Write a 5-7 (including references) page analytical research paper outlining your topic.
- Topic: Physical Therapy and its roles in mental health
· Seek out a minimum of 6 scholarly sources on this topic.
One example that was used last semester was “the potential effects of telehealth on the Physical Therapy profession.”
- Here is a description of an analytical research paper: In an analytical research paper you pose a question and then collect relevant data from other researchers to analyze their different viewpoints. You focus on the findings and conclusions of other researchers and then make a personal conclusion about the topic.
- Address topics in the paper such as pros and cons. For example, in the above topic, “how telehealth might increase/decrease patient compliance with prescribed treatments,” “how effective treatments may suffer due to the inability to make real time biomechanic corrections in movement,” “increased access to PT,” “effects on PTAs and their role,” etc…. (The topics are endless, just let the research drive your writing) Keep in mind, what I am listing is an example.
· This analytical research paper should be written in APA format. This includes:
- § 12 pt. Times New Roman font
- § Double spacing
- § 1” margins on all sides
- § Cover Page and Reference Page using appropriate formatting
- § In-text citations using appropriate formatting
- § Headings that match APA style