USC’s Biokinesiology and Physical Therapy Black Alumni Association aims to add more Black practitioners to the physical therapy profession.
In the aftermath of the mass protests earlier this year, resulting from the murder of George Floyd Jr. by Minneapolis police officers, the Division knew it needed to do more to fight systemic racism — both within its own walls as well as the health care system writ large.
More than 150 doctor of physical therapy students put on their white coats for the first time and took a solemn oath to uphold the high standards befitting a USC physical therapy professional in a virtual ceremony on Thursday, Oct. 29.
Associate Professor Nicolas Schweighofer aims to find out, thanks to a new grant from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke.
USC’s PhD program in biokinesiology has been ranked 12th in the nation by the National Academy of Kinesiology, placing it in the top 20 percent of all U.S. programs.
Associate Professor of Clinical Physical Therapy Cheryl Resnik DPT ’97 has been recognized with a Royce P. Noland Award by the Califorinia Physical Therapy Association.
The USC Division of Biokinesiology and Physical Therapy marks the beginning of the 2020-2021 academic year and celebrates its scholarship recipients at our annual Academic Convocation and Scholarship Ceremony — this year, presented virtually due to the COVID-19 crisis.
USC researcher Stacey Dusing is conducting research on the best ways to help premature infants thrive at home.
The guidelines, published in the Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy, are the first for physical therapists.
A USC researcher is hoping to change the way physical therapists treat infants at risk of cerebral palsy by combining cognitive and physical activity.