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APTA's House of Delegates adopted the vision statement for the physical therapy profession in 2013, and the Board of Directors recognized that, if the physical therapy profession was to achieve the vision as articulated by its guiding principles, it would be necessary to integrate the "movement system" (as mentioned in the guiding principle on "Identity") into physical therapist practice, education, and research.

The following is a timeline outlining the work of various member groups to move the movement system concept forward.

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