Presentations

  • Both faculty and students participate in poster and platform presentations at national, regional, and state professional meetings.

    • American College of Sports Medicine Annual Conference, Baltimore, MD, June 2010

     

    • APTA Combined Sections Meeting, Nashville, TN, Feb. 2010

     

    • APTA Annual Conference, Baltimore, MD, June 2009

    Margarita Treuth, PhD (Collaboration with Kathleen Michaels, PhD, Richard Macko, MD), Colleen Bechtel, SPT, Megan Darr, SPT, and Stacey Evans, SPT presented a poster entitled "The Effects of an Activity Intervention on Functional Gait, Balance, and Physical Activity in Individuals with Hemiparesis Secondardy to Stroke"

    • American College of Sports Medicine Annual Conference, Seattle, WA, May 2009

    Mike Rabel, PT, DSc, OCS, Kate James, SPT, Lorraine Lacoppola, SPT presented a poster entitled "The Relationships Between Range of Motion, Performance, and Club-Head Speed in Older Female Golfers"

    • APTA Combined Sections Meeting, Las Vegas, NV, Feb. 2009

    Dennis Klima, PT, MS, GCS, NCS, Tammy Adkins, SPT, Gilberto DeLeon, SPT, Jesse Fernandez, SPT, & Roberta Newton, PT, PhD presented a poster entitled "Physical Performance in African American Older Adults: The Four Square Step Test" (Section on Geriatrics)

    Mike Rabel, PT, DSc, OCS, Margarita Treuth, PhD, Shawn O’Neill, SPT & Matt Evans, SPT presented a poster entitled "A Survey of Psychosocial Screening Use by Outpatient Physical Therapy Clinics in the State of Maryland" (OrthopaedicSection)

    Mike Rabel, PT, DSc, OCS, Ashley Christenson, DPT (Class of  2008) & Leslie White, DPT (Class of 2008) presented a poster entitled "Trunk Strength and Rotation Range of Motion in Female CollegiateSoftball Players" (Orthopaedic Section) 

    Cindy Gill, PT, MEd, Jamila Dalton, DPT (Class of 2008), and Tai Dial, DPT (Class of 2008) presented a poster entitled "Quality of Life, Abdominal Muscle Strength, and Endurance of Women Following Breast Reconstruction" (Section on Women's Health).  Their poster won the 2009 Annual Award for the Outstanding Poster Presentation from the Section on Women's Healthclick for more information.  

    • American College of Sports Medicine in Indianapolis, IN, May 2008

    Michael Rabel, PT, DSc, OCS and third year DPT students Leslie White and Ashley Cristensom presented a poster entitled  ”Using Dual Inclinometers to Measure Trunk Rotation Flexibility: A New Clinical Examination Procedure”. 

    • APTA Combined Sections Meeting in Nashville, TN, Feb. 2008
       
      Dennis Klima, PT, MS, GCS, NCS and Michael Rabel, PT, DSc, OCS and third year students Peter Tam, Matt Greene, Josh Bigelow, and Phil Smith presented a poster entitled "Balance Confidence in Community-Dwelling Older Adult Men"

      Dennis Klima, PT, MS, GCS, NCS, Michael Rabel, PT, DSc, OCS, and Laura Prosser, PT presented a poster entitled “Shoulder Biomechanics During Wheelchair Propulsion in Individuals with Spinal Cord Injury: A Systematic Review"

    • Annual Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, San Francisco, CA, Nov. 2007

      Dennis Klima, PT, MS, GCS, NCS and Roberta Newton, PT, PhD presented a poster entitled “Balance Confidence in Older Adults: Implications for Geriatric Screening"
       
    • APTA Combined Sections Meeting in Boston, MA, Feb. 2007

    Dennis Klima PT, MS, GCS, NCS presented a continuing education presentation entitled “The Physical Therapist and Physical Therapist Assistant Relationship”

    Dennis Klima PT, MS, GCS, NCS presented a poster entitled “Identifying Older Adults at-Risk for Falls: Development of an Emergency Department Screen” for the Geriatrics Section

    Sarah Williams Sharp, DPT (’06) and Shawn Carter, DPT (’06) presented a poster entitled  “The Relationship Between Trunk Control, Functional Independence, and Stroke Severity in Patients Following Acute Cerebrovascular Accident” for the Neurology section

    Cristina Fontanez, PT ('05) and Krystal Weimert, PT ('05) presented a poster entitled "Cultural Competency Among Maryland Physical Therapists and Physical Therapist Assistants" for the Education section under the advisement of  Dennis Klima, P.T., M.S, GCS, NCS

    • Maryland Chapter APTA Annual Conference in November, 2006.

    Sarah Williams Sharp, DPT (’06) presented her UMES research project “The Relationship Between Trunk Control, Functional Independence, and Stroke Severity in Patients Following Acute Cerebrovascular Accident”

    • Michael Rabel, PT, DSc, OCS, CEAS offered an Educational Presentation to the management and employees of Sherwin-Williams Company in Crisfield, MD on “Common Musculoskeletal Workplace Injuries” in the summer of 2006

    • APTA Combined Sections Meeting in San Diego, CA, Feb. 2006

    Janet L. Mutschler, PT, MHS, PCS presented a one-hour educational presentation sponsored by the Aquatic Physical Therapy Section entitled “The Integration of Evidence-based Practice, Clinical Reasoning and Therapeutic Exercise Principles in an Aquatic Physical Therapy Educational Module for Entry-level Physical Therapy Students”

    Joe Beatus, PT, PhD presented a poster entitled “Management of the Basal Joint of the Thumb Following Interposition Arthroplasty for Pain and Instability” for the Hand Section

    Cindy H. Gill, PT, MEd, Merthia I. Haynie, DPT (’05) and Colette Outten, DPT (’05) presented a poster entitled “The Effect of Exercise on the Second Stage of Labor in Nulliparous Women” for the Women’s Health Section