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Presentations


Student and faculty refereed research abstracts/presentations from January 2008 to present. (Accepted and submissions currently in review)
 

Student as Lead Author/Faculty as Secondary Author(s)

Webb, L, Caitlin, C, Dunaway, J, Stroer, K, Benkeser, D, Cunningham, T, Bringman, D, Davies, GJ. Randomized Controlled Trial Analyzing the Effects of a Simulated Computerized Shoulder Model Training on the Accuracy of the Forces used During Shoulder Mobilizations in First-Year Physical Therapy Students. Research Poster Presentation accepted for presentation. APTA-CSM, Las Vegas, NV., Feb, 2014

Anderson, A, Bond, J, Fitzpatrick, K, Morris, D, Riemann, BL, Davies, GJ. Prospective, randomized clinical trial of the effects of open, closed and combined kinetic chain exercises on patients with patellofemoral pain syndrome (PFPS). Research Poster Presentation accepted for presentation. APTA-CSM, Las Vegas, NV., Feb, 2014

Holzwarth, AG, Keen, LS, McMahan, DL, Wofford, N, Davies, GJ. Prospective Randomized Training Study Evaluating Low versus Moderate Volume Plyometric Training on Functional Outcome Measures of the Shoulder.  Research Poster Presentation accepted for presentation. APTA-CSM, Las Vegas, NV., Feb, 2014

Smith, C, Schneider, E, Riemann, BL, Davies, GJ. The Effect of Scapular Fatigue on Upper Extremity Power. Research Poster Presentation accepted for presentation. APTA-CSM, Las Vegas, NV., Feb, 2014

Arnsdorff, K, Anderson, S, Burton, K, Voight, D, Davies, GJ, Riemann, BL. Comparison of low volume versus high volume upper extremity plyometric exercises on shoulder performance. Research Poster-APTA-CSM, San Diego, CA., January, 2013. (Nominated for one of the top Orthopaedic Section poster abstracts; Nominated for Grand Prize for best research poster). J Ortho Sports Phys Ther. 43(1):A88 (Abst.-OPO2220), 2013

Ewin, WC, King, JE, Kirksey, AM, Davies, GJ, Bringman, D, Wilcox, AL. A Randomized Prospective Training Study of Open Kinetic Chain and Closed Kinetic Chain Perturbation Training in Clients with Shoulder Pain. Research Poster-APTA-CSM, San Diego, CA., January, 2013. J Ortho Sports Phys Ther. 43(1):A90 (Abst.-OPO2226), 2013

King, JE, Cunningham, TC, Davies, GJ. Intra-tester Reliability for Quantification of Forces with Accessory and Physiologic Movements using Computerized Instrumented Shoulder Models.  Research Poster-APTA-CSM, San Diego, CA., January, 2013. (Nominated for one of the top Orthopaedic Section poster abstracts; Nominated for Grand Prize for best research poster) J Ortho Sports Phys Ther. 43(1):A89 (Abst.-OPO2224), 2013

Webb, L, Caitlin, C, Dunaway, J, Stroer, K, Benkeser, D, Cunningham, T, Bringman, D, Davies, GJ. The Effects of Simulated Computerized Shoulder Model Training on the Accuracy and Consistency of Shoulder Mobilizations in First-Year Physical Therapy Students. Research Platform Presentation, AASU Graduate Student Symposium, April, 2013

Anderson, A, Bond, J, Fitzpatrick, K, Morris, D, Riemann, BL, Davies, GJ. Comparison of the effects of open vs. closed kinetic chain exercises on patients with patellofemoral pain. Research Platform Presentation, AASU Graduate Student Symposium, April, 2013

Holzwarth, AG, Keen, LS, McMahan, DL, Wofford, N, Davies, GJ. Effectiveness of Low Versus Moderate Volume Plyometrics Training on Functional Outcome Measures of the Shoulder. Research Platform Presentation, AASU Graduate Student Symposium, April, 2013

Schneider, E, Smith, C, Riemann, BL, Davies, GJ. The Effect of Scapular Fatigue on Upper Extremity Power. Research Platform Presentation, AASU Graduate Student Symposium, April, 2013

