Katarzyna Walicka-Cupryś, Ph.D

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Institute of Physiotherapy
University of Rzeszow, Poland

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Biography

Dr. Katarzyna Walicka-Cupryś born 23.06.1977 in Rzeszów, Poland, is a specialist in Physical Education Sciences. She is married and has three children. She completed two university courses, and acquired M.A. degrees in Physical Education and in Physiotherapy. She also completed post-graduate courses in management, i.e. HR Management, Management of research and development projects as well as Executive Master of Business Administration. She constantly improves her professional qualifications, and has participated in over 50 trainings in physiotherapy. In her research she focuses on problems connected with body posture and balance, and on consequences of spinal disorders and pelvic floor dysfunctions. So far she has authored or co-authored 62 publications in Polish and foreign periodicals; these include 19 chapters in reviewed monographs. She took active part in over 55 scientific conferences, where she received seven awards and distinctions for her presentations. Taking advantage of her management related competences, in 2012-2013 she held the position of the Deputy Director of Teaching Operations, at the Institute of Physiotherapy, and the Chair Person of the Podkarpackie Branch of Polish Physiotherapy Association. During 2009-2015 she coordinated two EU projects implemented at the University of Rzeszów, each amounting to millions of Polish zloty. Active in her profession since 2001, she has been sharing her knowledge and practical skills with Physiotherapy students, at the University of Rzeszów Institute of Physiotherapy, and she has been using her expertise in practice, during her work with patients suffering from spinal and pelvic floor problems.

Research Interest

Rehabilitation, body posture, body balance, thoracic kyphosis, lumbar lordosis, spine, flat foot, urinary and fecal incontinence rehabilitation, EMG in pelvic flor photogrammetric body posture method test.

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