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Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA): Open Educational Resources OERs

A guide to Physical Therapy research for students and faculty in Wor-Wic's Physical Therapy Assistant (PTA) Program. Find all available databases under Databases by Subject and select Health, Medicine, and Nursing.

Open Educational Resources OERs - Open Access

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - National public health agency under The Department of Health and Human Services

Google Scholar - Free search engine that indexes full-text scholarly journal articles, books and more

MedlinePlus - National Library of Medicine (NLM)

PEDro - Physiotherapy Evidence Database with over 54,000 randomized trials to search from

PMC PubMed Central U.S. National Institutes of Health's National Library of Medicine (NIH/NLM)

Zygote Body - 3D anatomy animation from muscle tissues to blood vessels


Archives of Physiotherapy (BMC) - Full text: 2015 (Vol. 5) to present

BioMed Research International - Full text: 01/01/2006 to present

BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders - Full text: 2009 (Vol. 10) to present

BMC Sports Science, Medicine & Rehabilitation - Full text: 2009 (Vol. 1) to present, some exceptions

Evidence-based Complementary & Alternative Medicine (eCAM) - Full text: 03/01/2008 to present 

Journal of Exercise Rehabilitation - Full text: 2013 to present

Journal of Personalized Medicine - Full text: 2011 (Vol. 1, no. 1) to present

PLoS ONE - Full text: 01/01/2008 to present