Complete print copies of the following dissertations can be accessed at the Learning Resource Center at RMUoHP.

Browse through the accomplished works of RMUoHP’s alumni. Click on the Specialization name to get a complete list of the authors and titles that contributed to each of them.

Athletic Training

Listed in alphabetical order.

Brown, C. D. (2013). “Red Bull vs Red Bull Total Zero’s Affect on Performance and Perceived Exertion in Collegiate Soccer Players.” RMU Dissertations: 1-137.

Davie, E. E. (2013). “Effectiveness of Mobile Learning on Athletic Training Psychomotor Skill Acquisition and Retention.” RMU Dissertations: 1-89.

Escalante, G. (2012). “The Effects of the Use of Versa Gripps on Surface Electromyographic Signal Amplitude of Selected Muscles During Pull-ups in Strength Trained Participants and on Maximal Pull-Up Performance in Women.” RMU Dissertations: 1-94.

Franek, T. B. (2013). “Athletic Training Students’ Transfer of Learning During Their Clinical Education Experience: A Grounded Theory Study.” RMU Dissertations: 1-126.

Harrison, K. A. (2011). “The Effects of Computer-based Written Simulations on Critical Thinking Skills of Pre- Professional Athletic Training Students.”RMU Dissertationss: 1-122.

Hinnerichs, K. R. (2010). “Effects of varying body composition on glucose and insulin response following seven weeks of progressive resistance training in young, healthy females.” RMU Dissertations: 1-70.

Howard, D. L. (2012). “A comparison of hip musculature, knee extensor, and hip musculature and knee extensor exercises for the management of patellofemoral pain syndrome: A randomized clinical trial.” RMU Dissertations: 1-58. Hoyt, P. L. (2012). “Comparison of a personalized corrective exercise warm-up protocol versus a general corrective exercise warm-up protocol on Functional Movement Screen and Y Balance Test scores in college athletes.” RMU Dissertations: 1-96.

Hughley, T. W. (2012). “The Effect of an 8 Week Neuromuscular Training Program on Neuromechanics in African American Female Athletes.” RMU Dissertations: 1-97.

Keeley, K. (2013). “Evidence?Based Practice: Beliefs and Behaviors among Athletic Trainers.” RMU Dissertations: 1-123.

Kreiswirth, E. M. (2012). “The Epidemiology of Musculoskeletal Injuries among Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Athletes.” RMU Dissertations: 1-37.

Le Cara, E. C. (2012). “Structure versus Function: Exploring the Relationship between Lumbar Multifidus Morphology and Activation among Individuals with Low Back Pain.” RMU Dissertations: 1-116.

Monaco, M. J. (2009). “Critical Thinking: The Relationship between Years of Experience as an ATC and the Level of Critical Thinking.” RMU Dissertations: 1-87.

Myer, G. D. (2010). “Development and validation of a clinic-based ACL injury risk prediction algorithm for use in targeted neuromuscular injury prevention training.” RMU Dissertations: 1-234.

Paddack, M. E. (2012). “Policies, Procedures, and Practices Regarding Sport-related Concussions in California Community College Athletics.” RMU Dissertations: 1-105.

Potteiger, K. (2012). “Attitudes and Perceptions of Environmental Sustainability in Athletic Training.” RMU Dissertations: 1-172.

Ramirez, D. A. (2012). “Effect of Ankle Support on Performance, Range of Motion, and Perception.” RMU Dissertations: 1-84.

Rodriguez, M. (2013). “Mexican American Adolescents’ Knowledge of Health Issues.” RMU Capstones: 1-121.

Shotwell, C. A. (2013). “Collegiate Wrestler’s Compliance and Institutional Perceptions to the National Wrestling Coaches Association (NWCA) Weight Loss Plan.” RMU Dissertations: 1-96.

Strand, S. L. (2011). “Relative Risk of Concussions in Youth, Female Soccer Players.” RMU Dissertations: 1-56.

Toma, M. (2012). “A Determination if Total Hip Arthroplasty (Anterior Approach) Improves Early Functional Outcomes.” RMU Dissertations: 1-67.

