The University hosts an Annual Scholarship Symposium.  Proceedings from the symposia are available below.​

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In October 2018 RMUoHP hosted a Symposium entitled Critical Power: Unlocking the Limits of Human Performance. The symposium consisted of eight lectures highlighted with a keynote lecture by Dr. Brett Kirby with Nick Frank from the Nike Research Lab.​

Current Sponsored Project: Kinematic analysis of suspect-involved firearm threats toward police officers (sponsor: Force Science Institute)

RECENT RMUoHP Publications1-32

  1. Ardali G, States RA, Brody LT, Godwin EM. Characteristics of Older Adults Who Are Unable to Perform a Floor Transfer: Considerations for Clinical Decision-Making. Journal of geriatric physical therapy (2001). 2018.
  2. Barber Foss KD, Le Cara E, McCambridge T, Hinton RY, Kushner A, Myer GD. Epidemiology of Injuries in Women’s Lacrosse: Implications for Sport-, Level-, and Sex-Specific Injury Prevention Strategies. Clinical journal of sport medicine : official journal of the Canadian Academy of Sport Medicine. 2018;28(4):406-413.
  3. de Aguiar RA, Salvator AF, Penteado R, Faraco HC, Pettitt RW, Caputo F. Reliability and validity of the 3-min all-out running test. Rev Bras Cienc Esporte. 2018;40:288-294.
  4. Dicks ND, Joe TV, Hackney KJ, Pettitt RW. Validity of Critical Velocity Concept for Weighted Sprinting Performance. Int J Exerc Sci. 2018;11(4):900-909.
  5. Garg H, Dibble LE, Schubert MC, Sibthorp J, Foreman KB, Gappmaier E. Gaze stability, dynamic balance and participation deficits in people with multiple sclerosis at fall-risk. Anatomical record (Hoboken, NJ : 2007). 2018.
  6. Guo LY, Spencer LJ. Development of Grammatical Accuracy in English-Speaking Children With Cochlear Implants: A Longitudinal Study. Journal of speech, language, and hearing research : JSLHR. 2017;60(4):1062-1075.
  7. Held Bradford E, Finlayson M, White Gorman A, Wagner J. Maximizing gait and balance: behaviors and decision-making processes of persons with multiple sclerosis and physical therapists. Disability and rehabilitation. 2018;40(9):1014-1025.
  8. Immonen J, Siefring C. Age- and Occupation-Based Public Health Considerations Related to Osteoarthritis of the Knee Joint: A Cadaveric Study. Cartilage. 2018:1947603517752432.
  9. Immonen J, Siefring C, Sanders L. Osteoarthritis of the Anterior Cruciate Ligament and Medial Tibial Plateau: A Cadaveric Study. Cartilage. 2017:1947603517713817.
  10. Kashiwa A, Sweetman MM, Helgeson L. Occupational Therapy and Veteran Suicide: A Call to Action. The American journal of occupational therapy : official publication of the American Occupational Therapy Association. 2017;71(5):7105100010p7105100011-7105100010p7105100016.
  11. Kicklighter TH, Geisler PR, Barnum M, Heinerichs S, Martin M. Exploration of factors perceived to influence development of clinical reasoning in athletic trainers and students. Ath Train Educ J. 2018;13(2):120-130.
  12. Knight S, Min DB, Le VT, et al. Implementation of a cardiac PET stress program: comparison of outcomes to the preceding SPECT era. JCI insight. 2018;3(9).
  13. Kramer M, Clark IE, Jamnick N, Strom C, Pettitt RW. Normative Data for Critical Speed and D’ for High-Level Male Rugby Players. Journal of strength and conditioning research. 2018;32(3):783-789.
  14. Kramer M, Du Randt R, Watson M, Pettitt RW. Oxygen uptake kinetics and speed-time correlates of modified 3-minute all-out shuttle running in soccer players. PLoS One. 2018;13:e0201389.
  15. Kramer M, Watson M, Randt RD, Pettitt RW. Critical Speed as a Measure of Aerobic Fitness for Male Rugby Union Players. International journal of sports physiology and performance. 2018:1-23.
