Elon’s three-year, full-time Doctor of Physical Therapy program emphasizes a patient-centered approach to the profession. The program, which begins in January, immerses students in science and research while teaching them the value of respect and communication. Forty-eight weeks of hands-on clinical practicums reinforce the solid academics taught in the classroom. One hundred percent of Elon DPT students find employment after graduation.
Students from the ABSS Career and Technical Education Center learned about the role of biomechanics in understanding and improving human performance on April 11, 2018. Presentations and activities about balance, running, throwing, and jumping showcased biomechanics as an emerging science.
Students and faculty from the Doctor of Physical Therapy program helped organize and participated in this inaugural event.
A study in the departent of physical therapy is looking for a few more subjects that have knee pain. The use of microcurrent will be used to see if function will improve, and pain will decrease.
Eleven faculty members, one recently retired faculty member, multiple adjunct faculty members 20 students were among the more than 17,000 attendees at the conference.
The High Point, N.C. FOX affiliate produced an extended segment on the program, launched in 2017, for its Buckley Report.
The second edition of "Mobility in Context: Principles of Patient Care Skills," authored by Charity Johansson and Susan Chinworth and published by F. A. Davis Company, instructs students in patient mobility skills that are based on current clinical evidence and practiced within the context of patient-centered care.