News & Announcements

Physical Therapy students and faculty to present at national conference



Feb. 1, 2022
Story by Brad Willis

Due to the outstanding efforts by students, alumni, clinical partners, and faculty, Mizzou DPT is headed to the 2022 Combined Sections Meeting of the APTA with nearly 20 accepted presentations. The Combined Sections Meeting is the physical therapy profession’s largest event, promoting excellence in research to improve the lives of others.

Please see below for a list of presentations by current students (underlined), alumni, clinical partners, and faculty, highlighting Mizzou DPT’s growing presence on the national stage.

If you are attending the conference, realize that dates, times, and locations are subject to change pending unique circumstances. Utilizing the CSM 2022 app to confirm times/locations while attending the conference is recommended. Congratulations again to all presenters!

Thursday (2/3/2022)

Dual Task Assessment in Concussion Management: Are We Ready to Jump in With Both Feet?
Authors: Bliss RA., Alsalaheen B.
Section: Sports
Presentation Format: Educational Session
Location: Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center – Stars at Night BR 2&3
Time: 8:00am to 10:00am

Balancing Academic Metrics within Holistic Admissions: Analyzing the Data for Unintended Consequences
Authors: Campbell AS, Briedwell TA, Gibson K.
Section: Education
Presentation Format: Platform / Session 1
Location: Grand Hyatt – Crockett CD
Time: 8:00am to 10:00am

Research Funding Symposium Part 2: Early Career Opportunities, Techniques, and Success
Authors: Hall JB, Nitkin R, Jackson L, McGee R, Capin JJ, Pinto D.
Section: Research
Presentation Format: Educational Session
Location: On-Demand / Exclusive Virtual Format
Time: 11:00am to 1:00pm

Self-Efficacy and Practice Patterns in Concussion Management to Identify Knowledge Gaps for Kta Cycle Implementation
Authors: Holland LM, Bliss RA, Sitzes BN, Stock K, Fletcher BK, Gerau MR.
Section: Neurology
Presentation Format: Poster / Poster Number 1063
Location: Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center – Exhibit Hall 2
Time: 1:00 to 3:00pm

Pediatric Vestibular Neuritis: Collaboration across Physical Therapy Specialties for Optimal Outcomes
Authors: Reaves T, Bliss RA, Bridges JA, Chole D.
Section: Pediatrics
Presentation Format: Poster / Poster Number 1274
Location: Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center – Exhibit Hall 2
Time: 1:00pm to 3:00pm

The Evidence Differentiating Balance during Gait in Cerebral Palsy across the Lifespan-A Scoping Review
Authors: Stevens E, Tiffany N, Burris E, Hall JB.
Section: Pediatrics
Presentation Format: Poster / Poster Number 1231
Location: Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center – Exhibit Hall 2
Time: 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Expert Clinical Decision Making in Physical Therapy Management of Concussion: A Qualitative Study
Authors: Galgon, A. Bliss, R.
Section: Sports
Presentation Format: Educational Session / Science Meets Practice 3: Psychological Impact of Care Physical Therapists Provide
Location: Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center – 206
Time: 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Friday (2/4/2022)

Use of the Outcome Measure Toolkit for Geriatric Fall/Balance Assessment Revised 2021
Authors: Glenney SS, Wang-Su E, Abbott CC.
Section: Geriatrics
Presentation Format: Poster / Poster Number 2062
Location: Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center – Exhibit Hall 2
Time: 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Comparison of Kinematic Outputs of the Oxford and Rizzoli Foot Models during Drop Vertical Jump
Authors: Hall JB, Schauffler R, Guess T.
Section: Research
Presentation Format: Poster / Poster Number 2305
Location: Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center – Exhibit Hall 2
Time: 1:00pm to 3:00pm

TechnoPalooza: A Hands-on Technology Playground for Learning
Authors: Hall JB, Bliss R, Guess T
Section: Health Policy & Administration
Presentation Format: Education Session
Location: Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center – 216A and 216B
Time: 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Saturday (2/5/2022)

Physical Therapy Students Perception of High Intensity Training Administered to Individuals with Neurological Disorders
Authors: Bliss RA, Engel JO, Campbell AS, Holland LM.
Section: Education
Presentation Format: Poster / Poster Number 3026
Location: Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center – Exhibit Hall 2
Time: 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Intentional Curricular Threads of Master Adaptive Learner Theory Improves Self-Regulated Learning Strategies in DPT Students
Authors: Briedwell TA, Bliss, RA, Bridges JA.
Section: Education
Presentation Format: Poster / Poster Number 3030
Location: Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center – Exhibit Hall 2
Time: 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Assessing Health Literacy Skills during Comprehensive Checkouts for First and Third Year DPT Students
Authors: Briedwell TA, Martin DE, Stephens K.
Section: Education
Presentation Format: Poster / Poster Number 3031
Location: Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center – Exhibit Hall 2
Time: 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Are Entry-Level Graduate Physical Therapy Students Accurate and Confident in Referral for Diagnostic Imaging?
Authors: Grandeo JE, Massey BJ, Favaro LM, Gagnon L, Bliss RA, Young JL.
Section: Education
Presentation Format: Poster / Poster Number 3058
Location: Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center – Exhibit Hall 2
Time: 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Quality of Life Among Participants of Rock Steady Boxing Program: A Mixed Methods Study
Authors: Williams CE, Bliss RA, Lawler JE, Moore A.
Section: Neurology
Presentation Format: Poster / Poster Number 3193
Location: Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center – Exhibit Hall 2
Time: 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Improving Interdisciplinary Concussion Care through Tele Mentoring Case Conference: A Pilot Study
Authors: Bliss RA, Mohrland M, Wheeler M, Boland A.
Section: Sports
Presentation Format: Poster / Poster Number 3356
Location: Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center – Exhibit Hall 2
Time: 1:00pm to 3:00pm

A Clinical Improvement Project is Associated with Increased Leadership Frame Adoption Among Physical Therapy Students
Authors: Cox GC, Willis BW.
Section: Education
Presentation Format: Poster / Poster Number 3040
Location: Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center – Exhibit Hall 2
Time: 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Must Haves When Treating Across the Concussion Spectrum
Authors: Ortega CA, Quatman-Yates CC, Giordano AO, Bliss, RA.
Section: Sports
Presentation Format: Educational Session
Location: Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center – Stars at Night BR 1.
Time: 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Lessons Learned from Pediatric Telehealth During COVID-19-Where Do We Go From Here?
Authors: Hall JB, Luechtefeld JT, Woods ML.
Section: Pediatrics
Presentation Format: Educational Session
Location: Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center – 206
Time: 3:00pm to 5:00


Featured in this post

Jeff Bridges

Jeff Bridges

Assistant Teaching Professor

Teresa Briedwell

Teresa Briedwell

Associate Department Chair and Teaching Professor

Greg Cox

Greg Cox

Assistant Teaching Professor

Kyle Gibson

Kyle Gibson

Physical Therapy Department Chair and Teaching Professor

Dana Martin

Dana Martin

Teaching Professor

Michael Mohrland

Michael Mohrland

Clinical Professor

Kelly Stephens

Kelly Stephens

Associate Teaching Professor

Rebecca Bliss

Rebecca Bliss

Assistant Teaching Professor

Anita Campbell

Anita Campbell

Associate Teaching Professor

Trent Guess

Trent M. Guess

Associate Professor

Jamie Hall

Jamie Hall

Assistant Teaching Professor

Brad Willis

Brad W. Willis

Associate Teaching Professor and Director of Scholarly Activity