School of Health Sciences Physical Therapy


Our faculty members are active in a number of areas of research and regularly publish their findings in journals or present them at national conferences.

Some of our research areas include:

  • Outcomes of children born preterm
  • Performing arts medicine and injury prevention
  • Designing a culturally- and community-driven model for health care in American Indian communities
  • Issues in aging with cerebral palsy
  • Surface electromyography of muscle function of the shoulder, lower extremities and low back
  • Ergonomic concerns for healthcare professionals