CHP Awards, Publications & Presentations

Academic Year 2015 - 2016

Publications, and Presentations - as reported by Faculty of the College of Health Professions

Publications | for complete listing, visit Digital Commons

Exercise Science 

  • Ronai, P., Exercise Technique: The Bunkie Test. Strength and Conditioning Journal, 37(3):89-92. 2015.
  • Ronai, P. Do It Right: “Pull-ups”. ACSM’s Health & Fitness Journal 20(2):24-27, 2016.
  • Kell, D., and Greer, B. (2016) Use of the Wattbike cycle ergometer for attenuation of bilateral pedaling asymmetry in trained cyclists.  Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research.  In Press.
  • Moran, M., Rickert, B., and Greer, B.  (2016)Tibial Acceleration and Spatiotemporal Mechanics in Distance Runners During Reduced Body Weight Conditions.  Journal of Sports Rehabilitation.  In Press.
  • Greer, B., Edsall, K., and Greer, A.(2016)Reliability of BOD POD measurements following a low-carbohydrate diet.  International Journal of Sport Nutrition and Exercise Metabolism.  26:145-149.
  • Greer, B., Sirithienthad, P., Moffatt, R., Marcello, R., and Panton, L. (2015) EPOC comparison between isocaloric bouts of steady-state aerobic, intermittent aerobic, and resistance exercise.  Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport.  86:190-195.
  • Greer, A., Sui, X., Maslow, A., Greer, B., Blair, S. (2015) The effects of sedentary behavior on metabolic syndrome independent of physical activity and cardiorespiratory fitness.  Journal of Physical Activity & Health, 12:68-73. 

Occupational Therapy 

  • Reynolds, S., Glennon, T.J., Ausderau, K., Bendixen, R., Kuhaneck, H.M., Pfeiffer, B., Watling, R., Wilkinson, K., & Bodison, S.C. (2016).  Using a Multifaceted Approach to Working with Children who have Differences in Sensory Processing and Integration, American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 71(2).
  • Reynolds, S.; Kuhaneck, H.M. & Pfeiffer, E. (2016). Effectiveness of Frequency Modulation (FM) to Improve Academic Performance in Children with Auditory Processing Difficulties: A Systematic Review. American Journal of Occupational Therapy 70, (1)
  • Kuhaneck, H.M. & Kelleher, J.P. (2015). Development of the Classroom Sensory Environmental Assessment (C-SEA). American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 69.
  • Kuhaneck, H.M. & Kelleher, J.P.  (In contract). The Classroom Sensory Environment Assessment (CSEA).  Assessment tool under contract with Academic Therapy Publications. 
  • Kuhaneck, H.M. & Watling, R. (2015, October). Guest editorial. Occupational Therapy: Meeting the needs of families of children with ASD. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 69
  • Kuhaneck, H.M, Madonna, S., Novak, A., & Pearson, E. (2015). A systematic review of interventions for families of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 69. 

