The nervous system groups sets of muscles producing opposing forces on joints, firing the muscles simultaneously to ensure joints aren’t stressed or injured by unbalanced forces, according to a recent study.
The 9th annual Movement and Rehabilitation Sciences Training Day brought together a group of more than 100 scientists and students across departments and programs to showcase research collaborations.
With help from students in the Department of Physical Therapy and Human Movement Sciences (PTHMS), and support from McCormick School of Engineering, a group of toddlers took electric cars for a spin at Northwestern as part of the Go Baby Go program.
First-year Doctor of Physical Therapy students celebrated their transition from academic coursework to clinical experience at the 13th annual Clinical Practice Ceremony.
Nearly 100 second-year Doctor of Physical Therapy students recently participated in learning experience with volunteer community members and Northwestern faculty members.
Students, postdoctoral fellows and faculty from Northwestern and beyond gathered at the eighth annual Movement and Rehabilitation Sciences Training Day to share scientific results and methods and to network with colleagues.
Kosta Nicolozakes, a MD/PhD student, is past president of the Medical Scientist Training Program Student Council and continues to play an active role in organizations at Feinberg and beyond.
The Department of Physical Therapy and Human Movement Sciences recently hosted faculty members from across the country for an interactive workshop on how to design curricula and create meaningful educational experiences for physical therapy students.
Feinberg met its goal of raising $10 million for the newly renamed Mesulam Cognitive Neurology and Alzheimer’s Disease Center, naming the Center after its director, M. Marsel Mesulam, MD.
High-intensity exercise three times a week is safe for individuals with Parkinson’s disease and can keep symptoms from progressing, according to a phase 2 clinical trial published in JAMA Neurology.