FPTR LIVE EVENT HIGHLIGHTS CHANGE AND OPPORTUNITY FOR PT AND PTA STUDENTS AMID COVID-19 PANDEMIC On October 20, 2020, the Foundation for Physical Therapy Research (FPTR) hosted “Balancing the Demands of Clinicals During a Pandemic” – the second of several live events planned for the 2020-2021 VCU-Marquette Challenge. The [...]
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The Foundation for Physical Therapy Research Accepting Applications for New Funding Mechanism; PODS I & II ScholarshipsYaman Shalabi2020-10-09T17:36:11+00:00
THE FOUNDATION FOR PHYSICAL THERAPY RESEARCH ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR NEW FUNDING MECHANISM; PODS I & II SCHOLARSHIPS Each year, the Foundation for Physical Therapy Research (FPTR) awards scholarships, fellowships, and grants to promising physical therapist researchers. Promotion of Doctoral Studies (PODS) I & II Scholarships fund post-professional doctoral students, [...]
Support the Foundation for Physical Therapy Research by Shopping Online At a time when millions of people are social distancing, many have come to rely on Amazon for the delivery of essential goods and supplies. With AmazonSmile, you can shop the same products for the prices of Amazon.com, with [...]
IN MEMORY OF MELANIE AVA GILLAR Longtime physical therapist and champion of research, Melanie Ava Gillar, passed away on August 17, 2020. Gillar was a familiar face at events in support of the Foundation for Physical Therapy Research (FPTR). Her family requests that those wishing to honor her memory [...]
Foundation for Physical Therapy Service Awards Acceptance Videos Earlier this year, the Foundation for Physical Therapy Research (FPTR) presented Service Awards to a select group of people and organizations for their unyielding support of FPTR and its mission to fund physical therapy research. In the past, our Awards recipients were [...]
“A Challenge Like No Other” – Planning a Virtual 5K Amid COVID-19 Last year, as COVID-19 quickly made its way across the United States, many schools and universities canceled in-person events and moved to distance learning. This brought with it a new set of challenges to physical therapy and [...]
6 Steps to Make Your Virtual 5K Fun and Successful The 2020-2021 VCU-Marquette Challenge is almost underway. Our student fundraisers make it possible for the Foundation for Physical Therapy Research (FPTR) to award research grants, scholarships, and fellowships – and research is more important than ever for patients and the [...]
2020 FPTR FELLOWSHIP TO ADDRESS EFFECTS OF AEROBIC EXERCISE ON FSHD Facioscapulohumeral Muscular Dystrophy (FSHD) causes muscle weakness and atrophy in the face, shoulder, and upper arms. Typically, FSHD progresses slowly. The disease affects an estimated one in 20,000 people. Quality of life can be greatly impaired for those living [...]
FOUNDATION FOR PHYSICAL THERAPY RESEARCH AWARDS 2020 FELLOWSHIP AND SCHOLARSHIP FUNDING ALEXANDRIA, VA (July 29, 2020) – The Foundation for Physical Therapy Research (FPTR) recently awarded $212,500 in fellowship and scholarship funding to 12 promising physical therapist researchers. The awards will help these new investigators begin their research careers [...]
Former Marquette Challenge Coordinator, Current FPTR Funding Recipient Contributes to Understanding of Respiratory ExerciseYaman Shalabi2020-07-10T03:12:31+00:00
From Challenge Coordinator to FPTR Funding Recipient: Thoughts on Current Health Crisis, Simple Respiratory Exercises Anne E. Palermo, PT, DPT, first became involved with the Foundation for Physical Therapy Research (FPTR) during the 2013-2014 Marquette Challenge. She served as Chair for the University of Miami’s Challenge efforts. Most student [...]