Weuve, C. M. (2012). “Workplace Bullying in Athletic Training: Perceptions and Experiences of Collegiate Certified Athletic Trainers.” RMU Dissertations: 1-132.

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Clinical Electrophysiology

Listed in alphabetical order.

Armantrout, E. A. (2007). “Physical Therapist Compliance with Electroneuromyography Guidelines.” RMU Dissertations: 1-75.

Baker, R. D. (2004). “Electromyographic Amplitude Comparison of the First Dorsal Interosseous of the Feet of Chronologically Diverse Subjects.” RMU Dissertations: 1-73.

Brooks, M. E. (2006). “Clinical Electrophysiology” RMU Dissertations: 1-96.

DePasquale, L. V. (2001). “Position Dependent Changes in Tibial Motor Conduction Velocity Across the Tarsal Tunnel.” RMU Dissertations: 1-86.

Downs, W. J. (2006). “The Effect of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome on Flexor Carpi Radialis H-reflex Latency.” RMU Dissertations: 1-162.

Eisner, W. D. (2013). “Comparison of two methods of tibial H-reflex acquisition and predictive value of an abnormal H/H ratio in unilateral S1 radiculopathy.” RMU Dissertations: 1-128.

Galloway, K. M. (2002). “Electrophysical Response Recorded in the First Dorsal Inerosseous Muscle with Stimulation of the Tibial and Deep Fibular Nerves.” RMU Dissertations: 1-53.

Gomaa, H. (2008). “Effect of reference electrode position on normal distal motor latency and action potential amplitude of the ulnar nerve.” RMU Dissertations: 1-87.

Hutchinson, D. (2011). “Reliability of Upper Arm Median and Ulnar Motor Nerve Conduction Results in Children and Youth with Cervical Spinal Cord Pathology.” RMU Dissertations: 1-95.

James, E. D. (2010). “Sensitivity and Specificity of Tinel’s, Phalen’s and the Hand Diagram in Electrodiagnostically Confirmed Carpal Tunnel Syndrome.” RMU Dissertations: 1-51.

Kostopoulos, D. (2005). “The effects of ischemic compression and passive stretching on spontaneous electrical activity and participants’ pain perception of myofascial trigger points in the upper trapezius muscle.” RMU Dissertations: 1-90.

LaPlante, M. (2003). “The Lumbrical/Interossei Specific Examination of Median/Ulnar Motor Distal Latency, a New Method for Placement of the Recording Electrode.” RMU Dissertations: 1-81.

Lord, D. R. (2008). “Distal motor latency in hand intrinsic muscles: effects of less commonly considered sources of variance.” RMU Dissertations: 1-80.

McKibben, R. J. (2013). “The effect of carpal tunnel syndrome on the median mixed nerve forearm potential.” RMU Dissertations: 1-134.


Palazzo, J. J. (2006). “Normative values for ulnar motor nerve conduction to the adductor pollicis (AP) compared to the first dorsal interosesous (FDI) and abductor digiti minimi (ADM) muscles in asymptomatic normal adults.” RMU Dissertations: 1-78.

Read, R. L. (2004). “A Comparison of the Intra-Subject Differences in the Bilateral Compound Muscle Action Potential Maximal Amplitudes for the Upper Trapezius Muscle Responses in Asymptomatic Subjects.” RMU Dissertations: 1-99.

Ruediger, T. M. (2008). “Electrophysiologic Measures of Ulnar Sensory Nerve Function: Reference Values and Reliability of the Measure.” RMU Dissertations: 1-83.

Schaney, C. R. (2002). “Nitrous Oxide With Propofol Reduces Somatosensory Evoked Potential Amplitude in a Pediatric Population.” RMU Dissertations: 1-75.

Schrank, E. C. (2004). “Therapeutic Continuous Ultrasound as a Diagnostic Tool for Median Neuropathy At or Distal to the Wrist.” RMU Dissertations: 1-54.

Sellin, R. A. (2001). “Case Report: The use of Electrophysiological Evaluation in Peripheral Nerve Injuries in Thoroughbred Foals and Yearlings.” RMU Dissertations: 1-54.

