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    Article 1Time 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

    There is an axiom that the earlier a person with stroke receives rehabilitation intervention, the better rehabilitation outcome he/she may experience.

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    Article 2Physical 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.

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    Article 3Research, 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.

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    Article 4Prevalence 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

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    Article 5Underlying 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.

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    Article 6Editorial
    JANINE MARGARITA R. DIZON, MSPT, PTRP Editor – in – Chief

    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.

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    Article 7Sports 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.

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