Joseph C. Rivera, SPT, Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, is a first year Doctor of Physical Therapy candidate at Columbia University. He graduated from Brown University in 2005 with a Bachelor of Arts in sociology. He has carried his interest in how individuals and communities are connected into his work as a strength coach and SPT, with particular interest in the biopsychosocial model. He looks forward to working with athletes of all skill levels, as well as with traditionally underserved communities. He lives in the Bronx with his wife and two children.
The Journal for the Humanities in Rehabilitation is a peer reviewed, multi-media journal using a collaborative model with rehabilitation professionals, patients and their families to gain a greater understanding of the human experience of disability through art, literature and narrative. The purpose of this interdisciplinary journal is to raise the consciousness and deepen the intellect of the humanistic relationship in the rehabilitation sciences.
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