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2016 Abstracts

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Understanding Leisure-Time Physical Activity: Voices of People with MS Who Have Moderate to Severe Disability and Their Family Caregivers
Afolasade Fakolade, BMR(PT), M.ScQueen’s UniversityJulie Lamarre, B.ScQueen’s UniversityAmy E Latimer-Cheung, PhDQueen’s UniversityTrisha Parsons, B.Sc.(PT), PhDQueen’s UniversityMarcia Finlayson, PhD, OT Reg (Ont), OTRQueen’s University

Analysis of Upper Limb Sinergies in Multiple Sclerosis Subjects during Common Daily Actions
Andrea Tacchino, PhDItalian MS Society, Genoa, ItalyLaura Pellegrino, PhDUniversity of GenoaGiorgia Stranieri, DrUniversity of GenoaElena Tiragallo, Dr.University of Genoa;Giampaolo Brichetto, MD, PhDItalian MS Society, Genoa, ItalyMartina Coscia, Dr.Bertarelli Foundation Chair in Translational Neuroengineering, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de LausanneMaura Casadio, Prof.University of Genoa

Barriers to Recruitment in Multiple Sclerosis Clinical Research
Ashley M Clayton, MANYU Langone Medical CenterJennifer Kalina, MS, OTR/L, CCRC, MSCSNYU Langone

Free from Falls Program at the University of South Florida
Beth Tillman, BS, SPTUniversity of South Florida School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation SciencesJordan C Luther, BS, SPTUniversity of South Florida School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation SciencesDerrick S Robertson, MDUniversity of South FloridaLise Casady, MSCN, ARNP-CUniversity of South FloridaJeannie Stephenson, PT, Ph.D., NCSUniversity of South Florida School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences

Changing Physical Activity Behaviour in People with Multiple Sclerosis: A Systematic Review
Blathin Casey, BScPhysiotherapyUniversity of LimerickSusan B Coote, PhDUniversity of LimerickSara Hayes, PhDUniversity of LimerickStephen Gallagher, PhDUniversity of LimerickBlathin Casey, BScPhysiotherapyUniversity of Limerick

Potential for Massage Therapy to Manage Fatigue, Pain and Spasticity in People with Multiple Sclerosis
Christine Manella, PT, LMT, MCMTShepherd CenterAnneke Bender, MPTShepherd CenterDeborah Backus, PT, PhDShepherd CenterMark Sweatman, PhDShepherd Center;Lisa Ruger, LMTShepherd CenterDeborah Backus, PT, PhDShepherd Center

Using Dynamometry to Assess Grip Strength over Five Years in Individuals with Multiple Sclerosis
Cindy Darius, MS, RNJohns Hopkins School of MedicineScott D Newsome, D.O.Johns Hopkins School of MedicineKathryn Fitzgerald, ScDJohns Hopkins HospitalMoira Baynes, RNJohns Hopkins UniversityPeter A Calabresi, MDJohns Hopkins UniversityKathleen M Zackowski, PhD, OTJohns Hopkins University

Associations Between Myotonometry and Other Upper Extremity Measures Among Persons with Multiple Sclerosis
Elizabeth W. Triche, PhDUniversity of Connecticut School of MedicineKayla M. Olson, MAMount Sinai Rehabilitation HospitalJennifer A. Ruiz, DPTMount Sinai Rehabilitation HospitalAlbert C. Lo, MD, PhDMount Sinai Rehabilitation HospitalKayla M. Olson, MAMount Sinai Rehabilitation Hospital

Adaptive Locomotor Performance in the Early Stages of Multiple Sclerosis: A Pilot Study
Etienne J Bisson, PhDQueens UniversityTessa Elliott, MSc(c)Queens UniversityPatricia A Hewston, PhD(c), OTQueens UniversityMarcia Finlayson, PhD, OT Reg (Ont), OTRQueens UniversityNandini Deshpande, PhD, PTQueens University

Alterations in Temporal-Spatial Gait Parameters in People with Multiple Sclerosis – a Systematic Review
Stephanie DeCeglie, SPTRutgers, The State University of New JerseyShyra Dehner, SPTRutgers, The State University of New JerseySteven Ferro, SPTRutgers, The State University of New JerseyRaymond Lamb, SPTRutgers, The State University of New Jersey;Lauren Tomaszewski, SPTRutgers, The State University of New JerseyEvan T Cohen, PT, MA, PhD, NCSRutgers, The State University of New JerseyEvan T Cohen, PT, MA, PhD, NCSRutgers, The State University of New Jersey

