October is National Physical Therapy Month. To bring awareness to the benefits of physical therapy, 51 UWM Doctor of Physical Therapy students and faculty participated in Wisconsin Physical Therapy Association Legislative Day. Students talked to their legislators about a variety… Read More
Associate Professor Victoria Moerchen, PhD, PT, Department of Kinesiology, Integrative Health Care & Performance Unit, recently received the Stanford Award from the Academy of Physical Therapy Education (APTA). Her article, “Purposeful Recruitment Strategies to Increase Diversity in Physical Therapist Education,” was chosen by… Read More
The 2018 edition of UWM Research has launched, celebrating the stories and work of nearly 100 UWM faculty members, students and staff… including several of the College of Health Sciences’ own. Kinesiology and physical therapy graduate student David Cornell (pictured… Read More
Associate Professor Wendy Huddleston, PhD, PT, has teamed up with other faculty and students from UW-Milwaukee and the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) to form the Milwaukee Attention Group. Together, they are investigating how individual differences in attention affects performance… Read More
By UWM News, September 21, 2017 The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is home to a program like very few in the United States. UWM is one of just six undergraduate institutions in the country to receive a Maternal & Child Health… Read More
Despite the increased attention autism has received, gaps in therapy remain. UW-Milwaukee researchers are helping to fill some of those gaps for children. Read the full story
October is National Physical Therapy Month and an opportunity to educate the community about how physical therapists (PTs) help to transform society by restoring and improving motion in people’s lives. Facilitated through the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), National Physical… Read More
By most measures, Noah Stone is a typical high school senior. He loves writing short stories and playing video games with friends, and he spent last fall working on college applications.
Firefighters can go from a resting heart rate to a racing heart rate in minutes. They lug ladders, hoses, tanks and other gear that can weigh 100-200 pounds. They twist and squat, crawl and duck in fast-moving situations.