Physical Therapy 

  • Tudini, F., Chui, K., Grimes, J., Laufer, R., Kim, S., Yen, SC., Vaughan, V. Cervical Spine Manual Therapy for Aging and Older Adults.  Topics in Geriatric Rehab. 2016;32(2):88-105.
  • Wormley, M.E., Grimes, J, Romney, W., Yen, SC., Chui, K.K. Neurophysiological effects of manual therapy in aging and older adults. Topics in Geriatric Rehab. 2015;31(3):173-179.
  • Laufer, R., Kim, S., Grimes, J., Vaughan, V., Yen, SC., Chui, K. Ankle and foot manual therapy for aging and older adults. Topics in Geriatric Rehab. 2015;31(3):211-216.
  • Chui, K.K., Yen, SC., Wormley, M.E., Grimes, J. Shoulder manual therapy for aging and older adults-Part 1: Subacromial Impingement Syndrome. Topics in Geriatric Rehab. 2015;31(3):217-224.
  • Chui, K.K., Yen, SC., Wormley, M.E., Grimes, J. Shoulder manual therapy for aging and older adults-Part 2: Adhesive Capsulitis. Topics in Geriatric Rehab. 2015;31(3):225-231.
  • Tudini, F., Chui, K., Grimes, J., Laufer, R., Kim, S., Yen, SC., Vaughan, V. Cervical Spine Manual Therapy for Aging and Older Adults.  Topics in Geriatric Rehab. 2015;31(3):E1-E18.
  • Kahn JH, Tappan R, Newman CP, Palma P, Romney W, Stultz ET, Tefertiller C, Weisbach CL. Outcome measure recommendations from the Spinal Cord Injury EDGE Task Force. Phys Ther. 2016;96:xxx–xxx. (published ahead of print). 
  • Deutsch JE, Romney W, Manal TJ, and Reynolds, J. (2015) Validity and Usability of a professional association’s web-based knowledge translation portal: APTA PTNow.org, BMC Informatics and Decision Making.15: 79. Doi: 10.1186/s12911-015-0178-y. 
  • Romney W, Wormley M, & Tudini F. (2015).  The effects of manual therapy on older adults with neurological disease.  Topics in Geriatric Rehabilitation.  13 (3), 180-187. 
  • Wormley M, Grimes J, Romney W, Yen S-C, Chui K. (2015).  The neurophysiological effects of manual therapy in older adults.  Topics in Geriatric Rehabilitation. 13 (3), 173-179. 
  • Weisbach CL, Romney W, & Kahn JH. (2015).  Measurement characteristics and clinical utility of the Capabilities of Upper Extremities among individuals with spinal cord injury.  Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. 96(1), 177-178.                 
  • Wormley, ME., Grimes, J., Romney, W., Yen, SC., Chui K.  “Neurophysiological Effects of Manual Therapy in Aging and Older Adults”.  Topics in Geriatric Rehabilitation, 2015, Volume 31, Issue 3, pages 173-179. 
  • Romney W., Wormley, ME., Tudini, F.  “The Effects of Manual Therapy on Aging and Older Adults with Neurological Disease”.  Topics in Geriatric Rehabilitation, 2015, Volume 31, Issue 3, pages 180-187.
  • Chui K., Yen SC., Wormley, ME, Grimes J.  “Shoulder Manual Therapy for Aging and Older Adults – Part 1: Subacromial Impingement Syndrome”.  Topics in Geriatric Rehabilitation, 2015, Volume 31, Issue 3, pages 217-224.  
  • Chui, K., Yen, SC., Wormley, ME, Grimes J.  “Shoulder Manual Therapy for Aging and Older Adults – Part 2: Adhesive Capsulitis”.  Topics in Geriatric Rehabilitation, 2015, Volume 31, Issue 3, pages 225-231. 

 
Speech Language Pathology  

Peer-Reviewed Publications 

  • Danzak, R. L. & Wilkinson, L. W. (in press). Finding Diego: A bilingual student integrates school, language, and identity. Journal of Latinos and Education. 
  • Danzak, R. L., & Arfé, B. (2016). Globally minded text production: Bilingual, expository writing of Italian adolescents learning English. Topics in Language Disorders, 36(1), 35-51. 
  • Danzak, R. L. (2015). “Sometimes the perspective changes”: Reflections on a photography workshop with multicultural students in Italy. International Journal of Multicultural Education, 17(3), 56-75. 
  • Danzak, R. L. (2015). The meaning of roots: How a migrant farmworker student developed a bilingual-bicultural identity through change. Global Education Review, 2 (2), 24-42 
  • Palencia, L., Das, A. Palecek, S.P., Thibeault, S.L, & Leydon, C. (2015). Epidermal growth factor mediated healing in stem cell-derived vocal fold mucosa. Journal of Surgical Research. 
  • Diehl, J., Friedberg, C., Paul, R. & Snedeker, J (2015). The use of prosody during syntactic processing in children with autism spectrum Disorders. Development and Psychopathology, 27(3), 867-84.  
  • Paul, R. (2015). Introduction to the JSLHR Supplement on Implementation Science. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, Dec., 2015,58, 1717-1718. 
  • Simmons, E., Paul, R., & Shic, F. (2016). A mobile application to treat prosodic deficits in autism spectrum disorder and other communication impairments. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 46, 320-327. 

Books

  • Paul, R. & Fahim, D. (2015). Can we talk? Navigating social communication treatments for your young child with autism. Baltimore: Paul H. Brookes.