Silver, H. L. (2009). “The effects of latent myofascial trigger points on muscle activation patterns during prone hip extension.” RMU Dissertations: 1-85.

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Listed in alphabetical order.

Burnett, C. C. “Correlational study of the National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale with Older African Americans with Acute Stroke.” RMU Dissertations: 1-80.

Farrell, M. K. (2008). “Reliability and Predictive Validity of the Physical Performance Test in People with Dementia.” RMU Dissertations: 1-62.

Flemming, P. J. (2003). “Utilization of a Screening Tool to Identify Homebound Older Adults at Risk for Falls: Validity and Reliability.” RMU Dissertations: 1-25.


Johnson, B. (2003). “Comparison of Work Injuries for Younger Versus Older Workers in the Health Care Industry in North Dakota.” RMU Dissertations: 1-70.

Lookabaugh-deur, H. J. (2008). “Incontinence as a Fall Risk Factor in Older Adults: A Qualitative Study.” RMU Dissertations: 1-109.

Ronis, D. L. (2009). “Fall Risk Assessment in Home Care: A Description of Clinical Decision Making, Knowledge, and Practice of Physical Therapists in One Florida Agency.” RMU Dissertations: 1-108.

Tripicchio, R. (2005). “Increasing Patient Participation: The Effects of Training Physical and Occupational Therapists to Involve Geriatric Patients in Treatment Planning.” RMU Dissertations: 1-84.

Weddle, M. L. (2006). “Understanding Exercise Behavior Change in Older Women.” RMU Dissertations: 1-119.

Zacharewicz, L. (2003). “A Comparison of Hip versus Ankle Exercises in Elders and the Influence on Balance and Gait.” RMU Dissertations: 1-72.

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Hand Rehabilitation

Listed in alphabetical order.

Bentzel, K. (2009). “Effect of Portability to the Jebsen Hand Function Test on Scores: Implications for Use in Home Health Care.” RMU Dissertations: 1-43.

Panchik, D. (2007). “Development and Validation of the Hand Assessment Tool.” RMU Dissertations: 1-46.

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Health Promotion and Wellness

Listed in alphabetical order.

Baldis, M. W. (2011). “Comparisons of Body Composition and Self-Perception of Body Type in Racially and Ethnically Diverse Male and Female College Students.” RMU Dissertations: 1-50.

Black, R. E. (2010). “Personal Health Behaviors and Role-Modeling Attitudes of Physical Therapists and Student Physical Therapists.” RMU Dissertations: 1-81.

Curtis, J. M. (2013). “ Winning the Challenge : The Interaction of Conscientiousness and Perceived Autonomy.” RMU Dissertations: 1-84.

Droppa, M. M. (2011). “The association between wellness and academic performance in college students.” RMU Dissertations: 1-77.

Ettinger, M. L. (2013). “Identifying Determinants to Predict Intention to Complete a Health Risk Assessment: A Questionnaire Development and Implementation.” RMU Dissertations: 1-107.

Ewoniuk, J. H. (2010). “Perceived wellness in mothers of children with special needs Jane.” RMU Dissertations: 1-109.

Griffin, A. F. (2011). “Examining the Change in Physical Activity, Fitness and Self-Efficacy Of African American Adolescent Girls following an 8-Week Intervention Cultural Moves .” RMU Dissertations: 1-106.

Harris-Gaines, C. (2013). “The Association between BodyAge and the Perceptions of Wellness among Employees of a Worksite Wellness Facility.” RMU Dissertations: 1-143.

Hughes, L. C. (2011). “Cognitive Mapping in Persons with Type 2 Diabetes.” RMU Dissertations: 1-81.

Ingman, M. (2011). “The Association Between Physical Activity and Quality of Life in Adults After Bariatric Surgery.” RMU Dissertations: 1-139.

Lewis, L. A. (2012). “Body Composition and Peak VO2 of Major League Baseball Players: 1991 2007.” RMU Dissertations: 1-45.

Nesseth, J. R. (2008). “Return to Sport after ACL Reconstruction using Hamstring Autografts: A Comparison of Factors Associated with Failure.” RMU Dissertations: 1-28.

