Doctor of Physical Therapy Faculty Research and Publications



PUBLICATIONS:
 
“Physical Therapy Case Report for Accessory Nerve Injury Complicated by Adhesive  Capsulitis. Laska T,  Hannig K. Ohio Valley Medical Center, Wheeling, West Virginia, Published in Physical Therapy Journal March 2001.Volume 81. Number 3
Edwards D, Ruby C, Lax D, Webster C, Havlin H. An Exploratory  Double Blind Randomized Control Trial Investigating the Effects of Core-Activated Hamstring Stretching. Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology. 2018; 2(2), 302-310.
 
Edwards D, Naticchia G, Pollastro, A, Tuminello C. Correlation between Dynamic Balance and Likelihood of Valgus Collapse in the Knee. Journal of Athletic Enhancement. 2018;7(2), 1-5.
 
Abstract:  An Analysis of Community Partner Goals in International Service-Learning.  Drnach, M, Grubler, K.  Poster Presentation. International Symposium on Service Learning 2017.  National University of Ireland.  Galway, Ireland.  June 14-16, 2017.  Published Abstract in Symposium Proceedings. 
 
Abstract:  Themes that Influence Student Goals for International Service Learning.  Grubler, K, Jones, A.  Poster Presentation.  International Symposium on Service Learning 2017. National University of Ireland.  Galway, Ireland.  June 14-16, 2017.  Published Abstract in Symposium Proceedings. 
 
Abstract: Inter-professional Education In International Service Learning.  Abraham, C, Grubler, K, Haley, R, Mosman, D, Wade, A. 1 Hour Pre-Conference Workshop. International Symposium on ServiceLearning 2017.  National University of Ireland.  Galway, Ireland.   June 14-16, 2017.
Published Abstract in Symposium Proceedings. 
 
Abstract:  The Synergistic Effects of Service-Learning and Research.  Marangoni A,
Grubler K, Drnach M, Haley R, Kreger A.  Plenary Keynote Presentation.
International Symposium on Service Learning 2017. National University of Ireland.
Galway, Ireland.  June 14-16, 2017.  Published Abstract in Symposium Proceedings. 
 
Enhancing the use of the Spanish language in a service learning environment. 1 Hour Pre-Conference Workshop.  Marangoni A, Arevalo L. International Symposium on Service Learning 2017.  National University of Ireland.  Galway, Ireland. June 14-16, 2017.
 
Enhancing the use of the Spanish language in a service learning environment. Presentation.  Marangoni A, Arevalo L. International Symposium on Service Learning 2017.  National University of Ireland.  Galway, Ireland. June 14-16, 2017.
 
Drnach M, Edwards D, Keil A, Truxton S. Physical Therapy Student Perceptions of Service Learning Experiences.Journal for Interprofessional Postgraduate Research. 2017;1(1), 1-9. 
 
Dixit S, Alahmari K, Gudattu V, Hadadzadeh M. Need to Examine Postural Impairments in Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy. Adv Biomed Res. 2017;6: 65.
 
Kreger A, Almonte A, Angalich M, Morton S.  The Effects of Kinesio Tape on Inversion Ankle Sprains in Collegiate Cross-Country Runners.  KinesioTaping Year Book.  Spring 2016.
 
Ruby, C. Assessing Global Behaviors in Physical Therapy Education, Journal of Community Engagement, Winter 2016.
 
Abstract:  Abraham, C, Grubler, K, Haley, R.   Maternal and fetal benefits of regular exercise and physical activity during pregnancy.  International Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.  May 2015 Vol 3, Issue 3.
 
Abstract:  Abraham, C.  Using the provision of pro bono physical therapy care as a means of increasing doctor of physical therapy student engagement in community service.  Proceedings of the 6th Annual International Symposium of Service Learning.  May 2015.
 
Abstract:  Drnach, M, Grubler, K, Haley, R. The identification and support of a student’s goals foran international service-learning experience.  6th International Symposium on Service Learning.  Service-Learning as a Global Interdisciplinary Movement:  Transforming Communities and Higher Education.  May 28-30, 2015.  Indianapolis, Indiana.  Published Abstract in Symposium Proceedings. 
 
Hadadzadeh MH, Maiya AG, Shad B, et.al. Home versus Hospital-based exercise training and associated improvements in functional capacity and quality of life in post-event coronary artery disease patients: An Indo-Iranian multi-center randomized controlled trial. Circulation. 2015;131:AP280.
 
Book Chapter:
2015-6: Serving an International Higher Education Partner Using a Problem-Based Learning Format. (Marangoni, A., Haley, R.)
Handbook of Research on Effective Communication in Culturally Diverse Classrooms.
Authors/Editors: Katia González (Wagner College, USA); Rhoda Frumkin (Wagner College, USA). IGI Global.  Hershey PA.


CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS:
 

T. Laska “Chair Rise Test as a Predictor for Safe Progression from a Walker to Independent Ambulation: A Retrospective Study” Poster presentation, West Virginia Physical Therapy Association Spring conference in Stonewall Resort  Roanoke , April 21-22 2019

T. Laska“ Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty in Geriatric Swimmer” Poster presentation West Virginia Physical Therapy Association Spring conference in Stonewall Resort  Roanoke , April 21-22 2018

T.Laska  “Physical Therapy Case Report for Accessory Nerve Injury Complicated by Adhesive Capsulitis.”Platform presentation. Combined Section Meetings .  APTA org.  San Antonio TX. February 14-18 2001

Grubler, K, Page, D, Patel P, Zombeck, M. The Effects of Service Learning upon Doctor of Physical Therapy Students and its Community Partner Participants; A qualitative Study.  Poster Presentation. WV Chapter of the APTA Annual Conference.
Stonewall Jackson Resort, Roanoke, WV. April 20-22, 2018. 
 
Edwards D, Ruby C, Lax D, Webster C, Havlin H. A Double Blind Randomized Control Trial Investigating the Effects of Core-Activated Hamstring Stretching. Poster presented at: 2018 West Virginia Physical Therapy Conference; April 22, 2018; Roanoke, WV.
 
Edwards D, Naticchia G, Pollastro, A, Tuminello C. Correlation between Dynamic Balance and Likelihood of Valgus Collapse in the Knee. Poster presented at: 2018 West Virginia Physical Therapy Conference; April 22, 2018; Roanoke, WV.
 
 
Ryba, M, Kreger, A.  Use and disuse of pediatric assistive devices: a survey.  Assistive Technology Industry Association Annual Conference.  Orlando, FL, 2018.
 
Kreger, A, Morse, J, Reeverts, K, Roche, J.  Prevalence and perceived effectiveness of pediatric KinesioTaping among Birth to Three Physical and Occupational therapists in West Virginia.  Academy of Pediatric Physical Therapy Annual Conference.  Cincinnati, OH, 2017.
 
Clinical Instructors’ Perception of the Impact of the Problem Based Learning Pillars for
Successful Clinical Education Experiences for Doctor of Physical Therapy Students.
Grubler, K, Haley, R, Connery, K, Giles, C, Heinitz, D. Poster Presentation. APTA
Education Leadership Conference.  October 13-15, 2017. Columbus, Ohio.
 
The Synergistic Effects of Service-Learning and Research. Marangoni,  Drnach, M,
Grubler, K, Haley, R,.  Plenary Keynote Presentation.
International Symposium on Service Learning 2017. National University of Ireland.
Galway, Ireland.  June 14-16, 2017.
 
An Analysis of Community Partner Goals in International Service-Learning.  Drnach, M,
Grubler, K.  Poster Presentation. International Symposium on Service Learning 2017.
National University of Ireland.  Galway, Ireland.  June 14-16, 2017.
 
Themes that Influence Student Goals for International Service Learning.  Grubler, K,
Jones, A.  Poster Presentation.  International Symposium on Service Learning 2017.
National University of Ireland.  Galway, Ireland.  June 14-16, 2017.
 
Drnach M, Edwards D, Keil A, Truxton S. Physical Therapy Student Perceptions of Service Learning Experiences. Poster presented at: 2017 International Service Learning Symposium; June 16; Galway, Ireland. 
 
Enhancing the use of the Spanish language ina service learning environment. 1 Hour Pre-Conference Workshop.  Marangoni A, Arevalo L. International Symposium on Service Learning 2017.  National University of Ireland.  Galway, Ireland.
June 14-16, 2017.
 
Enhancing the use of the Spanish language ina service learning environment. Presentation.  Marangoni A, Arevalo L. International Symposium on Service Learning 2017.  National University of Ireland.  Galway, Ireland.
June 14-16, 2017.
 
Inter-professional Education in International Service Learning.  Abraham, C, Grubler, K,
Haley, R, Mosman, D, Wade, A. 1 Hour Pre-Conference Workshop. International
Symposium on Service Learning 2017.  National University of Ireland.  Galway, Ireland.
June 14-16, 2017.
 
Predictor Variables for Doctor of Physical Therapy Student Success. Grubler,
K, Ruby, C, Marangoni, A, Backstrom, J, Johnson, M, Leever, M, Ramsay, J, Standiford,
B,Updyke, K.  Platform Presentation at the WV Chapter of the APTA Annual
Conference. Stonewall Jackson Resort, Roanoke, WV. April 21-23, 2017.  
 
Predictor Variables for Doctor of Physical Therapy Student Success. Grubler,
K, Ruby, C, Marangoni, A, Backstrom, J, Johnson, M, Leever, M, Ramsay, J, Standiford,
B,Updyke, K.  Poster Presentation at the WV Chapter of the APTA Annual Conference.
Stonewall Jackson Resort, Roanoke, WV. April 21-23, 2017.  
 
