Student Opportunities

Life University offers it’s students may opportunities to get involved in research. Research is a critical component in health care, especially Chiropractic. Students can develop their own research studies or work on a new or existing study with LIFE faculty, staff or field doctors.

Student Assistants

The CCR offers volunteer opportunities for students interested in research. Research Assistants (RAs) can work with faculty, staff, other students, or field practitioners on existing research projects or research initiatives designed by the student from the ground up. While these are volunteer positions, they provide opportunities for mentorship, connections, and training which can assist the student researcher in making valuable contributions to their chosen profession.

Work Study

The CCR hosts student work study research positions. Work study students may assist with general tasks, clerical work, and record-keeping for projects.



Kinematic evaluation comparing internal frame and frameless backpacks

Jonathan & LB Bryson


Effectiveness of Chiropractic Care on a Healthy Population as Assessed by Balance and Dual Task Performance Analysis.

Shannan Behrens


Does chiropractic care change post-stroke ADLs and brain activation patterns?

Ni’Amber Harris


The influence of rhetorical sensitivity on the chiropractors’ cultural authority

Michael Jendzurski


Focus Group Assessment of Laboratory Assessment Challenges within a population chiropractic students with ADHD

Eniabitobi Kuyinu


Examination of the effects of chiropractic care on resting state EEG and autism symptomatology in a pediatric autism population.

Trever Secraw


The neurological effects of sympathizing with patients under chiropractic care

Sadeddin Yamlikha


A role for chiropractic in the treatment of neonatal abstinence syndrome

Rebecca Young


Spinal flexibility and aortic pulse wave velocity

Kain Queck


Perceived stress and patterns of autonomic function: a protocol development study

Savannah Voelker


Angular kinematics of supine cervical spine adjustment: phase 2

Mackenzie Keller


Implementation of chiropractic care in a long-term residential addiction recovery program: a pilot study to identify the benefits of utilizing chiropractic in addiction recovery treatment

Shaleigh McBride


Assessment of inter-limb symmetry in walking

Claude Maysonet


Determination of the effects of the P300 on resting state EEG with secondary assessment of the relationship between stress and consistency of chiropractic care on resting state EEG

Courtney Bliese