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
Analgesia Medicine & Life Sciences
Lidocaine Medicine & Life Sciences
Gait Medicine & Life Sciences
Bupivacaine Medicine & Life Sciences
benoxinate Medicine & Life Sciences
Independent Living Medicine & Life Sciences
Sirtuin 1 Medicine & Life Sciences

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Projects 1997 2019

Research Output 1991 2019

Collegiate baseball players with more optimal functional movement patterns demonstrate better athletic performance in speed and agility

Liang, Y. P., Kuo, Y., Hsu, H-C., Hsia, Y. Y., Hsu, Y. W. & Tsai, Y-J., 2019 Mar 4, In : Journal of Sports Sciences. 37, 5, p. 544-552 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Baseball
Athletic Performance
Athletic Injuries
Dyskinesias
Quadriceps Muscle
1 Citations (Scopus)

Gender differences in the relationship between walking activity and sleep disturbance among community-dwelling older adult with diabetes in Taiwan

Cheng, H. P., Chen, C. H., Lin, M. H., Wang, C. S., Yang, Y-C., Lu, F-H., Wu, J-S. & Lin, S-I., 2019 Mar 4, In : Journal of Women and Aging. 31, 2, p. 108-116 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Somnambulism
Independent Living
sleep
Taiwan
chronic illness

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
Posture
Pain
Muscles
Equipment and Supplies