Eligibility: The student contributor(s) must be enrolled in a physical therapist or physical therapist assistant program when they submit their video.
- Submissions are accepted January 1 - November 15 for consideration at the Combined Sections Meeting (CSM) the following January or February. See "Submission" section for more information.
- All entries must be a digital video
- The length of the video should not exceed 2 minutes
- All entries should begin with a "title screen" that includes the following information:
- Lead producer's names
- School name
- School city, state
- Title of video
- All information in the video must be cited, giving credit to the original source.
- No copyrighted materials (music, images, etc.) may be used for this contest unless you own the copyright or have a license to use the material for this contest. Written permission must be obtained and provided upon request for all copyrighted materials.
- All entries must be submitted in English, if entries are not in English they must include English subtitles.
- All submitted videos become the property of the APTA Geriatrics. Winning and honorable mention videos will be posted on the website and social media pages.
- The top three entrants will receive a year's student membership to APTA Geriatrics.
- Email a URL link of the entrant video to Rachel Connor at firstname.lastname@example.org
- Deadline for entries is November 15
- Please include the following information in your email:
- Subject: APTA Geriatrics Student Video Contest
- URL link of video. Actual video files will be requested from finalists ONLY.
- Contact information of all students who worked on the video (names and email addresses).
- If the video was created for class, please include the professor's name and email.
- Inspiration/Creativity: How interesting is the video to watch?
- Appropriateness of Topic: How relevant is the topic selected for aging adults?
- Accuracy: Is the information presented accurate and free of bias?
- Clarity: How well does the video explain the concept? (Consumer friendly language free of medical terminology and jargon)
- Quality: What is the overall quality of production (including visual and sound elements)
- Rules: Did the video comply with contest rules?