Physical Therapy Research Opportunities for DPT Students

Title: SCALPEL: Surgeons can avoid lasting pain through exercise literacy

Numbers of Students needed: 2 students for approximately 18 months

Contact Information for more details: Tim Uhl / tim.uhl@uky.edu / Phone: 859-218-0850

Student Responsibility: DPT students will help instruct surgeons how to do a series of exercise to help relieve neck pain. Students will be asked to avail themselves to modify exercises within the project guidelines at the request of participating surgeons. DPT students will also be asked to help consent participants, organize data, assist with manuscript preparation and presentations. 


Title: Functional connectivity after an acute bout of exercise in children ages 7-11

Numbers of Students needed: 3 students for approximately 2 years

Contact Information for more details: Elise Kearns / elise.kearns@uky.edu / Nathan Johnson / Nathan.Johnson@uky.edu

Student Responsibility: DPT students will assisting with scheduling of participants, collecting data for session 1 (anthropometrics, intelligence testing, treadmill GXT) and other assigned duties.


 

Title: Case Report on person with PD with one week intensive for Freezing of Gait

Numbers of Students needed: 2 students for approximately 1 year

Contact Information for more details: Kara Lee / kara.lee@uky.edu / Phone: 859-218-0591

Student Responsibility: DPT students will assist with lit review and article write up and other assigned duties. 


Title: Impact of a Mentoring Network on a Diverse Group of DPT students

Numbers of Students needed: 2 students for approximately 1 year

Contact Information for more details: Kara Lee / kara.lee@uky.edu / Phone: 859-218-0591

Student Responsibility: DPT students will assist with literature review, data organization and processing, and writing up results


Title: Pelvic Heath Summit 2022 - Networking Impact

Numbers of Students needed: 2 students for approximately 18 months

Contact Information for more details: Kara Lee / kara.lee@uky.edu / Phone: 859-218-0591

Student Responsibility: DPT students will assist with literature review,data management, pre/post stats in April 2023, poster preparation for APTA KY Fall 2022


 

Ongoing Student DPT Research

Title: Survey on PT Educational Curricula

Advisor: Charles Hazle PT, DPT

Students: Bryson McKee, Trent Letcher, Rebecca Watts

 

Title: Virtual Reality Hand Therapy & Implementation

Advisor: Denise O'Dell PT, DSCPT

Students: Cameron Elder, Eillie Jury

 

Title: Vestibular Dysfunction following Moderate to Severe TBI

Advisor: Heather Witt PT, DPT, CBIS

Students: Maddie Hancock, Jenifer Brockman, Lauren Noe, Mathew Crawford

 

Title: Qualitative study of family responses and expectations to the NEMO clinic

Advisor: Catherine Gohrband PT, DPT, PCS

Students: Marian Haydon, Bailey Miller

 

Title: Reporting pain management in adults with CP

Advisor: Catherine Gohrband PT, DPT, PCS

Students: Lauren Harshbarger, Sidney Rudd

 

Title:Let's Play

Advisor: Catherine Gohrband PT, DPT, PCS and Patrick Kitzman PT, PhD

Students: Maddie Meredith, Kaleigh Clark

 

Title: Effect of Physical Therapy on Non-Structural Medial Elbow Pain

Advisor: Tim L. Uhl PhD, PT, ATC, FNATA

Students: Griffin Snyder, Andy Hickey

 

Title: Physical and Cognitive Outcomes for Patients with Critical Illness

Advisor: Kirby Mair PT PhD

Students: Julia Sager, Casey Skeens, Katie Crabtree, Sierra Catiller