Nustad, J. (2008). “Relationship between Perceived Wellnes, Self-efficacy, Body Mass Index, and Illness Experienced by College Freshman.” RMU Dissertations: 1-102.

Ratliff, P. L. R. (2011). “Efficacy of a Community- and Group-based Intervention to Reduce Fall Risk among Older People.” RMU Dissertations: 1-99.

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Bartscherer, M. L. (2008). “The Effects of Synchronized Timing Training on Timing, Attention, Motor Function, and Self-perception in Children with Dyscoordination.” RMU Dissertations: 1-119.

Byrne, E. M. (2010). “Effects of Neonatal Physical Therapy Instruction on Parent Competency and Anxiety in a Neonatal Intensive Care Setting.” RMU Dissertations: 1-149.

Csiza, L. (2005). “The use of Taoist meditation on the reduction of heart rate, blood pressure, fatigue and depression in persons with Multiple Sclerosis: a single subject design.” RMU Dissertations: 1-164.

Davidson, C. A. (2005). “Surviving to Living: The Transition from Rehabilitation to Community Participation after Spinal Cord Injury.” RMU Dissertations: 1-68.

Dewane, J. A. (2009). “The Relationship Between Postural Control, Gait Variability and Cognition, and Their Association to Falls Risk.” RMU Dissertations: 1-101.

Gallichio, J. (2009). “Changes in Muscle Activity Patterns during Forward Pedaling after Backward Pedaling in Persons with Post-Stroke Hemiplegia.” RMU Dissertations: 1-53.

Karpatkin, H. I. (2009). “Effect of a Single Bout of Intermittent vs. Continuous Walking on Perceptions of Fatigue in Persons With Multiple Sclerosis.” RMU Dissertations: 1-67.

Legters, K. S. (2002). “The Relationship Between the Activities-Specific Balance Confidence (ABC) Scale and the Dynamic Gait Index (DGI) in Peripheral Vestibular Dysfunction.” RMU Dissertations: 1-78.

Massery, M. (2011). “The effect of airway control on postural stability.” RMU Dissertations: 1-48.

Meretta, B. M. (2005). “Responsiveness of Five Times Sit to Stand Test as an Indicator of Improvement in Balance After Vestibular Rehabilitation in People with Balance and Vestibular Disorders.” RMU Dissertations: 1-48.

Nordon-craft, A. (2009). “Effects of Chemotherapy on Balance in Women with Stage I, II or IIIA Breast Cancer.” RMU Dissertations: 1-137.

Ryerson, S. J. (2006). “Loss of Trunk Repositioning Sense and Its Relation To Postural Control Functions in People Post Stroke.” RMU Dissertations: 1-131.

Stoeckmann, T. M. (2007). “A comparison of position-, velocity-, and acceleration-dependent mechanical loads on muscle recruitment and activation patterns during reaching in people with hemiparesis.” RMU Dissertations: 1-87.

Thompson, M. J. (2011). “Postural Sway Characteristics of Low and High Fall Risk Community Dwelling Older Adults.” RMU Dissertations: 1-198.

Venglar, M. C. (2004). “The Effects of Tai Chi on Persons with Parkinson s Disease.” RMU Dissertations: 1-142.

Walsh, S. F. (2007). “The Effect of Ice Skating versus Overground Walking on the Lower Extremity EMG Activation and Energy Expenditure Index of Children With Cerebral Palsy.” RMU Dissertations: 1-254.

Winkler, P. (2005). “An Investigation of Abnormal Vestibular and Oculomotor Function in Individuals with Visual Motion Hypersensitivity.” RMU Dissertations: 1-116.

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Amazon, J. (2007). “Phenomenological Inquiry into the Decision-Making Process of the Older Adult Who Has Elected to Receive Electroconvulsive Therapy.” RMU Dissertations: 1-32.

Backus, D. (2010). “Association of Adherence to Follow-up Recommendations from Community Health Blood Pressure Screening Clinics to Healthy Lifestyles: Results from a Rural Cohort.” RMU Dissertations: 1-201.


Capewell, R. A. (2010). “Evaluation of a Tool Kit for Safe Patient Handling in the Home Care Setting.” RMU Dissertations: 1-139.

