Open-pit coalminers who drive heavy-duty vehicles face a unique brand of whole-body vibration caused by operating this equipment. Backed by a new grant from the Alpha Foundation, physical therapy professor Jack Dennerlein will explore its effect on the body.
New associate professor Shaw Bronner studies the biomechanics of dance movement—research with applications ranging from preventing dancers’ injuries to understanding the neural relationship between movement and memory.
Learning how to control a new pair of arms would be like learning how to drive a car, says Christopher Hasson, a sensorimotor control expert and a newly appointed assistant professor in the department of physical therapy.
Over a six-month span, fifth-year student Bryan Muñoz completed physical therapy co-ops in both the United States and Ecuador.
Mobile-phone users who send dozens — or even hundreds — of text messages per day may have begun to notice pain, tingling or numbness in their thumbs from excessive button … read more »
David Nolan, an associate clinical professor of physical therapy, says a South African sprinter should be allowed to compete in the Olympics wearing high-tech carbon-fiber prosthetic legs.
A new partnership between the university and military hospitals will give physical therapy students the opportunity to work in the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center.
Incoming freshman Linda Wiinberg chose Northeastern for its experiential-learning advantages and big-city life.
Dialogue of Civilizations experience in Israel teaches Bouvé students to focus on the commonalities, acknowledge the differences
Northeastern’s Maura Iversen wins national recognition for her research on rheumatic diseases and patient behavior
Northeastern professor discusses research to determine whether adding challenging mental tasks improves physical therapy’s effectiveness