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Physical Therapy Residental Capstone Project

A guide about the Physical Therapy Capstone project and resources on various research methods.

Project Timeline

End of Year 1: projects start and matched with a mentor
Project options: systematic review, survey (qualitative or quantitative research), intervention, or observational

Year 2: project work, generally data collection

Year 3: project work, generally analysis & preparing the presentation

Early April of Year 3: data analysis should be complete and two months to complete the research poster

Key Contacts

Virginia Little

Research Support for ePosters

Lisa Norman, Cory Leebbering, Steve Webb, Melissa Comstock, Jack Morris

Library Support

Leslie Golamb, MLS, MBA, MHA, & AHIP
PT Liaison Librarian

Virtual Posters

Your ePoster should include a tile for your:

  • Abstract (required), 1 Page
  • Presentation (required)
    • Title slide not needed - Created mini-poster will serve as this
    • 8-10 slides of content
    • Acknowledgements and Questions slide
  • References (required)
  • 2-3 tiles with content of your choice such as (but not limited to):
    • Pertinent research documents (informed consent, surveys used, etc.)
    • Expansion of methods or data
    • PDF of full poster
    • Links to online videos relevant to the study
    • Links to Apps used in the study
    • Author information