DalPezzo, N. K. (2010). “A Phenomenological Study of Barriers to Nursing Care Experienced by Nurses Working in Medicare Certified Home Care Agencies.” RMU Dissertations: 1-56.

Fink, G. E. (2012). “The Effect of Cranial Electrotherapy Stimulation on Anxiety in Interventional Pain Management Procedures.” RMU Dissertations: 1-93.

Gardner, S. S. (2010). “Learning to Teach: The Lived Experience of Peer-Nominated Effective Nurse Educators.” RMU Dissertations: 1-232.

Hermann, E. M. (2012). “The Lived Experience of Heart Transplant Patients: Post-Operative Initial Awareness.” RMU Dissertations: 1-180.

Jett, K. (2013). “Voices from the Bedside: Registered Nurse Perceptions of the Work Environment.” RMU Dissertations: 1-200.

Langemeier, J. (2010). “Exploring the Influences of Homelessness on the Single-parent Family: A Grounded Theory Approach.” RMU Dissertations: 1-223.

Longo, M. A. (2011). “Direct Care Registered Nurse Perceptions of the Healthy Work Environment.” RMU Dissertations: 1-142.

Martin, S. D. (2010). “Maine Nurses Ability and Willingness to Work during Pandemic Influenza.” RMU Dissertations: 1-81.

Mendes, B. A. (2009). “Phenomena of inner strength in women post-myocardial infarction coronary stent placement: A grounded theory study.” RMU Dissertations: 1-78.

Robison, B. J. (2007). “Journaling scrapbooks in the treatment of women with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD): A grounded theory approach.” RMU Dissertations: 1-26.

Tierney, C. C. (2010). “Professional role growth experienced by graduates of an on-site RN to BSN program.” RMU Dissertations: 1-118.

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Bhanot, K. (2013). “Hip and Trunk Muscle Activity During the Star Excursion Balance Test in Healthy Adults.” RMU Dissertations: 1-70.

Bost, B. C. (2011). “The Effects of Elliptical Cross Training of Patellofemoral Pain.” RMU Dissertations: 1-95.

Brooks, C. P. (2004). “The Immediate Effects of Manual Massage on Power Grip Performance Following Maximal Exercise in Healthy Adults.” RMU Dissertations: 1-62.

Bull, E. C. (2006). “Specific Stabilization Exercises to Medical Diagnoses of Lumbar Segmental Instability.” RMU Dissertations: 1-64.


Carling, J. M. (2006). “Electromechanical Delay and Pre-Motor Time in Quadriceps Following ACL Reconstruction from 2 weeks to 3 months Post-operatively.” RMU Dissertations: 1-38.

Christensen, V. N. (2009). “The Effect of Ankle Bracing on Knee Joint Kinematics and Kinetics during Repeated Single Leg Hop and Drop Vertical Jump in High School Aged Girls.” RMU Dissertations: 1-54.


Curtis, T. J. (2002). “The Lateral Scapular Slide Test: A Reliabilty Study of Subjects With and Without Shoulder Pathology.” RMU Dissertations: 1-66.

Cutrone, G. (2004). “Effects of ASTM AdvantEDGE TM on Tendon Morphology Related to Functional Outcomes in Patients with Patellar Tendinopathy.” RMU Dissertations: 1-39.

Dodge, C. (2007). “The Effectiveness of Mobilization with Exercise and Sacroiliac Belts in the Treatment of Pelvic Pain and Disability in Pregnant Patients.” RMU Dissertations: 1-66.

Dodson, W. H. (2007). “Validity and reliability study of a multi-dimensional Computerized pain assessment tool (ComPAT).” RMu Dissertations: 1-138.

Doerfler, D. (2013). “High Velocity Quadriceps Exercises Compared to Slow Velocity Quadriceps Exercises Following Total Knee Arthroplasty.” RMU Dissertations: 1-135.

Ekstrom, R. (2001). “ELECTROMYOGRAPHIC ANALYSIS OF MANUAL MUSCLE TESTING POSITIONS AND EXERCISES FOR THE TRAPEZIUS AND SERRATUS ANTERIOR MUSCLES Submitted to the Faculty of Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions By Richard Ekstrom In Partial Fulfillment of the Requir.” RMU Dissertations: 1-228.

