"We got close to a million dollars from San Angelo Health Foundation," said Kathleen Cegles, ASU's department head and program director.
"The overwhelming support from San Angelo Health Foundation
The Motion Analysis Lab will enable the physical therapy department's faculty and students to analyze and evaluate patients in a clinical setting.
"Not only can we evaluate, we can say what they (patients) need to do to improve," Cegles
Eventually, patients from the community will be referred to the department so pediatrics, geriatrics and athletes can be helped, she
With renovations to several rooms in the Center for Human Performance building, Cegles
said that ASU
has the most contemporary physical therapy program in West Texas
"With the most state-of-the-art equipment and the best faculty on the planet, we can compete with other state colleges by keeping current," she
"Our market has opened more due to the graying of America and technological advances that keep people alive longer," Cegles
Total cost for the new lab is $241,398.At the earliest, the renovations will be completed by spring 2004, Cegles