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Journal of Geriatric Physical Therapy:
doi: 10.1519/JPT.0b013e31823cbe5a
2012 COMBINED SECTIONS MEETING OF THE APTA: Presentation Titles

APTA Combined Sections Meeting, Chicago, Illinois, February 8–12, 2012

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The Research Committee of the Section on Geriatrics has completed the peer-review process and has selected 15 platform presentations and 34 poster presentations focusing on key issues in physical therapy care for aging adults. Platform presentations are scheduled for Thursday (February 9, 2012) and Friday (February 10, 2012) from 8 AM until 10 AM on both days. Posters will be on display in the Exhibit Hall; refer to the CSM link at www.apta.org to determine when authors will be available for discussion of their work. A list of platform presentations (by date and time) and poster sessions (alphabetical by title) follows later. Full abstracts will be available at the APTA CSM link at http://apta.org and on the Journal's Web site: http://www.jgeript.org.

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PLATFORM PRESENTATIONS

Thursday, February 9, 2012

Body Weight Supported Gait Training and Amplified Verbal Cueing in a 77-Year-Old Male With Advanced Parkinson's Disease: A Case Report. Hartley GW, Joseph S, Domingo M, Nelson G, Petrosky M, Sumner M. Rehabilitation, St. Catherine's Rehabilitation Hospital, Miami FL; Physical Therapy, University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida.

Exercise Effects on Multitask Walking: An RCT of the Response of Older Adults With Mobility Limitations to Two Types of Therapeutic Exercise. Huang WW, VanSwearingen J, Perera S, Studenski S, Cham R. Department of Physical Therapy, I-Shou University, Kaohsiung City, Taiwan; Department of Physical Therapy, Division of Geriatric Medicine, Department of Bioengineering, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Can Balance Training in a Patient With Fall History Recovering From Acute Encephalopathy Result in Meaningful Improvements in Function? Phillips EL, Di Fabio R, Olson-Kellogg B. Geriatric Physical Therapy Residency and Program in Physical Therapy, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Does Important Change in Function After Knee Replacement Guarantee Good Absolute Function? The MOST Study. Maxwell JL, Felson D, Niu J, Neogi T, Wise B, Nevitt M, Singh J, Frey Law L. Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts; University of California Davis, Davis, California; University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California; University of Alabama Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama; University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa.

Effect of Foot Orthoses on Balance in Older Adults. Gross MT, Mercer VS. Division of Physical Therapy, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina.

Factors Predicting Weight-Bearing Asymmetry 1 Month After Unilateral Total Knee Arthroplasty. Christiansen CL, Bade M, Luce M, Stevens-Lapsley JE. Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, University of Colorado, Aurora, Colorado.

Does Intramuscular Adipose Tissue Influence Muscle Activation in Older Individuals? Yoshida Y, Marcus RL, LaStayo PC. University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah.

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Friday, February 10, 2012

Development of a large, system-wide osteoporosis and bone health program. Ochi JE, Lundblad M, Hribar MA, Gibbon M, Saloka Morrison M. Rehabilitation and Sports Therapy, Cleveland Clinic, Beachwood, Ohio.

The Use of Smartphone technology in the Home Care Setting: Feasibility and Recommendations for Future Use. Fletcher HL. Fox Rehabilitation, Cherry Hill, New Jersey.

Characteristics of Geriatric Practice Settings That Attract and Retain PTs. Collins T; University of Scranton, Scranton, Pennsylvania.

Use of Cardiovascular Medications in a Long-Term Care Rehabilitation Population. Dehner. L; Physical Therapy, College of Mount St. Joseph, Cincinnati, Ohio.

Interrater and Intrarater Reliability of the Sitting Balance Assessment Tool (SitBAT) in the Skilled Nursing Facility Setting. Fell N, Abercrombie S, Pile EM, Samuels SA, Lopez NA, Grisham CE, Rogers CW, Kinzalow LL. University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, Chattanooga, Tennessee; Life Care Centers of America, Ducktown and East Ridge TN; BenchMark Physical Therapy, Chattanooga TN.

Reliability and validity of the Four-Square-Step-Test as a measure of balance and mobility in older adults. Goldberg A. Program in Physical Therapy, Institute of Gerontology, Department of Health Care Sciences, Wayne State University, Detroit MI.

Diagnostic Accuracy of the University of Illinois at Chicago Fear of Falling Measure to Identify Fallers in Community Dwelling Older Adults. Smith S, Wang-Hsu E, Meiers J, Haswell M, Jasin P; Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Sciences, Drexel University, Philadelphia PA.

