Berta Carmo Presents Research at National Conference

Dr. Leininger and D.P.T. graduate students Berta Carmo, Parsippany; Omar Amer, Scotch Plains; Jonathan Mayes, Dublin, Pennsylvania; and Dannylyn Manabat, Long Beach, California

PARSIPPANY — Berta Carmo of Parsippany was among the 34 University of Scranton Doctor of Physical Therapy (D.P.T.) students who presented research at the American Physical Therapy Association’s Combined Sectors Meeting in Washington, D.C., in January. The students conducted the research and made the poster presentations with seven physical therapy faculty members, who served as their advisors.

Carmo, along with D.P.T. students Omer Amer, Scotch Plains, New Jersey; Dannylyn Manabat, Long Beach, California; and Jonathan Mayes, Dublin, Pennsylvania, presented “The Effects of Blood Flow Restriction Therapy on Physical Performance in Adults as Compared to Standard Physical Exercise and Control Groups: A Systematic Review.” Their research was conducted with faculty advisor Peter Leininger, Ph.D., assistant professor of physical therapy.

Photo Caption: Peter Leininger, Ph.D., assistant professor of physical therapy, and his students were among the 34 students who made poster presentations at the American Physical Therapy Association’s national conference in Washington, D.C., in January. From left: Dr. Leininger and D.P.T. graduate students Berta Carmo, Parsippany; Omar Amer, Scotch Plains; Jonathan Mayes, Dublin, Pennsylvania; and Dannylyn Manabat, Long Beach, California.

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