Risk Factors for Patellar Instability
Name of Award
Faculty Research & Scholarly Activities Grant
Doctor of Physical Therapy
John Schmitt, Professor in the Doctor of Physical Therapy program, and Kristen Gerlach, Assistant Professor in the Doctor of Physical Therapy program, received a $6,150 Faculty Research & Scholarly Activities Grant to determine the feasibility of utilizing existing clinical measurements of hip strength, core endurance, and biomechanical control and to document levels of pain and disability, and to determine whether patients with patellar instability display hip weakness, decreased core endurance, and reduced biomechanical control compared to age and sex matched control subjects.
Schmitt, John and Gerlach, Kristen, "Risk Factors for Patellar Instability" (2014). Internal Grant Awards. 63.