News: Physical Therapy

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...

Elementary School Students Help Build Tiny Cars for Children With Limited Mobility

Written By: Sabrina Williams | November 21, 2018
Beep! Beep! Orlando Health, UCF Go Baby Go!, and Orange Center Elementary STEM Magnet Program students recently formed an automotive assembly line to adapt motorized cars for children with special...

UCF Inducts Hanney into Scroll & Quill Society

Written By: David Janosik | November 5, 2018
UCF Faculty Excellence has inducted William Hanney, assistant professor of physical therapy, into the university’s prestigious Scroll & Quill Society. Hanney is one of 22 faculty members selected for the...

Don’t Be Such a Slouch. Your Neck and Back Will Thank You Later

Written By: Camille Dolan '98 | September 27, 2018
The American Chronic Pain Association dubs September as Pain Awareness Month. While habits like slouching, knuckle-cracking and constant phone usage might not affect students’ bodies today, College of Health Professions...

Student is First to Graduate from New Anatomical Sciences Program

Written By: Drexler B. James '13 | August 3, 2018
On Aug. 4, Amnie Ashour will be the first student to graduate with a Graduate Certificate in Anatomical Sciences from UCF. By completing the 22-credit-hour graduate certificate program, launched last...

Dr. Stock named member of the UCF Institutional Review Board

Written By: Matt Stock | August 2, 2018
Last week, Dr. Stock was named an Alternate Member of the UCF Institutional Review Board. In his new role, Dr. Stock will be evaluating research proposals, as well as presenting...

Knight Therapy: Turning Bare Feet into Smiles

Written By: Camille Dolan | July 17, 2018
Students in UCF’s Doctor of Physical Therapy Program recently had big, medium and little shoes to fill. The students, along with members of the American Physical Therapy Association, took time...

Graduate students attend NSCA national conference, win award

Written By: Matt Stock | July 16, 2018
Last week, Dr. Stock, Alina Swafford, and Rob MacLennan attended the NSCA national conference in Indianapolis. While at the conference, Dr. Stock was awarded NSCA Fellow and both Alina and...

Dr. Stock presents research at ISEK in Ireland

Written By: Matt Stock | July 10, 2018
Last week, Dr. Stock attended the International Society of Electrophysiology and Kinesiology (ISEK) annual conference in Dublin, Ireland. While there, he gave a podium presentation for the paper titled “Additional...

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