Physical Therapy Facilities

The program resides in a spacious 160,000 square foot state of the art new Health & Human Sciences Building with custom-designed laboratory spaces and new equipment for physical therapy.  The architects have created an environmentally friendly building design that blends with the surrounding natural beauty and maximizes opportunities for engaged learning.  An interdisciplinary clinic and teleconferencing capabilities on the first floor of the building will allow countless opportunities for hands-on-learning.

New Health and Human Sciences Building

Architect's concept of new health sciences building (Architect's concept pictured.)

Human Movement Science Laboratory

A PT student is monitored for movementA grant of almost $300,000 from the Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust allowed the department to establish this state-of-the-art laboratory for analysis of human movement. The lab allows the department to supplement the education of students, conduct research, and provide diagnostic clinical services to individuals in the surrounding region.

Analysis of Motion Screenshot 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Analysis of motion as displayed on computer screen

Pressure Mapping Technology Screenshot 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Pressure mapping technology as displayed on computer screen

 

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