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REHAB INSIDER • January 2017 Vol.1 No.1

CONTENTS Vol. 1 | No. 1 JANUARY2017 IN THIS ISSUE 15 Learn to Move, Move to Learn Group learning activities leverage the brain-building advantages of physical play 18 High-tech Healing Comparing biofeedback to electrical muscle stimulation in athletic rehabilitation 18 21 21 Accessing Memory Through Music Maintaining cognitive connections through creative rehabilitation interventions 24 An Alternative Therapy for Stroke Could an aquatic environment create the same results as other gait training methods? ALSO IN THIS ISSUE OPPORTUNITIES 5 EditoR’s View 9 geriatrics journal 27 names & faces 28 Educational Opportunities 34 Employment Opportunities COVER FEATURE 10 2017 Trends to Watch This figures to be a consequential year in rehabilitation. What are the most significant story lines? INSIDE TRACK 6 Physical Insider 7 Occupational Insider 8 Speech-language Insider NEXT MONTH REHAB INSIDER® is published 12 times a year by Merion Matters, 660 American Avenue, King of Prussia, PA 19406-2651. ADVANCE was established March 1990 as a national newsmagazine. Its purpose is to provide in-depth coverage of news and employment opportunities to therapists in the nation. Subscriptions are free to all PTs, PTAs, OTs, OTAs, speech-language pathologists, SLP assistants, audiologists, and senior students, as well as to national schools and healthcare facilities employing these professionals. Postmaster: send address changes to REHAB INSIDER®, Merion Matters, Circulation, 660 American Avenue, King of Prussia, PA 19406-2651. Contents are not to be reproduced or reprinted without permission of publisher. ©2017 Merion Matters. Our company publishes magazines and websites for audiologists, laboratory administrators, health executives, health information professionals, medical laboratory professionals, respiratory care and sleep medicine professionals, nurses, occupational therapy practitioners, nurse practitioners and physician assistants, physical therapy and rehabilitation professionals, and speech-language pathologists. Advertising Policy: All advertisements sent to Merion Matters for publication must comply with all applicable laws and regulations. Recruitment ads that discriminate against applicants based on sex, age, race, religion, marital status or any other protected class will not be accepted for publication. The appearance of advertisements in ADVANCE Newsmagazines is not an endorsement of the advertiser or its products or services. Merion Matters does not investigate the claims made by advertisers and is not responsible for their claims. ADVANCE is a member of the National Association for Health Care Recruitment JANUARY 2017  |  REHAB INSIDER Silver-Level Partner in Research Today’s rehabilitation professionals are being asked to do more in less time — and students are no exception. Program directors are faced with pushing more information into already overcrowded curricula to prepare students for the demands of the modern workplace. As a result, educational institutions are tasked with adapting and expanding to stay competitive. REHAB INSIDER explores the landscape of modern rehab education and what lies ahead. 10


REHAB INSIDER • January 2017 Vol.1 No.1
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