FERNANDEZ, Ma. Roxanne L.

MS. ROXANNE L. FERNANDEZ, BSPT, MSPT, PTRP

rlfernandez@ust.edu.ph

Academic Qualifications

  • Master of Science in Physical TherapyUniversity of Santo Tomas, 2011
  • Bachelor of Science in Physical TherapyDe La Salle Health Sciences University, 2006

Research Projects

1. Development of Normative Filipino Gait Database for Software-Based Quantitative Gait Assessment System using 3D Motion Capture and Wearable Sensors for Post-Stroke Hemiplegic Gaits- (on-going/ target period to be done within 2 years)- Funded by the Department of Science and Technology of the Philippines. Collaboration with the College of Engineering, Faculty of Medicine, University Hospital and College of Rehabilitation Sciences- Member

2. Normative Reference Values for the Timed Up and Go Test (TUG) in Healthy Filipino ages 20-69 years: (on-going/ target period to be done within 2 years)- Funded by the Department of Science and Technology of the Philippines. Collaboration with the College of Engineering, Faculty of Medicine, University Hospital and College of Rehabilitation Sciences- Head

3. The Effects of Gibney’s Closed Basket Weave with Heel Lock and Figure of Eight Technique on the Lower Extremity during Landing from a Spike Jump among UST UAAP Female Volleyball Players (Team B)-  Research Adviser Undergrad thesis, May 2017

4. The Effect of Shoe Inserts on Lower Extremity Angular Kinematics on Running among UST UAAP Track and Field Team A Long Distance Runners – Research Adviser Undergrad thesis, May 2016

5. Task and Kinematic Analysis of Bathing using a Dipper: A pilot study- Research Adviser Undergrad thesis, May 2015

6. Descriptive Analysis of Trunk, Hip, Knee and Ankle Range of Motion Changes during Sit-to-Stand in outpatient individuals with Stroke- Research Adviser Undergrad thesis, May 2014

7. Correlation of Gluteus Medius Strength among Flat Footed Patients Aged 14-40 years old- Research Adviser Undergrad thesis, May 2014

Research Interests

  1. Biomechanics / Kinesiology (Human Movement Analysis)
  2. Human Anatomy
  3. Ergonomics

Professional Activities

  • College SecretaryUniversity of Santo Tomas – College of Rehabilitation Sciences, 2016-present
  • Chair, Continuing Professional Education, Philippine Physical Therapy Association
  • SecretaryPhilippine Physical Therapy Association, 2014-2016