Catch CoHSTAR Presentations Virtually at CSM

Don’t miss this year’s virtual American Physical Therapy Association’s Combined Sections Meeting (CSM)! This month-long event will offer nearly 200 sessions, 71 live programs, and more than 1,000 poster presentations. Be sure to register before February 1, 2021, to get access to all recorded content and participate in multiple live events, including Q&A sessions with presenters.

Health services researchers from the Foundation-funded Center on Health Services Training and Research (CoHSTAR) will be among the many presenters offering live and on-demand sessions. Attend any of the below presentations and you can be eligible to earn up to 2.0 CEUs (20 contact hours).

Learn from CoHSTAR leadership and CoHSTAR-funded researchers at any of the following sessions:

  • Directing Patients Towards Physical Therapy: Is Patient Choice the Answer?
    CoHSTAR Speaker: Anne Thackeray, PT, MPH, PhD; Other FPTR-related speakers: Jason Sharpe, PT, DPT, PhD, Joshua Johnson, PT, DPT, PhD
    This panel will begin by arguing that patient choice has been underappreciated in research and clinical systems. With original research, speakers will highlight the impact of patient choice on health outcomes, and the need to develop methods to understand how patients are making health choices. HP-7079
  • Physical Therapy Management of Individuals With Patellofemoral Pain
    CoHSTAR Speaker: Christine McDonough, PT, PhD
    In this session, speakers will present the process, findings, and recommendations of the CPG for management of individuals with patellofemoral pain. Case studies will be used to demonstrate implementation of the recommendations of the CPG. Lastly, future directions and areas of research will be identified. OR-7139
  • Advanced Rehabilitation to Optimize Return-to-Sport Outcomes After ACL Reconstruction
    CoHSTAR Speaker: Mark Paterno, PT, MBA, PhD; Other FPTR-related speakers: Lynn Snyder-Mackler, PT, ATC, FAPTA; Terese Chmielewski, PT, PhD
    This session will present advanced ACLR rehabilitation programs from several institutions with diverse training formats and training techniques. Functional, biomechanical, and psychological outcomes, return-to-sport criteria, and load progressions will be discussed. SP-6798
  • Getting Older Is Not for the Weak: Geriatric Rehabilitation for the 21st Century
    CoHSTAR Speaker: Jennifer Stevens-Lapsley, PT, MPT, PhD, FAPTA; Other FPTR-related speakers: Allison Gustavson, PT, DPT, PhD
    Speakers will present an evidence-based approach for the implementation of high-intensity progressive rehabilitation that focuses on specific, targeted exercise training to improve strength, functional mobility, and performance of activities of daily living. GR-7448

Check out the following Poster Presentations by CoHSTAR-funded researchers:

Explore more CSM-related programming.

CoHSTAR was originally established with a 5-year FPTR grant of $2.5 million in 2015, made possible with a $1 million gift from our lead donor, APTA, gifts from APTA components, and donations from physical therapists, foundations, and corporations with a shared passion for the field of physical therapy. In 2019, FPTR extended funding for the program for years 6 and 7. In 2020, FPTR elected to extend the program for years 8, 9, and 10 – doubling the original scope of the grant.


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