Szu-Ping Lee

Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy
Expertise: Amputee Rehabilitation, Musculoskeletal Biomechanics, Sport and Exercise Science

Biography

Szu-Ping Lee received his training in physical therapy in Taiwan, and practiced as an orthopedic/neurologic therapist at the Taiwan Adventist Hospital. His interest in physical medicine and musculoskeletal biomechanical research was driven by this clinical experience working with patients with orthopedic and neurological conditions.

Lee joined the UNLV Department of Physical Therapy in 2012.

Education

  • Ph.D. Biokinesiology University of Southern California, 2012
  • M.S. Human Performance/Biomechanics. University of Florida, 2005
  • B.S. Physical Therapy. National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan, 2001

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Szu-Ping Lee In The News

Science Daily
There are more than two million people living with an amputation in the United States, with about 400 being added daily. For many of them, prostheses or artificial limbs are a part of their lives, and they need to relearn how their bodies move with their new limbs all over again.
Newswise
There are more than two million people living with an amputation in the United States, with about 400 being added daily. For many of them, prostheses or artificial limbs are a part of their lives, and they need to relearn how their bodies move with their new limbs all over again.
Daily Mail
German scientists are developing a smartwatch to correct bad posture.
Medical Daily
While working on the computer, we slip into autopilot so often that we fail to realize when we ended up in that familiar position - leaning forward without support, head bent down, and eyes close to the monitor.

Articles Featuring Szu-Ping Lee

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Research | December 26, 2018

In 2018, faculty and students collaborated with one another and international colleagues on scientific exploration that sought to help people make sense of themselves and the world around them.