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Health and Wellness Week

May 17-19, 2021

George Fox University’s College of Physical Therapy is hosting its fourth annual event designed to impact Newberg and surrounding communities through nutrition, exercise and spine care classes.

All classes are free and open to the public. We will be taking all the current precautions related to the delivery of healthcare during COVID-19, which includes our students wearing face shields and masks, participants and students using stations that provide physical distance from others, and all participants being screened for symptoms.

Events are scheduled at George Fox University’s Medical Sciences Building, located at 448 N Werth, in Newberg.

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Glow for Africa 5K & One-Mile Fun Run

Friday, April 3, 2020, 8 p.m. POSTPONED! New Date TBD!

Support the George Fox Doctor of Physical Therapy program’s service trip to Africa! Come get fit and have fun doing it! All proceeds will support our eighteen students and seven faculty members heading to either Ghana or Uganda this summer.

Cost:
General Registration
5K - $22 
One Mile - $17

Student Registration (college student and younger)
5K - $12  
One Mile - $12

Location: George Fox Physical Therapy
501 Villa Rd
Newberg, OR 97132

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Africa Service Trip Banquet & Silent Auction

Saturday, April 11, 2020, 5 p.m. POSTPONED! New Date TBD!

Location: Canyon Commons room 101

Cost: $30 per ticket

Come support the team of PT students and faculty who will travel to Uganda and Ghana for a medical service trip this summer. All proceeds from the auction will help fund the trip. The silent auction will begin at 5:00 p.m. and dinner will start at 6:00 p.m. 

Contact Ariana Blondo at ablondo18@georgefox.edu to purchase tickets.

 

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Virtual Research Symposium

Location:

This event will be on Zoom at this meeting link.

Cost:

Free

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Please join us on Zoom for our seventh annual Physical Therapy Student and Faculty Rehabilitation Research Symposium. Our faculty and third-year students will showcase various research topics.

Order of presentations and links to virtual handouts:
1. Relationship Among Measures of Self-Efficacy, Participation, Physical Function, and Real World Physical Activity in Chronic Stroke
2. Development of a Patient Acceptable Symptom State (PASS) Question for Children with Consistent, Long-Term Disability
3. Does an Integrated Survey and Single Session of Physical Therapy Counseling Activate People to Increase Physical Activity After Total Ankle Arthroplasty?
4. Concurrent and Discriminant Validity of Biopsychosocial Patient Reported Outcomes with the Keel MSK Tool
5. Reflections of Communication Skills after Practicing Telehealth Physical Activity Screening Evaluations: Qualitative Study
6. The Size Weight Illusion: A Proof of Concept
7. Can Blood Flow Restriction Therapy Augment Rotator Cuff Strength?

Contact Linda Dallof at ldallof@georgefox.edu  or 503-554-2451 if you have any questions.


View 2014 Research Symposium Projects Here

View 2015 Research Symposium Projects Here

View 2016 Research Symposium Projects Here

View 2017 Research Symposium Projects Here

View 2018 Research Symposium Projects Here

View 2020 Research Symposium Projects Here

Ugly Sweater Virtual 5K & One-Mile Fun Run

Saturday, December 12, 2020

Support the Doctor of Physical Therapy service trip to Africa by joining us for this virtual fun run! Wear an ugly sweater or the event t-shirt, and choose your own race route or one of our suggested routes. You may run at whatever time is convenient for you! All proceeds will support our students and faculty members travelling to Uganda next summer.

Cost:
5K - $30  
One Mile - $17

Register by November 9th to be gauranteed a t-shirt before the run. Shirts will be mailed to the address provided on your registration form. Instructions for optional virtual participation will be emailed to you the week before the run.

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Questions? Contact Josh Thoreson at jthoreson15@georgefox.edu

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Pool-a-Palooza

Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019, 4-6 p.m.

Location: Chehalem Aquatic Center

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This pool party is open to all kids, with and without special needs. George Fox University doctor of physical therapy students will be in the water to offer support and fun for the kids!

Kids with limited swimming abilities are encouraged to wear life vests, and it is requested to have a parent or caregiver available during the event for those who require one-on-one supervision.

There is no charge to attend, as the primary aim is to make this event accessible to all families and kids, regardless of financial situation. There will be an optional donation jar at the door to benefit the George Fox DPT medical mission trips happening in the summer of 2020.

Space is limited, so please register soon using this Google form. For more information, visit Facebook.com/ThePalooza.

Questions? Contact Tara at georgefoxpalooza@gmail.com.

Glow for Africa 5K & One-Mile Fun Run

Friday, April 5, 2019, 8 p.m.

Support the George Fox Doctor of Physical Therapy program’s service trip to Africa! Come get fit and have fun doing it! All proceeds will support our 24 students and four faculty members heading to either Ghana or Uganda June 9-24, 2019.