  16. Marik TL, Roll SC. Effectiveness of Occupational Therapy Interventions for Musculoskeletal Shoulder Conditions: A Systematic Review. The American journal of occupational therapy : official publication of the American Occupational Therapy Association. 2017;71(1):7101180020p7101180021-7101180020p7101180011.
  17. Mitchell UH, Helgeson K, Mintken P. Physiological effects of physical therapy interventions on lumbar intervertebral discs: A systematic review. Physiotherapy theory and practice. 2017;33(9):695-705.
  18. Mulligan S, Schoen SA, Miller LJ, Valdez AD, Magalhaes D. The sensory processing 3-dimensions scale: initial studies of reliability and item analyses. The Open J of Occupational Ther. 2018 (in press).
  19. Mulligan S, Schoen SA, Miller LJ, et al. Initiail studies on the validity of the sensory processing 3-dimensions scale. Phys Occupational Ther Ped. 2018:1-13.
  20. Murray SR, Ledford C, Hartshort DO, et al. An unnecessary broken jaw: a case study justifying mandatory protective headgear for girls’ and women’s lacrosse. Int J Sports Sci Med. 2017;1:031-033.
  21. Oledzka MM, Kaplan SL, Sweeney JK, Coulter C, Evans-Rogers DL. Interrater and Intrarater Reliability of the Congenital Muscular Torticollis Severity Classification System. Pediatric physical therapy : the official publication of the Section on Pediatrics of the American Physical Therapy Association. 2018;30(3):176-182.
  22. Pettitt RW, Dicks ND. Applications of the running 3-min all-out exercise test: an update. MOJ Sports Med. 2017;1:00034.
  23. Pettitt RW, Jamnick NA. Commentary on “Measurement of the maximum oxygen uptake Vo2max: Vo2peak is no longer acceptable”. Journal of applied physiology (Bethesda, Md : 1985). 2017;123(3):696.
  24. Pettitt RW, Merhoff JB, Mandeville DS, Pettitt CD, Murray SR. Influence of elbow angle on the reliability and validity of bioelectric impedance analysis. J Sports Med Ther. 2017;2:138-144.
  25. Potteiger K, Pitney WA, Cappaert TA, Wolfe A. Athletic Trainers’ Attitudes and Perceptions of Environmental Sustainability. Journal of athletic training. 2017;52(12):1109-1120.
  26. Potteiger K, Pitney WA, Cappaert TA, Wolfe A. Examining the Environmental Effects of Athletic Training: Perceptions of Waste and the Use of Green Techniques. Journal of athletic training. 2017;52(12):1121-1130.
  27. Romero MG, Pitney WA, Brumels K, Mazerolle SM. Role Strain, Part 1: Experiences of Athletic Trainers Employed in the Professional Sports Setting. Journal of athletic training. 2018;53(2):184-189.
  28. Romero MG, Pitney WA, Mazerolle SM, Brumels K. Role Strain, Part 2: Perceptions Among Athletic Trainers Employed in the Professional Practice Setting. Journal of athletic training. 2018;53(2):190-201.
  29. Saari A, Dicks ND, Hartman ME, Pettitt RW. Validation of the 3-min all-out exercise test for shuttle running prescription. Journal of strength and conditioning research. 2017.
  30. Spencer LJ, Marschark M, Machmer E, Durkin A, Borgna G, Convertino C. Communication skills of deaf and hard-of-hearing college students: Objective measures and self-assessment. Journal of Communication Disorders. 2018;75:13-24.
  31. Strom CJ, Pettitt RW, Krynski LM, Jamnick NA, Hein CJ, Pettitt CD. Validity of a customized submaximal treadmill protocol for determining VO2max. European journal of applied physiology. 2018.
  32. Teyhen DS, Goffar SL, Shaffer SW, et al. Incidence of Musculoskeletal Injury in US Army Unit Types: A Prospective Cohort Study. The Journal of orthopaedic and sports physical therapy. 2018:1-24.