Physical Therapy

RESEARCH OPPORTUNITIES IN PHYSICAL THERAPY.

Rehab Lab

Students and Residents can find opportunities to participate in faculty-driven research projects focusing on multiple areas of physical therapy and rehabilitation.

Types of Research

Motivated students have opportunities to participate in faculty-driven research projects that span multiple areas of physical therapy and rehabilitation including mechanisms of injury, prevention and treatment of disability, health systems utilization, facilitation of clinical skill development and the optimization of curricula for DPT students and residents.

Student Research Opportunities

The Student Research program provides opportunities to participate with faculty in one or more of the following research agendas:

  • Back pain during pregnancy
  • Becoming a master clinician
  • Cancer Survivorship
  • Chest wall strength, mobility and pulmonary function
  • Clinical Reasoning: teaching and assessment
  • Fatigue in people with Parkinson’s disease
  • Global perspectives of Physical Therapy care
  • Hip pain and acetabular impingement
  • Horse and rider interaction and injury
  • Impact of insurance reimbursement on Physical Therapy care
  • Knee dysfunction and strength loss in people with joint injuries or osteoarthritis
  • Pain assessment
  • Patient-reported outcome measures related to Cancer
  • PT Residency education