Cost (includes a t-shirt for registrations received by March 18th):
General Registration
5K - $20
One Mile - $15

Student Registration (college student and younger)
5K - $10 
One Mile - $10

Location: George Fox Physical Therapy
501 Villa Rd
Newberg, OR 97132

Online registration closed. New registrations and payments will be accepted on-site at the check in table.

Africa Service Trip Banquet & Silent Auction

Saturday, April 6, 2019, 5 p.m.

Location: Canyon Commons room 101

Cost: $25 per ticket

Come support the team of PT students and faculty who will travel to Uganda and Ghana this summer for a medical service trip. All proceeds from the auction will help fund the trip. The silent auction will begin at 5:00 p.m. and dinner will start at 6:00 p.m. 

Contact John Miller at johnm17@georgefox.edu to purchase tickets.

DPT Alumni Reunion

Sunday, August 25, 2019, 11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Location: Dr. Cuddeford's house

Come catch up with DPT faculty and fellow alumni! The day will include a BBQ, games, photo booth, swimming and other fun activities. Families are welcome. Hors d'oeuvres will be served at 11:00 a.m. and the BBQ will start at 2:00 p.m. Feel free to come for part of the day or all day! Please contact Linda Dallof at ldallof@georgefox.edu for more information and to RSVP. 

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Health and Wellness Week

March 11-16, 2019

George Fox University’s School of Physical Therapy is hosting its third annual event designed to impact Newberg and surrounding communities through nutrition, exercise and behavioral health classes.

All classes are free and open to the public. Events are scheduled at George Fox University’s   Roberts Center, located at   501 N. Villa Road, in Newberg.

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GLOW FOR AFRICA 5k & ONE-MILE FUN RUN

Friday, April 13, 2018, 8 p.m.

Cost: Regular registration - $25 per participant; students - $10; kids 12 and under free
Location: George Fox Amphitheater

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Come support the George Fox Doctor of Physical Therapy program’s service trip to Africa! Have fun with the whole family at this nighttime glow run complete with glow sticks, a glow painting station, a photo booth and a DJ!

Come get fit and have fun doing it! All proceeds will support our 23 students and five faculty members heading to either Ghana or Uganda June 1-17, 2018.

Registration is closed.

De-stress with DPT students

Friday, Nov. 10, 2017, 12:30-5 p.m.

Cost: students $10, faculty $15
Location: Physical Therapy Department - Roberts Center Room 204
501 N Villa Road
Newberg, OR 97132

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Come by to get a massage performed by a doctor of physical therapy student AND receive free stress management advice! Our mission is to improve our community’s health by offering discounted massages to students and faculty.

Pool-a-Palooza

Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017, 3-5 p.m.

Location: Chehalem Aquatic Center

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Questions: Contact Ian Hockett

It's back! Pool-a-Palooza is making its third splash in Newberg.

This event is open to all kids, including those with all varieties of disabilities. George Fox University doctor of physical therapy students will be available to assist children with disabilities.

There will be open swim time and group games to facilitate teamwork and fun! Kids with limited swimming abilities are encouraged to wear life vests, and it is requested to have a parent or caregiver in the water for those who require one-on-one supervision.

There is no charge to attend, as the primary aim is to make this event accessible to all families and kids, regardless of financial situation. There will be an optional donation jar at the door to benefit the George Fox DPT medical mission trips happening in the summer of 2018.

Note that there is currently a registration cap of 30 kids due to staffing and facility limitations, so please register soon.

National Fall Prevention Awareness Day

Friday, Sept. 29, 2017, 4-7 p.m.

Cost: Free
Location: Physical Therapy Department - Roberts Center
501 N Villa Road
Newberg, OR 97132

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Health and Wellness Week

March 13-18, 2017

For a full list of events and details about the week, click here:

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Pool-a-Palooza

Saturday, Nov. 12, 2016, 3-5 p.m.

Cost: Free
Location: Chehalem Aquatic Center
Registration Deadline: Nov. 5

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Questions: Contact Morgan Kilgore mkilgore10@georgefox.edu

It's back! Pool-a-Palooza is making its second splash in Newberg.

This event is open to all kids, including those with all varieties of disabilities. George Fox University Doctor of Physical Therapy students will be available to assist children with disabilities.

There will be open swim time and group games to facilitate teamwork and fun! Kids with limited swimming abilities are encouraged to wear life vests, and it is requested to have a parent or caregiver in the water for those who require one-on-one supervision.

There is no charge to attend, as the primary aim is to make this event accessible to all families and kids, regardless of financial situation. There will be an optional donation jar at the door to benefit the George Fox DPT medical missions trips happening in the summer of 2017.

Note that there is currently a registration cap of 30 kids due to staffing and facility limitations, so please register soon.