Student Research Award Recipients

2018 PTAG Meeting Student Research Award:

  • Title: Varying Degrees of Atrophy Among Individual Quadriceps Muscles Following Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction
    Investigator:Jake C. Jensen, SPT
    Co-investigator(s):Ashley L. Miller, SPT; Katelyn N. Corbin, SPT; Jason Y. Kawamura, SPT; Ravi G. Patel, SPT; Kyle E. Hammond, MD; John W. Xerogeanes, MD; Liang-Ching Tsai, DPT, PhD
    Schools:Georgia State University, Department of Physical Therapy
    Emory University, Department of Orthopedic Surgery


2016 PTAG Fall Meeting Student Research Award:

  • Title: IMPACT ON THE MOBILIZATION OF TRAUMATICALLY-INJURED PATIENTS BY ADDING PT STAFFING TO THE ICU IN A LEVEL-1 TRAUMA CENTER: A RETROSPECTIVE STUDY
    Investigator: Lindsay Mishaw, SPT1
    Co-Investigators: Laura Bonin, SPT1; Elliot Teh, SPT1; Pamela Chitika, PT2; Gordon Warren, PhD1
    School: 1Georgia State University, Dept. of Physical Therapy; 2Grady Memorial Hospital, Rehabilitation Medicine, Atlanta, GA

 

2015 PTAG Fall Meeting Student Research Award:

  • Title: CHARACTERISTICS OF TRAUMATICALLY-INJURED PATIENTS IN THE ICU THAT ARE PREDICTIVE OF A PATIENT RECEIVING AN ORDER FOR PHYSICAL THERAPY: A RETROSPECTIVE STUDY
    Researcher: Justin Howe, SPT, ATC
    Co-Researchers: Emily Lloyd, SPT; Thomas Ganas, SPT; Pamela Chitika, PT; Gordon Warren, PhD
    School: Georgia State University
  • Title: COMBINATION OF FES, BWS AND ROBOTICS TO IMPACT STRENGTH, ENDURANCE AND GAIT FOR TWO CHILDREN WITH CP
    Researcher: Cassandra Palma, SPT
    Co-Researchers: Terrie Millard, PT, DPT, MMSc, PCS; Jeanne Welch, PT, DPT, NCS; Stefanie Palma, PT, DPT, MEd, NCS, CBIS; Andrea Jones, SPT; Lauren Ring, SPT
    School: University of North Georgia

 


 

2014 PTAG Fall Meeting Student Research Award:

  • Title: "Stroke Self-Management Rehabilitation (SMART) Local Preliminary Data for an International Study"
    Student Researcher: Lindsay White Walston, PT, DPT
    Faculty Advisor: Sarah Blanton, PT, DPT, NCS
    Department: Doctor of Physical Therapy Program
    School: Emory University

 


 

2013 PTAG Fall Meeting Student Research Award:

  • Title: "Normative Values for Maximum Voluntary Isometric Muscle Force for Pronators and Supinators"
    Student Researcher: Hiral Patel, SPT
    Faculty Advisor: Ann Lucado, PT, PhD, CHT
    Department: Mercer University Physical Therapy Department
    School: Mercer University
  • Title: "Time Course and Magnitude of Motor Learning During Gait Rehabilitation - A Research Case Report"
    Student Researcher: Michelle Sauer, SPT
    Faculty Advisor: Trisha Kesar, PT, PhD; Assistant Professor
    Department: Department of Rehabilitation Medicine
    School: Emory University School of Medicine

 


 

2012 PTAG Fall Meeting Student Research Award:

No Student Research Awards were granted this year.

 


 

2011 PTAG Fall Meeting Student Research Award:

  • Title: "Relationship Between Angle of Torsion and Piriformis Insertion: A pilot study."
    Student Researchers: Nancy Boore SPT & Suzanne Chiappone SPT
    Faculty Advisor: Philip A. Fabrizio PT, MS, DPT, CEAS
    Institution: Mercer University

 


 

2010 PTAG Fall Meeting Student Research Award:

  • Title: "Knee Extensor MVIC Strength and EMG Activity"
    Student Researchers: Steve Fridenmaker & Zuowei Zhao
    Faculty Advisor: Gordon Warren
    Institution: Georgia State University

 


 

2009 PTAG Fall Meeting Student Research Award:

  • Title: Ionotophoresis as a component in the physical therapy treatment of carpal tunnel syndrome and lateral epicondylitis: A retrospective, multicenter study.
    Student Researchers: Cheryl Maddox, Sarah McDowell
    Faculty Advisor: Anne Thompson, PT, EdD;
    Institution: Armstrong Atlantic State University

 


 

2008 PTAG Fall Meeting Student Research Award:

  • Title: Caffeine Improves Maximal Voluntary Strength and Activation in Uninjured but Not Injured Muscle
    Researchers: Robert D. Maresca, Kimberly I. McKibans, Nicole D. Park, Gordon L. Warren

    Institution: Georgia State University

 


 

2008 PTAG Spring Meeting Student Research Award:

  • Title: The Application of the ICF Model to a Rheumatoid Arthritis Population
    Researchers: Anne Brinker, Kimberly Geer, Amy Hill, Elizabeth Richter
    Institution: Emory University

 


 

2007 PTAG Student Research Award:

  • Title: The Effect of Calcaneal Taping on Plantar Pressures during Gait

    Researchers: Kate Alexander, Erica Colclough, Jessica Daniell, Tiffany Haney, & Cheryl Pines
    Institution: Georgia State University

 


 

2005 PTAG Student Research Award:

  • Title: The association of musculoskeletal impairments and functional limitations among people with rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis
    Researchers: Amanda Blackmon, DPT, Karyn Wanko, DPT , Heather Carraway, DPT
    Faculty Advisor: Brenda Greene, PT, PhD, OCS
    Institution: Emory University

 


 

2004 PTAG Student Research Award:

  • Title: Differences in Scapular Upward Rotation During Active and Passive Movement Between Young and Older Adults
    Researchers: Lyndsy Parks & Luis Cordon
    Institution: Armstrong Atlantic State University

 


 

2003 PTAG Student Research Award:

  • Title: Intra-subject reliability of parameters contributing to maps generated by transcranial magnetic stimulation in able-bodied adults
    Researchers: Campana, G.; Parris, T.M.; Struys, D.; Weinstein, S.; Wolf, S. L.; Butler, A. J.

    Institution: Emory University

 


 

2002 PTAG Student Research Award:

  • Title: The effects of a Bodyblade™ training protocol on shoulder proprioception and serve accuracy in the collegiate tennis player
    Researchers: Carrie H. Walden Jeremy C. Eaton
    Institution: Department of Physical Therapy Armstrong Atlantic State University

 


 

2001 PTAG Student Research Award:

  • Title: Temporal Patterns of EMG and Plantar Pressures in Subjects with SCI During Body Weight-Supported Treadmill Walking
    Researchers: Keely Bishop, Kristen Broadway, Melinda Heringer, Amy Long, Candi Newton, Jasmine Williams, Christopher Bickel, PT, Gordon Warren, PhD, Gary Dudley, PhD

    Institution: Georgia State University

 


 

2000 PTAG Student Research Award:

  • Title: Determination of the magnitude, rate and duration of temperatures change in the human Achilles tendon with application of 3MHZ ultrasound at two intensities
    Researcher: Bethany Burns
    Institution: Armstrong Atlantic State University