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Physical Therapy: Professional Journals

Resources for the treatment of disease, injury, or deformity by physical methods such as massage, heat treatment, and exercise rather than by drugs or surgery.
International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity
Journal of Physiotherapy
Physical Therapy:  Journal of the American Physical Therapy Association
The Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation
Musculoskeletal Science & Practice
Journal of Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy
Clinical Rehabilitation
Journal of Neurologic Physical Therapy
Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine
Brazilian Journal of Physical Therapy
Journal of Aging and Physical Activity
Physical Therapy in Sport
Journal of Physical Therapy Science
American Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Journal of Geriatric Physical Therapy
Journal of Hand Therapy
Physical Therapy Reviews
Cardiopulmonary Physical Therapy Journal
Musculoskeletal Care
Physical & Occupational Therapy In Pediatrics
Physiotherapy Canada
Pediatric Physical Therapy
Journal of Prosthetics and Orthotics
Hand Therapy
Physical & Occupational Therapy In Geriatrics
Rehabilitation Oncology
The Back Letter
JACPT Journal of Acute Care Physical Therapy
Journal of Women's Health Physical Therapy
Lippincott's Bone and Joint Newsletter
PT in Motion

About Professional Journals

It may be helpful to read current news about physical therapy to find ideas for topics that would be interesting to research.  Use the links on this page to browse and search for articles in these journals on the publishers' websites.  If you find an article you wish to read, enter the journal title in Journal Locator (right) to see if we have access to it.  If the full-text is not available for free on the publisher site, and the journal is not found in Journal Locator, or the article is outside of the journal's availability, then current students, faculty and staff may request a copy using our interlibrary loan service (right).

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