Eligibility - The Turner A. Blackburn Hall of Fame/Lifetime Achievement Award

  1. Nominee must be a physical therapist who is a current AASPT member and a member in good standing of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA). 
  2. Nominee must have made frequent and sustained efforts to the advancement of the profession of physical therapy in the area of sports physical therapy in research/publication, education/teaching, and clinical expertise over a sustained period of 25 years.
  3. Nominee must have made distinguished contributions to the AASPT by serving in various roles (elected and appointed) over a sustained period of 25 years.
  4. Nominee must have national recognition by APTA members and by leaders outside of the physical therapy profession over a sustained period of 25 years.
  5. Members of the AASPT Executive Committee and the Awards Committee shall not be eligible for the award during their terms in office.