Physical Therapy

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Oct 19, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

OurHighlandsRanchNews.com: Patridge ’84MSPT Runs for Douglass County Commissioner

OurHighlandsRanchNews.com featured an interview with Roger Patridge ’84MSPT, who is a commissioner candidate in Douglas County, Colo., District 2. Patridge is a physical therapist, athletic trainer and a small business owner with a background in corporate health care and  experience working with...

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Oct 17, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Metro.com: PT Professor Discusses Bynum's Knees and the Imminent Sixers Season

Metro.com featured Dr. Brian Eckenrode, Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy, in an article assessing Andrew Bynum's knee issues and the upcoming Sixers basketball season. In a vacuum, a simple bone bruise wouldn't be much to worry about, according to Brian Eckenrode, assistant professor of...

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Oct 2, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Connectivity: McCloy Phones Wife to Change a Child's Life in Swaziland

Eric McCloy of Global Information Services recently returned from a service trip to Swaziland, a small nation in southern Africa with the highest HIV prevalence rate in the world. While assisting the Swaziland Relief medical team, he came across a three-year-old boy with such severe cerebral palsy...

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Oct 2, 2012 Purnell Cropper

Mangione and Craik Present Hip Fracture Recovery Research

Drs. Kate Mangione and Rebecca Craik presented recent evidence for hip fracture recovery to the External Advisory Panel of the Claude Pepper Center and faculty in Epidemiology and Public Health at the University of Maryland School of Medicine in Baltimore on Sept. 12.

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Oct 1, 2012 Purnell Cropper

Psychology, Physical Therapy Collaboration Results in Publication in 'Gait and Posture'

In her Psychology senior thesis, Olga Stanislavova ’12 looked at whether walking speed across an instrumented walkway used in physical therapy practice could be affected by mental categories activated without participant awareness. Individuals covertly presented with verbal materials priming the...

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Aug 3, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

McClure Speaks at Three Professional Conferences

Dr. Phil McClure, Professor of Physical Therapy, was an invited speaker at three recent professional conferences: McClure presented “Clinical Prediction Rules related to Management of Low Back Pain” at the Pennsylvania Athletic Trainer’s Association Annual Meeting in Lancaster, Pa., on June 9. He...

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Aug 3, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Stackhouse Presents Poster at Regenerative Rehab Retreat

Dr. Scott Stackhouse, Associate Professor of Physical Therapy, presented a poster, “Task practice with or without cellular transplantation promotes recovery of reach-to-grasp function after cervical spinal cord injury," at the Section on Research Regenerative Rehabilitation Retreat held at Beaver...

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Aug 3, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Craik Speaks to PT Students at Duke University Capstone Session

Dr. Rebecca Craik, Professor and Chair of Physical Therapy, was invited to speak to physical therapist students at the capstone presentations session at Duke University’s School of Medicine.

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Aug 3, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Craik, Readinger, Tomlinson Attend APTA Task Force for Internship Development

Dr. Rebecca Craik, Professor and Chair of Physical Therapy, Dr. Janet Readinger, Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy and Academic Coordinator of Clinical Education, and Dr. Susan Tomlinson, Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy, attended a task force meeting held by the Private Practice...

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Jul 29, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Hillsborough Patch: Nowak '84MSPT Joins US Olympic Rowing Team in London

Hillsborough Patch reported on July 25 that Marc Nowak ’84MSPT will be at the Games in London, helping to prepare the US National Rowing Team to bring home the gold, as reported by contributor Jenna Charles. Nowak is looking forward to this year’s Summer Games. “The fun part of working with...

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Jun 25, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Pennlive.com: Chu Finds Competition for Female Wrestlers

Pennlive.com featured Jennifer Chu in the article "Four generations of Title IX," on June 23. As an assistant coach with Women’s Only Wrestling, Chu counsels girls who have limited opportunities to compete against other women to wrestle, as reported by Ivey Dejesus of Patriot News. Chu is currently...

Jun 19, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Nowak ’84MSPT to Join U.S. Rowing Team at 2012 Summer Olympics

When a rower takes her seat, straps into her shoes and grasps her oar, she must surrender herself as an individual, conferring mind and body to a 64-foot Kevlar hull. Because the moment the United States women's rowing team pushes off the dock at M.W. Caspersen Rowing Center in Princeton, N.J., all...