News: Physical Therapy

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...

Dawson Receives National Outstanding New Academic Faculty Member Award

Written By: Camille Dolan ’98 | June 26, 2018
Assistant Professor Nicole Dawson of the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program received the Margaret L. Moore Award for Outstanding New Academic Faculty Member from the American Physical Therapy Association on...

Muscle fatigue study published in the Journal of Electromyography and Kinesiology

Written By: Matt Stock | June 20, 2018
Along with lab alumni Jacob Mota, Jennah Hernandez, and Jesse Ortegon, Jr., Dr. Stock published a new manuscript in the Journal of Electromyography and Kinesiology. The manuscript’s first author was...

Students, collaborators publish new study in UMB

Written By: Matt Stock | May 19, 2018
Students, members from the lab, and collaborators have worked together to publish a new study in Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology. The title of the manuscript is “Echo Intensity Versus...

UCF-Orlando Health Physical Therapy Residency in Neurology Gains National Accreditation

Written By: Karen Guin | May 14, 2018
Orlando’s first physical therapy residency program in neurology was accredited April 30 by the American Board of Physical Therapy Residency and Fellowship Education. The University of Central Florida and Orlando Health...

Stock Named Fellow of the National Strength and Conditioning Association

Written By: Karen Guin | April 23, 2018
Assistant Professor Matt Stock of the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program has been selected a Fellow of the National Strength and Conditioning Association. The prestigious recognition is bestowed to members who have an exemplary...

Dr. Stock named Fellow of the National Strength and Conditioning Association

Written By: Matt Stock | April 20, 2018
Dr. Stock was recently named Fellow of the National Strength and Conditioning Association Foundation. Information about NSCA Fellowship can be found at the link below. In addition, a story was...

Health Care, Opioid Use and Costs Drop When Acute Back Pain Patients Receive Immediate Physical Therapy

Written By: David Janosik | April 16, 2018
Low back pain affects nearly 70 million Americans and is considered the leading cause of disability in the United States. Costs associated with the condition exceed more than $100 billion...

Go Baby Go at Sabal Point

Written By: Sabal Point Elementary | April 13, 2018
The UCF Go Baby Go! Program teamed up with Sabal Point Elementary’s robotics club to retro fit electric cars to help kids with mobility issues get around.

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