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Physical Therapist Assistant: Articles

This site will provide academic resources for students and faculty in the Physical Therapist Assistant program at Mercyhurst College.

Physical Therapy Keywords

Ambulation or mobility

Assistive devices

Electrotherapeutics

Ergonomics

Exercise Therapy

Flexibility and Stretching

Gait or locomotor training

Hydrotherapy

Manipulation (Therapeutics)

Massage

Modalities

Musculoskeletal or orthopedic disorders

Neurological disorders

Physical Agents

Physical Therapy

Proprioceptors

Prostheses

Recreational Therapy

Rehabilitation

Sports Physical Therapy

Therapeutics, Physical

Thermotherapy

 

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Databases are the first place to look for articles. Databases usually have information about an article (such as the title, author, name of the journal or magazine in which the article appeared) and they may also contain a summary (abstract) of the article.

Some databases have a complete copy of the articles (called full text). In this case there is a link to an HTML or PDF document.