The Effect of Walking-Related Motor Fatigability during the 6-Minute Walk Test on Temporal-Spatial Parameters of Gait in People with Multiple Sclerosis
Evan T Cohen, PT, MA, PhD, NCSRutgers, The State University of New JerseyDonald A Barone, D.O.Rowan University-SOMJ Scott Parrott, PhDRutgers, The State University of New JerseyStephanie Muth, PT, PhDThomas Jefferson UniversityEvan T Cohen, PT, MA, PhD, NCSRutgers, The State University of New Jersey

Relationship of Turning Parameters in Longitudinal Change of Balance Confidence, Walking Limitation, and Disability in Multiple Sclerosis
Gautam Adusumilli, Undergraduate StudentWashington University School of Medicine in St. LouisSamantha Lancia, MSWashington University School of Medicine in St. Louis;Victoria A Levasseur, Medical StudentUniversity of MissouriVaishak A Amblee, M.D. Candidate 2017University of Illinois at Chicago College of MedicineMegan Orchard, PAWashington University School of Medicine in St. LouisRobert T Naismith, MDWashington University School of MedicineJoanne M Wagner, PT, PhDSaint Louis University

Can Exercise Combined with Cranial Nerve Non-Invasive Neuromodulation (CN-NINM) Improve Mobility in Non-Ambulatory People with MS? a Case Study Series
Georgia A Corner, DPTTactile Communication and Neurorehabilitation LaboratoryJanet Ruhland, PT, MSTactile Communication and Neurorehabilitation LaboratoryMitchell E Tyler, MS, PETactile Communication and Neurorehabilitation LaboratoryYakov Verbny, Ph.D.Tactile Communication and Neurorehabilitation LaboratoryYuri Danilov, Ph.D.Tactile Communication and Neurorehabilitation LaboratoryKimberly Skinner, MS, PTTactile Communication and Neurorehabilitation Laboratory

Falls in People with Multiple Sclerosis; Causes, Attributions and Intervention Needs
Gillian Quinn, BScUniversity of LimerickSusan B Coote, PhDUniversity of Limerick;Gillian Quinn, BScUniversity of Limerick

Effect of Spasticity on Fatigue in Multiple Sclerosis
Herbert I Karpatkin, PT, DSc, NCS, MSCSHunter CollegeMorris Narovlianski, SPTHunter CollegeMelissa McDarby, SPTHunter CollegeIman RimawiDPT, SPTHunter CollegeBeremis Perez, SPTHunter College

The Effect of Intrathecal Baclofen Therapy in Ambulatory MS Patients
Jaes C Jones, B.S.Cleveland Clinic FoundationBryan Lee, M.D.Cleveland Clinic FoundationMin Lang, M.S.Case Western Reserve UniversityLu Dai, M.S.Cleveland Clinic FoundationDarlene Lobel, M.D.Cleveland Clinic FoundationAndre Machado, M.D., Ph.D.Cleveland Clinic FoundationFrancois Bethoux, MDCleveland Clinic Mellen CenterJaes C Jones, B.S.Cleveland Clinic Foundation

Analysis of the Development of MS-Related Competencies Among Physical Therapy Students
Prudence Plummer, PhD, PTThe University of North CarolinaAngela Rosenberg, DrPH, PTThe University of North CarolinaJessica H Reynolds, BSUniversity of North Carolina;Whitney Wilson, BSUniversity of North CarolinaAlexis A Williams, ATC, SPTThe University of North CarolinaCorinne J Bohling, BS, M.Ed, SDPTThe University of North CarolinaDiane Meyer, PT, MSCSUNC HealthcareKaye Gooch, MSWNational MS Society, Greater Carolinas ChapterLisa Johnston, PT, MS, DPTThe University of North Carolina

Quantitative Muscle Analysis Measurements in Low Disability Multiple Sclerosis
Joan Ohayon, RN, MSN, CRNP, MSCNNational Institutes of HealthJoseph Shrader, PT, CPedNational Institutes of HealthJulie Rekant, BSNational Institutes of HealthCristiane Zampieri, PT, PhDNational Institutes of HealthKaylan Fenton, RN, MSN, CRNP, MSCNNational Institutes of HealthChevaz Thomas, BSNational Institutes of HealthIrene Cortese, MDNational Institutes of Health

Physical Therapy and MS: One Size Does Not Fit All
John T Marmarou, PT, DPTTotal Rehab and FitnessJoshua D Katz, M.D.The Elliot Lewis Center for Multiple Sclerosis CareEllen S Lathi, M.D.The Elliot Lewis Center for Multiple Sclerosis CareLauren M Heyda, B.S.The Elliot Lewis Center for Multiple Sclerosis Care

