Continuing Education

Our mission is to facilitate the pursuit of professional excellence and innovative practice by providing the highest quality clinical, academic and evidence-based educational programs to our clinical instructors and physical therapists to meet the health and wellness needs of the communities in which they work.

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Upcoming Event

Hamstring Strain Injuries: Recommendations for Rehabilitation and Injury Reduction.
Featuring Bryan Heiderscheit, PT, PhD

Friday, October 9, 2015  

5:00 p.m - 7:00 p.m.

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Cost: Free
Location: George Fox University, Hoover 105

Bryan Heiderscheit

Bryan Heiderscheit, PT, PhD, will provide a presentation explaining a series of studies, using a combination of human motion analysis and biomechanical modeling. He will also discuss a clinical trial, comparing the influence of two rehabilitation programs on specific neuromuscular factors that contribute to re-injury risk for hamstrings. 

Dr. Heiderscheit is a professor in the Departments of Orthopedics & Rehabilitation and Biomedical Engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He is the director of the Runners’ Clinic through the UW Sports Medicine Center; director of Badger Athletic Performance Research for UW Athletics; and co-director of the UW Neuromuscular Biomechanics Laboratory. Dr. Heiderscheit’s research is aimed at understanding and enhancing the clinical management of orthopedic conditions, with particular focus on running-related injuries. He is an associate editor for the Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy and an active member of the American Physical Therapy Association, serving on the Executive Committee of the Sports Physical Therapy Section and founding chair of the running special interest group.

Please contact Brianna Provoast at 503-554-2451 or email if you have any questions regarding physical therapy continuing education events.

Recent Event

Evidence-Based Practice for the Clinician
Sept. 11-12, 2015

Continuing Education Course - BOC Approved EBP Provider  View Flyer

(10 continuing education contact hours)

Registration is closed

Cost: $200, which includes course handouts, snacks and box lunch.
Location: Physical Therapy Building, Room 203

Jeff HouckJeff Houck, PT, PhD, will provide a continuing education seminar. The topic of this educational offering is “Evidence-Based Practice for the Clinician.” Dr. Houck received his BS in physical therapy from Virginia Commonwealth University and a PhD in physical therapy from the University of Iowa. He has taught research methods and EBP in various settings for 15 years. Dr. Houck has been extensively published with both public (NIH) and private funding. Currently, he is the acting director of research in the Department of Physical Therapy at George Fox University.

Please contact Gina Braden at 503-554-2450 or email if you have any questions regarding physical therapy continuing education events.