This guide is intended to help you with your research. You will find databases, journals, ebooks, and reference books to help you with your research process, or provide background information on physical therapy topics.
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The World Confederation for Physical Therapy:
"Physical therapists provide services that develop, maintain and restore people’s maximum movement and functional ability. They can help people at any stage of life, when movement and function are threatened by ageing, injury, diseases, disorders, conditions or environmental factors.
Physical therapists help people maximise their quality of life, looking at physical, psychological, emotional and social wellbeing. They work in the health spheres of promotion, prevention, treatment/intervention, habilitation and rehabilitation."
Here are some recommended resources for use in clinical settings:
Here are some good places to start your research.
RefWorks is a time-saving tool for busy graduate students. Ref-Works is web-based bibliographic software package that enables you to:
UPDATE: RefWorks-COS is pleased to announce lifelong access to users that are alumni of subscribing institutions. For additional information please visit this link .
Log into your MY ILL Account, under “New Request” click on the type of material you want (Article, Book, Book Chapter, Conference Paper etc.)
How do I edit a request already submitted?
Why did my article disappear from the list?
There are 2 possibilities:
ILL materials may be renewed once from the original due date, depending the approval of the owning institution. You can request a renewal through your ILL account.
1. Log into your ILL account. Click on a transaction number you wish to renew.
2. Click on "Renew Request" on the left-top corner of the screen.
3. You will receive an automated e-mail within a few days notifying you that your renewal was granted or denied.
To update your ILL account information, select a new pickup location or reset your password:
Log into My ILL Account, under "Tools"
Select “Change User Information” to edit
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Select "Reset Password" to change your password.
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This password is not related to your ACE account password.
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From My ILL Account, click “Forgot Password?”
Enter your ILL Username and click "Reset Password."
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If you do not receive an email within 30 minutes, contact the ILL office.
Follow the link in the email you receive.
You will be directed to a page where you can reset your password.
If you have forgotten your username:
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