TWU physical therapy graduates have manuscripts published

Three TWU School of Physical Therapy PhD program graduates, Carol McFarland, Christina Criminger and Jehad Alzyoud, had manuscripts related to their dissertation studies accepted for publication. Several School of Physical Therapy faculty members were coauthors on the papers as well.

  • McFarland, Carol, M., Wang-Price, S., Gordon, C., Danielson III, G., Crutchfield, J., Medley, Ann Roddey, Toni (in press, 2020).  A Comparison of Clinical Outcomes Between Early Cervical Spine Stabilizer Training and Usual Care in Individuals Following Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion.   Rehabilitation Research and Practice.
  • Criminger, C., Thompson, M., Medley, A., & Swank, C. (in press, 2020).  Ankle Motor Strategy Use in Older Versus Younger Adults as Assessed by a 2D Kinematic Analysis Application.   International Journal of Therapy and Rehabilitation.  [March]
  • Alzyoud, J., Medley, A., Thompson, M., & Csiza, L. (in press, 2020).  Responsiveness, Minimal Detectable Change, and Minimal Clinically Important Difference of the Sitting Balance Scale and Function in Sitting Test in People with Stroke.   Physiotherapy Theory and Practice: An International Journal of Physical Therapy.  [March]

"The mission of our PhD program is to prepare our graduates as researchers to advance the profession and to improve the health of our communities," said Ann Medley, PT, PhD, professor and director of the School of Physical Therapy. "Dissemination of their research findings is a major goal and greatly needed in the PT profession. We are so proud of our students' accomplishments."

Page last updated 12:56 PM, April 2, 2020