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PhD assistantship in Kinesiology & Rehabilitation at ODU, Norfolk, VA, USA

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  • PhD assistantship in Kinesiology & Rehabilitation at ODU, Norfolk, VA, USA

    Applications are being accepted for the Ph.D. in Kinesiology and Rehabilitation at Old Dominion University (ODU), Norfolk, VA for fall 2018. A graduate research assistantship with full tuition for US citizens is available. The deadline for applications is Jun. 8th.

    The PhD ( combines students with backgrounds in kinesiology/exercise science along with clinical professionals (e.g., athletic trainers, occupational therapists, physical therapists or speech/language pathologists). The curriculum's core has a focus on motor control and learning, and biomechanics as applied to the performance of daily functional activities (e.g., balance, gait, reaching and grasping, speech) and sporting activities (e.g., running, tackling), as well as the rehabilitation of individuals with physical or neurological impairments. Information about the facilities, research areas and faculty is available at:

    We are especially seeking a student who would be interested in research in one of the following areas:
    1. Transcranial magnetic stimulation
    2. Virtual reality and gait
    3. Falls in the elderly and patient populations

    If you are interested in applying please contact:
    Dr. Daniel Russell
    Graduate Program Director
    Associate Professor of Physical Therapy & Athletic Training
    Old Dominion University
    4211 Monarch Way, Suite 200
    Norfolk, VA 23508
    Tel. 757-683-6016
    Fax. 757-683-4440