Chapters

  • Danzak, R. L. (2015). Second language-literacy learning and social identity: A focus on writing. In R. H. Bahr & E. R. Silliman (Eds.), Routledge Handbook of communication disorders (pp. 324-334). Oxford, England: Routledge. 
  • Douglass, J. (2015). “Qualitative analysis of covert stuttering: Workplace implications and saving face” in K. St. Louis (ed.) Stuttering meets stereotype, stigma, and discrimination: An overview of attitude research. Univ. W.VA. 
  • Nobury, C. & Paul, R. (2015). Disorders of speech, language, and communication. In A. Thapar, D. Pine, J. Leckman, M. Snowling, S. Scott & E. Taylor. (Eds.). Rutter’s Child and Adolescent Psychiatry-6th Ed. (pp. 657-675). N.Y.: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. 

Presentations | for complete listing, visit Digital Commons

Exercise Science

  • Greer, B., Fortini, L., and Marcello, R. (2016) Dynamic compression boots fail to improve indices of short-term recovery.  Presented at the American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting.  Boston, MA.
  • Marcello, R., Greer, B., and Greer, A. (2016) Plyometric and resistance training do not inhibit running economy for up to 24 hours.  Presented at the American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting.  Boston, MA.                                                                                                                                   
  • Greer, B.  (2015)  “A Gluten-Free, All-Natural, Free-Range Tutorial: Helping Clients Decode Food Package Labeling.”  New England American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting. Providence, RI.
  • Rickert, B., Greer, B. (presenter), and Moran, M. (2015) Influence of directional loading on the metabolic demands of running in a lower-limb positive pressure treadmill.  Presented at the American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting.  San Diego, CA.
  • Greer, B., Rickert, B., Connelly, C., and Fee, C. (2015) Relationship between lean body mass or leanness and indirect indicators of basketball performance.  Presented at the American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting.  San Diego, CA.
  • Ronai, P., How to Train the CORE FOUR: the Secrets of Stability and Function”. National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) Annual Personal Trainer’s Conference. Anaheim, CA, November 11th, 2015. 
  • Ronai, P., “Oh My Aching Back: Exercise Program Do’s and Don’ts”. National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) Annual Personal Trainer’s Conference. Anaheim, CA, November 12th, 2015. 
  • Ronai, P., “How to Train the CORE FOUR: the Secrets of Stability and Function”. New England Chapter of the American College of Sports Medicine (NEACSM) Annual Fall Conference. Providence, RI, November 16th, 2015. 
  • Ronai, P., “Pre-conference Workshop/Seminar. Exercise Programming for Older Adults: Assessment, Program Design, and Special Considerations. ACSM’s 20th Annual Health & Fitness Summit & Exposition. Orlando, FLA, March 29th, 2016. 
  • Ronai, P., Workshop: It Hurts, But Can I Still Workout?” Practical Tool Box of Strategies for Working with Injured Clients. ACSM’s 20th Annual Health & Fitness Summit & Exposition. Orlando, FLA, March 30th, 2016.

Health Science

  • Dudley-Smith., Teaching Professors Conference-Washington DC, May 2016. Presented research on “Education and Prevention of Eating Disorders in College Students”. Dudley-Smith.,  Association for Prevention Teaching and Reseach-Charleston, SC. March 2015
  • Dudley-Smith.,  Presented research on “Interdisciplinary courses for health science students”.

Occupational Therapy

  • Kuhaneck, H.M.,  April 2016: Speaker, Short Course, American Occupational Therapy Association Annual Conference, Chicago, IL.  (AOTA) Systematic Review on Occupational Therapy and Persons with Sensory Processing Disorders.
  • Kuhaneck, H.M., April 17, 2015Poster session, American Occupational Therapy Association Conference,Nashville, TN. Active Play Program to Promote Healthy Lifestyles
  • Kuhaneck, H.M., April 17, 2015Poster session, American Occupational Therapy Association Conference,Nashville, TN. Sensory Processing Measure- Infant/Toddler: An Assessment Tool to Support the Role of OT in Traditional and Primary Care
  • Kuhaneck, H.M., April 18, 2015Poster session, American Occupational Therapy Association Conference,Nashville, TN. Development of the Sensory Processing Measure (SPM) for Middle- Schoolers and Teens

