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Recommended PT Journals
Below are some of the Physical Therapy Journals widely used in the field. Some journals require a password --contact the librarian for this information. Some journals may also be campus site accessible only. Please contact the library if you have difficulty accessing.
International Journal of Rehabilitation Research
The International Journal of Rehabilitation Research, the official journal of the European Federation for Research in Rehabilitation, is a quarterly, peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary forum for the publication of research into functioning, disability and contextual factors experienced by persons of all ages in both developed and developing societies.
Journal of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation & Prevention
The Journal of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation and Prevention is the only professional journal for cardiovascular and pulmonary rehabilitation specialists. It is dedicated to the improvement of multi-disciplinary clinical practice, the journal provides high quality, current information to practitioners in the field. Original, peer-reviewed manuscripts cover all aspects of cardiac, peripheral vascular, and pulmonary rehabilitation. Editorial features include case reports, roundtables, regular nutrition updates, pharmacological reimbursement and management updates, media reviews, and abstract summaries of current literature.
Journal of Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy
The Journal of Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy publishes scientifically rigorous, clinically relevant content for physical therapists and others in the healthcare community to advance musculoskeletal and sports-related practice.
Journal of Strength & Conditioning Research
The Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research (JSCR) strives to advance the knowledge about strength and conditioning through research. A unique aspect of this journal is that it includes recommendations for the practical use of research findings. While the journal name identifies strength and conditioning as separate entities, strength is considered a part of conditioning. This journal wishes to promote the publication of peer-reviewed manuscripts which add to our understanding of conditioning and sport through applied exercise science
Pediatric Physical Therapy
The Pediatric Physical Therapy is the first and only peer-reviewed journal devoted exclusively to physical therapy for pediatric patients. It provides a forum for scientific and professional exchange among researchers and practitioners throughout the world that represent subspecialties of the discipline, including early intervention, neonatology, pediatric sports and fitness, school physical therapy, acute care for seriously ill children, and the prevention of primary and secondary conditions that lead to disabling conditions.
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