News: Physical Therapy

Six NPL students present research at ACSM!

Written By: Matt Stock | June 2, 2019
Six UCF NPL students presented posters at the American College of Sports Medicine conference in Orlando, Florida this week. First author presenters included Alina Swafford (on behalf of Dennis Kwon),...

Physical Therapy Students Expand Reach in the Community

Written By: Drexler B. James ’13 | May 17, 2019
Students in UCF’s Doctor of Physical Therapy program are leading the charge on volunteer efforts in Central Florida. Ever since the doctoral program launched in 2010, organizations such as Disney...

Student collaborator wins prestigious award

Written By: Matt Stock | May 8, 2019
A former student of Dr. Stock’s, Joshua (JC) Carr, was awarded the 2019 American Kinesiology Association Graduate Student Writing Award for his work done in collaboration with the lab. JC...

Graduate students share their research at UCF Grad Forum!

Written By: Matt Stock | April 6, 2019
On Friday, April 5th, eight different graduate students whose work was carried in the Neuromuscular Plasticity Laboratory presented at the UCF Graduate Research Forum. The primary presenters were as follows:...

Dr. Stock presents data at 9th annual International Conference on Frailty and Sarcopenia Research

Written By: Matt Stock | February 26, 2019
Last week, Dr. Stock gave a 15-minute podium presentation at the International Conference on Frailty and Sarcopenia Research (ICFSR) in Miami, Florida. The title of the presentation was “Compensatory adjustments...

Kylie Harmon awarded scholarship, research grant!

Written By: Matt Stock | February 19, 2019
UCF PhD student Kylie Harmon has much to celebrate. First, Kylie was awarded a $1,500 scholarship through the NSCA Foundation. Founded in 2007 with the aim of supporting the advancement...

Med Students Get a ‘Leg Up’ on Anatomy Training from PT Students

Written By: Christin Senior | January 29, 2019
Kayla Combs stands at the head of the Anatomy Lab table surrounded by medical students examining their patient’s musculoskeletal system. “If you pull on this tendon here, it will cause...

UCF Student Wins National Award for Research on Walking Speed of Elderly

Written By: Drexler B. James | January 25, 2019
Ashleigh Trapuzzano devotes herself to research to benefit elderly adults and her work has not gone unnoticed. The Academy of Geriatric Physical Therapy on Thursday presented Trapuzzano, a third-year physical...

Lake Highland Prep Students Impact Lives by Upgrading Toy Cars

Written By: Downtown Community Paper | January 16, 2019
Students from the robotics program at Lake Highland Preparatory School cheered on toddlers who were testing out their new toy vehicles, but these were not your average Fisher-Price cars. Over...

Clinic for Apopka Farmworkers Gets Boost from Florida Blue Grant

Written By: Orlando Sentinel | December 27, 2018
Since 2016, a group of UCF volunteers has been hosting a free clinic in Apopka four times a year to provide care to uninsured farmworkers and the community. Dr. Heather...

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