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16 Mar
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WSJ: Strength Training for Older Adults Worth the Weight

March 16, 2015: A recently published Wall Street Journal article says that a growing number of adults in later life are taking up strength training, but advises readers to consult with experts beforehand. Source: APTA Feed WSJ: Strength Training for ...

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16 Mar
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APTA Joins the Capitol Hill Conversation on Brain Injury Prevention and Management

March 16, 2015: APTA advocates and staff are back on Capitol Hill—this time to provide a physical therapy perspective on brain injury as part of Brain Injury Awareness Month. Source: APTA Feed APTA Joins the Capitol Hill Conversation on Brain ...

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13 Mar
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Apple's Research App Delivers Thousands of Participants to Researchers Overnight—Amid Some Concerns

March 13, 2015: Less than 24 hours after its debut, Apple’s ResearchKit health research app connected Parkinson disease researchers with more than 5,500 consenting subjects, while a cardiac research project registered double that number. Source: APTA Feed Apple's Research App ...

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12 Mar
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Study: Postacute Care Outcomes More About Facility, Less About Region

March 12, 2015: Authors of new research on postacute care settings have found that variation in outcomes for inpatient stroke rehabilitation may have more to do with individual facilities than geography. Source: APTA Feed Study: Postacute Care Outcomes More About ...

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11 Mar
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CSM 2015: Highlights, Videos, Photos Now Available

March 11, 2015: If you were one of the 9,455 people who attended the 2015 APTA Combined Sections Meeting (CSM) in Indianapolis, here’s your chance to experience it all over again. Source: APTA Feed CSM 2015: Highlights, Videos, Photos Now ...

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11 Mar
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Systematic Review: Telerehabilitation Data 'Encouraging' but Not Conclusive

March 11, 2015: Telerehabilitation is on the rise, but conclusive research on its effectiveness in regaining motor function is still lacking—except maybe when it comes to recovery from total knee arthroplasty (TKA). Source: APTA Feed Systematic Review: Telerehabilitation Data 'Encouraging' ...

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10 Mar
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Medical Research Gets Its Own App

March 10, 2015: It may lack the glitz of the $10,000 gold-plated AppleWatch that debuted this week, but Apple’s new foray into open-source medical research is turning its share of heads in health care. Source: APTA Feed Medical Research Gets ...

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10 Mar
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New Report Claims 20% Jump in Health Care Records Theft in 2014

March 10, 2015: Medical identity theft increased by 21% between 2013 and 2014, adding an estimated 500,000 Americans to the 2 million who have been victimized over the past 5 years. Source: APTA Feed New Report Claims 20% Jump in ...

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09 Mar
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The Future of Fitness: Every Breath You Take, You'll Be Watching You

March 9, 2015: To just about nobody’s surprise, the future of working out is shaping up to be a lot like the future of most everything else: data-driven, networked, personalized, and maybe just a little creepy. Source: APTA Feed The ...

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09 Mar
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Robotic Glove Connected to Video Game Shows Promise for Individuals Poststroke

March 9, 2015: Researchers in England are hoping a prototype robotic glove will help speed rehabilitation for individuals poststroke by way of video games that are fun and interesting enough to keep users playing without real-time monitoring by health care ...

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