Manske, R, Schneider, E, Smith, C, Davies, GJ, et.al. Hand held dynamometry testing of the shoulder with the scapular in the positions of resting neutral, protracted, retracted (scapular setting position): a multicenter prospective repeated measures design, In Progress, 2013

Ewin, WC, King, JE, Kirksey, AM, Davies, GJ, Bringman, D, Wilcox, A, Riemann, BL. A Randomized Prospective Training Study of Open Kinetic Chain and Closed Kinetic Chain Perturbation Training in Clients with Shoulder Pain. Research Platform Presentation at Alpha Eta National Allied Health Honor Society Student Symposium. Orlando, Fl., October 2012

King, JE, Davies, GJ, Cunningham, TC. Using a Computerized Instrumented Shoulder Model to Determine Intra-tester Reliability for Accessory Movement Forces. Research Platform Presentation at Alpha Eta National Allied Health Honor Society Student Symposium. Orlando, Fl., October, 2012.

Phillips, AL,  Luczak, J, Davies, GJ, Riemann, BL.  Shoulder muscle activation of novice and experienced weightlifters during dumbbell bench press exercises.    2012 Annual Meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine (Accepted for presentation).

Tamargo, N.,  Thomsen, W., Davies, GJ. Riemann, BL.  Effects of drop landing height on bilateral asymmetry on ground reaction forces during depth jumps.  2012 Annual Meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine (Accepted for presentation).

Nelson, MJ., Sloss, B., Riemann, BL.  Ground reaction force analysis of the anterior and crossover single leg hop tests.  2012 Annual Meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine (Accepted for presentation).

Russel, B., Newsome, JL., Riemann, BL.  Shoulder muscle activation of novice and weight-trained females during push-ups on an unstable surface.  2012 Annual Meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine (Accepted for presentation).

Eitner, J., Limbaugh, GK., Davies, GJ., Riemann, BL.  Intrasession reliability and the relationship between the explosive bench press and medicine ball chest pass assessments of upper extremity power.   2012 Annual Meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine (Accepted for presentation).

Satterfield J., Queliza K., Davies GJ., Riemann BL.  Hip muscle strength, bilateral ratios, antagonistic ratios and single leg squat performance in persons with low back pain and controls.  2012 Annual Meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine (Accepted for presentation).

Woodworth, L., Marshall, K., Davies, GJ., Riemann, BL.  Effects of stance width on hip displacement during parallel squat in women.  2012 Annual Meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine (Accepted for presentation).

Moore, L., Riemann, BL., Davies, GJ.  Intra-session and inter-session reliability of a modified trunk rotation flexibility test.  2012 Annual Meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine (Accepted for presentation).

Bush, M, Griffin, C, Willenbring, K, Bringman, D, Riemann, BL, Davies, GJ.  NASM Movement Analysis Screening: reliability, construct validity and association with static physical performance measurements.  Accepted as poster presentation, APTA-CSM, Chicago, IL, 2012.

Weiland, K, Woodward, G, Worsley, M, Bringman, D, Riemann, BL, Davies, GJ.  NASM Movement Analysis Screening: reliability, construct validity and association with dynamic physical performance measurements.  Accepted as poster presentation, APTA-CSM, Chicago, IL, 2012.

Birke, C, Tankovich, M, Gignilliat, M, McCullouch, T, Riemann, BL, Davies, GJ.  The effectiveness of isolated exercise shoulder rehabilitation program on patients with shoulder pain; and detraining effects.  Accepted as poster presentation, APTA-CSM, Chicago, IL, 2012.

Tankovich, M, Moore, L, Riemann, BL, Davies, GJ.  Kinematic Analysis of the Landing Phase onto an Elevated Surface in Box Drop Plyometric Push Ups.  2011 Annual Meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine, (poster), Denver, CO, June 3, 2011, Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 2011;43(5):S578.

Moore, L, Tankovich, M, Riemann, BL, Davies, GJ.  Kinematic analysis of four plyometric push up variations.  2011 Annual Meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine, (poster), Denver, CO, June 3, 2011, Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 2011;43(5):S577.

