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  • Assessment of exercise capacity in an individual with LVAD explanation without heart transplantation 

    Amick, Ryan Zackary (Wichita State University, 2007-08)
    BACKGROUND: Left Ventricular Assist Device’s (LVAD) have become a viable treatment alternative to heart transplantation. While under LVAD support, some have shown significant recovery of native heart function allowing for ...
  • Association between balance and lower extremity strength in older adults aged 50 to 74 

    Stover, Caitlin D.; Amick, Ryan Zackary; Geddam, David E.; Young, Kaelin C.; Patterson, Jeremy A. (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2014-05)
    The ability to reduce functional limitations in older adults is a significant public health concern. With increasing age, many functional abilities can decrease secondary to physiological changes, limiting the ability to ...
  • Balance assessment using the balance error scoring system: 10 seconds versus 20 seconds evaluation time 

    Amick, Ryan Zackary; Stern, Danielle C.; Jansen, Samantha D.; Jorgensen, Michael J.; Patterson, Jeremy A. (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2014-05)
    The Balance Error Scoring System (BESS) is a subjective clinical balance assessment frequently used by various healthcare providers. A test administrator records the number of pre-defined errors committed by the test subject ...
  • BESS scores observed in real time versus with slow-motion video recording 

    Stern, Danielle C.; Amick, Ryan Zackary; Jansen, Samantha D.; Jorgensen, Michael J.; Patterson, Jeremy A. (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2014-05)
    The Balance Error Scoring System (BESS) is a subjective clinical balance assessment frequently used by various healthcare providers. A test administrator records the number of pre-defined errors committed by the test subject ...
  • Comparison of postural sway measures using a balance platform and mobile application 

    Takeshima, Nobuo; Patterson, Jeremy A.; Amick, Ryan Zackary; Rogers, Nicole L.; Young, Kaelin C.; Rogers, Michael E. (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2014-05)
    Balance training has become common in therapeutic exercise routines for rehabilitation, injury prevention, and fall prevention. Unstable surfaces such as foam pads are commonly used in these purportedly to improve balance. ...
  • Comparison of the SWAY balance mobile application to the BESS balance assessment in older adults 

    Jansen, Samantha D.; Amick, Ryan Zackary; Stern, Danielle C.; Chaparro, Alex; Patterson, Jeremy A. (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2014-05)
    Balance assessment has commonly been subjective; however, advances in handheld mobile devices have provided objective balance measurement tools. Recently, the SWAY Balance Mobile Application, which utilizes tri-axial ...
  • Effect of Task Difficulty on Dual-Task Performance using postural stability and cognition measures 

    Nadji, Nassim; Coursen, Sarah M.; Amick, Ryan Zackary; Patterson, Jeremy A. (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2014-05)
    Task performance decreases when people attempt to perform multiple task simultaneously. One technique that can be used to gain more information from primary task performance involves the manipulation of task difficulty.PURPOSE: ...
  • Exercise capacity in an individual with LVAD explantation without heart transplantation 

    Patterson, Jeremy A.; Amick, Ryan Zackary; Farhoud, Hussam H. (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2010-07)
    Left ventricular assist devices (LVADs) have become a viable treatment alternative to heart transplantation, in some instances providing for a level of improvement of native heart function to allow for device explantation. ...
  • Sway balance score as an indication of improved function in an elite athlete 

    Geddam, David E.; Amick, Ryan Zackary; Stover, Caitlin D.; Stern, Danielle C.; Patterson, Jeremy A. (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2014-05)
    Balance is a key component in both the maintenance of functional abilities and performance of high level physical activity. As such, for athletes who suffer lower extremity injury, the assessment of balance is regularly ...
  • Time to target heart rate in professional firefighters wearing a weighted vest versus firefighter gear 

    Carson, Lindsey L.; Donner, Lisa A.; Amick, Ryan Zackary; Miller, Ruth A.; Patterson, Jeremy A.; Jorgensen, Michael J.; Hakansson, Nils (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2014-05)
    Firefighters have a physically demanding job that requires the ability to perform important and difficult tasks while carrying the weight of their fire gear. The Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT) is a physical exam ...