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One in five older adults experience brain network weakening following knee replacement surgery

The UF team found that 23 percent of patients experienced a decline in at least one brain network.

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Study suggests maintenance period after weight loss is much shorter than hoped

Dr. Kathryn Ross found that participants in a weight loss program started regaining weight much sooner than expected.

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Department of Physical Therapy




  • Faculty, students and alumni from the Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) and Rehabilitation Science Doctoral program (RSD) will represent the University of Florida at the annual American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) Combined Sections Meeting (CSM) in New Orleans this month.
  • UF PT will be exceptionally represented by faculty, students and alumni at various platform, educational and poster sessions throughout the conference.
  • CSM is always a great way to catch up with friends, so be sure to join the UF DPT Alumni & Friends Reception on Thursday, Feb. 22 at the Hilton New Orleans.

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