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Physical Therapy represents at 2021 APTA Combined Sections Meeting

March 17, 2021

The Department of Physical Therapy is proud to highlight the scholarly activity of Mizzou DPT faculty, clinical partners, and students at the 2021 Combined Section Meeting of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA). Impressively, the department had over a dozen presentations, offered virtually, at the profession’s largest annual event. Presentations focused on sub-specialty topic areas including pediatrics, neurology, chronic pain, and educational research. 

While live presentations were offered throughout February, recorded and on-demand content available will be available until the end of March 2021. We hope you join us by visiting the 2021 Combined Sections Meeting conference platform (registration required) and explore the outstanding presentations from Mizzou DPT.

For a complete list of all accepted presentations, please see below.

Pediatrics Section

Adapting to COVID-19: Pediatric Physical Therapists and Telehealth

Authors: Jamie Hall, Morgan Woods, Jessica Luechtefeld.

Format:  Poster – Available On-Demand until the end of March 2021

Effect of a Solid AFO on Tibiofemoral Motion during Step-up in Healthy Adults

Authors: Jamie Hall, Trent Guess.

Format:  Poster – Available On-Demand until the end of March 2021

Research Section

Differences in Sleep, Pain, and Depression Among Chronic Pain Populations: Implications for Patient Education

Authors: Connor Redmon, Brad Willis, Christina McCrae, Jason Craggs.

Format:  Poster – Available On-Demand until the end of March 2021

Neurology Section

Fear Avoidance Behaviors in Concussion Management: Using the Pain Science Framework to Improve Outcomes

Authors: Rebecca Bliss, Jeff Bridges.

Format:  On-Demand Educational Session with live Q&A on Feb 16th at 6:30pm CST

Utilization of Rehabilitation Professional’s Self-Efficacy in Concussion Management to Shape Knowledge Translation Intervention

Authors:  Rebecca Bliss, Lindsay Holland, Mackenzie Gerau, Brandon Fletcher, Kayley Stock, Breanna Sitzes.

Format:  Poster – Available On-Demand until the end of March 2021

Education Section

Early Occupational Therapy and Physical Therapy Student Perceptions of Interprofessional Education: Similarities, Difference, and Challenges

Authors: Jenna Lawler, Jason Cook, Jamie Hall, Anita Campbell.

Format:  Poster – Available On-Demand until the end of March 2021

“You don’t know what you don’t know”: Student Perspectives of an Interprofessional Care Conference Experience 

Authors: Jason Cook, Jenna Lawler, Jamie Hall, Anita Campbell. 

Format:  Poster – Available On-Demand until the end of March 2021

Change in DPT Student Motivation and Self-Directedness During COVID-19, What Can We Take Away?

Authors: Rebecca Bliss, Teresa Briedwell, Jeff Bridges.

Format:  Poster – Available On-Demand until the end of March 2021

Influence of Admission Interviews on DPT Student Cohort Signature Strength Domains

Authors: Rebecca Bliss, Teresa Briedwell, Dana Martin, Erin Jacobson.

Format:  Poster – Available On-Demand until the end of March 2021

Coping Strategies Used by DPT Students During the Pandemic

Authors: Mary Swiggum, Rebecca Bliss.

Format:  Poster – Available On-Demand until the end of March 2021

Team Dynamics within a Physical Therapy Education Problem-Based Learning Curriculum: Using CliftonStrengths

Authors: Evan Prost, Margaret Schmidt, Kelly Stephens, Rebecca Bliss, Brad Willis.

Format:  Poster – Available On-Demand until the end of March 2021

Differences in Student Perception of Servant Leadership between Physical Therapy Faculty Advisors and Mentors

Authors: Brad Willis, Cori Hemmann.

Format: Poster – Available On-Demand until the end of March 2021

Curricular Strategies Associated with Maturation of Self-Assessed Clinical Reflection and Reasoning among Physical Therapy Students

Authors: Anita Campbell, Brad Willis.

Format:  Platform Presentation – Available On-Demand until the end of March 2021