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Physical Therapy Assistant

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Primary Library Resources

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No time to search? The library's databases also provide access to hundreds of thousands of eBooks. Take a look at the recommended title(s) linked below. 

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Find physical books by searching our online catalog on the library's homepage. You can browse in person and pick up these books by visiting your local library branch. Here are our hours and locations.

Online journal article iconYou can search our Journals or browse by subject from the library's homepage. For a quick look at what we have available in this subject area, see the title(s) below.

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Truth About Getting Fit at Home During months of having to stay at home, millions of us have swapped the gym for our living room. The numbers doing home workouts has doubled in a year. But exactly what kind of exercise should we be doing, how much of it, and how often? Journalist and blogger Mehreen Baig used to hit the gym four times per week, but now her fitness regime has gone entirely DIY. She wants to use the latest science to make sure she is getting maximum return for her effort. 


Physical Therapy Assistant—Career Q&A: Professional Advice and Insight What is it like to be a physical therapy assistant? In this Career Q&A video interview, Laurie Martin talks about her career path, what she does on the job, and the keys to success assisting physical therapists. She also offers candid advice on breaking into the profession as well as insight into the industry’s biggest challenges and how the field may change in the next ten years.


League of Denial: The NFL's Concussion Crisis The NFL is under assault as thousands of former players claim the league has covered up football’s connection to long-term brain injuries. This FRONTLINE investigation details how, for years, the league denied and worked to refute scientific evidence that the violent collisions at the heart of the game are linked to an alarming incidence of early onset dementia, catastrophic brain damage, and CTE. Distributed by PBS Distribution.

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We can also direct you to resources outside of the library's databases. See below for a selection of websites related to your field.

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Want to learn more about a particular career? These resources will help you learn more about the potential a career field holds. 

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Want to take a practice test? These resources contain tests associated with your field of study.