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 [...]
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“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 [...]
Past FPTR-Funding Recipient Advances Knowledge of Health Disparities Amid Pandemic Lisa VanHoose, PT, PhD, MPH, is a physical therapist researcher, educator, and practitioner on the front lines in addressing health disparities in the current health pandemic. Though there is much more to be learned about the causes of these [...]
FPTR Researcher Sees Potential and Growth for the Physical Therapy Profession Amid COVID 19 FPTR funding recipient, Michael Tevald, PT, MPT, PhD, says COVID 19 survivors will have significant rehabilitation needs and that it is up to physical therapists to adapt and build strategies to help. Despite the challenges [...]
FPTR PRESIDENT AND ALUMNI AMONG THOSE RECEIVING APTA’S 2020 HONORS AND AWARDS The American for Physical Therapy Association (APTA) just announced the recipients of this year’s Honors and Awards Program. Awards are presented to APTA members for outstanding achievement in the areas of overall accomplishment, education, practice and service, [...]
THE FOUNDATION FOR PHYSICAL THERAPY ANNOUNCES 2020 SERVICE AWARD RECIPIENTS Service Awards are presented each year by the Foundation for Physical Therapy Research (FPTR) to select people and organizations. These awards recognize members of the FPTR community for their volunteerism and commitment to the physical therapy profession. They have [...]