Elskenidy, N. (2005). “Innovative Procedure For Measuring Motor Nerve Conduction Velocity Across the Carpal Tunnel.” RMU Dissertations: 1-87.

Freedman, S. R. (2013). “Immediate Effects of Kinesio Taping on Pain, Function, and Predictors of Effectiveness in Patients with Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome.” RMU Dissertations: 1-113.

Grafa, C. S. (2003). “Effect Of Exercise On Index Of Kyphosis , Trunk Strength , Shoulder Flexion And Functional Disability Scores In Postmenopausal Women With Low Bone Mass Colleen S . Grafa A Doctoral Research Project submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for.” RMU Dissertations: 1-171.

Grundman, D. M. (2005). “The impact of custom semi-rigid foot orthotics on lower extremity function and pain in a patellar-femoral population.” No Abstract Available.

Himel, E. (2010). “Effect of a Graded Exercise Program with Manual Physical Therapy on Supraspinatus Tendinopathy in Primary Compressive Disease: A One Group Pretest-Posttest Repeated Measures Design.” RMU Dissertations: 1-54.

Kaur, N. (2013). “Effects of Lower Exremity and Trunk Muscle Recruitment on Serratus Anterior Muscle Activation in Healthy Male Adults.” RMU Dissertations: 1-68.

Kemp-Smith, K. (2006). “Frequency, severity and mechanism of injury in beginner, intermediate and expert kiteboarders.” RMU Dissertations: 1-64.

King, T. (2008). “Use of a wrist extension inhibition brace to increase velocity and accuracy of a baseball pitch.” RMU Dissertations: 1-66.

Klein, A. B. (2008). “Predictors of Physical Therapy Outcomes in Patients with Lower Extremity Musculoskeletal Dysfunction.” RMU Dissertations: 1-77.

Miller, E. R. (2002). “A Comparison of a McKenzie Approach to a Specific Spine Stabilization Program for Chronic Low Back Pain.” RMU Dissertations: 1-65.

Plisky, M. S. (2005). “An epidemiological investigation of lower extremity injury among high school cross country runners.” RMU Dissertations: 1-72.

Plisky, P. J. (2005). “Relationship between risk of lower extremity injury and Star Excursion Balance Test reach distance in boys and girls high school basketball players.” RMU Dissertations: 1-72.

Rauh, J. G. (2003). “Lapse Time, Patient Satisfaction and Utilization of Physical Therapy Services in Episodes of Care with Non-surgical Spinal Conditions.” RMU Dissertations: 1-66.

Robinson, K. (2004). “Case Report: The clinical presentation and rehabilitation of a patient following arthroscopic debridement of an anterior tear of the acetabular labrum.” RMU Dissertations: 1-35.

Samuelson, P. L. (2009). “Physical Therapists Inclusion of Advising/Teaching Future Health Problem Avoidance and Injury Prevention in Outpatient Care.” RMU Dissertations: 1-231.

Smith, J. A. (2007). “Prospective Examination of Closed Versus Open Kinetic Chain Exercise For Symptoms and Disability Associated with Subacromial Impingement Syndrome.” RMU Dissertations: 1-105.

Staples, K. (2011). “Effect of performing the Standing Pilates repertoire on balance in an aging female population.” RMU Dissertations: 1-78.

Stolze, L. (2011). “Derivation of a clinical prediction rule for identifying a sub-group of patients with low back pain likely to benefit from pilates exercise.” RMU Dissertations: 1-43.

Thein-Nissenbaum, J. M. (2009). “Associations between disordered eating, menstrual dysfunction, and musculoskeletal injury in female high school athletes.” RMU Dissertations: 1-85.

Torres, E. (2007). “Effect of Anchoring and Object Symmetry on Visual Estimates of Angles.” RMU Dissertations: 1-48.


Williams, B. J. (2006). “Comparison of Three Training Protocols for Trunk Extensor Endurance.” RMU Dissertations: 1-216.

Williams, D. A. (2008). “Alternative Methods for Measuring Scapular Protraction and Retraction Maximal Isometric Forces.” RMU Dissertations: 1-73.

