News: Physical Therapy

Physical Therapy Researchers Share Expertise on Kinesiology Tape

Written By: Drexler B. James '13 | July 21, 2021
Faculty members in the Division of Physical Therapy are conducting research on the therapeutic benefits of using kinesiology tape. Associate Professor William Hanney is a co-author on “The Efficacy and...

Research Roundup: Recent Publications By CHPS Faculty Spring 2021

Written By: Drexler James | July 15, 2021
Our faculty pursue big ideas and share what they learn by publishing their research to advance scientific discovery. As part of an institution designated as “very high” research activity by...

School of Kinesiology and Physical Therapy Shines at National NSCA Conference

Written By: Drexler B. James '13 | July 13, 2021
Faculty and students from the School of Kinesiology and Physical Therapy represented the College of Health Professions and Sciences during the annual National Strength and Conditioning Association conference, which was...

CSD Professor, UCF Go Baby Go! are the Driving Forces Behind GBG Chapter in Belgium

Written By: Camille Dolan '98 | June 24, 2021
Martine Vanryckeghem, a Pegasus Professor in the School of Communication Sciences and Disorders has teamed up with her colleague in Physical Therapy, Jennifer Tucker, to start a Go Baby Go! chapter in Belgium to help increase mobility...

UCF’s Physical Therapy Clinic Offers Service to Community, Opportunities for Students

Written By: Drexler B. James ’13 | June 22, 2021
The clinic provides rehabilitation care for injuries and those recovering from surgery, in addition to evaluation services for pain, and prevention services to support health and wellness.

CHPS to Host Interactive Presentation for Undergraduate Students Addressing Anxiety and Perfectionism

Written By: Drexler James | June 21, 2021
Perfectionism can be a cause and a symptom of anxiety for many college students. Join CHPS Undergraduate Students for an online interactive presentation on July 12, from 3 to 4...

College students make mom’s dream come true for 4-year-old son

Written By: USA TODAY | June 16, 2021
Engineering students at the University of Central Florida create a custom ride-on car for Evan Schaefer, a boy with a rare genetic disorder.

UCF Summer 2021 Commencement Schedule and Fall Makeup Ceremony Announced

Written By: NICOLE DUDENHOEFER ’17 | June 7, 2021
Summer 2021 Grad Walk takes place Aug. 4-6 and three in-person commencement ceremonies will be held Aug. 7. Graduates are allowed to sign up for Grad Walk and in-person commencement,...

Rothschild Featured on Podcast to Discuss Pain Science Course

Written By: Drexler James | June 2, 2021
Carey Rothschild, an assistant professor in the Division of Physical Therapy, appeared as a guest on a recent episode of the Healing Pain Podcast. Rothschild spoke about her development of...

Researchers in the College of Health Professions and Sciences Use the Pandemic as an Opportunity to Expand Collaborations and Impact

Written By: Camille Dolan '98 | May 21, 2021
A little more than a year ago, faculty and students in the College of Health Professions and Sciences who were working on research projects had to pivot when COVID-19 derailed their plans. CHPS researchers regrouped and forged ahead with their projects by finding new ways to use the...

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