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Guide to locating research evidence and tools for Physical Therapy students and faculty.
When searching for information in books, consider:
scholarly or popular
books usually have a longer publication cycle, so the information can assumed to be current to roughly 6-12 months before the date when the book was published
books that are located through databases and the library catalog will likely be tagged with keywords and subject headings that refer to the content of the book as a whole; therefore, it is important to think broadly in terms of what kind search terms you use
NYU Library Catalog (BobCat)
Search NYU Library Catalog
Search for books, journals, videos, etc. in our local libraries and special collections.
Oxford Scholarship Online (OSO) offers full-text access to scholarly (peer-reviewed) monographs published by Oxford University Press in a range of academic disciplines. Users can discover content that is Open Access and print out PDFs of single chapters for individual use.
Take an engaging approach to real-world problems with the only book of its kind written for physical therapists. This groundbreaking text breaks new ground again. It's now three books in one...a comprehensive exploration of ethics as well as of professionalism and cultural diversity. The thoroughly revised, updated, and expanded 2nd Edition offers physical therapists the tools they need as they confront the ethical dilemmas and moral controversies that they will encounter in professional practice. At the same time, it stimulates reflection on the moral significance of a therapist's work, a neglected area of study.
A classic textbook and a student favourite, Tidy's Physiotherapy aims to reflect contemporary practice of physiotherapy and can be used as a quick reference by the physiotherapy undergraduate for major problems that they may encounter throughout their study, or while on clinical placement. Tidy's Physiotherapy is a resource which charts a range of popular subject areas.
Therapeutic Modalities in Rehabilitation is a theoretically based but practically oriented guide to the use of therapeutic modalities for practicing clinicians and their students. It clearly presents the basis for use of each different type of modality and allows clinicians to make their own decision as to which will be the most effective in a given situation.