Selected Publications

Books

Sanzo, P., & MacHutchon, M.  (2015). Length tension testing, book 1, lower quadrant.      Toronto: Brush Education.

Sanzo, P., & MacHutchon, M.  (2015). ). Length tension testing, book 2, upper quadrant. Toronto: Brush Education.

Sanzo, P.  & MacHutchon, M. (2008). Length tension testing of the upper quadrant - A workbook of manual therapy techniques. Thunder Bay: Active Potential Rehabilitation Services.

Sanzo, P.  & MacHutchon, M. (2008). ). Length tension testing of the lower quadrant - A workbook of manual therapy techniques. Thunder Bay: Active Potential Rehabilitation Services.

Peer Reviewed Journals

Sanzo, P., Felice, C., & Zerpa, C. (2019). The effect of breathing pattern and heel strike pattern on peak ground reaction force at initial contact during walking. International Journal of Extreme Automation and Connectivity in Healthcare, 2(1), 35-47.

Henderson, Z., Sanzo, P., Zerpa, C., & Kivi, D. (2019). Ankle bracing's effects on lower extremity iEMG activity, force production, and jump height during a vertical jump test: An exploratory study. Physical Therapy in Sport, 37, 171-178.

Carlson, S., Zerpa, C., Przysucha, E., & Sanzo, P. (2019). Mitigation of linear accelerations and shear forces during drop head simulated falls. International Journal of Extreme Automation and Connectivity in Healthcare, 1(2), 1-18.

Henderson, Z., Sanzo, P., Zerpa, C., & Kivi, D. (2019). The effects of ankle braces on lowerextremity electromyography and performance during vrtical jumping: A pilot study. International Journal of Exercise Science, 12(1), 15-23.

Siedlicki, P., Sanzo, P., Zerpa, C., & Newhouse, I. (2018). End-tidal carbon dioxide levels inpatients with post-concussion syndrome during neurocognitive and physical tasks compared to a normative control group. Brain Injury, https://doi.org/10.1080/02699052.2018.1506945.

McGeown, J., Zerpa, C., Lees, S., Niccoli, S., & Sanzo, P. (2018).  Implementing a structured exercise program for persistent concussion symptoms: A pilot study on the effects on salivary brain-derived neurotrophic factor, cognition, static balance, and symptom scores. Brain Injury, https://doi.org/10.1080/02699052.2018.1498128.

Pelletier, A., Sanzo, P., Kivi, D., & Zerpa, C. (2018). The effects of patellar taping techniques on lower extremity running kinematics in individuals with patellofemoral pain syndrome.  Physiotherapy Theory and Practice, https://doi.org/10.1080/09593985.2018.1457114.

Harvey, J., Pearson, E. S., Sanzo, P., & Lennon, E. A. (2018). Exploring the perspectives of 10-, 11- , and 12-year-old primary school students on physical activity engagement – "'Cause you can’t just be sitting at a desk all the time!” Child: Care, Health & Development, 1–10. https://doi.org/10.1111/cch.12555.

Groop, K., Sanzo, P., Zerpa, C., & Kivi, D. (2017).  The effect of taping on isometric shoulderstrength and EMG activity of the shoulder during functional movements. International Journal of Prevention and Treatment, 6(2), 28-33. https://doi.org/10.5923/j.ijpt.20170602.02.

Jain, A., Taylor, J. Zerpa, C., & Sanzo, P. (2017). The effect of tai chi on functional lower extremity mobility and strength, ankle proprioception, and postural adaptation in older adults. American Journal of Medicine and Medical Sciences, 7(6), 229-237.

Jeffries, L., Zerpa, C., Przysucha, E., Sanzo, P., & Carlson, S. (2017). The use of a pneumatic horizontal impact system for helmet testing.  Journal of Safety Engineering, 6(1), 8-13.

Massei, M., Sanzo, P., & Przysucha, E. (2017). The use of therapeutic taping in individuals with patellar tendinopathy.  International Journal of Prevention and Treatment, 6(1): 1-8.

Siedlicki, P., Sanzo, P., & Zerpa, C. (2017). The effects of neurocognitive and physical tasks on end-tidal carbon dioxide levels and respiratory rate in healthy individuals – A pilot study.  Clinical Practice, 6(1): 1-9.

