Health Promotion and Wellness

APTA Health Promotion and Wellness Council (Main Webpage)


APTA HOD Statement – PT’s Role in Health Promotion and Wellness


Annual Physical Therapy Visit


APTA Geriatrics – Health Promotion and Wellness SIG


Academy of Neurology Physical Therapy – Health Promotion and Wellness Resources


Promoting Health and Wellness: Implications for Physical Therapist Practice

Janet R. Bezner


The Continuum of Care for Individuals With Lifelong Disabilities: Role of the Physical Therapist

Orlin, et al.


Population Health, Prevention, Health Promotion, and Wellness Competencies in Physical Therapist Professional Education: Results of a Modified Delphi Study

Magnusson, et al.


What Is the Effect of Health Coaching Delivered by Physical Therapists? A Systematic Review of Randomized Controlled Trials

Rethorn, et al.


Health and wellness coaching positively impacts individuals with chronic pain and pain-related interference

Rethorn, et al.


Physical Activity

Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans – 2nd Edition


World Health Organization 2020 guidelines on physical activity and sedentary behaviour



APTA – Nutrition and Physical Therapy


APTA HOD Statement


Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics – Consumer Webpage


Find a Dietitian


Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2020-2025


Nutrition in Physical Therapist Practice: Setting the Stage for Taking Action

Berner, et al.


Nutrition in Physical Therapist Practice: Tools and Strategies to Act Now

Berner, et al.



APTA HOD Statement


CDC – Sleep and Sleep Disorders


Sleep Health Promotion: Practical Information for Physical Therapists

Siengsukon, et al.


Mental Health

APTA HOD Statement