News: Physical Therapy

Clinical Associate Professor Jennifer Tucker Honored with APTA Societal Impact Award

Written By: Paul Kelly | August 25, 2022
Jennifer Tucker accepts Societal Impact Award from Roger Herr, President of American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) Jennifer Tucker, a clinical associate professor within the Program of Physical Therapy, is the...

Video: UCF café helping customers learning to walk again

Written By: WFTV | June 27, 2022
Go Baby Go! is a national, community-based research, design and outreach program that provides accessible, inexpensive and common sense solutions for kids and adults with limited mobility. The program was...

UCF Institute of Exercise Physiology and Rehabilitation Science Advances Scientific Thinking in Students at all Levels

Written By: Paul Kelly | June 17, 2022
When students are interested in the fields of kinesiology and physical therapy, it is often because they want to help people; but students don’t need to wait to graduate to...

UCF Go Baby Go Presents Encanto Car at Megacon

Written By: Drexler B. James'13 | June 6, 2022
On May 21, UCF Go Baby Go! program attended Megacon Orlando, where they presented a family from Tampa with a modified car, thanks to their continued partnership with Variety –...

New Physical Therapy Professor Brings Clinical Research, Passion to Position

Written By: Drexler B. James'13 | May 27, 2022
Abigail “Abby” Wilson always knew that she wanted to help people. She wanted to have more than a successful career – she wanted to have a purpose that made her...

Rothschild Named Next Associate Editor for Orthopaedic Physical Therapy Practice Magazine

Written By: Drexler B. James'13 | May 25, 2022
Assistant Professor Carey Rothschild, from the Division of Physical Therapy, has been chosen to serve as the next associate editor of Orthopaedic Physical Therapy Practice magazine. Rothschild will start her...

Resident Uzair Hammad Recognized with 30 Under 30 Award

Written By: College of Health Professions and Sciences | May 22, 2022
Current neurologic resident, Uzair Hammad, was recognized by UCF Alumni as one of this year’s recipients of the prestigious 30 Under 30 alumni award. The award is given to UCF...

Pabian Elected to Board of Directors for American Council of Academic Physical Therapy

Written By: Drexler B. James'13 | May 19, 2022
Patrick Pabian, professor and director for the Division of Physical Therapy, has been elected to the board of directors for the American Council of Academic Physical Therapy. The term for...

DPT Class of 2022 Celebrates Achievements During Hooding Ceremony

Written By: Drexler B. James'13 | May 12, 2022
On May 6, the Division of Physical Therapy class of 2022 celebrated their perseverance and commitment to the program and profession at a hooding event. Students received their graduation “hoods”...

What are easy, at-home ways to keep an aging spine in better shape?

Written By: William Hanney | May 2, 2022
My mother always told me not to slouch as a kid, and I can’t help but notice that her posture weakens as she gets older and spends more time at...

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