Woodworth, L, Riemann, BL., Davies, GJ.  Spine and hip kinematic differences between dominant and non-dominant kicking in collegiate women soccer players.  2011 Annual Meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine, (poster), Denver, CO, June 1, 2011, Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 2011;43(5):S288.
 
Limbaugh, GK, Riemann, BL, Davies, GJ.  Effects of Medicine Ball Load on Chest Pass Performance and Selected Underlying Kinematics.  2011 Annual Meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine, (poster), Denver, CO, June 3, 2011, Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 2011;43(5):S555.

Newland, H, Merritt, M, Riemann, BL, Davies, GJ. The effects of upper extremity plyometrics versus strength training on static/dynamic strength, proprioception, and endurance of the shoulder musculature.Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy, 2011; 41(1):A6

Eitner, JD, LeFavi, RG, Riemann, BL.  Kinematic and kinetic analysis of the squat with and without knee wraps.  2010 National Strength and Conditioning Association National Conference and Exhibition, Orlando, FL, July 15, 2010, p153.

Limbaugh, GK, Riemann, BL, Davies, GJ.  Comparison of Standing Single Arm Shot Put Performance Between Limbs With Different Loads in Collegiate Baseball Players.  2010 N.A.T.A. Annual Meeting- Free Communications (oral), Philadelphia, PA, June 25, 2010,  Journal of Athletic Training, 2010; 45(3):S42

Limbaugh, GK, Riemann, BL, Traylor, D, Davies, GJ.  Comparing One-Arm Seated Shot Put Throw Performance Between Baseball and Non-Baseball Athletes.  2010 Annual Meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine, (poster), Baltimore, MD, June 5, 2010, Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 2010; 42(5):S591

Edwards, K, Limbaugh, GK, Riemann, BL.  Kinematic Analysis of Heel Raise Exercise with Three Foot Positions.  2010 Annual Meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine, (poster), Baltimore, MD, June 3, 2010,Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 2010; 42(5):S352

Woodworth, L, Riemann, BL, Limbaugh, GK, Davies, GJ.  Comparison of spine kinematics between dominant and non-dominant leg kicking in collegiate women soccer players.  2010 Annual Meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine, (poster), Baltimore, MD, June 4, 2010, Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 2010; 42(5):S482

Koch, J, Riemann, BL, Davies, GJ.  Comparison of Ground Reaction Forces Between Four Plyometric Pushup Variations.  2010 Annual Meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine, (poster), Baltimore, MD, June 3, 2010, Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 2010; 42(5):S354

McElveen, M, Riemann, BL, Davies, GJ.  Bilateral comparison and reliability of ground reaction forces during single leg hop test.  2009 Annual Meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine, (poster), Seattle, WA, May 28, 2009, Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 2009; 41(5):S392

Ludwig, L.E., Gardenhour, H.L., Riemann, B.L., Davies, G.J.  Establishing Unilateral Ratios of the Rotator Cuff Musculature Using Hand-held Dynamometry.  2009 APTA Combined Sections Meeting (poster), Las Vegas, NV February 9, 2009, Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy, 2009; 39:A77-78

Kangeter, T,  Jackson, C,  Gardner, J, Riemann, BL, Davies, GJ.  Plyometric Training of the Core and Effects on Trunk and Shoulder Outcome Measures.  2009 APTA Combined Sections Meeting (platform), Las Vegas, NV February 9, 2009, Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy, 2009; 39:A35

Turner, N, Ferguson, K, Wetherington, B, Riemann, BL, Davies, GJ. Establishing unilateral ratios of scapulothoracic musculature using hand held dynamometry. Platform presentation: APTA-Combined Sections Meeting, Nashville, TN., February, 2008
McElveen, M, Riemann, BL, Davies, GJ.  Bilateral comparison of propulsion mechanics during single leg vertical jumping.  2008 Annual Meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine, (poster), Indianapolis, IN, May 30, 2008, Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 2008; 40(5):S426
 

Faculty as Lead Author/Students as Secondary Author

Davies, GJ, Jackson, A, Moreland, K, Oddi, C,  Riemann, BL
The Effects of Isolated Joint vs. Multiple Joint Training on the Knee Muscles. Research E-Poster, ISAKOS Congress, Toronto, CAN, May, 2013

