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From left, junior journalism major Carolina Cedraschi and junior clinical health studies major Ashna Kalvani compete in the physical therapy programs Bomber Blitz 5K. Every year, the Ithaca College Department of Physical Therapy holds the 5K to raise research funds for the PT program.

Physical therapy program competes to raise funds through 5K

By David Schurter, Staff Writer October 10, 2023
Every year, the Ithaca College Department of Physical Therapy holds its annual Bomber Blitz 5K run and walk, an event to raise money for PT and clinical research. This year, all of the proceeds from the event on Oct. 8 went toward the VCU-Marquette Challenge, funding PT research.
From left, Bryan Guzski ’14 and Tim Reynolds ’14, authors of Movers and Mentors: Leaders in Movement Science Share Tips, Tactics, and Stories.

IC alumni release book for aspiring physical therapists

By Liam McDermott, Staff Writer January 31, 2023
Two Ithaca College alumni released a collaborative book and podcast targeted toward aspiring professionals in the field of physical therapy and movement science.
Graduate student Melissa Patnella works as a personal trainer for the Fitness Center. She also teaches a ZUMBA class on Sunday nights in the Aerobics Room.

Graduate students keep IC in shape with personal training

By Jack Murray, Sports Editor May 1, 2019
Physical therapy graduate students are employed by the Fitness Center to serve as personal trainers for Ithaca College students and staff.
Junior Michael Caruso helps junior Sam Brown after the womens tennis match against the University of Rochester on April 4 in the Glazer Arena. Caruso is one of 26 athletes who is also an athletic training major.

Athletes find their stride in therapeutic majors

By Jeb Biggart, Staff Writer April 5, 2017
After suffering injuries themselves, athletes look towards health related fields as their future career paths in AT, OT, and PT.
Kris Bosela (Bottom row, first from left) volunteering at Camp Campbell, a YMCA camp in Boulder Creek, California on a charter service trip with other Ithaca College students.

Graduate student builds communities through volunteer work

By Meaghan McElroy, Staff Writer January 24, 2017
Bosela’s first trip with OSEMA was during the spring break of his junior year, when he traveled to Kiptopeke State Park in Virginia.

Group Exercise Review 1: Cycling

By Kylee Roberts, Blogger February 7, 2016
If you're okay with a little bit of pain from the bicycle seats, sweating bullets and getting motivated this is an amazing class for you.
Weak at the Knees: The Physical Therapy Clinic

Weak at the Knees: The Physical Therapy Clinic

By Kylee Roberts, Blogger October 8, 2015
Not only did the students they help me with my injuries, but they’re really great people to talk to in general. If you have any sort of injury that you think needs assistance, I highly suggest checking out the clinic.
Ithaca College, in partnership with the New York Physical Therapy Association and other schools in the region including Nazareth College, Clarkson University, Upstate Medical University and Onondaga Community College, hosted a wide array of presentations and job fairs throughout the day.

IC Department of Physical Therapy hosts regional conclave

By Mark Prowse, Staff Writer April 22, 2015
The Department of Physical Therapy at Ithaca College expanded its outreach, tightening its focus on professional development by hosting the first New York State Regional Conclave on April 18 in the Center for Health Sciences.

College Briefing: Oct. 30

November 5, 2014

Event to raise money for hunger awareness The annual Food Frenzy will be held Oct. 30 in Emerson Suites where vendors will present a variety of foods for a $3 donation. All proceeds will go to the BackPack...

Michael Buck, clinical associate professor of physical therapy and Master of Ceremony, addresses the sixth year physical therapy graduates at the closing ceremony Aug. 17 in Emerson Suites.

Ithaca College sends off physical therapy graduates

By Ashley Wolf, Staff Writer August 25, 2014
The last class of Ithaca College physical therapy students to study at the Rochester Center convened for a closing ceremony on Aug. 17.

The road to recovery

By Haley Costello, Staff Writer October 10, 2013
Five athletes with five different injuries share their stories.

Commentary: PT student challenges Rochester relocation

By Liam Kavin September 4, 2013

You can't expect to properly teach a television-radio major without professional quality equipment and studios, or outdoor adventures majors in a concrete-walled classroom by showing them slides of maple...

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