Minimum Detectable Change for Common Physical Performance Measures in Older Adults. Goldberg A, Chavis M, Watkins J, Wilson T. Department of Health Care Sciences, Program in Physical Therapy, and Institute of Gerontology, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan.

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POSTER PRESENTATIONS

Age-Related Differences in Foot-Tap Speed. Hinman MR, O'Connell JK, Higgins SM, Sandifer CJ, Sherwood HN, Wren ER. Physical Therapy, Hardin-Simmons University, Abilene, Texas.

Applying Motivational Techniques of the Transtheoretical Model of Health Behavior Change to a Geriatric Assisted Living Resident. King T. Fox Rehabilitation, Cherry Hill, New Jersey.

Assessing Fall Risk in Ambulatory Physical Therapy Patients. King B, Hobbs JA, Arneson LB, Cieslak K, Stolp K, Brewer K, Hooley S, Verheijde J, Gorr M, Dinkins MM, Curtin KA, Leming DT, Dorsher PT, Rizzo Hust TD, Tompkins J, Johnson Siekmann E, Seratte D, Butters M. Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Rochester, Minnesota; Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Mayo Clinic in Arizona, Phoenix AZ; Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Mayo Clinic in Florida, Jacksonville, Florida.

Assessing Lower Extremity Muscle Fatigue: Do Isometric and Isokinetic Contractions Provide Equivalent Measures in Older Adults? Gillman AC, Lindseth MN, Beisel LH, Powell D, Xia R, Threlkeld AJ. Physical Therapy, Creighton University, Omaha, Nebraska.

Chair Rise Strategies for Older Adults With and Without Parkinson Disease. Eastlack M, Conrad C, Keltner C, McIntyre K, Tomlinson J, Craig RL. Physical Therapy, Arcadia University, Glenside, Pennsylvania.

Clinical and Business Implications of a Fall Assessment and Progressive Exercise Program in Assisted Living. Sloves G, Gomez A. Fox Rehabilitation, Cherry Hill, New Jersey.

Combining the University of Illinois at Chicago Fear of Falling Measure With the Berg Balance Scale Improves the Prediction of Fallers in Community Dwelling Older Adults. Wang-Hsu E, Meiers J, Bilaloglu N, Gavina A, Smith SS. Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Sciences, Drexel University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Community-Based Exercise Program for Stroke Survivors: Effects on Mobility and Quality of Life. Ansburg S, Pancake C, McGarrh L, Gillette PD, Lampe M; Physical Therapy, Bellarmine University, Louisville, Kentucky; Physical Therapy, Baptist Hospital East, Louisville, Kentucky.

Comparison of Healthy Participants and Persons With Low Bone Mass. Meiers J, Wang-Hsu E, Grenier B, Strittmatter H, Busciacco L, Weiss L, Smith S. Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences, Drexel University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Differences in Fall Status and Balance Confidence Between Older Women and Men. Cleary KK, Thompson S, Skornyakov E. Eastern Washington University, Spokane, Washington.

Do Clinical Assessments Discriminate Between Faller and Non-Faller Community-Dwelling Older Adults? Morgia J, Inacio MP, Bhaskaran D, Bair W, Yungher D, Prettyman M, Rogers M, Beamer M. Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science, University of Maryland, School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland; Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine, Baltimore VAMC GRECC, Baltimore, Maryland.

Effects of Physical Therapy Intervention on Oswestry Scores Following Percutaneous Vertebral Augmentation in Older Adults With Vertebral Compression Fractures. Cahoj PA, Cook JL, Halliday MV, Sterban CP, Horton CA. Physical Therapy, Missouri State University, Springfield, Missouri.

Eight-Week Kaatsu-Walk Training Program Improves Functional Performance and Lower Extremity Strength. Weisner K, Beekley M, Finley MA. Krannert School of Physical Therapy, University of Indianapolis, Indianapolis, Indiana.

Entry-Level Multidisciplinary Competencies for Health Professionals Caring for Older Adults. Barr JO, Semla TP, Wong RA. Physical Therapy, St. Ambrose University, Davenport, Iowa; Medicine, & Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois; Physical Therapy, Marymount University, Arlington, Virginia.

Examination of Changes in Walking Speed After Total Knee Replacement. Kittelson AJ, Stevens-Lapsley JE. Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Colorado, Aurora, Colorado.