Davies, GJ, Cunningham, TC, King, JE. Intra-tester Reliability for Quantification of Forces with Accessory and Physiologic Movements Stratified between First, Second, and Third Year Physical Therapy Students using Computerized Instrumented Shoulder Models. Research Poster-APTA-CSM, San Diego, CA., January, 2013. J Ortho Sports Phys Ther. 43(1):A90 (Abst.-OPO2225), 2013

Davies, GJ, Hagan, K, May, A. How does Fatigue affect Rotator Cuff and Scapulothoracic Muscle Performance? Research Platform Presentation. International Congress Shoulder & Elbow Therapists. Nagoya, Japan, April, 2013

Davies, GJ, King, JE, Cunningham, TC, Jacobs, CA. Computerized Instrumented Shoulder Model Intra-tester Reliability for Quantification of Forces Applied During Selected Manual Therapy Techniques. Research Platform Presentation. International Congress Shoulder & Elbow Therapists. Nagoya, Japan, April, 2013

Davies, GJ, Ewin, WC, King, JE, Kirksey, AM, Bringman, D, Wilcox, A. A Prospective Randomized Training Study of Open Kinetic Chain and Closed Kinetic Chain Perturbation Training in Subjects with Shoulder Pain. Research Platform Presentation. International Congress Shoulder & Elbow Therapists. Nagoya, Japan, April, 2013

Davies, GJ, Arnsdorff, K, Anderson, S, Burton, K,  Voight, D,  Riemann, BL. What are the optimum parameters for plyometric training of the shoulder: a comparison of medium vs high volume on selected outcome measures? Research Platform Presentation. International Congress Shoulder & Elbow Therapists. Nagoya, Japan, April, 2013

Davies, GJ., Tankovich, MJ., King, JE, Jacobs, CA, Riemann, BL. Manual Therapy Techniques of the Shoulder: Objective Quantification of Forces Using Hand Held Dynamometry.  Research Platform Presentation. International Congress Shoulder & Elbow Therapists. Nagoya, Japan, April, 2013

LeFavi, R.G., Morris, AG., Eitner, J., Ledesma, L., Riemann, BL.  Effects of unweighting on heart rate response and speed/incline adjustments necessary in elite runners.  2012 Annual Meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine Accepted for presentation).

Riemann, BL, Congleton, A, Ward, R, Davies, GJ.  Biomechanical comparison of forward and lateral lunges using standardized and self selected and step lengths.  2011 Annual Meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine, (poster), Denver, CO, June 3, 2011,Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 2011;43(5):S578.
 
LeFavi, RG, Riemann, BL, Thomsen, WW.  Ground reaction forces from depth jumps at different heights do not support standard weight limitations. 2011 Annual Meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine, (poster), Denver, CO, June 3, 2011, Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 2011;43(5):S577

Davies, GJ, Lake, D, Riemann, BL, Campbell, JS, Waterman, JW, Miller, L.  Reliability and validity of the Boston Biomotion Instrument in the measurement of upper extremity power and a comparison to the seated shot put test.  International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopedic Sports Medicine Congress, 2011

Davies, GJ, Riemann, BL, Carter, CA, Yang, ML.  EMG analysis and pain ratings of 3 lunge directions with a matched-cohort of symptomatic and asymptomatic subjects with patella-femoral pain syndrome.  International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopedic Sports Medicine Congress, 2011

Davies, GJ, Riemann, BL, Byrnes, E, Simpson, L, Stephens, G.  The effectiveness of Blocked vs Random exercise training programs using isolated shoulder exercises and selected outcome measures.  International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopedic Sports Medicine Congress, 2011

McElveen, M, Arsenault, L, Riemann, BL.  Single arm chest pass to determine upper extremity strength and power asymmetries. 2010 National Strength and Conditioning Association National Conference and Exhibition, Orlando, FL, July 16, 2010, p167

LeFavi, RG, Davis, SE, Riemann, BL.  The relation between field tests and novice success in Olympic-style weightlifting.  2010 National Strength and Conditioning Association National Conference and Exhibition, Orlando, FL, July 17, 2010, p181

