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PTA Program Textbooks

Please note, this listing is updated periodically and should be used for advisory purposes only. It is always a good idea to check with your instructor to verify whether or not the listed text(s) are still planned for use in the upcoming semester.

last updated 07/17

Course
Course Title
Authors
Title
Edition
Publisher
Date
ISBN
changes
PTA 101 Intro to PTA Clynch The Role of the Phys Ther Assistant 2nd FA Davis 2017 978-0-8036-5816-5  new

PTA 105 &

HPE 140

Kinesiology

Beil

Trail Guide to the Body

5th

Books of Discovery

2014

978-0-98266-340-0

 

    Lippert Clinical Kinesology & Anatomy (includes Kinesiology in Action) 6th FA Davis 2017 978-0-8036-5823-3 new
    Beil Trail Guide to the Body DVD 1st Books of Discovery 2008 978-0-9777006-7-7 rec
    Beil Trail Guide to Movement 1st Books of Discovery 2015 978-0-991466627 rec
    Lippert Kinesiology Flashcards 4th FA Davis 2017 978-0-8036-5824-0 rec
    Jarmey The Concise Book of Muscles 1st No. Atlantic Books 2008 978-1-55643-719-9 rec 105
PTA 107
Ther Meas Norkin Measurement of Joint Motion: A Guide to Goniometry 4th FA Davis 2009 978-0-8036-2066-7  
    Hislop Daniels & Worthingham's Muscle Testing 9th Saunders 2014 978-1-4557-0615-0  
PTA 112
Pathology Moini Intro to Pathology for the PTA 1st Jones & Bartlett 2013 978-1-4496-3058-4  
    Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary 23rd FA Davis 2017 978-0-8036-5904-9 new
PTA 201 Ther Ex Dutton Orthopadics for PTAs   Jones & Bartlett  

978-0-7637-9755-3

 new
    Jarmey The Concise Book of Muscles 3rd No. Atlantic Books 2017

9781623170202

rec

new ed

PTA 205
Motor Devel
Fruth
Fund of the Physical Therapy Exam
2nd
Jones & Bartlett
2018
9781284099621
 
    Martin Neurologic Intervetion for PhysTher 3rd Elsevier/Saunders 2015 978--45574-020-8  
PTA 210
PTA Tech Fruth Fundamentals of the Phys Ther Examin 2nd Jones & Bartlett 2018 9781284099621  
    Johansson Mobility in Context:Prin Pt Care Skills 1st FA Davis 2012 978-0-80361-527-4  
PTA 211
Phys Agents Behrens, Beinert Physical Agents Theory & Practice 3rd FA Davis 2014 978-0-8036-3816-7  
PTA 213
Therapy Clin Martin Neurologic Intervention for PhysTher 3rd Elsevier/Saunders 2015 978-1-4557-4020-8  
    OSullivan & Schmitz Improving Functional Outcomes in Physical Rehabiliation 1st FA Davis 2010 978-0-8036-2218-0  
PTA 216
Ortho for PTA Dutton

Orthopadics for PTAs

1st Jones & Bartlett 2012 978-0-7637-9755-3  
    Cook, Hegedus

Orthopaedic Physical Examination Tests

2nd   2013

978-0-1325-478-8

 
    Jarmey The Concise Book of Muscles 1st No. Atlantic Books 2008 978-1-55643-719-9 rec 105

 
Gulick
OrthoNotes: Clin Exam Pocket Guide
2nd FA Davis 2009 978-0-8036-2067-4 rec
    Fruth Fund of the Physical Therapy Exam 2nd Jones & Bartlett 2018 9781284099621 rec
 PTA 226 PTA Sem I Davis Patient Practitioner Interaction 5th SLACK 2011 978-1-5564-2994-1 rec
PTA 236 PTA Sem II Fruth Fund of the Physical Therapy Exam 2nd Jones & Bartlett 2018 9781284099621  
    Plack & Driscoll Teaching & Learning in Physical Therapy 2nd SLACK 2017 978-1-63091-068-6 new
    Glasov & Knoblauch What Color is your brain? 1st SLACK 2016 978-1-61711-834-0 rec
PTA 241 PTA Sem III Gabard Physical Therapy Ethics 2nd FA Davis 2011 978-0-8036-2367-5  

Texts for Clinical Education Courses (PTA 224, PTA 235, PTA 240)

Bottomley Quick Response Dictionary for Physical Therapy 3rd SLACK 2013 978-1-61711-070-2 rec
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary  23rd FA Davis 2017 978-0-8036-5904-9 rec

Key: Highlighted/italicized books are recommended but not required for the courses where they are highlighted.
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