Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope


The Journal will publish manuscripts from authors currently completing training in entry-level, residency or fellowship training programs for physical therapists.

The Journal provides a venue for students to become familiar with the mechanisms of scholarship dissemination at all levels - investigator, author, reviewer – ensuring ongoing contribution to the scientific basis for physical therapy



The Journal will become internationally recognized for its dissemination of high quality rehabilitation research produced by students during their clinical education.



The Journal is a peer-reviewed, open-access, scholarly, on-line journal. The Journal accepts papers of a variety of designs including case reports, research reports, and literature reviews with direct relevance to the clinical practice of physical therapy.



Section Policies


Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Peer Review Process

All articles are reviewed by members of the Editorial Board and two reviewers. Articles are approved for publication by the Editorial Board and the Editor-in-Chief.


Publication Frequency

The Journal publishes papers as they are recived into one volume per year


Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.



This journal utilizes the LOCKSS system to create a distributed archiving system among participating libraries and permits those libraries to create permanent archives of the journal for purposes of preservation and restoration. More...