Online Evidence-Based Databases

Online Evidence-Based Databases APTA’s Open Door: Portal to Evidence-Based Practice The American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) recognizes that physical therapists must be able to easily access clinical research if they are to practice evidence-based physical therapy as they provide clinical services. Given the importance of evidence-based practice to the achievement of the APTA’s Vision Statement …

Evidence Based Practice SIG

Evidence Based Practice SIG Chair: Nathan Hellyer Vice Chair: Catherine Quatman-Yates Secretary: Denise Gobert Treasurer: Jena Ogston Nominating Committee: Amy Wagner Purpose The purpose of the EBP SIG is to provide a forum for clinicians, educators and researchers that promotes collaboration and innovation for informed application of research evidence in practice. Objectives The objectives of …

Researchers

Researchers Published Guidelines to Assist With Study Design and Research Add – Grant Opportunities Grant Writing Tips/Tutorials The NIH R01 Tool Kit http://sciencecareers.sciencemag.org/career_magazine/previous_issues/articles/2007_07_27/caredit.a0700106 QUOROM statement reporting of meta-analyses of randomized controlled trialshttp://www.consort-statement.org/Evidence/evidence.html#quorom QUOROM statement checklist for quality reporting of meta-analyses of randomized controlled trials:http://www.consort-statement.org/ QUOROM.pdf STARD Initiative for complete and accurate reporting of studies on …

Awards

Awards The Academy of Physical Therapy Research recognizes excellence in physical therapy research annually through a variety of awards and provides opportunities to both student and regular members via competitive awards. APTA Award Nominations John P. Maley Award Nominations​ Research Traveling Fellows Award Student Travel Award APTA Award Nominations The Awards Committee of the Academy …

Resources

Resources RESEARCHERS CLINICIANS STUDENTS RESEARCHERS The NIH R01 Tool Kit: QUOROM statement reporting of meta-analyses of randomized controlled trials: QUOROM statement checklist for quality reporting of meta-analyses of randomized controlled trials: STARD Initiative for complete and accurate reporting of studies on diagnostic accuracy: STROBE statement for quality reporting of observational studies: Click here for more …

Academy Elections

ACADEMY OF PHYSICAL THERAPY RESEARCH ELECTIONS EXTENDED TO MAY 1, 2020 (includes Evidence Based Practice SIG Elections) Members eligible to vote, please have your APTA member ID ready, as you will be required to enter your member ID in order to cast your ballot when voting online. (Students are not eligible to vote). All Academy …

AOPTR Student Travel Awards

2019 SOR-sponsored Travel Grant Award Winners 2019 CSM Student Travel Grant Winners: Jane Oh, SPT, CSCS, USAW-1 – Columbia University I have been a member of the Academy of Physical Therapy Research since joining my research team at Columbia University. As a first year student, Dr. Rao, our professor in Evidence Based Practice, taught me …

Asst/Associate Professor PT, UNE Portland, ME

Position Type:                      Faculty Faculty Track:                     Tenure or Non-tenure Position Title:                       Asst./Associate Professor PT Employment Status:           Full Time Months:                                                 12 Campus:                               Portland  Job Description The Department of Physical Therapy at the University of New England http://www.une.edu/wchp/pt/) is currently inviting applications for an Assistant or Associate Professor. The position is a …

President’s Message

Message from the President It is an honor to be President of APTA’s Academy of Physical Therapy Research. The Academy of Physical Therapy Research serves as a central hub for facilitating excellence in research generation, dissemination, implementation, and application in physical therapy. Our guiding principles are: Awareness, Collaboration, and Engagement, or ACE.  We promote Awareness …