Profession Links

Afghanistan

Short summary of two paragraphs about the history physiotherapy in Afghanistan and the Association. http://www.aapt.org.af/?page_id=21

Australia

General history and timeline – https://australian.physio/aboutus/our-history

Education at Uni of Melbourne – https://mdhs.unimelb.edu.au/news-and-events/news-archive/recognising-a-founder-of-physiotherapy-in-australia,-frederick-teepoo-hall

Education at James Cook Uni – https://www.jcu.edu.au/college-of-healthcare-sciences/physiotherapy/discipline-of-physiotherapy-history

Austria

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R2Jf78yu4fk (Physio Austria 2017 Video: Die Geschichte der Physiotherapie in Österreich, German only)
https://www.physioaustria.at/system/files/general/phy_inform_feb_fin_0.pdf (Physio Austria 2016 Sonderheft 100 Jahre Physio)

China

No website or specific information on physiotherapy history from China.  However an interesting review article from Griffith University on the “The Current Status of Physical Therapy in China” provides background contextual information on their short history.
https://research-repository.griffith.edu.au/bitstream/handle/10072/…/93365_1.pdf

France

https://www.em-consulte.com/article/188834/histoire-des-savoirs-et-des-pratiques-en-kinesithe (French, Elsevier EM Consulte publication without open access)
https://www.kine-formations.com/wp-content/uploads/…/kinesitherapie%20histoire.pdf (PDF document: Jacques MONET 2003: Emergence de la Kinésithérapie en France à la fin du XIXème et au début du XXème siècle, doctoral thesis in Sociology, French)
https://journals.openedition.org/ccrh/2753 (PDF document: Rémi Remondiere 1994: L’institution de la kinésithérapie en France (1840-1946), French = Cahiers du Centre de recherches historiques 12/1994)

Germany

https://www.uniklinikum-dresden.de/de/forschung-lehre-und-bildung/carusakademie/100-jahre-physiotherapie (Germany, German only, comprehensive timeline)
http://www.orthopaedie-museum.de/geschichte_02.html (Germany, German only > relevant to know for research purposes)

Japan

Single paragraph of Association history available http://www.japanpt.or.jp/english/international/for-foreigner/english/

Jordan

General history of physiotherapy, nothing specifically about Jordan – http://jpts.org.jo/history-of-physiotherapy/

Korea (South)

Full webpage of Association history available.  Needs to be translated, which is possible through Google.
http://www.kpta.co.kr/center/intro/history

Netherlands

http://www.sgfinfo.nl/ (Society for Physiotherapy History, Dutch)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vwYoRoPwfKA (KNGF 2014 Video: KNGF 125 jaar, Dutch only)

New Zealand

www.100yearsofphysio.co.nz

Norway

Brief history page in Norwegian – https://fysio.no/Historie/Forord

Russia

Sov Med. 1954 Apr;18(4):45-7. [History of physical therapy in Russia in XIX Century]. [Article in Undetermined Language]
MIROTVORTSEV IuK.
Sov Med. 1977 Oct;(10):10-5. [Development of health resort science and physiotherapy in the Russian Federation during the years of Soviet administration]. [Article in Russian] Udintsov EI. PMID: 145022 http://stgregorysfoundation.org.uk/st-gregorys-foundation-who-we-are/our-history/

Singapore

https://www.physiotherapy.org.sg/about-spa/history/

Spain

https://www.um.es/historiaciencia/prodcient.htm (Universidad de Murcia. Unidad Docente de Historia de la Medicina > PDF article available: Raposo Vidal et al. 2001: Historia de la Fisioterapia en España en los siglos XIX y XX, Spanish only)

United Kingdom

General timeline – https://www.csp.org.uk/about-csp/who-we-are/our-history/csp-history
CSP Biography – https://www.csp.org.uk/publications/history-physiotherapy-profession-and-chartered-society-physiotherapy-bibliography
CSP Historical resources – https://www.csp.org.uk/about-csp/who-we-are/our-history/historical-resources
CSP historical images – https://cdm16198.contentdm.oclc.org/digital/collection/p16198coll1/search

United States of America

The USA APTA 100 year centenary website: https://centennial.apta.org/
Additional US PT History resources  https://www.apta.org/History/
APTA USA History links: https://www.apta.org/History/Research/
Specific to reconstruction aides: http://www.apta.org/Blogs/PTTransforms/2018/3/8/ReconstructionAides/

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