Early Intervention Physical therapist's knowledge and use of the international classification of functioning, Health and disability for children and youth (icf-cy) in clinical practice

The survey explores if and how EI PTs use the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health for Children and Youth (ICF-CY) in clinical practice including if and how EI PTs introduce the ICF-CY to parents or caregivers of the children that they service.
PTs must have one year of EI PT experience and be practicing in the United States.
The survey is anonymous. Once a participant completes the questions they have the option to participate in a drawing for a $75 Amazon gift card. Participants information is kept confidential - names will not appear on the survey and participants will not be identifiable by name in any reports or publications.


Sheila Kelley, PT,
Lorraine Sylvester, PT, PhD,
405-271-2131, Ext.47119

Institution: University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
(approved 10076)

End of Study: 3/16/2019

A summary of results will be posted once research is complete.

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Physical Therapist provider survey regarding physical therapy care for those with spinal muscular atrophy (SMA)

This survey investigates current practice trends and physical therapy care for those with SMA and how current intervention supports recommened standards of care.


Kristin Krosschell, PT, DPT, MA
Institution: Northwestern University
(approved STU00208232)

This survey ends April 30, 2019.

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Spatiotemporal parameters of cortical sensorimotor processing during orofacial palpation, jaw movement and biting in individuals with chronic orofacial pain.

This study has ended. Stay tuned for results. Many thanks to all who participated.


Janey Prodoehl PT, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Physical Therapy
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Institution: Midwestern University
(approved #2716)
Funding Source: Research Facilitation Grant College of Health Sciences
Midwestern University
A summary of results will be posted once research is complete.

APTA Orthopaedic Academy Imaging SIG Survey

The purpose of this survey is to understand physical therapists’ attitude, knowledge, use, and ordering of diagnostic imaging related to their practice.

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Sean Rundell and George J Beneck, PhD, PT, OCS, KEMG or
Institution: University of Washington and California State University, Long Beach

Date of Study: September 2018 until May 2019

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Deciding who goes home following inpatient rehabilitaiton: a comparative analysis of allied healthcare professionals in southern illinois

The purpose of this study is to explore the factors that affect discharge recommendations made by allied healthcare professionals in southern Illinois for adults in inpatient rehabilitation

This survey has ended. A research summary will be forthcoming. Many thanks to all who participated.

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Christine Watt, OTR/L, MS

Institution: Southern Illinois University - Carbondale
(approved #18230)

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Reasons Why Physical Therapy Clinics choose to host students for physical therapy clinical education programs

The participation request has closed. This research is currently being conducted. Many thanks to those who volunteered.

Updated 2.14.2019