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Agee, R. (2009). “Effects of soft shoe inserts on foot alignment and falls in toddlers with moderate to severe flat feet.” RMU Dissertations: 1-41.

Arndt, S. (2007). “Neuro-Developmental Treatment versus Parent-Infant-Playgroup for Infants With Posture and Movement Dysfunction – Effects on Gross Motor Function.” RMU Dissertations: 1-193.

Butz, S. M. (2011). “Relationships among Age, Gender, Anthropometric Characteristics, and Dynamic Balance in Children 5 to 12 years of age.” RMU Dissertations: 1-90.

Clark, E. (2008). “Effects of a Motor Control Intervention in Two-and- a-half to Six Year Old Children Diagnosed with Idiopathic Toe Walking.” RMU Dissertations: 1-175.

Coulter-O’Berry, C. (2009). “Functional and kinematic advantages of providing knee components in the first prosthesis of infants and toddlers with high level lower limb amputations.” RMU Dissertations: 1-178.

Dannemiller, L. A. (2004). “Partial Weight Bearing Treadmill Training in the Home with Young Children with Cerebral Palsy: A Study of Feasibility and Motor Outcomes.” RMU Dissertations: 1-148.

Dodds, C. B. (2011). “The Effect of Physical Activity on Parental-Reported Health-Related Quality of Life, Sleep, and Pain in Non-Ambulatory Children with Multiple Disabilities.” RMU Dissertations: 1-115.

Eigsti, H. J. (2008). “A Longitudinal Study of Outcome Measures and the Use and Impact of Environmental Modifications for Children Receiving Early Intervention Services.” RMU Dissertations(1): 1-57.

Evans-Rogers, D. L. (2012). “Short-term, Intensive Neurodevelopmental Treatment (NDT) Program Experiences of Parents and their Children with Disabilities.” RMU Dissertations: 1-237.

George, K. W. (2011). “The effectiveness of a dynamic orthotic and strapping system on trunk postural control in gait and gross motor function in children with cerebral palsy.” RMU Dissertations: 1-114.

Glumac, L. K. (2006). “Guatemalan Caregivers Perceptions of the Experience of Receiving and Using Wheelchairs Donated for their Children.” RMU Dissertations: 1-185.

Hickman, R. A. B. (2007). “Linking Family and Community Ecology With Child Development Outcomes Among Nevada Early Head Start Enrollees.” RMU Dissertations: 1-210.

Logan, L. R. (2010). “Effects of sensory level electrical stimulation on muscle cross- sectional area, strength and metabolite production in children with cerebral palsy.” RMU Dissertations: 1-106.

Low, S. A. (2008). “Comparison of Two Support Walkers on the Gait Parameters of School-Aged Children with Cerebral Palsy.” RMU Dissertations: 1-114.

Magee, J. A. (2005). “Bone Health Knowledge, Self Efficacy, and Behaviors in Adolescent Females.” RMU Dissertations: 1-29.

McElroy, J. J. (2011). “Variability of Foot Movements during Spontaneous Leg Movements in Infants Born Full Term.” RMU Dissertations: 1-188.

Meade, V. A. (2007). “Sensitivity and Specificity of a Two Step Screening Procedure For Four to Six Month Old Infants.” RMU Dissertations: 1-111.

Miles, C. (2013). “Potential Risk Factors Related to Diagnosis of Torticollis.” RMU Dissertations: 1-93.

Pratt, B. (2012). “Effect of the Built Environment on the Playground Participation of Ambulatory Children with Cerebral Palsy.” RMU Dissertations: 1-115.

Robertson, S. Y. (2008). “Effects of Positioning On Respiratory Measurements In Individuals With Cerebral Palsy And Severe Scoliosis.” RMU Dissertations: 1-100.

Schlough, K. (2002). “The Effects of Aerobic Exercise on Endurance, Strength, Function and Self-Perception in Adolescents with Spastic Cerebral Palsy.” RMU Dissertations: 1-128.

Shen, E. Y. C. (2012). “Adults with Cerebral Palsy: Independent Community Living Factors and Perceived Quality of Life.” RMU Dissertations: 1-192.