Feasibility of Using Nintendo Wii Fit System to Assess Balance in Older Adults. Hall CD, Clevenger CK, Byrd Sellers J, Wolf R, Lin J, Johnson TM, Wolf, SL. Rehabilitation R & D Center of Excellence, Atlanta VAMC, Atlanta, Georgia; School of Nursing, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia; Research Service, Atlanta VAMC, Atlanta, Georgia; Family Medicine, Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia; Geriatric Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia; Rehabilitation Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia.

Functional Predictors of Stair-Climbing Ability in Older Adults, Hinman MR, O'Connell JK, Garrett M, Baskin AG, Dorr ML, Hardin RG, Varner BC. Physical Therapy, Hardin-Simmons University, Abilene, Texas.

Hip Manual Therapy for Older Adults With a Primary Complaint of Chronic Low Back Pain and Co-Existing Hip Impairments: A Case Series. Velasco T, Sions JM, Hicks GE. University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware.

Improvement of Anticipatory Postural Control in Older Adults Following a Single Training Session. Kanekar N, Krishnan V, Aruin AS. Physical Therapy, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois.

Improving Gait Speed With a Metronome. Pendleton CN, Cole J. Fox Rehab, Winchester, Virginia.

Movement Patterns of Participants After Hip Fracture in Acute and Home Care Settings. Houck J, Tome J, Hilton TN, Rumsey LM, Kneiss J, Bukata S, Puzas E. Physical Therapy, Ithaca College, Rochester, New York; Physical Therapy, Highland Hospital, Rochester, New York; Physical Therapy, MGH Institute of Health Professions, Boston, Massachusetts; Orthopaedics, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York.

Muscle Co-activation During Gait Before and After Total Knee Arthroplasty. Judd DL, Thomas A, Stevens-Lapsley JE, Davidson BS. University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, Aurora, Colorado; University of Denver, Denver, Colorado.

Potential Use of Computerized Gaming System (Wii-Fit) in Balance Training of Older Adults. Bateni H. Allied Health and Communicative Disorder—Physical Therapy Program, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, Illinois.

Qualitative Assessment and Development of a Fall Risk Screening Form. Chen S, Gleeson P, Mitchell K, O'Donnell AT, Olson S. School of Physical Therapy, Texas Woman's University, Houston, Texas.

Quantitative Proprioception Measurement Across the Lifespan. Wingert JR, Welder C, Vonkchalee S, Foo P. Health and Wellness, University of North Carolina Asheville, Asheville, North Carolina; Psychology, University of North Carolina Asheville, Asheville, North Carolina.

Referral Patterns for Rehabilitation in New Jersey Assisted Living Facilities. King T, Brook JD. Fox Rehabilitation, Cherry Hill, New Jersey.

Relationship of Fear of Falling to Fall Risk and Physical Measures of Balance, Lower Extremity Strength and Fitness in Persons With Low Bone Mass. Wang-Hsu E, Meiers J, Busciacco L, Weiss L, Grenier B, Strittmatter H, Smith SS. Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Sciences, Drexel University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Resistance to Gait-Slip Falls: Long Term Retention in Community-Dwelling Older Adults. Bhatt T, Yang F, Pai Y. Physical Therapy, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois.

Sensitivity to Change and Responsiveness of Four Balance Measures for Community-Dwelling Older Adults. Pardasaney PK, Wagenaar R, Latham N, Jette A, Slavin M, Bean J. College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts; Health and Disability Research Institute, School of Public Health, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts; Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Cambridge, Massachusetts.

A Systematic Review of the Effectiveness of the Nintendo Wii Gaming System to Improve Balance in Older Adults. Densevich A, Gamrat J, Niznick A, Salerno M, Hakim RM. Physical Therapy, University of Scranton, Scranton, Pennsylvania.

Test-Retest Reliability and Minimal Detectable Change of Determining the Index of Kyphosis: Test-Retest Reliability and Minimal Detectable Change for Temporo-Spatial Gait Parameters During Dynamic Gait Tasks in Healthy Young and Older Adults. Norris B, Medley A, Antes K, Mandeville H, Miller C, Selby K, Kunze C, Bireley J. Texas Women's Univertisy Dallas, Dallas, Texas.

Use of Accelerometers to Quantify Movement Symmetry During Stair Walking for People With Knee Osteoarthritis. Christiansen CL, Judd DL, Thomas A, Rogers E, Stevens-Lapsley JE. Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, University of Colorado, Aurora, Colorado.

Use of a Harness System for Fall Prevention During Balance Training in Older Adults Fallers. Siegel SG, Chaney J, Christopher K, Nicknair A, Perkins K, Pillsbury L. Physical Therapy, Husson University, Bangor, Maine.

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