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Matter of Balance Master Training offered at UTC

As the aging population in our community continues to grow, it becomes increasingly important to insure their quality of life. A Matter of Balance (MOB) addresses the threat of falling, one of the major problems of this population. MOB Master Training took place on the UTC Campus on March 16 – 17. “A lot of it is about engaging older adults in this conversation and to spread the message

Physical Therapy professor offers advice on Dog TV

Dr. David Levine’s research and clinical expertise in canine rehabilitation has taken him in an interesting direction for Dog TV with “K9 Fit Club, Sit Stay & Get Fit” on the Dish Network. Levine, Walter M. Cline Chair of Excellence in Physical Therapy, offered encouragement to dog owners to get out and exercise with their canine companions, a win-win for humans and their pets. Watch Episode 9 and Episode

Health and Human Performance majors prepare for national competition

Three UTC Health and Human Performance majors are going to the National American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) Quiz Bowl in San Diego, California, in May 2015.

UTC Hosts “Blow-by-Blow: PT Concussion Management” 2015 Physical Therapy Forum

Concussion is the most common type of traumatic brain injury, and while they are often caused by a blow to the head, they can also occur when the head and upper body are violently shaken. Concussion as a result of contact sports has been a hot issue in the media, but concussions can also be caused by car and bicycle accidents, work-related injuries, falls, fighting, and other indirect head trauma. These were just a few of the topics discussed at the 2015 Physical Therapy Forum “Blow-by-Blow: PT Concussion Management” in the UTC University Center.

Nursing ranked among top ten in Best Online RN to BSN Programs

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga was ranked among the top ten Best Online RN to BSN Programs by RNtoBSN.org.  UTC received the highest ranking of all Tennessee institutions in this curated list. Nearly 400 online RN-to-BSN programs are offered in the U.S.—only 95 were ranked. RNtoBSN.org‘s mission is to connect current and prospective nurses with the resources needed to pursue and obtain their BSN. “The UTC School of

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