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The Department of Physical Therapy in Kangwon University turns out professional physical therapists mastered at both theory and practice. They learn movements of the human body and body mechanics to find out problems of patients and help them to recover their health.
According to welfare policy in developed countries, they need many of health professions including physical therapists since life expectancy is rising, elderly people are increasing, and traffic accidents are also increasing. Therefore, the Department tries to produce more professional therapists to improve the quality of life in the society which will lead the therapists to be more independent rather than dependent.
 
 
* To foster a physical therapist mastered both theory and practice
The Department of Physical Therapy in Kangwon University teaches both theory and practice of physical therapy based on clinical trainings to foster professional physical therapists.

* To educate students to find out problems of patients and plan accurate treatments
The Department educates students to be able to find out problems of patients based on normal movements of the human body, body mechanics and characteristics of illnesses and help them recover their health with optimum methods.

* To foster human resources that leads the future physical therapy
According to welfare policy in developed countries, they need many of health professions including physical therapists since life expectancy is rising, elderly people are increasing, and traffic accidents are also increasing. Therefore, the Department tries to produce more professional therapists to improve the quality of life in the society which will lead the therapists to be more independent rather than dependent.
 
 
Students obtain a physical therapist license after graduation through the exam from the Ministry of Health and Welfare. They might acquire certificates of skin therapist, human engineer, massager or taping therapist.

- Hospitals: national hospitals, university hospitals, general hospitals, oriental medicine clinics
- Social Welfare: rehabilitation centers for the disabled, senior hospitals, nursing home
- Sports Field: athlete's villages, treatment rooms in sports centers, professional trainers of athletes, sports rehab centers, other sports facilities
- Research Centers: research centers of rehab or health
- Schools: special-education schools, universities
- Public Officials: public officials at Ministry of Health and Welfare, civilian workers at in the military
- Well-being Health: massage shops, gyms, spar centers at hotels,
- Medical facilities companies: medical appliance companies, prosthetic leg /hand manufacturing companies
- Graduate Schools or Studying Abroad: studying abroad, working abroad, studying at a graduate school
- Health Centers: spar centers, diet centers, Yoga & Pilates centers, gym
- Industrial Accident Field: professional therapists preventing industrial accidents at a big firm
- Certificates of physical therapist, human engineer, skin and taping therapist
 
 
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