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Archive for November, 2016

SPTRS Faculty Gain Recognition for Contribute to Military Medicine Journal
November 29, 2016

  Dr. John Mayer, SPTRS Coordinator of Research and Professor, served as primary author in the November/December issue of Military Medicine of the article titled; Effect of Lumbar Progressive Resistance Exercise on Lumbar Muscular Strength and Core Muscular Endurance in Soldiers. Dr. William S. Quillen, Director of SPTRS, was also recognized, serving as co-author of the […]

DPT 2020 Admissions Update – Message from Dr. Quillen
November 29, 2016

Admissions for the USF Health SPTRS DPT Class of 2020 closed on November 14th.  Almost 1600 applications were received for the class.  Completed applications of qualified students with all supporting documentation, received by PTCAS by November 14th will now be reviewed by the School’s DPT Student Selection Committee.  The 48 most qualified applicants will be offered […]

SPTRS Faculty Awarded ACSM Fellowship
November 28, 2016

Congratulations to Dr. John Mayer, Professor and Coordinator of Research at USF Health SPTRS, for receiving the fellowship award from the American College of Sports Medicine.  This award recognizes candidates who demonstrate excellence and professional achievement in sports related disciplines through education, publication, and practice. Dr. Mayer, who also coordinates the School’s PhD in Rehabilitation Sciences […]

Military Medicine Special Issue Features SPTRS Authors
November 9, 2016

USF Health SPTRS faculty and staff were recognized as contributors in the special issue of Military Medicine, Raising the Bar: Extremity Trauma Care. Dr. Jason Highsmith was co-author on three publications in this issue. He served as lead author on Differences in Military Obstacle Course Performance Between Three Energy-Storing and Shock-Adapting Prosthetic Feet in High-Functioning Transtibial […]

USF DPT Students Attend 2016 National Student Conclave
November 8, 2016

The APTA National Student Conclave (NSC) was held in Miami, Florida on October 27-29, 2016. USF Health SPTRS students were in attendance to gain additional insight into the field of Physical Therapy. Students were granted the opportunity to attend educational seminars and meet exhibitors, while networking with other peers and colleagues. The NSC aims to educate […]