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Secondary School Students’ Knowledge of Physical Therapy: The Trinidadian Scenario

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DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2011.142
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151–8
Synopsis: 
This manuscript examines the accuracy of secondary school students’ knowledge of physical therapy and identified common sources of knowledge. The relationship between source of knowledge, career stream and accuracy of knowledge was examined.

ABSTRACT

Objective: Research in regions outside of the Caribbean shows that high school and college students’ knowledge of physical therapy is lacking. There is no data reported to date for students in the Caribbean region. This study sought to evaluate Trinidadian secondary school students’ knowledge of physical therapy, identify sources of knowledge and examine the relationship between knowledge and selected factors.

Accepted: 
27 Jul, 2012
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e-Published: 11 Apr, 2014
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