Marianjoy Library

Physical Therapy

Below is a listing of  Web sites selected by the library staff. They are listed in alphabetical, NOT ranked, order.  Clicking on any of the links below will open the professional site in a new window.

American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)
The APTA is a national organization representing more than 66,000 members. Its goal is to foster advancements in physical therapy practice, research, and education. The site provides links to Accrediting Agencies, Health Care Organizations, Journals, and Research Tools. There is a special section for APTA members. The journal Physical Therapy is available online to APTA members (beginning with the January 1999 issue).


Evidence-Based Physiotherapy Practice
The goal of this website is to help develop, disseminate, and evaluate resources that can be used to practice and teach EBM for physical therapists. Areas on the website include Evidence Resources, Research, and Syllabi for Practicing EBM.


Hardin MD: Physical Therapy / Physiotherapy
Hardin Library for the Health Sciences is part of the University of Iowa Library system. Hardin MD was first launched in 1996 as a source to find the best list, or directories, of information in health and medicine.


PEDro: Physiotherapy Evidence Database
PEDro has been developed by the Centre of Evidence-Based Physiotherapy (CEBP) to give rapid access to bibliographic details and abstracts of randomized controlled trials, systematic reviews, and evidence-based clinical practice guidelines in physiotherapy. It is a free searchable database.


Physical Therapy Web Space
Sponsored through Google, this website provides information for Physical Therapy ranging from Forum, Organizations, Schools, Disease/Injuries, and Journals. It provides links to job postings, related articles, and other PT sites.


PT Central
Sponsored through Online University, PTCentral is an interactive website that includes exhaustive resources for the physical therapy student, the practicing clinician, and the public consumers.

Physical Therapy Products is a leading magazine for physical therapy profession and covers a broad spectrum of topics, including: the latest treatment options and protocols, information to build a thriving practice, product and industry news, and legislative updates.


Sports Physical Therapy Section
Sponsored by the North American Journal of Sports Physical Therapy Journal (NAJSPT), this new quarterly journal was developed in conjunction with Sports Physiotherapy Canada. The site includes manuscripts that relate to the advancement of sports physical therapy and information that will affect the daily practice of physical therapists and physical therapist assistants.


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