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Additional Sports Specialist Recertification Information

Apr 16, 2021/Open Access

There are some additional/different recertification guidelines for sports specialists seeking to maintain their certification, specifically regarding direct patient care and venue hours.

Specialization Academy of Content Experts

May 6, 2021

The SACE was established to create a pool of certified specialists to write items for the specialist certification examinations. SACE members play a critical role with preparing, reviewing, and revising examination items for the specialty exams. This works earns them credit towards the maintenance of

Become an ABPTS Board Member

Apr 28, 2021

The American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties is the organizational body that guides the American Physical Therapy Association Clinical Specialization Program along with its appointed specialty councils. The Board: Reviews and revises policies and procedures to implement the certification process.

Sports Candidate Guide

Jan 1, 2021/Resource

Congratulations on making the decision to pursue board certification in sports physical therapy under the APTA Specialist Certification Program governed by ABPTS. Access certification requirements, practical tips, guidelines, and other resources to guide you through everything from applying for initial

APTA Specialty and Proficiency Ceremony

Feb 2, 2022/Event

This annual event recognizes the accomplishment of all physical therapists who achieved initial ABPTS specialist certification or who were recertified in the prior calendar year.

MOSC Forum

Apr 27, 2021/Course

This session will provide an overview of the MOSC program requirements, review the program history and development, and introduce the learning plan system.

Number of Certified Specialists by State

Jun 1, 2018/Open Access

Review the number of board-certified clinical specialists by state, U.S. territories, and those practicing in non-U.S. areas and provinces (i.e., international military bases, and Canadian provinces). These numbers are updated annually.

ABPTS Recertified Clinical Specialists by Year

Feb 1, 2020/Open Access

Each year, hundreds of clinical specialists recertify their board-certification for another 10 years. This chart is updated annually.

How to Promote Your Board-Certification Specialization

Apr 28, 2021

Congratulations on receiving recognition as an ABPTS Board-Certified Clinical Specialist! If you would like to notify your local media or alumni publication(s) about your accomplishment, simply follow the steps below.

Employers' View of Specialist Certification

Apr 28, 2021

The physical therapy clinical specialization program is administered by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties (ABPTS), which is the governing board for the specialist certification program within the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA). To date, more than 20,000 physical therapists

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Looking for Physical Therapy Outcomes

Apr 30, 1994/Special Issue: Physical Disability

Assessing the outcomes of physical therapy will be difficult in many instances,

Impairments and Disabilities—The Difference: Proposal for Adjustment of the International Classification of Impairments, Disabilities, and Handicaps

Apr 30, 1994/Special Issue: Physical Disability

In this article, a proposal for adjustment of the Classification of Impairments

Are Measures of Function and Disability Important in Low Back Care?

Apr 30, 1994/Special Issue: Physical Disability

Currently, disablement due to low back syndrome (LBS) inflicts an extremely high

Disability Outcomes Following Inpatient Rehabilitation for Stroke

Apr 30, 1994/Special Issue: Physical Disability

The Uniform Data System for Medical Rehabilitation and the Functional Independence

Aging and Muscle Performance

Apr 30, 1994/Letters and Responses

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Author Response

May 31, 1994/Research Reports

Physical Therapists' Perceptions of the Roles of the Physical Therapist Assistant

May 31, 1994/Research Reports

Background and Purpose. This longitudinal study investigated physical

Invited Commentary

May 31, 1994/Research Reports

Author Response

May 31, 1994/Research Reports

An Impairment and Disability Assessment and Treatment Protocol for Community-Living Elderly Persons

Mar 31, 1994/Research Reports

Background and Purpose. Falls and immobility are common among community-living