Thessa Hilgenkamp working with a patient

Movement Is Key to Supporting Adults with Down Syndrome

UNLV professor Thessa Hilgenkamp addresses the unique anatomy in adults with Down syndrome that makes being active more challenging.

UNLV physical therapy professor Thessa Hilgenkamp works with a patient inside the Cardiovascular Research and Exercise Lab, which focuses on how the body responds to exercise. Her work focuses on movement in people with Down syndrome. (Josh Hawkins/UNLV)


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