under-reported Monolingual Child Phonology”. Editor: Ed: Elena Babatsouli, Multilingual Matters, 2020.

Loudon J.  Running Biomechanics and Energetics. In: The Running Athlete, Prevention and Intervention Strategies, Independent Study Course for the APTA Orthopedic Section.

Manuscripts:

Blanton S, Greenfield B, Jensen GM, Swisher L, Kirsch N, Davis C, Purtilo R. Can reading Tolstoy make us better physical therapists? The role of health humanities in physical therapy. Phys Ther. pzaa027, https://doi.org/10.1093/ptj/pzaa027

Lefebvre K, Wellmon R, Bartlo P, Bednarek M, Hoffman J, Karnes J, Vandenberg L. Effects of Guarding on the Outcomes of the 6-Minute Walk Test. Cardiopulmonary Physical Therapy Journal. 2020; published ahead of print: doi: 10.1097/CPT.0000000000000142

Holm, SE, Nelson, K, Patterson, A. Acute care practice in the United States: The roles of occupational therapy and physical therapy in early rehabilitation. Rehabilitation Medicine, 2020, 30(3): 240-249. DOI: 10.3724/SP.J.1329.2020.03014

Black L, Carey H. Goldberg P, Hartley G, Hillegas, E, Osborne J, Tran RT, Yung E, Teramoto M. Core Competencies of a Physical Therapist Resident: January 2020. © 2019 American Physical Therapy Association.

Jaffri AH, Amjad M, Saliba S. The interrater reliability of Dynamic Leap and Balance Test in Healthy and Chronic Ankle Instability. Scand J Med Sci Sports. 2020 Aug 1. doi: 10.1111/sms.13783. Online ahead of print. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32738146/

Snyder, K., Pelster, A.K. & Dinkel, D. Healthy eating and physical activity among breastfeeding women: the role of misinformation. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 20, 470 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1186/s12884-020-03153-x

Presentations:

Jensen GM. Reimagining Physical Therapy Education: Will it happen? Worthingham Fellows Forum Part 1: Setting the Stage for the Next Century; APTA NEXT Conference, virtual presentation, June 2020.

Kyvelidou, A., Mather, P., Kneifl, S., Katsavelis, D., DeVeney, S. Qualitative and quantitative assessment of gross motor development in infants at high risk for ASD. Virtual presentation at the 2020 North American Society for the Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8ImPLEoupaY&t=17s

Kyvelidou, A., Mather, P., Kneifl, S., DeVeney, S. Motor, perceptual and language differences in infants at high- and low- risk for ASD. Virtual presentation at the 2020 North American Society for the Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hDooRhkI4Kg&t=47s

Beran-Shepler K, Doll J, Maio A  Interprofessional Healthcare Learner Outcomes: Advancing IPE to the Next Level. National Academies of Practice (NAP) Annual Meeting and Forum- Poster March 2020.

Gordon S, Beran-Shepler K, O’Rourke B, LaBarbera D. Recommendation for Mixed Methods for IPE Assessment. National Academies of Practice (NAP) Annual Meeting and Forum- Poster, March 2020.

S Bonala, A Rosales, B Kokensparger, R Heckman. Designing a User Interface for Physical Therapy Students to Improve Rehabilitation Research through Clinical Involvement. 26th Annual Consortium for Computing Sciences in College Central Plains Conference. Cottleville, MO. 2020

Jensen GM, Mostrom E, Gilliland S,  Fitzsimmons A, Randall A, Shulman L.  (April 2020). Exploring Signature Pedagogies and Pedagogies of Practice: Implications for Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Practice. Conference symposium]. American Education Research Association Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA. https://convention2.allacademic.com/one/aera/aera20/ (Conference canceled)

Mostrom E, Jensen GM. Signature Pedagogy and Pedagogies of Practice: Key Concepts and the Case of Physical Therapist Education.  https://www.aera.net/Publications/Online-Paper-Repository/AERA-Online-Pa…

O’Sullivan, PS, Chesbro, SB, Chen, HC, Timmerberg, JF, Jensen, GM, Stukstette, MJPM, ten Cate, O. (2020, April). Competency-based education in the health professions: Using applied research to improve learner and societal outcomes [Conference symposium]. American Education Research Association Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA. https://convention2.allacademic.com/one/aera/aera20/ (Conference canceled)

Snyder, KE., Klinkhammer, DM. Examining Barriers to Physical Activity in Breastfeeding Mothers Through a Socioecological Lens. Poster session virtually presented at: 2020 American College of Sports Medicine. May, 2020; San Francisco. CA.

Dinkel, DM., Lu, K., John, J., Snyder, KE., Lucas, M., Jacobsen, L. A Cross-Sectional Examination of Physical Activity, Sedentary Time, and Sleep between Parents and Non-Parents. Poster session virtually presented at: 2020 Society of Behavioral Medicine. March, 2020; San Francisco, CA.

Rech, JP., Snyder, KE., & Dinkel, DM. Do parents’ perceptions of active play differ by infants weight status?. Poster session virtually presented at: Society of Behavioral Medicine. March, 2020; San Francisco, CA.

Rasmussen, MI., Snyder, KE., & Dinkel, DM. Child care provider and parent perception of family engagement strategies. Poster session presented at the Student Research and Creative Activity Fair: University of Nebraska Omaha. March, 2020; Omaha. NE.

Grants:

Kyvelidou, A and Katsavelis D. Postural control and sensory integration in autism spectrum disorder (ASD). $50,000. Science Strategic Investment Fund Faculty Development Grant Program. The aim of the grant is to establish a tool for accurate and simple identification of sensory deficits for children with ASD.

Heckman, R. 2020 CURAS Faculty Research Grant: The acute impact of stroke on preparation of an upper extremity motor plan. 5/1/20-4/30/21. $2,000