School of Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Sciences

School of Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Sciences

News & Notes

6/29/2020
David Russ, PT, Ph.D., Associate Professor & Assistant School Director of Research, recently co-authored two papers related to older adults. Reduced Neural Excitability and Activation Contribute to Clinically-Meaningful Weakness in Older Adults and was published in the Journals of Gerontology. … [read more]
6/3/2020
Set up a good workspace (see below) Make a routine (and stick to it!) Take 20 second break to look at an object 20 feet away for every 20 minutes spent looking at the computer Change your posture throughout the day to reduce strain in back, neck, and shoulders Ergonomic Desk Setup: Find a workspa … [read more]
5/28/2020
Alumni and Clinical Partners are invited to Tune in Tuesdays in July 2020 for three unique Continuing Education Units (CEU) opportunities! These are FREE for alumni & clinical partners, and they are done live virtually from the comfort of your home or office! Movement Matters! Linking Motor Ski … [read more]
5/14/2020
The Physical Therapist Centralized Application Service has announced numerous new changes this year to enhance the application, but also to better accommodate new changes due to Covid19. Below you will find some of the many changes and guidance from our admissions office to help you navigate this y … [read more]
4/28/2020
When Douglas Haladay, PT, DPT, PhD, CSCS, accepted the appointment as Director of the USF School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science Director on March 1, 2020, the business policies for USF related to COVID-19 were at the level of restricting business travel. Immediately after stepping i … [read more]
4/24/2020
M. Jason Highsmith, PhD, DPT, CP, FAAOP and Rebecca Miro, CP, PhD, MBA, CRA recently had a research article published in Prosthetics and Orthotics International. This journal is a peer-reviewed international, multidisciplinary journal for all professionals who have an interest in the medical, clin … [read more]
4/21/2020
Brittney Barrie, PT, DPT and Assistant Professor recently had an article published in the Strength and Conditioning Journal. The article focused on Concurrent Resistance Training for Endurance Runners. In the article, readers can find specific resistance exercise selections and weekly programming p … [read more]
3/27/2020
Due to our current remote working and learning situation we awarded our 2019-2020 Scholarships virtually. The USF School of Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Sciences (SPT&RS) Awards and Scholarship Committee notified this years scholarship recipients on March 23. Our School scholarships a … [read more]

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