CSM 2015 Announcement!


The PT department will be participating in many activities while
at CSM.  Here are a few of those activities listed in a day by day
fashion. Come join us in the exhibit hall, Booth 938 as well for
more activities!

Education Sessions

Mary Fisher, Elizabeth Hile, Min Huang
Oncology Breast Cancer Edge: Clinical Measures
of Functional Mobility, Balance, and Peripheral Neuropathy
Friday, February 6, 8-10 a.m.


Shana Harrington, Lucinda Pfalzer, Meryl Alappattuu
Current Evidence for Use of Physical Agents in
Rehabilitation Oncology: Fact vs Fiction
Thursday, February 5; 8-10 a.m.


Lucinda Pfalzer, Mary Fisher, Claire Davies,
Shana Harrington, Genevieve Colon

Prostate Cancer EDGE: Clinical Measures of Muscle
Endurance, Strength, Functional Mobility, and Quality of Life

Friday, February 6; 11-1 p.m.

Platform Presentation

Jennifer Blackwood, Alison Martin
Balance and Cognition Assessment as a Part of Physical
Therapy Practice in Michigan, A Descriptive Study

Thursday, Feb. 5; 8-10 a.m.

Poster Presentations

Wendy Carender, Paul Sabourin, Joe Schreiber,
Gregory Marchetti, Bara Alsalaheen
Variability of Vestibular Rehabilitation Outcomes Based
on Patient’s Perceptions of Symptoms and Functional Limitations

Friday, February 6; 1-3 p.m.

Jennifer Blackwood, Timothy Houston
The Influence of Computerized Cognitive Training on Gait Speed in Older Adults.”
Friday, February 6; 1-3 p.m.

Jennifer Blackwood, Michelle Baumgart
Physical Performance, Cognitive Decline, and Fall Risk in
Community Dwelling Older Adults with Cardiovascular Disease,
A Descriptive Study

Friday, February 6; 1-3 p.m.

Jamie Haines, Amy Yorke, Kayla Stockdale, Bara Alsalaheen
Reliability of Instrumented Balance Assessment in Adolescents
using Portable Force Plate System

Friday, February 6; 1-3 p.m.

Austin Righter, Tracy Schilling, Min Huang
Self-Reported Balance Confidence Relates to Perceived Mobility
imitations in Older Cancer survivors

Saturday, February 7; 1-3 p.m.

Min Huang, Tracy Schilling, Kara Miller
A History of Falls is Predictive of Recurrent Falls
over One Year in Older Cancer Survivors

Saturday, February 7; 1-3 p.m.

Colin Colegrove, Jordan Thieme, Laura Smith, Tom Ruediger
Reliability and clinical utility of a modified version of the
Star Excursion Balance Test

Saturday, February 7; 1-3 p.m.

Kim Dunleavy, Kristy Kava, Sue Talley, Allon Goldberg,
Vicky Tutag-Lehr, Jennifer Hildreth
Efficacy of Pilates and Yoga-Based Group Exercise for Chronic Neck Pain.”
Friday, February 6; 1-3 p.m.

Amy Yorke, Kayla Stockdale, Bara Alsalaheen
Physical Therapists Attitudes and Beliefs Toward Concussion
Management and Knowledge of Concussion Legislation

Saturday, February 7; 1-3 p.m.

Amy Yorke, Bara Alsalaheen
Concussion Knowledge and Clinical Practice:
A Survey of Physical Therapists

Thursday, February 5; 1-3 p.m.

Kayla Stockdale, Jamie Haines, Amy Yorke, Bara Alsalaheen
Reliability of Limits of Stability test in High School
Adolescents Using Portable Force Plate System

Friday, February 6; 1-3 p.m.

The Annual Alumni gathering will occur on Thursday, February 5, 2014 in the
JW Marriott White River Ballroom E from 7-9 p.m.  Come to network with other
M PT alumni & faculty and learn about the new programs
(e.g. Ph.D., certificates and residencies) that your alma mater is now offering. 
Ask us about your fast track to a DPT.  Visit booth 938!  GO BLUE!!

 Please RSVP to rpeariso@umflint.edu.

Celebrating U-M Physical Therapy

60/30 Event

60/30 Pictures

Feel free to download this .zip file containing copies of the photographs!