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Your Fitness Class May Boost Thinking Skills

Feature | Jul 25, 2022

A study by New York Tech researchers analyzes whether instructor-led vs. self-paced exercise offers greater “brain-boosting” benefits.


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Symposium Goes Virtual to Address Parkinson’s Impact on Younger Women

Feature | Jun 30, 2020

The Young Women’s Patient Education Virtual Forum, an interdisciplinary symposium on May 28, attracted more than 70 people with Parkinson’s disease, caregivers, and medical professionals to focus attention and spur research on the oft-overlooked segment of females diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease in their 30s and 40s.


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Health Professions Students Share Research at Annual Aletheia Symposium

Feature | May 28, 2020

School of Health professions students and faculty gathered for a two-day Zoom conference to present their research at this year’s virtual Aletheia Symposium.


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Helping Stroke Victims Get Back on Their Feet

Feature | Jan 07, 2020

John Handrakis, professor of physical therapy, takes part in Veterans Affairs research to improve knee movement in stroke victims.


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Mark Gugliotti Corrects Poor Posture on National News

Feature | Oct 10, 2019

As seen on CBS News, Associate Professor of Physical Therapy Mark Gugliotti discusses the importance of proper posture.


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Student Profile: Marin Graham DPT '19

SHP Faculty Presents to STEP High Schoolers

News Brief: Physical Therapy Graduates Break NYIT Record, Score Big

Feature | Aug 13, 2018

NYIT physical therapy 2018 graduates’ 94.9 percent first-time pass rate on the NPTE national licensing exam in July surpasses NYIT’s historical pass rate and exceeds the 92.3 percent national average.


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With Spinal Cord Injuries, Temperature Is Another Complication

Feature | Feb 09, 2018

Associate Professor John Handrakis, D.P.T., aims to regulate a standardized test that identifies core body temperature dysfunction in persons with spinal cord injuries.


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Physical Therapy Faculty Recognized at PRiSM Society Annual Conference