Physical Therapy & Athletic Training
The Department of Physical Therapy and Athletic Training at BU Sargent College is dedicated to promoting the health of all people and the rehabilitation of people with injury or disease. Our programs combine a strong foundation in basic sciences with the applied sciences in movement disorders and an emphasis on clinical experience, Our distinctive interdisciplinary, evidence-based approach combines challenging coursework, real-world research opportunities, custom-tailored clinical placements, and the opportunity to collaborate with faculty who are leaders in their fields.
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Short-Term Locomotor Adaptation to a Robotic Ankle Exoskeleton Does not Alter Soleus Hoffmann Reflex Amplitude (BioMed Central, 2010-7-26)BACKGROUND To improve design of robotic lower limb exoskeletons for gait rehabilitation, it is critical to identify neural mechanisms that govern locomotor adaptation to robotic assistance. Previously, we demonstrated ...
(BioMed Central, 2005-5-27)BACKGROUND Few tools exist for quantifying locomotor stability in balance impaired populations. The objective of this study was to develop and evaluate a technique for quantifying stability of stepping in healthy people ...