Riemann, BL, Ferster, L, Gustavason, A, Davies, GJ.  Influence of an inclined foot position on double leg squat mechanics.  2010 N.A.T.A. Annual Meeting- Free Communications (oral), Philadelphia, PA, June 25, 2010,  Journal of Athletic Training, 2010; 45(3):S43

Riemann, BL, Witt, J, Davies, GJ.  Glenohumeral joint rotation range of motion in competitive swimmers. 2010 Annual Meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine, (poster), Baltimore, MD, June 2, 2010, Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 2010; 42(5):S294

LeFavi, RG, Helton, J, Davis, S,  Riemann, BL.  Effects of low versus high-speed strength training on performance variables in high school athletes.  2010 Annual Meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine, (poster), Baltimore, MD, June 3, 2010,Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 2010; 42(5):S354

Riemann, BL, Davies, GJ.   Relationship between two upper extremity functional performance tests and shoulder and trunk muscle strength.   2009 Annual Meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine, (poster), Seattle, WA, May 28, 2009, Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 2009; 41(5):S393

LeFavi, RG, Limbaugh, G, Eitner, J, Riemann, BL.  Medial and lateral gastrocnemius activation differences during heel raise exercise with three different foot positions.  2009 Annual Meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine, (poster), Seattle, WA, May 27, 2009, Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 2009; 41(5):S297

Ellenbecker, TS, Kibler, WB, Bailie, DS, Caplinger, R, Davies, GJ, Riemann, BL. Interrater reliability of a scapular classification system in the musculoskeletal examination of professional baseball players.  APTA- Combined Sections meeting (platform presentation), Las Vegas, NV, 2009

Williams, DA, Roush, JR, Rauh, MJ, Davies, GJ, et.al. Alternative methods for measuring scapular muscles protraction and retraction maximal isometric forces. APTA Annual Conference (poster)Baltimore, 2009

Riemann, BL, Davies, GJ.  Kinematic and kinetic analysis of the forward lunge during four external load conditions.  2008 Annual Meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine (poster), Indianapolis, IN, May 30, 2008, Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 2008; 40(5):S394
 

Masters of Sports Medicine Capstone Research Projects

Rudolph-Brown, D, Riemann, BL, Johnson, W, Davies, GJ.  Comparison of upper extremity sensorimotor skills between martial artists and other athletes. (In progress, anticipated defense May 2012)

Phillips, A, Riemann, BL, Davies, GJ.  Relationship between three modes of conscious perception of proprioception in the upper extremity. (In progress, anticipated defense May 2012)

Russell, B, Riemann, BL, Davies, GJ.  Reliability of three modes of upper extremity conscious perception of proprioception testing.

Moore, L, Riemann, BL, Davies, GJ.  Quantifying the intensity of upper extremity plyometric exercise. (In progress, anticipated defense May 2012)

Beaver, A, Riemann, BL, Martino, M.  Biomechanical analysis of heavy ropes exercise. (In progress, anticipated defense May 2012)

Knarr, C, LeFavi, RG, Riemann, BL. Accentuated Eccentric Loading Jumps at slow & fast descent (In progress, anticipated defense May 2012)

Hoots, B, LeFavi, RG, Riemann, BL.Effects of Creatine Supplementation in Combination with Acute Versus Chronic Caffeine Supplementation on Supramaximal Short Term Exercise (In progress, anticipated defense May 2012)

Newsome, JL, Riemann, BL.  Shoulder muscle activation of novice and weight-trained females during push ups on an unstable surface.  (Defended May, 2011)

Luczak, J, Riemann, BL. Shoulder muscle activation of novice and experienced weightlifters during dumbbell bench press exercises.  (Defended May, 2011)

Shenefelt, BV, Riemann, BL. A comparison of center pressure differences between male and female collegiate golfers.  (Defended May, 2011)

Marshall, K, Riemann, BL, Davies, GJ.  Effects of stance width on hip displacement during parallel squat in women.  (Defended May 2011)

Queliza, K, Riemann, BL, Davies, GJ. Hip muscle imbalances and low back pain.  (Defended May, 2011)

Davis-Lee, A, Riemann, BL, LeFavi, RG.  Comparison of Vertimax and plyometric training for improving vertical jump performance.  (Defended December 2010)

