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Call for Abstracts
Deadline for submissions is June 30, 2018.


Submit an abstract to the 2018 TPTA Annual Conference.


Abstracts related to physical therapy are requested in the broad categories of experimental research, education, case studies, and special interests. Given the breadth of the special interest category, submissions are anticipated to reflect a wide range of practice related issues, including innovations in service delivery.

NOTE: Only poster presentations are being accepted. Poster display boards are 4’x8’ (i.e. your poster should be no larger than the display board).


Use the following guidelines and instructions to ensure that your abstract is entered correctly. Abstracts missing information will not be reviewed. 


Submission Instructions

The following areas must be covered in your abstract:

       Enter the purpose of your research.
       Enter the number and demographics of your research subjects. Enter N/A if subjects were not used. 
       Enter the method(s) used to conduct your research.
Data Analysis
       Enter the analysis of data collected.
       Enter the results of your research,
       Enter the conclusions drawn from the results of your study.
       Enter the clinical relevance of the study’s results. 


All authors of an abstract need to be identified including email addresses.  If there are more than 5 authors, email additional author information including abstract title, additional author(s) full name, email address and CV to  


Poster Presentations
A specific author must be designated to be present on Friday, October 26th or Saturday, October 27th, 2018 in San Antonio, Texas at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm to answer any questions related to your poster presentation. Enter the presenter's first name, last name, school or clinic presenter is affiliated with, and city and state on the submission form.


Questions should be directed to La'Shauna Maxwell at

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