Participate in Research

The Human Movement Performance Lab currently has various research areas actively recruiting potential participants for open studies:

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Visuomotor Integration and Attention in Autism Spectrum Disorder (VMAK)  

  • PI: Miller
  • Contact: Elizabeth Walsh (Research Assistant) at 817-735-2312 or autism@unthsc.edu

Currently Recruiting: People with 1) typical development ages 7-50, 2) Autism Spectrum Disorder ages 7-50, and 3) Developmental Coordination Disorder ages 7-17.

Summary:  Multiple visits to UNTHSC (1-3 hours per visit) across a 12 month period. Initial visits for cognitive and visuomotor testing, and 3-month and 12-month follow-up visits.

 

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How Does Vision Affect Your Balance?  (RLC)

  • PIs: Miller, Bugnariu
  • Contact: Elizabeth Walsh (Research Assistant) at 817-735-2312 or autism@unthsc.edu

Currently Recruiting: People with 1) typical development or 2) Autism Spectrum Disorder ages 5-50

Summary:  Single visit (or on-site data collection at a school, library, or other community venue) for approximately 15 minutes of visuomotor testing.

 

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Autism Service Utilization Survey (ASUS)

  • PI: Miller
  • Contact: Elizabeth Walsh (Research Assistant) at 817-735-2312 or autism@unthsc.edu

Currently Recruiting: 1) Adults > 18 who have a child with Autism Spectrum Disorder or 2) Adults > 18 who have Autism Spectrum Disorder

Summary:  Online survey about what services you have used in DFW related to autism.

 

 

 

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Home Exercise Program for Children with Autism (HEP)

  • PI: Miller
  • Contact: Elizabeth Walsh (Research Assistant) at 817-735-2312 or autism@unthsc.edu

Currently Recruiting: 1) Children age 3-7 years who have a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder (or related, e.g., Asperger’s Syndrome)

Summary:  12-week parent-led home exercise program and motor assessment.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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 Effects of OMT on Gait Kinematics and Postural Control in Parkinson Disease      (Click here to view PROMT flyer)

  • PIs: Hensel, Patterson, Bugnariu
  • Contact: Project Coordinator at 817-735-0246 

Currently Recruiting: People with 1) Parkinson Disease and 2) no history of PD, who can walk independently and have no lower limb disorders, rheumatological/orthopaedic or cardiovascular disease.

 

 

 

IHAEvaluating the Impact of Exercise on Aging-Related Motor Function Changes

Currently Recruiting: Healthy people ages 50-75 who do not currently participate in regular exercise

 

 

 

 

Neck Pain Research   Effect of Palpatory Neuromodulation of the Trigeminal Nerve for Tenderness in the Posterior Neck Musculature

Currently Recruiting: anyone with discomfort in the back of the neck within the past 3 months

 

 

 

 

Rehabilitation Sciences
A Soft Robotic System for Post-Stroke Hand Rehabilitation (REHAB Glove)

  • PIs: Bugnariu, Wijesundara, Patterson, Niacaris
  • Contact: Project Coordinator at 817-735-0246

Currently Recruiting: 1) Individuals who have had a single, unilateral stroke and 2) Individuals who have not had a stroke, between the ages of 21 and 80

 

Soft-Robotic Glove for Cerebral Palsy Hand Rehabilitation (REHAB Glove)

  • PIs: Patterson, Bugnariu
  • Contact: Project Coordinator at 817-735-0246

Currently Recruiting: People with 1) typical development or 2) Cerebral Palsy ages 5-12


 

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