Applications are being accepted for the Ph.D. in Kinesiology and Rehabilitation at Old Dominion University (ODU), Norfolk, VA for Fall 2021. Graduate research assistantships are available. Review of applications is ongoing.

This opportunity will focus on assisting with research applying a dynamic systems perspective to understanding gait using a virtual reality environment. Potential candidates with backgrounds in motor control, motor learning, and/or biomechanics are encouraged to apply.

The Ph.D. in Kinesiology and Rehabilitation at ODU is designed for a broad range of students including those with a kinesiology/exercise science background as well as rehabilitation professionals (i.e., athletic trainers, occupational therapists, physical therapists or speech/language pathologists) who are interested in becoming leaders, teachers and scholars in their respective fields. This interprofessional program features faculty from the College of Health Sciences and the College of Education. The curriculum's core has a broad focus on neurophysiology, motor control and motor learning.

Further information about the PhD program can be found at:

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Highly motivated students who are interested in developing their research skills and understanding of movement control and learning, especially related to gait are encouraged to apply.

For further information contact:

Dr. Daniel Russell
Graduate Program Director
Associate Professor of Rehabilitation Sciences
Old Dominion University
4211 Monarch Way, Suite 200
Norfolk, VA 23508