Physical Therapy

  • Blanchard, Y. NBO Level II training for early intervention providers. Children’s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, February 2016. 
  • Blanchard, Y. Evidence-based reasoning. Husson University, March 2016. 
  • Blanchard, Y. Kinésithérapie précoce de l’enfant vulnérable: Approche théorique et pratique en nord-américaine. VIIe Journée Régionale des Reseaux D’Aval. Guidel, France, March 2016. 
  • Blanchard, Y. Newborn behavioral observations (Part 1): How babies communicate their desires for interaction and needs for support. Section on Pediatrics Annual Conference, Pittsburgh, PA. 
  • Blanchard, Y. Newborn behavioral observations (Part 2): Applying concepts of neurobehavioral observations in clinical practice with young infants. Section on Pediatrics Annual Conference, Pittsburgh, PA. 
  • Blanchard, Y. Relationship-based interventions and neurobehavioral observations with families of high-risk Infants. American Physical Therapy Association NEXT Conference, National Harbor, MD.
  • Tudini, F., Chui, K., Grimes, J., Laufer, R., Kim, S., Yen, SC., Vaughan, V. Cervical Spine Manual Therapy for Aging and Older Adults.  Topics in Geriatric Rehab. 2016;32(2):88-105.
  • Myerson, J., Grimes, J., Gans, M., Tudini, F. “Manual Therapy Toolbox for the Cervical Spine: Optimizing Movement, Improving Outcomes.” Connecticut Physical Therapy Association, 10/16/2015. 
  • "Physical therapists evaluation of gait speed among patients in a sub-acute rehabilitation hospital increased following a knowledge translation intervention.  Romney W, Deutsch J, Salbach N. Poster Presentation APTA Combined Sections Meeting. Anaheim, CA.
  • “Creation and validation of two questionnaires: Barriers and facilitators to evidence based practice and using standardized assessments.”  Romney W, Deutsch J.  Poster Presentation Connecticut Physical Therapy Association Annual Conference.
  • “Evidence based practice confidence upon entry to physical therapy school is related to previous research-related experience.” Romney W, Deutsch J, Perry S, & Salbach N. World Confederation of Physical Therapist World Congress, 2015. Singapore.
  • Educational session (accepted for 2 hours). Bezner J. Wong MS. Yung E. “Disruptive Change in the Classroom, the Clinic, and Our Profession.” APTA Combined Sections Meeting in Anaheim, California, February 20, 2016.
  • Educational session (accepted for 2 hours). Yung E. Wong MS. Bell S. Samson JY. “Cervicothoracic and Shoulder Interventions for Upper Limb Symptoms.” APTA Combined Sections Meeting in Anaheim, California, February 18, 2016.
  • Platform Presentation. Glaser R. Bhatt JB. Chavez A. Yung E. “Management of Lateral Epicondylalgia Targeting Scapular Muscle Power Deficits: A Case Series.” APTA Combined Sections Meeting Hand Rehabilitation Section, Anaheim, California, February 20, 2016.
  • Poster Presentation. Yung E. Wong M. Barton E. Powell H. Wikfors K. Schipper S. Smith T. Systolic Blood Pressure Response to Laterally Directed Non‐Thrust Joint Manipulation of the Cervical Spine: A Randomized, Placebo‐Controlled Trial. APTA Combined Sections Meeting Orthopaedic Section, Anaheim, California, February 19, 2016.
  • Poster Presentation. Yung E. De Noyelles J. LeMoine M. Wong M. How to Simultaneously Integrate Movement System Impairment and Manual Therapy Approaches in Back Pain with Radiating Leg Pain: A Case Example. APTA Combined Sections Meeting Orthopaedic Section, Anaheim, California, February 19, 2016.
  • Educational session (1 hour). Potter M. Wong M. Yung E. “Using OMT and Sports skills to Maximize Outcome for Cervico-Thoracic and Shoulder Painful Conditions- from the Clinic to the Athletic Field.”
  • 2015 American Academy of Orthopaedic and Manual Physical Therapists (AAOMPT) Annual Conference in Louisville, KY, Oct 24, 2015.
  • Educational session (1-1/2 hours). Yung E. Wong MS. “Clinical Pattern Recognition for Low Back Pain: How to Simplify Your Pain Science, Manual and Movement Approaches to Maximize Outcome.” Annual Richard Erhard Memorial Lecture, California Physical Therapy Association Annual Conference in Pasadena, CA, September 27, 2015.

