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Physical Therapy Research



Photo credit: Jake Koteen, University of Hartford

Student providing physical therapy Welcome to Greenlease Library's Physical Therapy Research Guide!

Use this guide to find sources through the Library and on the Web. If you can't find what you need, contact us via phone, chat, or email, using the information to the left. No question is too big or too small! 

Background Information - Start here to get access to general reference information about Physical Therapy Research.

Find Articles - Search for journal articles about Physical Therapy using databases that provide access to peer reviewed and scholarly journals. 

Find Books - Search our catalog for books about your research topic. 

Internet Resources - Here are some useful websites to use.

Levels of Evidence - Understand what types of research carry more weight, find tools for searching using the PICO Method, and learn about the Sackett and PEDro scales.

Guide to Conducting Systematic Reviews - See Cornell University's guide for help.

AMA Citation Guide - Access a subject guide about creating accurate citations using AMA style. 

Zotero Citation Manager - Learn the basics of this citation that tool that not only will help you cite properly but will also aid in organizing all of your collected research.

Interlibrary Loan  - Get help accessing resources that are not available locally including books, journal articles, book chapters, audio-visual materials and more.

Library Accounts

The Rockhurst University ID card also is the library card for students. At the bottom of the card is the library account number, which begins "100060". 

Register online for your library account or at the Circulation Desk on the main floor of the library. Rockhurst students, faculty and staff are required to use their Rockhurst email addresses in their library accounts. Library accounts expire at the end of each semester so you will need to reactivate your account each academic year. 

You will be given a unique identification number in addition to your library account number. With this library account number and unique borrower identification number you may: 

Request items directly from the other libraries in the Online Catalog;

Checkout items directly from other MOBIUS libraries. Rockhurst University is a member of the MOBIUS consortium which is a partnership of 76 libraries around the state of Missouri. This gives our students the ability to identify and use materials from the collections of these libraries. The MOBIUS catalog has over 29 million items.  

View your library account to see what you have checked out, renew items, view any unpaid fees on your account or view items on request from other libraries.

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