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School ofRehabilitation Sciences

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Research Highlights

Research areas include:

  • Assessment and prevention of falls
  • Control of balance and gait
  • Mechanisms of tremor in clinical populations
  • Prediction of injury and chronic joint instability
  • Evidence-based practice and patient centered care
  • Educational outcomes and competency
  • Sports-related concussions
  • Perceptual information in action and virtual reality
  • Sensorimotor compromise following joint injury

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Rehabilitation Sciences in the News


Brittany S. Samulski named an Emerging Leader for the Virginia Chapter of the American Physical Therapy Association

Brittany Samulski was named an Emerging Leader for the Virginia Chapter of the American Physical Therapy Association. This is the highest honor a Physical Therapist at her level of experience could earn. The purpose is to identify and honor an emerging leader who has demonstrated extraordinary service early in his or her physical therapy career and made exceptional overall accomplishments and contributions to the American Physical Therapy Association, APTA Virginia, and the physical therapy profession at advance APTA's vision. She received her award at the Kennedy Center in September 2021. (More)

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