2017 Abraham, Caterina and Mason, Drew.  31st Annual Jose I. Ricard MD Family Medicine and Sports Medicine Conference.  Utilizing Physical Therapy and Athletic Training services to manage pain and post concussive symptoms in youth athletic populations.  Huntington, WV.  Nov 9-12, 2017.
 
Ruby, C. Galway Ireland, June 2017. 7th International Symposium on Service Learning, Assessing the Effects of Service Learning on the development of Global Citizenship; A Cohort Study.
 
Ruby, C. Galway Ireland, June 2017. 7th International Symposium on Service Learning, The Effects of International Service Learning on National Physical Therapy Examination Pass Rates.
 
The Impact of the Problem Based Learning Pillars on Clinical Education Experiences for
Doctor of Physical Therapy Students.  R.L. Haley, K.M. Grubler, R. Donovan, B.
Kemperman, D. Sparks.  APTA Education Leadership Conference 2016 – October 8,
2016, Phoenix, AZ.  Poster presentation.
 
Ruby, C. Phoenix Arizona, November 2016. Pilates Method Alliance Annual Conference, When to Refer, Recognizing Red Flags.
 
Kreger, A., Casey, J., Altizer, W., Malone, R., Paleg, G.  Determination of the Abilities of Children Living in Rural West Virginia with Neurodegenerative Disorders.  Presented at the West Virginia Rural Health Conference.  Logan, WV.  10/19/2016
 
Hadadzadeh, M. 2016: Feb 17-20 American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), Anaheim, CA, USA “Effects of early exercise-based cardiac rehabilitation on functional capacity in post-even CAD patients: A randomized controlled trial”
 
Drnach, M, Grubler, K. The identification and support of a student’s goals for
an international service-learning experience.  Round Table Discussion Presentation. 6th
International Symposium on Service Learning.  Service-Learning as a Global
Interdisciplinary Movement:  Transforming Communities and Higher Education.  May 28-30, 2015.  Indianapolis, Indiana.
 
Hadadzadeh, M. 2015: March 1-5 American Heart Association (AHA), EPI/Life style Council, Baltimore, USA. “Home versus Hospital-based exercise training and associated improvements in functional capacity and quality of life in post-event coronary artery disease patients: An Indo-Iranian multi-center randomized controlled trial.”
 
Hadadzadeh, M. 2015: March . Annual research symposium, Wheeling Jesuit University, Wheeling, WV. Jones J, Saylor R, Althouse A, Hadadzadeh MH. “The effects of Music Prior to Athletic Performance in Division II Athletes: A randomized controlled trial.”
 
Ruby, C. St. Louis, Missouri, June 2015.  National Athletic Training Association Annual Meeting & Clinical Symposia:Lab Leader for Learning Lab Fitness Without Fear: Your Back (You Under  Reconstruction)
 
 Ruby, C. Indianapolis, Indiana, May 2015. Identification, construction, and evaluation of service learning course objectives to meet the program’s mission and accreditation requirements, Presentation at the Sixth International Symposium on Service Learning. 
 
2015 6th International Symposium on Service-Learning.  Abraham, C. Using the provision of pro bono physical therapy care to increase doctor of physical therapy student community engagement.  Indianapolis, IN. May 27-30, 2015. 
 
Abraham, C. 2015 OMICS 3rd International Conference and Exhibition on Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.  Maternal and fetal benefits of regular exercise and physical activity during pregnancy.  San Antonio, TX.  May 18-20, 2015. 
 
Kreger, A.  Detrimental Effects of Pediatric Positioning Equipment.  Infant and Toddler Symposium.  April 2015.
 
3rd International Conference and Exhibition on Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation May 2015.  The Effects of the Tommie Copper Knee Sleeve on Chronic Knee Pain in University Employees. Rhonda Haley, PT, DPT, GCS, ATC, Poster presentation.
Student research project (Chelsea Baker, Jeff Gratzmiller, Max Queale)
 
West Virginia Physical Therapy Association Spring Conference 2015. Poster presentation. The Impact of the Appalachian Region on Gait Speed: An Investigation into Variances among College Track Athletes.  Rhonda Haley, PT, DPT, GCS, ATC
Student research project (Luke Makler, Ross Palicka, Adam Lewis, Mike Ludewig)
 
3rd International Conference and Exhibition on Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation May 2015.  Physical Therapy Interventions, Including Student education, for Individuals with Chronic Kidney Disease Receiving Hemodialysis Treatments.  Rhonda Haley and Allen Marangoni.
 
6th International Symposium on Service-Learning. May 2015. The Identification and Support of a student’s goals for an International Service-Learning Experience. Drnach, M, Grubler, K, and Haley,R (Author only for the presentation).