Thomsen, W, Riemann, BL, LeFavi, RG.  Ground reaction forces from depth jumps at different heights do not support standard weight limitations. (Defended December, 2010)

Limbaugh, GK, LeFavi, RG, Davies, GJ, Riemann, BL.  Upper extremity medicine ball power testing compared to bench press for power development. (Defended May 2010)

Koch, J, Davies, GJ, Riemann, BL.  Comparison of ground reaction forces with 3 different lower extremity plyometric activities.  (Defended May 2010)

Woodworth L, Davies, GJ, Riemann, BL. Comparison of spine kinematics between dominant and non-dominant leg kicking in collegiate women soccer players.  (Defended December 2009)

Alston, P, Riemann, BL.  Balance and hop deficits in stable and unstable ankles.  (Defended June 2009)

Leah, F, Davies, GJ, Riemann, BL. A kinetic comparison of bilateral squats with varying foot/ankle positions.  (Defended May 2009)

Gustavson, G, Davies, GJ, Riemann, BL. A kinematic comparison of bilateral squats with varying foot/ankle positions.  (Defended May 2009)

Hodge, MK, Davies, GJ, Riemann, BL. Changes in hip muscle strength and vertical leg stiffness during a training run for distance runners. (Defended December 2009)

Black, V.  Davies, GJ, Riemann, BL.  Effects of strength and conditioning program on vertical jump propulsion mechanics.  (Defended April 2008)

McGrath (Williams), SE, Davies, GJ, Riemann, BL.  Effects of prophylactic ankle stabilization on lower extremity stiffness.  (Defended April 2008)

Witt, J, Davies, GJ, Riemann, BL.  Glenohumeral joint range of motion in competitive swimmers.  (Defended April 2008)
 

Doctor of Physical Therapy Capstone Projects

Davis, S, Hodgdon, K, Lake, D, Davies, GJ. The Effects of Hip Abductor and External Rotator Fatigue in Patients with Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome. (Ongoing Research 2013-14)

Finlay, M, Paskewich, C, Crawley, C, Lake, D, Shappy, J, Davies, GJ. The effect of unweighting on pain and gait pattern in individuals with various knee pathologies. (Ongoing Research 2013-14)

Elliot, T, Marshall, K, Lake, D, Davies GJ. The Effect of Sitting on Stability Balls on Lower Back Pain and Core Endurance. (Ongoing Research 2013-14)

Halbert, G, Burkett, D, Lake, D, Davies, GJ. A Comparison of Isolated Total Leg Strengthening vs Functional Training on Strength, Balance and Agility in Healthy individuals. (Ongoing Research 2013-14)

Webb, L, Caitlin, C, Dunaway, J, Stroer, K, Benkeser, D, Cunningham, T, Bringman, D, Davies, GJ. Randomized Controlled Trial Analyzing the Effects of a Simulated Computerized Shoulder Model Training on the Accuracy of the Forces used During Shoulder Mobilizations in First-Year Physical Therapy Students. (Defended August 2013)

Anderson, A, Bond, J, Fitzpatrick, K, Morris, D, Riemann, BL, Davies, GJ. Prospective, randomized clinical trial of the effects of open, closed and combined kinetic chain exercises on patients with patellofemoral pain syndrome (PFPS). (Defended August 2013)

Holzwarth, AG, Keen, LS, McMahan, DL, Wofford, N, Davies, GJ. Prospective Randomized Training Study Evaluating Low versus Moderate Volume Plyometric Training on Functional Outcome Measures of the Shoulder.  (Defended September 2013)

Smith, C, Schneider, E, Riemann, BL, Davies, GJ. The Effect of Scapular Fatigue on Upper Extremity Power. (Defended September 2013)

Arnsdorff, K, Anderson, S, Burton, K, Voight, D, Riemann, BL, Davies, GJ. The effectiveness of low volume versus high volume upper extremity plyometric exercises on the kinematics and kinetics of the shoulder. (Defended August 2012)

Clark, S, Rex, N, Austin, T, Riemann, BL, Davies, GJ. Upper extremity power measure and determining a gold standard. (IDefended December 2012)

