Aiming to gain a better understanding of human neuromusculoskeletal functions and provide innovative, promising, and non-invasive diagnostic and rehabilitative treatment methods, the USF School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences recently opened its Center for Neuromusculoskeletal Research (CNMSR). The Center, which is housed in the School’s groundbreaking Human Functional Performance Laboratory, gained approval in April to open and earned critical recurring funding from the Florida Legislature in the 2012 session.
Recent PostsWednesday, February 25, 2015
USF scientist and a cholesterol expert say advocates of statins have inflated claims about the drug by “statistical deception” ..Read More ⇒Wednesday, February 25, 2015
A rare parasite that can cause sickness in humans and animals is present in more species of snails in Florida than previously thought, potentially putting people and pets who eat snails at risk. University of Florida scientists made the discovery after an orangutan treated at UF died from eating snails carrying the parasite Angiostrongylus cantonensis, known as the rat lungworm. ..Read More ⇒Tuesday, February 24, 2015
Research identifies traits of predators that predicts their ability to reduce parasite transmission - managing predator diversity may be an underutilized tool to reduce human and wildlife diseases and pests in general ..Read More ⇒Tuesday, February 24, 2015
Tropical turtle fossils discovered in Wyoming by University of Florida scientists reveal that when the earth got warmer, prehistoric turtles headed north. But if today’s turtles try the same technique to cope with warming habitats, they might run into trouble. ..Read More ⇒Monday, February 23, 2015
Grazing fish can help save coral reefs, but not all grazers are created equal, according to an FIU study published this month in Marine Ecology Progress Series. ..Read More ⇒
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