Volume 2, Issue 1, 2007

Article 1 | Time between Stroke Onset and Rehabilitation: A Predictor of Mobility Recovery for Patients with Stroke in a Chinese Population

Jun Chen, PT, Hao (Howe) Liu, PT, PhD, MD, Bongzhong Liu, MD, Myles Quiben, PT, DPT, NCS, GCS, Eric Uytingco, PT

Article 2 | Physical Activity and Endurance Levels of 1st Year UST High School Students

Janine Margarita R. Dizon, PTRP, MSPT, Valentin C. Dones, III MSPT, PTRP, COMT, DMS, MP, AT, Jose Fermin Augusto S. Dacuycuy, Divine Grace G. Dela Torre, Spencer W. Gonzaga, Regi-Ann S. Laviña

Lifestyle related diseases such as compromised cardiopulmonary functions and obesity are brought about by lack of physical activity. As a component of physical fitness, this study aims to determine endurance levels of UST first year high school students and correlate them to the levels of physical activity the students engaged within a week.

Article 3 | Research, Publication and Standardization in Allied Health

Dr. Guy M. Nehrenz Professor and Chair, Department of Health Science Associate Dean, College of Allied Health and Nursing Managing Editor, Internet Journal of Allied Health Sciences and Practice Nova Southeastern University, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, USA.

Allied Health is an obscure description for a large group of non-physician / non-nursing healthcare professionals.

Article 4 | Prevalence of Low Back Pain among Public High School Teachers in the City of Manila

Alvin P. Atlas, PTRP, MSPT, Raiza Geires Bondoc, Rosabel Ann Garrovillas, Rhea Divina Lo, Joel Recinto, Kristine Jenny Yu

To determine the prevalence of low back pain (LBP) among public high school teachers in the City of Manila and contributing factors leading to LBP. M

Article 5 | Underlying Dimensions of Utilization of E-Learning among University of Santo Tomas Physical Therapy Students 2006-2007

Donald S. Lipardo, PTRP, MSPT, Rachel Ann Z. Lagman, PTRP, MSPT, Marian Grace A. Gabor, Jaimie Rachel U. Lim, Randy Jaeger U. Sy, Abbi Kristle N. Velarde

With the growing acceptance of web-enhanced courses, the Physical Therapy Department of the College of Rehabilitation Sciences, implemented the e-Learning Access Program (e-LeAP) of University of Santo Tomas (UST) on some major courses.

Article 6 | Editorial


Welcome to the third issue of our journal. Exactly a year ago, we were struggling to launch a journal as part of our mission to produce researches on allied health in the Philippines.

Article 7 | Sports Talent Identification in 1st and 2nd Year UST High School Students

Mallillin, Tiffany R., MSPT, PTRP, Collantes, Bernard Enrique M., Go, Michael Ray L., Platoon, Salvador Geronimo S. III, Villegas, Ronald Angelo S.

An elite athlete is a combination of hard work, extensive training, talent and skill. Talent is a natural endowment of a person, which can be enhanced.

The Philippine Journal of Allied health Sciences [ISSN: 1908-5044] is an Open Access, peer reviewed journal published by the University of Santo Tomas-College of Rehabilitation Sciences, Manila, Philippines.



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