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
Exercise Medicine & Life Sciences
Bupivacaine Medicine & Life Sciences
benoxinate Medicine & Life Sciences
Independent Living Medicine & Life Sciences
Walking Medicine & Life Sciences

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Projects 1997 2020

Research Output 1991 2019

An allied health rehabilitation program for patients following surgery for abdomino-pelvic cancer: a feasibility and pilot clinical study

Frawley, H. C., Lin, K-Y., Granger, C. L., Higgins, R., Butler, M. & Denehy, L., 2019 Jan 1, In : Supportive Care in Cancer.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pelvic Neoplasms
Quality of Life

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

Athletic Performance
Athletic Injuries
Quadriceps Muscle
1 Citation (Scopus)

Dopamine enhancement of dextrorphan-induced skin antinociception in response to needle pinpricks in rats

Li, Y. Y., Chiu, C. C., Wang, J. J., Chen, Y. W. & Hung, C. H., 2019 Aug, In : Pharmacological Reports. 71, 4, p. 732-737 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Local Anesthetics

Student theses

Age-related differences in dynamic force control: pursuit tracking and compensatory tracking

Author: 宜臻, 林., 2017 Aug 29

Supervisor: Hwang, I. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Master's Thesis

Balance Control of Step Ascent: Effects of Movement Strategy and Diabetes

Author: 怡亭, 李., 2014 Dec 8

Supervisor: Lin, S. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Master's Thesis

Comparison of neck position sense balance control and forward reach performance between neck pain patients and pain-free controls

Author: 湘樺, 花., 2014 Aug 29

Supervisor: Lin, C. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Master's Thesis