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

Athletic Performance
Athletic Injuries
Quadriceps Muscle

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 1, In : Pharmacological Reports. 71, 4, p. 732-737 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Local Anesthetics

Fucoxanthin Protects against oxLDL-Induced Endothelial Damage via Activating the AMPK-Akt-CREB-PGC1α Pathway

Ou, H. C., Chou, W. C., Chu, P. M., Hsieh, P. L., Hung, C-H. & Tsai, K-L., 2019 May 1, In : Molecular Nutrition and Food Research. 63, 10, 1801353.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

AMP-activated protein kinase
Cyclic AMP Response Element-Binding Protein
AMP-Activated Protein Kinases
response elements
low density lipoprotein

Student theses

High intensity laser therapy for Achilles tendon healing in a rat model

Author: 佳龍, 李., 2019

Supervisor: Tsai, Y. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Master's Thesis

Physical fitness in school-age children with developmental coordination disorder

Author: 子薇, 張., 2019

Supervisor: Cherng, R. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Master's Thesis