Department of Physical Therapy

Organization profile

Organisation profile

Vision The department aims to stand as a national physical therapy center of cutting-edge research and outstanding academic programs through diverse cooperation and international communication. Mission Statement Missions of the Department are to nurture students to become physical therapists with professional judgment, humanistic concerns, and being able to absorb and put into use modern knowledge; to provide a sound environment of education, research and development for the faculty; and to enhance the development of physical therapy disciplines with our achievements in teaching and research.     Goals Undergraduate Program To nurture students to become physical therapists with three capabilities and four attitudes; that is, capabilities of employing professional theories, performing professional skills and integrating theories with clinical practices; attitudes of professional ethics, professional identification, social concerns and life-time learning. Master Program To nurture talents with academic research capabilities in physical therapy and interdisciplinary specialists with focus on movement science.

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Skin Medicine & Life Sciences
Lidocaine Medicine & Life Sciences
Analgesia Medicine & Life Sciences
Gait Medicine & Life Sciences
Bupivacaine Medicine & Life Sciences
Independent Living Medicine & Life Sciences
Sirtuin 1 Medicine & Life Sciences
Spinal Anesthesia Medicine & Life Sciences

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Projects 1997 2018

Research Output 1991 2019

Immediate effects of real-time postural biofeedback on spinal posture, muscle activity, and perceived pain severity in adults with neck pain

Kuo, Y., Wang, P. S., Ko, P. Y., Huang, K. Y. & Tsai, Y-J., 2019 Jan 1, In : Gait and Posture. 67, p. 187-193 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Neck Pain

Adding dopamine to proxymetacaine or oxybuprocaine solutions potentiates and prolongs the cutaneous antinociception in rats

Chen, Y. W., Chiu, C. C., Lin, H. T., Wang, J. J. & Hung, C-H., 2018 May 1, In : Anesthesia and Analgesia. 126, 5, p. 1721-1728 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle


Chlorogenic Acid Protects Against oxLDL-Induced Oxidative Damage and Mitochondrial Dysfunction by Modulating SIRT1 in Endothelial Cells

Tsai, K-L., Hung, C-H., Chan, S. H., Hsieh, P. L., Ou, H. C., Cheng, Y. H. & Chu, P. M., 2018 Jan 1, (Accepted/In press) In : Molecular Nutrition and Food Research.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Chlorogenic Acid
chlorogenic acid
endothelial cells
Endothelial Cells
AMP-Activated Protein Kinases