DPT student Janae Wagler presents research poster at national conference

Posted: Tuesday, May 30, 2017

University of Evansville second year DPT student Janae Wagler and assistant professor of physical therapy Tzurei Chen recently presented at the Gait & Clinical Movement Analysis Society Annual Conference in Salt Lake City, Utah.

The poster is titled " Effects of Student-led Balance Training on a Community-Dwelling Older Adult with Recurrent Falls: A Case Study."

Wagler has been working on this study for the past two years. She participated in data collection, analysis, interpretation, and dissemination of the project. Chen is the primary faculty investigator on this project.

This balance study examined the effectiveness of the balance training assignment for the course, PT523-Patient Management III-Multiple Systems, taught by Chen. The student trainers involved in this study were in the Class of 2016.

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