This collection contains over 600 project documents completed by students at The University of Toledo Health Science Campus (and former Medical College of Ohio) from 2004 to the present as part of their master’s and doctoral degree requirements. A small number of project documents from master’s students in the College of Education are also included.

The documents are culmination of each student’s scholarly in-depth investigation of a particular topic. Some describe a research project or implementation of a program and others focus on systematic reviews of the literature.

Click here to search for all master’s and doctoral students’ projects in the University of Toledo Libraries, including print versions of over 4,100 documents written by Main Campus students between 1961 and 2004.

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Submissions from 2008

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Cultural relevancy in a reaching and placing task among Asian-born and North American-born students, David P. Sika

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Wheelchair prescription for a fifty year old gentleman following multiple neurological accidents : a case study report, David P. Sika

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An assessment of the knowledge and attitudes of Ohio physician assistants regarding organ donation and transplantation, Jena Rae Smith

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Protective measures that will decrease the incidence of Alzheimer's disease, Tina Marie Smith

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Treatment of dysthymic disorder in older adults, Michelle Ann Sovern

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Interfacing Ryan White Program with outpatient occupational therapy services at the University of Toledo Medical Center, Sarah B. Stauffer

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Herbal supplementation : practical guidelines for the clinician : a review of the top ten herbal supplements used in the United States, Andrea Marie Tardivo

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Alcoholism : are we losing the battle?, Tabitha Lynn Taylor

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Student, staff and faculty knowledge of AED placement at the University of Toledo Health Science Campus, Steven D. Theiss

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Cerebral palsy : steps to independence vs. traditional therapy, Sarah Lorine Wade

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Long-handled shoehorn length, body mass index (BMI), and hip range of motion in female adults, Rachel Wehrkamp

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Electrical injury : are tasers the new wave?, Gary Michael Wolfe II

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A case study report : treating a patient with a complex upper extremity diagnosis, Carrie Yearley

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The effects of hands-on versus demonstration teaching methods on immediate, short-term, and long-term recognition in adults, Carrie Yearley

Submissions from 2007

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The process of exploring goal-setting among patients in skilled nursing facilities : a grounded theory investigation Carrie A. Bass, Carrie A. Bass

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The history of needle exchange programs in the United States, Sara Elizabeth Bassler

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Transfer of learning of a pattern drawing task in typically developing children : effects of gross motor training, Breanne Bates

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The terms activity and occupation over the history of occupational therapy official publications, Bree Bauerschmidt

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Comparing motor control and muscle behaviors in a reaching and placing task in two different body orientations in adults, Kevin Brod

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Deep vein thrombosis : diagnosis and treatments from medical to surgical, Amber Renae Brown

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Agreement between Occupational Therapy Practice Framework classifications and occupational therapists' classifications, Denea S. Butts

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Lithotripsy : benefits and unwanted side effects, Joseph Wendell Dieringer

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Public health initiative : male circumcision for prevention of HIV in sub-Saharan African countries, Kristin Elizabeth Donley

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The effects of hands-on versus demonstration teaching methods on immediate, short-term, and long-term recognition in older adults, Colleen Dougherty

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LACTIN-V : a probiotic choice in the prevention of UTIs in women, Rachel Ann Fedewa

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Quality of reach and presence of contrasting occupational forms based on personal preference, Wendi Fiest

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PolyHeme : a possible alternative to fluid resuscitation in acute blood loss and hypovolemic shock in trauma patients, Sarah Melissa Finke

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Interrater reliability of measuring assistive devices in homes of persons with Parkinson's disease, Dana N. Frisch

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The use of methylsulfonylmethane (MSM) in the treatment of osteoarthritis, Cariandra Meghan Hall

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Motor learning strategies in adults with acquired brain injury, Melissa Hillman

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A comparison of two joint protection educational methods and their effects on implementation of recommendations, Rebecca J. Johnson

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Exploring preference, repetition, duration, and psychosocial meaning in an occupationally embedded exercise versus rote exercise in older adults, Julie Jowett

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Public misconceptions of immunizations and the link to the MMR vaccine and autism controversy : the vital role of health care professionals, Heather Bree Lee

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Semantic modulation in a daily occupational performance, Kimberly A. Link

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A literature review examining the association between the duration of hormone replacement therapy (HRT) and the risk of breast cancer in women, Rema Palissery Menon

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The impact of the HPV vaccine on cervical cancer, Ariana Milling

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Specificity of task goal and quality of movement in healthy adults, Michele L. Mitchell

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Use of adjuvant herceptin in the treatment of HER2 positive breast cancer : what a healthcare provider needs to know, Megan Marie Peck

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Physician assistants as a member of an interdisciplinary approach in extended care, Amber Pollak

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Why are [i.e., is] the efficacy of glucosamine and chondroitin still being questioned?, Jana Nicole Polsley

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Volar and dorsal static splints and EMG activity of the forearm : a counterbalanced study, Eric Polz

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The use of extended regimen oral contraceptive pills to decrease the intensity and occurrence of hormone withdrawal symptoms, Ashley Price

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Omalizumab : indications for allergic disease other than asthma, John Mason Rohrs

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Autism : early diagnosis and intervention, Megan Leigh Ruhe

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Acetaminophen use in patients with Gilbert's syndrome, Lucas Jay Shaffer

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Umbilical cord blood : advocating donation and comparing public versus private UCB banking, Patsy Lynn Skabla

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Intermanual transfer of a bimanual motor skill in a piano and drum playing task, Andrew L. Stillberger