Kirksey, A, Ewin, W, king, E, Riemann, BL, Davies, GJ. The use of OKC or CKC perturbation training and effects on subjects with shoulder pain. (IDefended August 2012)

Hagan, K, may, A, Riemann, BL, Davies, GJ. Effects of dominant arm rotator cuff fatigue on bilateral glenohumeral and scapulothoracic muscle strength and glenohumeral arthrokinematics. (Defended August 2012)

Jackson, A, Moreland, C, Oddi, C, Riemann, BL, Davies, GJ. The effects of isolated vs multiple joint training on the knee muscles. (IDefended August 2012)

Bush, M, Griffin, C, Willenbring, K, Bringman, D, Riemann, BL, Davies, GJ.  NASM Movement Analysis Screening: reliability, construct validity, and association with static physical performance measurements. (Defended August 2011)

Weiland, K, Woodward, G, Worsley, M, Bringman, D, Riemann, BL, Davies, GJ.  NASM Movement Analysis Screening: reliability, construct validity, and association with dynamic physical performance measurements. (Defended August 2011)

Tankovich, M, Gignilliat, M, McCulloch, T, Birke, C.  The effectiveness of an isolated exercise shoulder rehabilitation program on patients with shoulder pain; and detraining effects.  (Defended August 2011)

Richardson, D, Whiggum, A, Riemann, BL, Davies, GJ.  The effects of a core resistance training program using the Boston Biomotion Instrument on throwing velocity, bat speed, and 30-yard sprint in collegiate baseball players. (Defended May 2011)Dunn, CA,
Powers, MS, Graham, K, Riemann, BL,

Merritt, MT, Newland, HA, Riemann, BL, Davies, GJ.  The effects of upper extremity plyometrics vs strength training on static/dynamic strength, proprioception and power of the shoulder musculature. (Defended April 2010)

Grimmett, K, Black, C, Riemann, B, Davies, GJ.  EMG analysis of different step up exercises for lower extremity in a non-weighted and weighted condition.  (Defended:  April 2010)

C Jameson, J, Turner, L, Riemann, B, Davies, GJ.  EMG analysis of different step up exercises for lower extremity for normal subjects and subjects with Patello-femoral pain syndrome.  (Defended:  April 2010)

Carter, C, Yang, M, Riemann, B, Davies, GJ.  EMG analysis of 4 lunge exercises with normal subjects and subjects with Patello-femoral pain syndrome. (Defended: December 2009)

Merritt, E, Akins, M, Kirkland, L, McGee, A, Davies, GJ.   Plyometric training of the legs and trunk and assessment of the core and lower extremity with power tests and functional tests.  (Defended: December 2009)

Jennings, A, Sharber, T, Davies, GJ.  Plyometric training of the trunk and assessment of the core and lower extremity with power tests and functional tests. (Defended: December 2009)

Campbell, J, Waterman, W, Davies, GJ.  Reliability, validity and functional testing of Boston Biomotion 3-D equipment.  (Defended: December 2009)

Congleton, A, Ward, R, Riemann, B, Davies, GJ.  3-D Motion analysis and kinematic analysis of lunge exercises and effects of fatigue.  Examine interaction of mode (lateral vs. anterior), sex, limb dominance, and fatigue. (Defended: August 2009)

Ansley, M, Overstreet, A, McBride, B, Riemann, BL, Davies, GJ.  Multi-Center Study for correlation between simple field tests of upper extremity function and power. (Defended: August 2008).

DeNyse, J, Spruill, J, Rosenau, M, Riemann, BL, Lander, J, Davies, GJ.  Plyometric training of the core and shoulder and effects on upper extremity and core testing and training and detraining effects.  (Defended: August 2008).

Gardenhour, H, Ludwig, L, Riemann, BL, Wright, L, Davies, GJ.  Descriptive HHD testing of rotator cuff IR/ER in different positions: Prone, supine, seated 90/90 abduction, seated 90/90 scaption, seated 90/90 flexion, 30/30/30 position.   (Defended: August 2008).

Kangeter, T, Jackson, C, Gardner, J, Riemann, BL, Davies, GJ.  Plyometric training of the core and effects on upper extremity and core testing and training and detraining effects.  (Defended: August 2008).