Special Interest Groups - SIGs

Pediatrics | Sports | Students 

Pediatric SIG

Purpose: To provide a forum for communication among pediatric physical therapy professionals in Ohio. Pediatric PTs/PTAs are encouraged to contact their district representative with pediatric related concerns.


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Sports SIG

Purpose: The Sports PT SIG is established for interested OPTA members to deepen their knowledge and practical applications of physical therapy care for the athlete. The SIG is dedicated to serving the needs of and providing a forum for information exchange for individuals with similar interests. The SIG serves as a network of like-minded individuals with similar professional interests.



Student SIG

Purpose: to give students a voice in the OPTA. The group provides students a way to meet, confer, and promote the interests of student members, the OPTA, and the APTA. It is a vehicle by which valuable information can be disseminated to PT and PTA students about current events and issues affecting the profession.

Election to the SSIG board is open to every Ohio DPT student or PTA student who is an OPTA member. Elections take place prior to the OPTA Annual Conference where the results are announced.

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