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on November 12, 2010 by Annette Milla

Students Raise Awareness About Childhood Obesity

  Students in Dr. Jack Bennett’s University Seminar class are raising awareness about childhood obesity in the greater St. Louis community. Click here to read the article published in this week’s edition of UNews.            

on November 2, 2010 by

Foundations of Health Care Costume Contest

Students in the Foundations of Healthcare classes had the opportunity to participate in the 2nd Annual Halloween Infectious Disease Costume Contest. Students came to class dressed as their favorite pathogen or infectious disease (chicken pox, mad cow disease, rabies, swine flu, HIV). The students also gave a review of the pathogen or disease they represented…. Continue Reading

on October 20, 2010 by

PT Voted in the Top 5 Best Jobs in America

The career outlook for physical therapists is strong. Due to the aging population, projections show an increase in demand for physical therapists in the future. According to Yahoo! Finance, physical therapy as a professional career is listed as number four in the top 100 best jobs in America for 2010.   Follow this link to… Continue Reading

on October 20, 2010 by

October is PT Month!

The PT Club co-hosted Way Out Wednesday on October13. Activities for the booth included: Fitness challenges – Who can do the most sit ups, push ups, etc. –  Who can jump rope/hula hoop the longest –  Handouts with questions about health and fitness were available for all who visited the table.

on October 12, 2010 by

Maryville Reaches Out at Life Skills

Maryville Universtiy Physical Therapy students and faculty participated in a balance and falls screening at Life Skills as a part of Maryville Reaches Out on September 14, 2010.  This involved a questionaire about previous falls & fall risks, performance of the Timed Up and Go Test & the Functional Reach Test and finally providing the… Continue Reading

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