Summary: The aim is to examine the link between foot strength and whole-body balance strategies. Do people with better foot strength stabilize their body differently, and how does a history of repetitive ankle sprains impact whole body stability?
Summary: The purpose of this study is to obtain information from physical therapists who identify as Black, Indigenous, or as a person of color about their lived experiences in professional contexts, including in their professional academic, employment, and continuing education roles.
Summary: The purpose of this study is to investigate the effect of HIIT training as part of regular care in adults with multiple sclerosis, looking at objective and subjective data to make determinations of value and efficacy.
Summary: Previous research from our laboratory demonstrated that after ACL reconstruction (ACLR) and return to activity, many individuals displayed limited hip and knee flexion during cutting, suggesting an avoidance behavior on their surgical limb. The purpose of this study is to better understand the underlying mechanism for this avoidance behavior.
Summary: This research aims to determine if protocols for assessing dual task impairments post-concussion should include assessments across different cognitive domains. Results may indicate areas for future research in individualizing treatment plans to maximize return to work, return to school, or return to play for persons with concussion.
Summary: Current research demonstrates that people with Parkinson’s Disease can have challenges with compliance with exercise programs. This project aims to develop a program based on identifying barriers for individual participants and creating a program tailored to their individual needs with an emphasis on engaging in enjoyable activities.
Summary: Previous research from our laboratory has demonstrated differences in walking biomechanics between different types of shoes in healthy adults. This study aims to continue this research by investigating differences in walking biomechanics and perceived comfort between different types of shoes in adults with knee osteoarthritis.
Summary: The purpose this study is to examine the influence of traditional and maximal running shoes on lower extremity biomechanics and perceived comfort during overground running.
Summary: The purpose of this study is to determine if there is a difference in physical activity and physical performance measures in cancer survivors who participated in a survivorship program before compared to during a global pandemic. This will be a secondary data analysis of a limited data set.