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Access to a plethora of O&P publications, charts, and forms.
O&P Reference Guide
A compendium of articles on how to conduct research.
Simple Research Project Guide
A step-by-step guide on how to conduct a research project.
Research Funding Guide
A guide to funding from philanthropic organizations.
Human Subject Research FAQs
A compilation of frequently asked questions about O&P research.
Research Glossary
A list of the most common terms in O&P research.
Recommended Reading
A list of recommended publications spanning a variety of O&P topics.
Information for Amputees
The Amputee Coalition offers a variety or resources for the amputee population.



Journal of Prosthetics & Orthotics (JPO)
The leading scientific journal in prosthetics and orthotics.
State-of-the-Science Findings (SSC)
Clinical guidance that defines and encourages best practices in the profession and training programs.
Academy TODAY
A quarterly magazine that features the latest O&P research, in-depth clinical and technical articles, and case studies.
Resident Research
Top projects performed by students enrolled in NCOPE residencies.
Journal of Proceedings
A reference guide for the scientific programs presented at the Academy's Annual Meeting and Scientific Symposium.


Literature Update
An e-update that lists current research in O&P outside of the Journal of Prosthetics and Orthotics (JPO).
Critically Appraised Topics (CATS)
A standardized, brief summary of research evidence organized around a clinical question.
Evidence Notes
Brief summaries of current evidence regarding specific health technologies.
Scoping Reviews
A snapshot of the amount of research/evidence on a topic.
How to Videos
Short videos that provide the tools you need to report outcome measures with ease.
Journal Club
Join colleagues and engage in conversation regarding the latest O&P research.


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