Niigata University of Health and Welfare joins CRS’ community service program

Prof. Masayoshi Kubo, PT, ScD, together with three physical therapy students from Niigata University of Health and Welfare, Japan, visited the College of Rehabilitation Sciences as part of the implementation of their Memorandum of Understanding for academic and research collaboration.

The delegation participated in libREHAB, the College’s community-based rehabilitation program. Specifically, they worked with physical therapy, occupational therapy, and speech-language pathology interns in Abucay, Bataan last August 24-28, 2015 to provide rehabilitation services to this partner community.

The delegation also experienced a campus tour as well as sitting-in classes to experience the local teaching millieu. Finally, Prof. Kubo, provided faculty members and students from CRS with a training on the use of the Vicon Motion Analysis System, a tool for analyzing the kinematics of human movement.

The MOA between NUHW and UST has been actively being implemented since 2011.

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