News: Physical Therapy

DPT Students, Neurologic Resident and Faculty Screen Parkinson’s Patients In The Community

Written By: Rick Beato | December 30, 2019
The third year UCF Doctor of Physical Therapy students under the supervision of current neurologic resident, Olivia Berry, DPT, screened Parkinson’s patients in the community on October 4 at Select...

First Resident Dr. Stocker Successfully Passes Neurologic Board Certification

Written By: Rick Beato | December 23, 2019
The University of Central Florida and Orlando Health’s neurologic residency program’s first resident, Clayton Stocker, PT, DPT, NCS, successfully passed the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties Neurologic Clinical Specialist...

Neurologic Residents Present at the FPTA Annual Conference

Written By: Rick Beato | December 16, 2019
Two residents of the University of Central Florida and Orlando Health neurologic residency program presented their research at the 2019 Florida Physical Therapy Association Annual Conference and Assembly of Representatives...

Lab presents at 1st Society for NeuroSports conference!

Written By: Matt Stock | November 19, 2019
Dr. Stock, Ryan Girts, and Kylie Harmon recently attended the 1st Society for NeuroSports conference. While there, the group put on a one hour TMS lecture and demo that was...

Think Big Muscles are the Key to Better Movement in Older Adults? Not so Fast!

Written By: Zenaida Gonzalez Kotala | November 5, 2019
Slowing down may not just be an aging thing. Quite literally, walking slower could be an indicator of health problems in your golden years, even more than muscle mass. That’s...

Matt Stock, Ryan Girts, and Kylie Harmon visit UAB and Auburn University!

Written By: Matt Stock | October 14, 2019
The week of October 7th, Matt Stock and PhD students Ryan Girts and Kylie Harmon visited the state of Alabama. While there they attended the UAB Aging Symposium and visited...

Go Baby Go Chapters Set Goal of 30,000 Assistive Toy Cars Per Year

Written By: Megan Pabian | October 14, 2019
They came from across the country, but they were united in their mission to help handicapped children and adults improve their lives through better mobility. Representatives from 13 chapters of...

Donation Helps Go Baby Go! Go Far

Written By: Camille Dolan '98 | September 19, 2019
Thanks to Variety – The Children’s Charity of Florida, children like Evan will have a better quality of life through increased mobility. Shortly after Evan was born, his mother, Casey...

Alina Swafford publishes M.S. thesis manuscript

Written By: Matt Stock | September 3, 2019
Alina Swafford, a graduate of the M.S. in Kinesiology program, recently had her thesis manuscript accepted by the European Journal of Applied Physiology. The title of the article is “No...

Kylie Harmon publishes manuscript in Physiological Measurement

Written By: Matt Stock | September 2, 2019
2nd year PhD student Kylie Harmon recently had a paper accepted in Physiological Measurement. The title of the paper is “Is the motor unit mean firing rate versus recruitment threshold...

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