Peer Reviewed Abstracts

  • Yung E. Wong M. Barton E. Powell H. Wikfors K. Schipper S. Smith T. Systolic Blood Pressure Response to Laterally Directed Non‐Thrust Joint Manipulation of the Cervical Spine: A Randomized, Placebo‐Controlled Trial. Journal of Orthopedic & Sports Physical Therapy. 46(1): A156; Jan 2016.
  • Yung E. De Noyelles J. LeMoine M. Wong M. How to Simultaneously Integrate Movement System Impairment and Manual Therapy Approaches in Back Pain with Radiating Leg Pain: A Case Example. Journal of Orthopedic & Sports Physical Therapy. 46(1): A157; Jan 2016.
  • Yung E. Wong M., Wikfors K. Powell H. Smith T. Schipper S. Barton E. Stehr J. “Cardiovascular Response to Anteriorly Directed Pressure Applied to the Cervical Spine – A Randomized, Repeated-Measures, Double Blind, Placebo-Controlled Study.” Physiotherapy 101 suppl. 1 (2015): e1655-e1656.
  • Yung E. Wong M., Wikfors K. Powell H. Smith T. Schipper S. Barton E. Stehr J. “Cardiovascular Response to Laterally Directed Pressure Applied to the Cervical Spine – A Randomized, Repeated-Measures, Double Blind, Placebo-Controlled Study.” Physiotherapy 101 suppl. 1 (2015): e1656-e1657.

Speech Language Pathology

  • *Danzak, R., Massucci, E., Parmiter, J., Rizzo, A., & Zielinski, A. (November, 2015). Reading Between the Lines: Developing a Literacy Program in Guatemala. International Association for Research on Service Learning and Community Engagement (IARSLCE) Annual Conference. Boston, MA.   
  • Danzak, R. L. (October, 2015). Voices Under Construction: Adult English Learners Use Writing to Build Skills and Identities. ConnTESOL Conference presentation, Waterbury, CT. 
  • Silliman, E. R., Brea-Spahn, M., & Danzak, R. L. (July, 2015). Linguistic Density of the Mathematics Register in Students with OWL, LD, Dyslexia, & Dysgraphia. 39th Annual Conference of the International Academy for Research in Learning Disabilities (IARLD), Vancouver, BC, Canada. 
  • Cole, M., Gunther, C., & Danzak, R. (May, 2015). Developing a Cultural Awareness Curriculum for Study Abroad Students. NAFSA Annual Conference & Expo, “New Horizons in International Education”, Boston, MA. 
  • *Depa, G., Erickson, E., Thibeault, S.L., Leydon, C. (2015). Assessing damage to the vocal fold surface following chemical exposure: a research study. National Conference of the American Speech Language Hearing Association, Denver, CO. 
  • *Douglass, J., Smith, K., & Klara, J. (2015). Speech language therapy experiences of a person who covertly stutters. Poster presented at National Conference of the American Speech Language Hearing Association, Denver, CO. 
  • *Jerrild, B., Atkins, C., Jain, M., Leydon, C. (2015). Cystic Fibrosis and Voice: Patients’ perspectives on voice function. National Conference of the American Speech Language Hearing Association, Denver, CO. 
  • Lyons, M., Tsatsanis, K., Shic, F., Chawarska, K., Paul, R. (May, 2015). Predictors of functioning in preschool and School-age Children with ASD. International Meeting for Autism Research, Salt Lake City, UT. 
  • Simmons, E., Wall, C., Paul, R., & Shic, F. (May, 2015). Determining Appropriateness of a Mobile Technology Application to Treat Prosodic Deficits in ASD. International Meeting for Autism Research, Salt Lake City, UT. 
  • Paul, R. (Nov., 2015). What Works for Treating Autism? Presented at the National Conference of the American Speech-Language and Hearing Association. Denver, CA 
  • Paul, R. (Dec., 2015) Auditory processing in infant siblings of children with ASD. Children’s Hospital of Phila., PA 
  • Paul, R. (April, 2016). A systematic review of treatment interventions for autism spectrum disorders. Presented at the New York Association for Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology. Saratoga Springs, NY. 

* Co-authored by students