News: Physical Therapy

Third Resident Dr. Berry Receives Multiple Awards From Neurology Academy and Orlando Health

Written By: Drexler James | January 12, 2021
The University of Central Florida and Orlando Health’s neurologic residency program’s third resident, Olivia Berry, PT, DPT has been selected to be a recipient of this year’s Academy of Neurologic...

Director Appointed to UCF Institute of Exercise Physiology and Rehabilitation Science

Written By: Megan Pabian | January 7, 2021
Matt S. Stock, an associate professor of physical therapy, has been named as the director of the UCF Institute of Exercise Physiology and Rehabilitation Science. The institute is the research...

Neely Appointed To Exam Development Committee for National Physical Therapy Exam

Written By: Morris Beato | January 1, 2021
Laurie Neely, assistant professor of physical therapy, is appointed to the Exam Development Committee for the National Physical Therapy Examination (NPTE) for Physical Therapists by the Federation of State Boards...

Orlando Health, UCF Partner to Provide Specialized Toy Cars for Kids with Limited Mobility

Written By: Charles Frazier, | December 14, 2020
A team of therapists from the Orlando Health Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children, along with a group from UCF’s Department of Physical Therapy, built specialized, ride-in toy cars for four...

Health Sciences Graduate Continues Family Legacy in Healthcare

Written By: Drexler B. James '13 | November 23, 2020
Growing up, Breon Clark always knew he wanted to go into the healthcare field. His mother and some of his aunts are nurses. Clark also played sports in high school...

UCF Go Baby Go! Builds New Partnership with St. Joseph Children’s Hospital

Written By: Drexler B. James '13 | November 13, 2020
UCF Go Baby Go! builds more than innovative motorized cars that increase mobility in children, it also builds community by bringing children of all mobility levels together. Through a new...

CSD Grad Students and DPT Students Team Up To Expand Learning in Anatomy Lab

Written By: Drexler B. James '13 | November 9, 2020
Graduate students in the Communication Sciences and Disorders program teamed up with doctoral students in the Physical Therapy program to learn together in a joint, hands-on lesson about oropharyngeal, laryngeal,...

Graduate Kinesiology Student Gets Strength from Law Scholarship

Written By: Camille Dolan '98 | November 5, 2020
Maxine Furtado is the first recipient of the Jeffrey D. Law Memorial Scholarship for students in the kinesiology M.S. program. Recently, she was able to meet the donors of the...

New Course Teaches Physical Therapy Students the Science of Pain

Written By: Drexler B. James '13 | October 20, 2020
To better address the growing opioid epidemic and evidence of the important role that physical therapists play in caring for patients with pain, UCF’s physical therapy program developed a new...

UCF’s Doctoral Program in Exercise Physiology Ranks No. 1 in Florida

Written By: Camille Dolan '98 | September 30, 2020
The UCF School of Kinesiology and Physical Therapy recently earned the No. 1 ranking in Florida and ninth in the nation for its doctoral program in kinesiology by the National...

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