News: Physical Therapy

Two DPT Alumni Named to Board of Directors for Florida Physical Therapy Association

Written By: Camille Dolan '98 | August 25, 2021
Constanza Aranda Garcia ’18 and Amanda Williamson ’15 were recently named to the Board of Directors for the Florida Physical Therapy Association. Garcia will serve as the director of membership...

Vanessa Ziccardi ’15 Receives ‘Emerging Leader’ Award from the Florida Physical Therapy Association

Written By: Camille Dolan '98 | August 5, 2021
Vanessa Ziccardi ’15DPT is the 2021 recipient of the Emerging Leader Award from the Florida Physical Therapy Association. The honor recognizes physical therapists in Florida who demonstrate extraordinary service early...

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: Audrey Ramos | 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...

Olivia Berry Earns DPT Neurologic Board Specialty Certification

Written By: Audrey Ramos | June 25, 2021
Olivia Berry, PT, DPT, NCS, the University of Central Florida – Orlando Health Neurologic Residency Program’s third resident,  recently earned the designation of American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties (ABPTS)...

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: Audrey Ramos | 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.

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