Physical Therapy

Arcadia University professor Dr. Ryan Zarzycki explains connection of the knee

Oct 23, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Hybrid DPT Students Visit Campus for First Time for Immersion Experience

On Oct. 8, the first hybrid cohort of Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) students arrived on campus at Arcadia University for a weeklong on-campus visit to work with cadavers and practice hands-on skills from what they had learned online since classes began on Aug. 24.   The nationally ranked...

Arcadia students work with a muscular dummy in College of Health Sciences

Oct 8, 2020 Caitlin Burns

CHS Calls on Faculty, Staff, and Students to End Health Disparities

The College of Health Sciences (CHS) hosted two Question and Answer sessions with Dr. Gregory Hicks, professor of Physical Therapy at the University of Delaware, to discuss what can be done to address the health disparities in the U.S. healthcare system.  Students, faculty, and staff of the...

Arcadia University faculty and trustee Kyle Kammerle

Sep 23, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Kammerle ’17, ’20DPT Elected As Recent Graduate Trustee

Arcadia University is proud to announce that Dr. Kyle Kammerle ’17, ’20DPT, adjunct professor of Biology at Arcadia University and physical therapist at Willow Grove Physical Therapy, was elected to the University’s Board of Trustees, effective June 1. A graduate of the Arcadia Class of 2020...

Physical therapy students engage in a lesson from a professor.

Sep 21, 2020 Erin Kardon

Physical Therapy ONLINE Admission Information Session

Join us for a Physical Therapy ONLINE Admission Information Session.  Information Session Itinerary 10:00-11:30 AM Program Overivew 11:30-11:45 AM Financial Aid 12:00-1:00 PM Q & A with Current DPT students REGISTER NOW Optional Classes Students may...

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Sep 11, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Malloy Featured by Journal of Orthopaedic Research

By Josephine Mueller '21 Dr. Philip Malloy, assistant professor of Physical Therapy, published the article “1.5 T magnetic resonance imaging generates accurate 3D proximal femoral models: Surgical planning implications for femoroacetabular impingement” in the September edition of the Journal of...

Arcadia University faculty member Brian Eckenrode

Aug 27, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Eckenrode Receives APTA Traveling Fellowship Award

Dr. Brian Eckenrode ’97 ’99M, associate professor of Physical Therapy, was awarded the 2020 Traveling Fellowship Award from the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)’s Academy of Physical Therapy Research. The award, which grants $3,500 per fellow, aims to bring together fellows of different...

Headshot of Dr. Michael Tevald

Aug 3, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Tevald Featured by Foundation for Physical Therapy Research

Dr. Michael Tevald, associate professor of Physical Therapy and director of Post-Professional programs, was featured in the article “FPTR Researcher Sees Potential and Growth for the Physical Therapy Profession Amid COVID-19” by the Foundation for Physical Therapy Research.  In the article...

Dr. Michael Tevald works with two female students, all wearing masks.

Jul 23, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Physical Therapy Returns to Campus Using All-Modes Ready Approach

On Monday, July 13, students in the Physical Therapy program returned to the classroom for the first time since March. However, the classroom experience was much different from prior to COVID-19. While 60 students were participating in the lessons that ran Monday, Tuesday, and Friday, they were...

Headshot of Dr. Kantak

Jul 21, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Kantak Publishes Research in Online Medical Database

Dr. Shailesh Kantak, assistant professor of Physical Therapy, published his study “Differential effects of internal versus external focus of instruction on action planning and performance in patients with right and left hemispheric stroke” in August 2020 edition of Human Movement Science. The...

Headshot of Dr. Phil McClure

Jul 9, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Dr. McClure Receives Excellence in Biomechanics Research Award

Dr. Phil McClure, professor and chair of Physical Therapy, received the Biomechanics Special Interest Group of the Academy of Physical Therapy (APTA) Research’s Career Excellence in Biomechanics Research Award. Dr. McClure received the award for his expertise in shoulder biomechanics and...

Aase Pedersen presents her research during the PT research day last fall.

Jun 30, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Pedersen ’20DPT Finds Passion in Pelvic Floor Health

To find her calling, Dr. Aase Pedersen ’20DPT knew she had to change the trajectory of her career path as a case manager and supervisor with the Department of Welfare. With a bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Temple University, she knew she wanted to work in a medical profession and began...

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Jun 11, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Dr. Tomlinson Re-Elected to APTA Nominating Committee

Dr. Susan Tomlinson, associate professor and director of Clinical Education in the Department of Physical Therapy, was re-elected to a two-year term on the Academy of Physical Therapy Education’s Nominating Committee of the Clinical Education Special Interest Group. The group, which is a part of...