News: Physical Therapy

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...

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...

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