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Welcome to the research guide for Physical Therapy! On this page you will find access to Physical Therapy books, peer-reviewed articles, and multimedia. Check the web resources and help tabs for additional information and research assistance.
New Print Books
Evidence Based Physical Therapy by
Publication Date: 2018-10-25
Features a five-step process for evidence-based practice. Coverage of the clinically relevant statistics and key statistical analyses that inform clinical decisions, such as confidence intervals, effect size, number needed to treat, and minimal clinically important difference.
Guccione's Geriatric Physical Therapy by
Publication Date: 2019-12-05
Offering a comprehensive look at physical therapy science and practice, Guccione's Geriatric Physical Therapy, 4th Edition is a perfect resource for both students and practitioners alike. Year after year, this text is recommended as the primary preparatory resource for the Geriatric Physical Therapy Specialization exam. And this new fourth edition only gets better. Content is thoroughly revised to keep you up to date on the latest geriatric physical therapy protocols and conditions.
Handbook of Pediatric Physical Therapy by
Publication Date: 2018-07-06
This updated reference provides a contemporary perspective on pediatric Physical Therapy in a convenient outline format ideal for daily consultation. Consistent with APTA's "Guide to Physical Therapist Practice, 3.0," Handbook of Pediatric Physical Therapy , 3rd Edition helps both students and professionals quickly locate essential information necessary to effectively assess, diagnose, and plan interventions.
Physical Rehabilitation, Medicine, and Therapy Sourcebook by
Publication Date: 2020-01-03
Offers basic consumer health information about barriers to physical rehabilitation, disabilities and types, treatment plans, modalities, physical limitations, co-occurring conditions, employment, and transportation, as well as insurance benefits. A directory of organizations that provide services for physical rehabilitation and therapy
Lakeland Library Catalog
Search the Lakeland Library catalog for books in our Library:
Some tips for searching the Library catalog:
- Use a Keyword search to find books about a certain topic.
- Use a Title search to find a specific book when you have the title.
- Use the Author search to find books written by a certain author.
- Click the Subjects of useful titles to find books on related subjects. Some relevant subject headings include:
- physical therapy
- Once you locate a book, browse the library shelves around it to find additional materials.
Can't find a book on your topic in our library? Search the OhioLINK catalog for books in academic libraries throughout Ohio:
Databases for Peer-Reviewed Articles
CINAHL with Full-Text
Covers nursing, biomedicine, health sciences librarianship, alternative/complementary medicine, consumer health and 17 allied health disciplines. In addition, this database offers access to health care books, nursing dissertations, selected conference proceedings, standards of practice, educational software, audiovisuals and book chapters, as well as Evidence-Based Care Sheet.
Electronic Journal Center
Includes the full text of more than 7000 online research journals covering many subject areas.
Health Source Nursing Academic
Provides nearly 550 scholarly full text journals, including peer-reviewed journals focusing on many medical disciplines, including nursing.
MEDLINE with Full-Text
A comprehensive source of full text for medical journals, providing full text for more than 1,370 journals. Medline is the definitive research tool for medical literature. Covers the entire medical field including nursing.
SPORTDiscus with Full-Text
Index, abstracts and full text of articles and other publications on sport, fitness and related disciplines.
Wiley Cochrane Library
Wiley Cochrane Library is a collection of databases containing high-quality, independent evidence to inform healthcare decision-making. The Cochrane Library includes the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (CDSR), the Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials (CENTRAL), and Cochrane Clinical Answers. It can be searched for a particular topic or disease and will return results on clinical trials, reviews, methods, studies, and clinical answers, and is suited for use as supplemental course materials at the undergraduate and graduate levels, for technology assessments and economic evaluations.
*Lakeland users have temporary access to this database.
Consumer Health Complete
Provides convenient access to easily understandable health and medical information. Consumers can search and browse within medical encyclopedias, popular reference books, and magazine articles.
Google's academic search engine.
ICE Video Library
International Clinical Educators Video Library (ICE) contains innovative streaming video collections, of real patients and therapists, created to inspire clinical excellence for faculty, students and clinicians in occupational therapy and physical therapy programs. Faculty content is also available at a separate link; please contact reference librarians for more information.
Films on Demand
Allows users to view streaming videos from more than 20,000+ educational titles in dozens of subject areas. Special features allow users the ability to organize and bookmark clips, share playlists, personalize folders and manage their entire collection
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Megan Mamolen, PhD, MLIS
Librarian, Assistant Professor
Office: Library, C-3051c