Jackson, D., Zerpa, C., Sanzo, P., & Newhouse, I. (2016). The usefulness of a carpal tunnel compression assessment tool: Evidence of reliability and validity in assessing carpal tunnel syndrome.  Clinical Practice, 5(4): 162-170.

McGeown, J, Sanzo, P., Zerpa, C., Lees, S., & Niccoli, S. (2016).  The effects of exercise on cognitive function, and balance in healthy individuals - A pilot study.  Research in Neuroscience, 5(1), 15-23.

Henderson, Z., Sanzo, P., & Zerpa, C. (2016). The effect of prophylactic ankle bracing on physical performance measures in jumping athletes. International Journal of Sports Science, 6(4), 138-145.

Pennock, B., Zerpa, C., & Sanzo, P. (2016). The effects of dual processing on gait pattern: An analysis of texting and walking. Public Health Research, 6(3), 1-6.

Sanzo, P. (2016). Radial shockwave therapy improves pain, range of motion, strength and function in patients with chronic lateral epicondylitis.  International Journal of Prevention and Treatment, 5(1), 1-6.

Massei, M., Przysucha, E., & Sanzo, P. (2016).  The effects of therapeutic taping on pain, range of motion, power, balance, and strength in athletes and non-athletes with and without acute patellar tendinopathy International Journal of Health Sciences, 3(4), 9-20.

Sanzo, P., & Zerpa, C. (2015).  A comparison of lower quadrant electromyographic activity in a sit to stand, squat, and vertical jumping task with and without therapeutic taping. Clinical Practice, 4(2), 19-27.

 MacDowall, I., Sanzo, P., & Zerpa, C. (2015).  The effect of kinesiotaping on vertical jump height and muscle electromyographic activity of the gastrocnemius and soleus. International Journal of Sports Science, 5(4): 162-170.

Sanzo, P. (2015). The treatment of chronic rotator cuff tendinopathy of the shoulder with radial shockwave therapy. Clinical Practice, 4(1), 6-11.

Zerpa, C., Jackson, D., Sanzo, P., & Kivi, D. (2015). Examining the reliability of a force sensing resistor as a possible diagnostic tool for carpal tunnel syndrome. Science and Technology Journal, 5(1), 1-4.

Sanzo, P., & Bauer, A. (2015). The effects of low dye taping on foot pressure in subjects with plantar fasciitis.  International Journal of Prevention and Treatment, 4(1), 1-7.

Zerpa, C., Lopez, N., Przysucha, E., & Sanzo, P. (2014). The effect of common teaching tools on upper extremity muscle activity.  Education, 4(6), 160-166.

Sanzo, P., Zerpa, C., Przysucha, E., & Vasiliu, D. (2014). Therapeutic taping of the knee and its effect on lower quadrant range of motion and strength. Clinical Practice, 3(2), 14-21.

Sanzo, P., & Oakley, E. (2014).  A randomized control trial on the effects of extracorporeal shockwave therapy, joint mobilizations and exercise on plantar heel pain in patients with plantar fasciitis. International Journal of Sports Science, 4(1), 27-37.

Zerpa, C., Johnstone, K., & Sanzo, P. (2013).  Power measures of athletes in combat sports using a modified rowing ergometer. International Journal of Sports Science, 3(6), 189-192.

Sanzo, P., Steven, C., & Zerpa, C.(2013).  The effects of ankle taping on ankle strength in varsity basketball players. International Journal of Sports Science, 3(5), 163-171.

Sanzo, P. (2013).  The effects of extracorporeal shockwave therapy on pain, function, range of motion, and strength in patients with plantar fasciitis. World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology Journal, 78, 2464-2470.

Sanzo, P. (2013).  The effects of extracorporeal shockwave therapy on pain, function, range of motion, and strength in patients with insertional Achilles tendinosis.  World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology Journal, 78, 2457-2463.

Sanzo, P. (2012).  A patient complaining of low back and unilateral leg pain:  a case report of malignant fibrous histiocytoma of the distal femur. Orthopedic Division Review Canadian Physiotherapy Association, 24(1), 1-10.

Sanzo, P. (2012).  The physiological effects of extracorporeal shockwave therapy in the treatment of plantar fasciitis and other musculoskeletal conditions.  Orthopedic Division Review Canadian Physiotherapy Association, 25(2), 1-6.