The Feasibility of an Online Wellness Program Based on Group-Exercise and Theory-Based Models of Behavioral Change
Joseph W Miller, DPTThe University of North Carolina at Chapel HillGabrielle Scronce, DPTThe University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Translating Evidence into Practice: A Physical Rehabilitation Clinical Practice Guideline for Persons with Multiple Sclerosis
Kelli Doern, PT, DPT, NCS, MSCSSheltering Arms Physical Rehabilitation Centers;Morgan Eppes, PT, DPTSheltering Arms Physical Rehabilitation CentersLeslie Peterson, OTR/LSheltering Arms Physical Rehabilitation CentersKeri Cullen, M.Ed., CCC-SLPSheltering Arms Physical Rehabilitation Centers

Home-Based Resistance Training for Older Adults with Severe Multiple Sclerosis
Lara A Pilutti, PhDUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-ChampaignMichelle Stratton, BSUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-ChampaignMatthew E Platta, BSUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-ChampaignYvonne C Learmonth, PhDUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign;Robert W Motl, PhDUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-ChampaignLara A Pilutti, PhDUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

A Comparison Study of 8-Week Functional Strength and Pilates Based Training Program in Moderately Disabled Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
Myla D Goldman, MD, MscUniversity of VirginiaLeigh Sato, PTUniversity of Virginia;Shannon Wells, MEdUniversity of VirginiaCarla Shifflett, BAUniversity of VirginiaSravya Gundapaneni, BS (June 2017)University of Virginia

The Effect of a Single Bout of Physical Exertion on Language Skills in Individuals with Multiple Sclerosis
Marissa A Barrera, MS, MPhil, MSCS, CCC-SLPCUNY Graduate CenterP. Olivia Goodell, MS, CCC-SLPASPIRE Center for Health + WellnessHerbert I Karpatkin, PT, DSc, NCS, MSCSHunter College

Exploring the Feasibility of Monitoring of Gait and Falls in the Homes of Persons with Multiple Sclerosis
Pamela K Newland, RN, PhD, CMSRNBarnes Jewish College, Goldfarb School of NursingJoanne M Wagner, PT, PhDSaint Louis University

Levels and Rates of Physical Activity in Older Adults with Multiple Sclerosis
Rachel E Klaren, BSUniversity of Illinois at Urbana ChampaignEmerson Sebastiao, PhDUniversity of Illinois at Urbana ChampaignChung-yi Chiu, PhDUniversity of Illinois at Urbana ChampaignDominique L Kinnett-Hopkins, BSUniversity of Illinois at Urbana ChampaignEdward McAuley, PhDUniversity of Illinois at Urbana ChampaignRobert W Motl, PhDUniversity of Illinois at Urbana Champaign

Comprehensive Profile of Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing in Ambulatory Persons with Multiple Sclerosis
Rachel E Klaren, BSUniversity of Illinois at Urbana ChampaignBrian M Sandroff, PhDKessler FoundationBo Fernhall, PhDUniversity of Illinois at ChicagoRobert W Motl, PhDUniversity of Illinois at Urbana Champaign

Exercise As an Essential Component of Comprehensive Treatment: Historic and Future Considerations of the Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers (CMSC)
Richard W Hicks, PhDJimmie Heuga Center EndowmentBrian A Hutchinson, MSPTMS Achievement Center at Dignity Neurological Institute of Northern California

Competitive Inhibition of Myostatin in the Management of Sarcopenia and Muscle Wasting Disease – Implications for Primary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis
Ronald O Bailey, M.D.Riverside Medical ClinicBavesh Desai, PhD., J.D.Riverside Medical ClinicRandy R. Heim, B.S., M.S.Riverside Medical ClinicMarlon V. Garcia, MARiverside Medical ClinicCarina G. Sprague, LVNRiverside Medical Clinic

Physiologic Responses and Changes in Walking Performance during the Six Minute Walk Test in People with Multiple Sclerosis: A Systematic Review
Shyra Dehner, SPTRutgers, The State University of New JerseyEvan T Cohen, PT, MA, PhD, NCSRutgers, The State University of New JerseyRobert L Dekerlegand, PT, MPT, PhD, CCSRutgers, The State University of New JerseyEvan T Cohen, PT, MA, PhD, NCSRutgers, The State University of New Jersey

Effect of Fatigue on Sensory Impairment in Multiple Sclerosis
Stefanie DiCarrado, DPT, PT, CPT, CES, PESHunter CollegeHerbert I Karpatkin, PT, DSc, NCS, MSCSHunter CollegeJulia Karsten, SPTHunter CollegeAshley McLoughlin, SPTHunter CollegeMelanie Rocchio, SPTHunter CollegeChristina Bianchi, SPTHunter College