Stemm, K. A. (2009). “Consistency of Identification by School Personnel of Children with Developmental Coordination Disorder in the Public School Setting.” RMU Dissertations: 1-104.

Yocum, A. A. (2002). “Reliability And Validity of the Heel-Rise Test for Children.” RMU Dissertations: 1-153.

Zapf, S. A. (2012). “Predictive Validity of the Matching Assistive Technology to Child-Augmentative Communication Evaluation Simplified (MATCH-ACES) Assessment Protocol.” RMU Dissertations: 1-255.

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Sports Orthopaedics

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Ames, P. S. (2011). “Reliability and Range of Motion Characteristics of Shoulder Internal Rotation in the Sidelying Position in Collegiate Overhead and Non-Overhead Athletes.” RMU Dissertations: 1-57.

Amundson, F. M. (2003). “The Effectiveness of a Prevent injury, Enhance Performance (PEP) Program on Improving the Neuromuscular Performance of 14 to 18 Year Old High School Female Basketball Players Friend.” RMU Dissertations: 1-73.

Bennett, J. E. (2011). “The relationship between isotonic plantar flexor endurance, navicular drop, and exercise-related leg pain in a cohort of collegiate cross-country runners.” RMU Dissertations: 1-53.

Bishop, D. L. (2005). “The Effects of Lumbar Spine Position on Shoulder Range of Motion in Asymptomatic Subjects.” RMU Dissertations: 1-55.

Brumitt, J. (2011). “Can Functional Testing Identify Division III Collegiate Athletes Who Are At Risk for a Lower Extremity or Low Back Injury?” RMU Dissertations: 1-97.

Costello, M. J. (2012). “Soft Tissue Mobilization or Therapeutic Ultrasound for Subjects with Neck and Arm Pain with Evidence of Neural Mechanical Sensitivity: A Randomized Clinical Trial.” RMU Dissertations: 1-91.

Gallo, J. A. (2004). “A Comparison of Temperature Increase in Human Muscle During 3 MHz Continuous and 3 MHz Pulsed Ultrasound With Equivalent Temporal Average Intensities.” RMU Dissertations: 1-51.

Garlock, P. (2008). “Comparison of High School Football and Soccer Injuries on FieldTurf versus Natural Grass.” RMU Dissertations: 1-42.

Jefferson, J. R. (2010). “Subjective and electrophysiologic findings during provocation tests for the ulnar nerve in asymptomatic individuals.” RMU Dissertations: 1-171.

Mulligan, I. J. (2003). “Isokinetic Profile of Shoulder Internal Rotation and External Rotation Concentric and Eccentric Strength in High School Baseball Pitchers.” RMU Dissertations: 1-146.

Niemuth, P. E. (2003). “Hip Weakness and Overuse Syndromes in Recreational Runners.” RMU Dissertations: 1-57.

Paterno, M. V. (2010). “Relationship between dynamic lower extremity biomechanics and single leg postural stability and a second anterior cruciate ligament injury in a population of athletes returning to sport after unilateral anterior cruciate reconstruction.” RMU Dissertations: 1-130.

Roach, S. (2009). “Myofascial trigger points in the hip as a contributing factor in patellofemoral pain.” RMU Dissertations: 1-83.

Rodeghero, J. R. (2013). “The Impact of Physical Therapy Residency or Fellowship Education on Clinical Outcomes for Patients with Common Musculoskeletal Impairments.” RMU Dissertations: 1-79.

Shanley, E. (2011). “An epidemiological investigation of injury among high school windmill softball and baseball players.” RMU Dissertations: 1-103.

Steinley, M. S. (2003). “Diagnostic Values of Two Labral Tests in Patients with Shoulder Pain.” RMU Dissertations: 1-32.


Wilson, E. (2001). “The Efficacy of Muscle Energy Technique in Patients with Acute Low Back Pain : A Randomized , Controlled.” RMU Dissertations: 1-42.

Young, I. A. (2008). “Manual Therapy, Exercise, and Traction For Patients With Cervical Radiculopathy: A Randomized Clinical Trial.” RMU Dissertations: 1-37.

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