News: Physical Therapy

Physical Therapy Alumnus Writes Children’s Books to Inspire Black Youth

Written By: Drexler B. James '13 | April 6, 2021
A physical therapy alumnus is helping to inspire Black children to dream big by sharing stories of positive role models that look like them in the children’s books he writes....

Physical Therapy Students Participate in 2021 Central Florida Walk to Defeat ALS

Written By: Drexler B. James '13 | March 29, 2021
Eight students from the Division of Physical Therapy volunteered their time and efforts by participating in the 2021 Central Florida Walk to Defeat ALS in early March. Megan Cundiff, Rebecca...

UCF’s Institute of Exercise Physiology and Rehabilitation Science hosts inaugural conference

Written By: NSM Today | March 29, 2021
The UCF Institute of Exercise Physiology and Rehabilitation Science hosted its inaugural conference on Zoom on Friday. The conference included eight speakers, one of them being leading researcher at NASA,...

Resources and Support for the Asian Pacific American Community at UCF

Written By: NICOLE DUDENHOEFER ’17 | March 23, 2021
A list of the departments, organizations, resources, and services available to support Asian, Asian American, and Pacific Islander students, faculty, and staff.

Movement Matters: Go Baby Go! and St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital are Partnering to Provide Low-Cost Mobility Solutions for Children with Disabilities

Written By: Camille Dolan '98 | March 19, 2021
Nearly six years ago, Ava Brown drove her first UCF Go Baby Go! car, and she is still racking up miles. These days, however, she is walking — something her...

UCF & OH Neuro PT Resident Present at Inaugural FPTA Neurology Continuing Education Series

Written By: Morris Beato | March 18, 2021
Ashley Gadelha, the current resident of the UCF and Orlando Health neurologic residency program, along with residency director Morris “Rick” Beato, presented at the inaugural Florida Physical Therapy Association Neurology...

New Physical Therapy Student Receives UCF Fellowship Award

Written By: Drexler James | March 12, 2021
Camron Bartley, an incoming student in the Doctor of Physical Therapy program, is the newest recipient of the UCF Professional Doctoral Diversity Fellowship.   The fellowship, which was established in 2017,...

Berry and Beato Present In Brazil on Neurologic Outcome Measures

Written By: Morris Beato | March 3, 2021
UCF and Orlando Health’s past neurologic resident, Oliva Berry, and residency director, Morris “Rick” Beato presented virtually on March 3, 2021, as part of the International Physiotherapy Lecture Series by...

CHPS Students Charge On And Continue Internship Experiences During COVID-19

Written By: Drexler B. James '13 | March 2, 2021
Across the College of Health Professions and Sciences, students participate in internship experiences to enhance their learning and best prepare them for their future careers — all of which involve...

Go Baby Go! Partners with Engineering and Computer Science Seniors to Enhance Toy Cars as Mobility Devices

Written By: Camille Dolan '98 | February 8, 2021
Four teams of seniors in the College of Engineering and Computer Science will help drive innovation by working with UCF Go Baby Go! to enhance the technology used in its adaptive ride-on toy cars.  The students included representatives from all...

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