Oxygen Uptake Efficiency Slope Across the Disability Spectrum in Persons with Multiple Sclerosis
Thomas A Edwards, BKinUniversity of Illinois at Urbana ChampaignRachel E Klaren, BSUniversity of Illinois at Urbana ChampaignRobert W Motl, PhDUniversity of Illinois at Urbana ChampaignLara A Pilutti, PhDUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Mscares: Therapy Protocol for Persons with Multiple Sclerosis
Tracy Flemming Tracy, OTR/L, MSCS, MSSMCTanner Center for MSEmily S Riser, MDTanner Center for MSDanielle Lehman, OTSTanner Center for MS

Comparison of Actigraph, Fitbit and Manual Step Count during a Two-Minute Walk Test in People with Multiple Sclerosis: A Pilot Study
Valerie A J Block, PT DPTSc(c)San Francisco State UniversityAntoine Lizée, MScUCSF;Elizabeth Crabtree-Hartman, MD, MASUCSFCarolyn J Bevan, MDUCSFJennifer Graves, MD, PhDUCSF Pediatric MS CenterAri J Green, MDUniversity of California, San Francisco;Bardia Nourbakhsh, MDUCSFMatthew Tremblay, MD, PhDUCSFGregory M Marcus, MD, MAS, FACC, FAHA, FHRSUCSFJeffrey E Olgin, MDUCSFMark Pletcher, MD, MPHUniversity of California San Francisco Medical CenterBruce AC Cree, MD, PhDUniversity of California San FranciscoDiane D Allen, PT, PhDUniversity of California San Francisco/San Francisco State UniversityJeffrey M Gelfand, MD, MASUCSF

Physiotherapy and Walking Outcomes in Adults with Multiple Sclerosis: A Meta-Analysis
Yvonne C Learmonth, PhDUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-ChampaignIpek Ensari, EdMUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-ChampaignRobert W Motl, PhDUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

ORAL PRESENTATIONS

Understanding Engagement Decisions to Maximize Gait and Balance: Persons’ with Multiple Sclerosis and Physical Therapists’ Perspectives
Elissa C Held Bradford, PT, PhD, NCS, MSCSRocky Mountain University of Health ProfessionsAndrea White Gorman, PhD, RD, LPCRocky Mountain University of Health ProfessionsJoanne M Wagner, PT, PhDSaint Louis UniversityMarcia Finlayson, PhD, OT Reg (Ont), OTRQueen’s UniversityElissa C Held Bradford, PT, PhD, NCS, MSCSSaint Louis University

A Qualitative Study of a Home-Based DVD Exercise Intervention in Older Adults with Multiple Sclerosis
Elizabeth A Hubbard, MScUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-ChampaignYvonne C Learmonth, PhDUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-ChampaignDominique L Kinnett-Hopkins, BSUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-ChampaignThomas Wojcicki, PhDBellarmine University;Sarah Roberts, BSUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-ChampaignJason Fanning, MSUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-ChampaignEdward McAuley, PhDUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-ChampaignRobert W Motl, PhDUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Associations Between UE Body Functions and Clinical Characteristics Among Persons with Multiple Sclerosis
Elizabeth W. Triche, PhDUniversity of Connecticut School of MedicineKayla M. Olson, MAMount Sinai Rehabilitation HospitalJennifer A. Ruiz, DPTMount Sinai Rehabilitation HospitalAlbert C. Lo, MD, PhDMount Sinai Rehabilitation HospitalKayla M. Olson, MAMount Sinai Rehabilitation Hospital

Application of a Clinical Practice Guideline for Persons with Multiple Sclerosis in a Multi-Setting, Multi-Discipline Rehabilitation Facility
Kelli Doern, PT, DPT, NCS, MSCSSheltering Arms Physical Rehabilitation Centers;Morgan Eppes, PT, DPTSheltering Arms Physical Rehabilitation Centers

The Benefit of Tai Chi on Balance and Gait in People with Multiple Sclerosis
Linda A Csiza, PT, DSc, NCSTexas Woman’s University

Assistive Device Training Results in Improved Functional Mobility and Reduced Thalamo-Cortical Connectivity in People with MS
Brett W. Fling, PhDOregon Health & Science UniversityDouglas Martini, PhDOregon Health & Science UniversityAndrea Hildebrand, BAOregon Health & Science University;Eline Zeeboer, MSc, PTOregon Health & Science UniversityMichelle H Cameron, MD, PTOregon Health & Science UniversityMichelle H Cameron, MD, PTOregon Health & Science University

Physical Functioning Among Older Adults with MS: Evidence Based on an Objective Outcome
Robert W Motl, PhDUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-ChampaignJulia M Balto, BScUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-ChampaignManuel E Hernandez, PhDUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-ChampaignBrian M Sandroff, PhDKessler Foundation