Physical Therapist Assistant
This page includes tutorials and links to assist you in learning
Medical Terminology Addendum to Handout Download File
Supraspinatus. Left-click or Right-click and choose "Save Target As"
Flash Cards Online for Physical Therapy
http://www.studystack.com/PhysicalTherapy There are hundreds of pre-made online flashcards for physical therapy topics and the license exam.
Useful Links (in alphabetical order)
The effects of hamstring stretching on range of motion: a systematic literature review.
Decoster LC, Cleland J, Altieri C, Russell P. J Orthop Sports Phys Ther. 2005 Jun;35(6):377-87. PMID: 16001909
Body Smart is an expanding site with tutorials and quizzes.
This link includes a 44 question learning styles analysis.
This link includes a 10 question learning styles analysis.
LICENSURE/PRACTICE ACT (Illinois)
Application for Licensure
Illinois Physical Therapy Practice Act
NEUROANATOMY & NEUROPHYSIOLOGY
PTAS 256 Links
There are a lot of links from this spot- a few will be emphasized at a later date.
This is a clear example from some excellent teachers in neuroanatomy. This is a large PDF file, so careful with where you attempt to download this large file.
Lobes of the Brain
This link presents a map of the brain lobes, paragraphical descriptions, an the option to play a Flash movie.
Upper and Lower Motor Neuron Comparison
Comparison of upper and lower motor neurons and lesions.
Spinal Cord Injury
Current classification system of spinal cord injury.
Excellent tour/tutorial on Alzheimers disease.
Online Conversion is a useful website for checking and performing conversions.
PhysLink Glossary inlcludes more terms than those covered in the curriculum, but may also have some useful links
Sine, Cosine, and Tangent. Skip down about a third of the page to the links for Sine, Cosine, and Tangent/Slope.
PubMed Link. Remember it is better to use the KC Library home page to access. PubMed.
Here are 8 tips forproofreading from http://www.dailywritingtips.com/8-proofreading-tips-and-techniques/
Another useful siteis http://writing.wisc.edu/Handbook/Proofreading.html
Modified Ashworth. This is an indepth review of the Modified Ashworth Scale.
WHO NAMED IT? Use this link if you are curious why some things are named after people.
TRY THE GONIOMETRY CROSSWORD. Use the clues to solve the puzzle.
file:///H|/2008 and After/PTAS 152/2010/SoftChalk/goniometrycrossword/goniometrycrossword.html
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