News: Research

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

Written By: Ryan Greene | 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...

Research Spotlight: Colby Mangum Uses Core Data Research to Protect Athletes, Improve Performances

Written By: College of Health Professions and Sciences | June 16, 2022
Core Muscles are the Center of Colby Mangum’s Research in Athletic Training Assistant Professor L. Colby Mangum, a faculty member in the Master of Athletic Training program Assistant Professor L....

Mangum Awarded Department of Defense Grant as Part of Research Team to Improve Knee Pain and Function

Written By: College of Health Professions and Sciences | June 16, 2022
Colby Mangum was recently awarded a grant as a co-investigator through the Department of Defense focused on improving rehabilitation for chronic pain around the kneecap (Peer Reviewed Orthopaedic Research Program...

BSW Student Mary Farley Receives Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship and Grant

Written By: UCF School of Social Work | June 6, 2022
Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) student, Mary Farley is a recipient of the 2022 Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) Program, Track 1 (SURF Fellow). Through this program, Farley will receive...

UCF Health Sciences Faculty Jeanette Garcia’s Research Explores Sustainable Wellness for Children with ASD

Written By: Ryan Greene | June 2, 2022
The prevalence of autism spectrum disorder (ASD), a neurodevelopment disorder associated with a range of social communication impairments, restricted and repetitive behaviors, and other health issues, is on the rise...

Undergraduate Health Sciences Students Showcase Research Proposals at Symposium

Written By: Drexler B. James'13 | April 27, 2022
Students enrolled in HSC4730 Applied Health Research Methods presented their research proposals to faculty judges during the Department of Health Sciences Spring 2022 Research Symposium on April 25 at the UCF Morgridge...

Student Researchers in CSD Shine at Scholars Symposium

Written By: Megan Pabian | April 5, 2022
Students from both the undergraduate program and graduate program in Communication Sciences and Disorders presented research posters at the Student Scholar Symposium as part of Research Week. One group received...

Health Sciences Students Present 20 Posters at Student Scholar Symposium

Written By: Megan Pabian | April 5, 2022
Health Sciences students had a strong presence at the Student Scholar Symposium hosted as part of Research Week.  Twenty poster presentations were presented by about 34 Health Sciences undergraduate students...

RAs from the Center for Behavioral Health Research and Training Present Posters at UCF Research Week

Written By: UCF School of Social Work | April 5, 2022
Research assistants (RA) from the School of Social Work’s Center for Behavioral Health Research and Training (CBHRT) shared their research at the Student Scholar Symposium as part of UCF Student...

Student Research Week: Inspired by ‘The Bachelor,’ UCF Student Studying Aphasia

Written By: Mila Chial | March 31, 2022
Allison Conrad always knew she would be attending UCF. Her mother is an alumna and Conrad grew up in Orlando. But what she would study was still up in the...

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