Physical Therapy

DPT Faculty, Students, and Alumni to Present at APTA Combined Sections Meeting

Written By: Drexler B. James'13 | January 20, 2022

APTA Meeting details

Students, alumni, and faculty members will represent the Division of Physical Therapy at the annual American Physical Therapy Association Combined Sections Meeting, which will be held February 2 – 5 in San Antonio, Texas. Here are all the UCF presentations that will take place during the conference: 

Thursday, February 3

8 a.m.– 10 a.m.  Therapists’ and Students’ Experiences and Views on Working with People with Dementia: A Scoping Review 

     Presenter: N. Dawson 

 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. The Role of Physical Therapy in Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children: A Case Study 

     Presenters: J. Tucker, L. Neely, U. Hammad* & J. Foody* 

 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. Effectiveness of Quadriceps Setting Exercise on Acute Post ACL Reconstruction Patients as Measured Through Tensiomyography 

     Presenters: P. Pabian, G. Armor*, J. Gaudin*, J. Kitsmiller* & M. Mousa* 

 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.  Student Confidence Levels in Acute Care Skills Following Virtual Learning 

     Presenters: M. Beato, L. Neely, P. Pabian, N. Brari**, S. Ayala**, A. Viana** 

Friday, February 4 

1 p.m. – 3 p.m.  Effects of Pain Neuroscience Education on Healthcare Students’ Understanding and Attitudes about Chronic Pain 

     Presenters: C. Rothschild, K. Singh*, T. Belinchak*, R. Moatts* 

1 p.m. – 3 p.m.   How Do Expectations Affect Pain Sensitivity Changes during Massage? 

     Presenter: A. Wilson 

Saturday, February 5

8 a.m. – 10 a.m.  The ABCs of Parkinsonism Plus Syndromes: LBD, MSA, PSP, NPH. Which Therapy Approach is Effective? 

     Presenter: M. Beato, N. Dawson 

 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.  Examining the Effects of Amplitude-Based Training in an Individual with Olivopontocerebellar Atrophy 

     Presenters: M. Beato, S. Viana**, V. Roach** & C. Shiley** 


**current student 

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