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Evidence-based management strategies for pediatric overweight that can be utilized in the primary care setting, Amy Marie Taushanoff

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Analysis of existing data from the Ohio Trauma Registry : a look at the impact of restraint status on injury severity and patient outcome for drivers involved in motor vehicle crashes from 2003 through 2005, Jenifer G. VandeHatert

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The terms occupation and activity in policies of the American Occupational Therapy Association : 1948-2005, Chris Willinger

Submissions from 2006

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Grasping naturally vs. grasping with a reacher in young adults : effect of task difficulty, Katharine E. Ault

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Job satisfaction in Toledo area oncology nurses, Kristi L. Bowser

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Alteration of UE postural responses to low-frequency fatigue : a grant proposal, Allen M. Bresson

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Rating scale analysis of the caregiver self-efficacy scale, Fran E. Darr

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Artificial intervertebral disc, Vikas Ghai

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Evaluating documentation in telephone triage, Angela L. Long Henry

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The relationship between navicular height and the incidence of self-reported ankle and knee injuries : a grant proposal, Sarah Marie Hoge

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How is the triphasic burst pattern altered in the presence of low frequency fatigue in the shoulder?, Amy Hohenberger

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First responder instructor training manual : 8-hour refresher course for hazardous material releases and acts of terrorism, Jasen Mark Holton

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A comparison in attitudes and knowledge about behavioral therapy in the treatment of attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder between family practice physicians and psychiatrists, Amy Christine Newman

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HIV disclosure to children : a review of the literature, Heather Pinkus

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Enhanced meaning and object novelty on task participation, Randi L. Price

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A review of the physiologic, psychological and therapeutic effects of yoga, Mary E. Scott

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Exploring preference, repetition, duration and psychosocial meaning in an occupationally embedded exercise versus a rote exercise among young adults, Samantha Semchee

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First receivers training module : response awareness to terrorism, Brian Michael Spears

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History and physical examination for dental professionals, Darrin Wiederhold

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Evaluation of near miss medication errors, Susan M. S. Williams

Submissions from 2005

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The effect of a Groshong PICC continuing education program on home healthcare nurses, Mary Theresa Ames

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Evaluation of scatter distribution through segmented intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) fields in treatment of head and neck cancer, Bishwa K. Aryal

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Development of fecal collection protocol for calprotectin measurement in persons with inflammatory bowel disease, Marissa M. Baus

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The effect of socioeconomic status and race on women's knowledge and attitudes towards hormone replacement therapy, Abbey Lauren Blair

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Development of web-based learning modules for caregivers of persons with stroke, Kelly Blickensderfer

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The influence of speech on upper extremity movement in older adults, Karen M. Boose

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Physical therapists' knowledge and attitudes regarding chiropractors, Koleen M. Brady

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An analysis of cooperative learning strategies in a middle school exploratory Spanish course, Shanna Bruggeman

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Divergence in exercise-induced adaptive change in glucose tolerance between low and high responders to training, Lauren Clink

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Evaluating the effectiveness of a sexual and reproductive health booklet designed for adolescents, Carrie A. F. Collins

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Comparison of two preterm infant procedural pain tools during heel stick procedure, Barbara Denise Crenshaw

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Concurrent validity evidence of a lower extremity performance test : correlation with self-report of physical activity level, Suzanne Danch

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The relationship between navicular height and the incidence of ankle injuries in high school athletes, Cari Dannemiller

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Determining the stages of exercise in a convenience sample of differing genders and ages at a Midwest health science center, Jackie Dight

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The lived experience of adults coping with the loss of a sibling, Cherie L. DiMasso

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Comparison of pediatrician providers vs. non-pediatrician providers in screening and treatment of adolescents (ages 12-17) with essential hypertension, Brian Michael Dlugos

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Mental capacity required for the Canadian Occupational Performance Measure and the Self-Identified Goals Assessment, Cari A. Eason

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Knowledge and implementation of the JNC VII guidelines for treatment of hypertension in the elderly by health care practitioners in northwest Ohio, Ericka Elizabeth Eugeni

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Frequency of knowledge of results and motor learning in persons with Alzheimer's, Patty Fertig

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Pictography : a method for adult patients with literacy barriers to understand medications, Carol Jean Findley

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The lived experience of adult siblings coping with the loss of a brother or sister 2-5 years after death, Carol L. Flor

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Preoperative warming and its impact on unplanned perioperative hypothermia, Frances Jane. Ford

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The relationship between navicular height and the incidence of knee injuries in high school athletes, Elizabeth Fortener

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Neonatal pain : simultaneous comparison of the scale for use in newborns and the premature infant pain profile, Ross Gahn

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The use of assistive technology devices in persons with Parkinson's Disease, Sheron J. Garmon

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The relationship between gait parameters and global rating scales for individuals with Parkinson's disease, Kasi Graul

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Physical activity and overweight in adolescents : a pilot survey, Blythe Gresser

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The influence of speech on upper extremity movement, Jennifer A. Grossi

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High school student knowledge of diet choices as modifiable cardiac risk factors, Eric J. Hamilton

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A comparison of personal exercise habits and attitudes between the medical community and the general population, Tiffani Reyna Hasselbaum

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Exercise and training levels of elite elderly athletes, Cate Johnson

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Analyzing the attitudes and practices of residents of Lucas County, Ohio in regard to advance care planning, Theresa Mary Jones

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Occupational therapists' knowledge of and interventions used with individuals with Alzheimer's disease and their caregivers, Kristy M. Knight