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Interventions Research Lab

Interventions Research Lab

Faculty seek grant funding for research on recreational therapy interventions in an applied research lab. Undergraduate students have ample opportunities to participate in research if they desire.

  • Over the last 10 years, 31 students have participated in 11 projects.

Faculty-Student Research Projects:

  • Falls Prevention Seated Yoga for Older Adults
  • Equine-Assisted Interventions in RT practice
  • Comparison of Therapeutic Riding and Mindfulness for Stress Management in Adolescents with Autism
  • Comparison of Canine and. Equine-Assisted Interventions for Older Adults with Dementia
  • Comparison of Goal-directed vs. Non-goal directed therapeutic activities
  • Humor Therapy Intervention for Individuals with Schizophrenia
  • SRU Research Focus: Study is helping establish guidelines for recreational therapists using equines

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