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Physical Therapist Assistant Guide

Anatomy & Physiology

Anatomy and physiology teach you how the body works.  For a physical therapy assistant, this understanding helps with how, when and why treatments and procedures are used and how they may affect the body. The library has a number of different resources from books to short videos to help you better understand the human body.  Below you will find some resources to get you started.  

Scientific & Medical ART (SMART) Imagebase

The Scientific and Medical Art (SMART) Imagebase is a great way to learn more about human anatomy and physiology. The collection includes, images, video, and animations that showcase different parts of the body. 


Anatomy & Physiology eBooks

illustrated atlas of human anatomy
illustrated atlas of human physiology