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Archive for March, 2014

SPTRS Faculty to Present at Gait & Movement Conference
March 27, 2014

Dr. Patricia Teran-Yengle will present at the 2014 Annual Meeting of the Gait and Clinical Movement Analysis Society held in Newark, Delaware, June 24-27. Her poster is titled “Transfer Effects of Treadmill Gait Training Using Learner’s Focus of Attention Instructions in Controlling Knee Hyperextension Pattern in Young Women.” The Gait and Clinical Movement Analysis Society (GCMAS) […]

Low Back Pain is Focus of Presentation at Annual Conference
March 26, 2014

Researchers from the University of South Florida and Baylor University are studying prevention of the epidemic problem of low back pain. This research will be presented by Lt Col John D. Childs PT, PhD, MBA (USAF) at the annual American Occupational Health Conference held in San Antonio, Texas in late April. Following the theme “Promoting Readiness […]

Dr. Tajiri Represents SPTRS at Regenerative Rehabilitation Symposium
March 21, 2014

Dr. Naoki Tajiri, Assistant Professor in the School of Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Sciences and the Department of Neurosurgery & Brain Repair, is a recipient of a travel award to attend the 3rd Annual Symposium on Regenerative Rehabilitation in San Francisco, CA on April 10-11, 2014. Dr. Tajiri will present “Hyperbaric oxygen treatment and exercise therapy […]

DPT Students Present at “Free to Play” PAMA Conference
March 21, 2014

Third-year DPT students Samantha Klotz and Jessica Whitney, along with SPTRS faculty Dr. Aimee Klein, recently presented a poster at the 1st Southeast Regional Meeting of Performing Arts and Medicine Association (PAMA) held in Tampa. Their poster was titled “The Relationship of Biomechanical Factors, Turnout, And Lower Extremity Musculoskeletal Injuries in Ballet Dancers.” The “Free To […]

Women’s Health Grants Awarded to Interdisciplinary Teams
March 18, 2014

Several SPTRS Faculty serve on teams awarded grants by the USF Women’s Health Collaborative for 2014-2015 cross-collaborative research on women’s health topics. Grant funding totaling $50,000 is being awarded to six interdisciplinary teams which include: Patricia Teran-Yengle, PT, PhD; Seok Hun Kim, PT, PhD; Douglas Haladay, PT, DPT, PhD, OCS, CSCS; and William Quillen, PT, DPT, […]

SPTRS Faculty to Speak on Rehabilitation for MS Patients
March 10, 2014

In conjunction with Multiple Sclerosis awareness month, Ms. Jeannie Stephenson, PT, MS, NCS delivered a lecture sponsored by the Multiple Sclerosis Association of America on Monday evening, March 10, at the Tampa Marriott Westshore. Her address focused on Multiple Sclerosis (MS) rehabilitation, specifically the physical therapists role in MS Rehabilitation. She also discussed recent research evidence […]

“Free to Play” PAMA Conference
March 7, 2014

SPTRS Faculty and Students to Present at “Free to Play” PAMA Conference Several SPTRS faculty and students will present papers or posters at the 1st Southeast Regional Meeting of Performing Arts and Medicine Association (PAMA) Conference to be held at USF  on March 7th-9th, 2014.  The “Free to Play” conference features a broad spectrum of topics […]

SPTRS Director To Serve on Credentialing Services Committee
March 5, 2014

Dr. William Quillen, Associate Dean of USF Health’s Morsani College of Medicine and Director of the School of Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Sciences, has been invited to serve on the Credentialing Services Committee of the American Board of Physical Therapy Residency and Fellowship Education (ABPTRFE). The Credentialing Services Council made the selection based on his experience […]

Dr. John Mayer Recognized by ACA as Researcher of the Year
March 5, 2014

The American Chiropractic Association has named Dr. John Mayer, Lincoln Endowed Chair of Chiropractic & Biomechanical Research and Coordinator of Research for the SPTRS, as recipient of its 2013 George B. McClelland Researcher of the Year Award. This prestigious national award recognizes individuals who are leading the profession in advancing chiropractic research. It was presented to […]

SPTRS Faculty Awarded New Researcher Grant
March 5, 2014

Assistant Professor Douglas Haladay, PT, DPT, PhD, OCS, CSCS, has been awarded a New Researcher Grant by the USF Research & Innovation Internal Awards Program. His proposal was one of only 14 that the Research Council selected from a field of 54 applicants, and will be funded in the amount of $9991. The proposed study, “An […]

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