What is RT2
RT2 is a Recreational Therapy Research and Training Lab housed in the Department of Occupational and Recreational Therapies at the University of Utah.
The name of ("RT Squared") references the RT in both the primary focus areas of the lab:
- Recreational Therapy, and
- Research and Training.
The mission of the lab is to advance recreational therapy practice through both research and training initiatives while simultaneously building partnerships and collaborations involving
The squared also refers to a square that graphically depict the joining of these four groups of stakeholders in efforts to advance the recreational therapy profession.
Students become members through a formal application process. Applications are accepted during the first weeks of the fall semester of the academic year. Accepted students make a one year commitment to the lab and can reapply the following year.
|Research Area Focus||Recreational Therapy Research and Evidence-Based Practice|
|Student Member Overview||The purpose of student membership in this lab is to provide University of Utah students with the opportunity to increase their understanding of research related to recreational therapy and to advance evidence-based practice in the discipline. The lab promotes student involvement in a variety of research and training activities connected to this focus area.|
|Student Involvement & Expectations||
Graduate students are expected to work towards a professional conference presentation and/or publication in a peer reviewed journal.
|Meeting Times & Locations||
Weekly meetings are held on campus and are scheduled for one hour.
|How do I get involved?||Check back during the fall semester for the open application period.|
How Do I Get Involved?
For more information about the lab, please visit the RT Research and Training page.