PHILOSOPHY OF RESEARCH
The Texas State Department of Physical Therapy faculty value the evidence-based, continuous development and growth of the physical therapy profession that promotes life-long learning and ultimately improves patient care.
In this regard, the faculty believe that the professional education environment must provide opportunity for, and involvement in, research activities. Research areas necessary to the advancement of the profession include basic and applied clinical research, administrative research, and educational research activities.
Faculty are committed to the developing research resourcesthrough collaborative engagement with students, clinical partners and community members.