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'Risk Factors for the Development of Low Back Pain in Prolonged Standing'

Monday, 14 November, 2016

CT Hwang, a Ph.D. candidate in the Movement Science Program at Washington University in St. Louis, is presenting "Risk Factors for the Development of Low Back Pain in Prolonged Standing" as a part of the Saint Louis University Department of Physical Therapy and Athletic Training Research Seminar series. The presentation will take place at noon Monday, Nov. 14, in Room 2031 of the Allied Health Professions Building on SLU's south campus (Medical Center). For more information, contact Chris Sebelski at (314) 977-8505 or at csebelsk@slu.edu.

Speaker Bio:
CT Hwang is a Ph.D. candidate in the Movement Science Program at Washington University in St. Louis. She is advised by Linda Van Dillen, Ph.D., and her research interests are the alignment and sensory processing risk factors for the development of low back pain in prolonged standing. She grew up in St. Louis and graduated from the University of Notre Dame in 2012 with a degree in biological sciences and a minor in science, technology and values. Her interests in human movement and physical activity began 10 years ago when she worked in the SLU Prevention Research Center during a high school research internship. She is delighted to be back at SLU to share some data from her dissertation work.

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