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Editor-in-Chief: Walter R. Frontera, MD, PhD
ISSN: 0894-9115
Online ISSN: 1537-7385
Frequency: 12 issues / year
Ranking: Sports Sciences 20/81, Rehabilitation 11/64
Impact Factor: 2.202
Current Issue Introduction

August 2015

Dear AJPM&R readers,  

 

The personal and socioeconomic burden of musculoskeletal disorders is known to be quite significant. This issue of the AJPM&R includes four Research Articles related to this topic, including two studies using experimental models of osteoarthritis. In addition, two articles report on the negative consequences of obesity in persons with disabilities. Because of the increase in both populations, this topic requires attention. Let me conclude with a reminder to the reader that very interesting content is now published online only, including Visual Vignettes and special video submissions.


Walter R. Frontera, MD, PhD
Editor-in-Chief

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Mandatory Use of Reporting Guidelines Starting January 1, 2015

The quality of a scientific article depends on the quality of both the research and the reporting. The AJPM&R has joined 27 other journals in our field (see editorial) to require the use of reporting guidelines in the preparation of manuscripts submitted for review starting January 1, 2015.  We encourage all authors to become familiar with key reporting guidelines, which are available at the EQUATOR Network website.

 

On the Cover

September 2015

Sonographic tracking of the suprascaoular nerve.
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August 2015

Perioperative ultrasound imaging for fl exor tendon ruptures in the hand.
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July 2015

Allogeneic rabbit articular chondrocytes survived in the degenerating rabbit intervertebral disc. Chondrocytes labeled with infrared dye were injected into the discs and were imaged at 2 weeks post injection. © 2015 Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc. All rights reserved.

 

June 2015

Left oculomotor nerve injury after aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage.
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May 2015

Ultrasound demonstrates segmental hypoechoic thickening of the superficial fi bular nerve, suggestive of neuropathy vs transection neuroma. MRI shows tibial nerve enlargement and abnormal signal within the lower limb musculature, compatible with tricompartmental myonecrosis.
© 2015 Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc. All rights reserved.

 

April 2015

A research team member navigates the Virtual Environment using a standard video game controller. The view of the Virtual Environment operator upon entering the virtual grocery store “V-Mart.”

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Foreign Language Translations

AJPM&R is proud to present translations of its content into Spanish. We sincerely thank Dr. Juan Manuel Guzman and Dr. Salomon Abuchaibe for their work on the Abstract translations.

Invited Commentary: History of Rehabilitation in Latin America, by Fernando Sotelano, MD 

Issue Abstracts:

Selected Articles, January 2014

Selected Articles, December 2013

Selected Articles, November 2013

Selected Articles, October 2013

Selected Articles, September 2013

Selected Articles, August 2013

Selected Articles, July 2013

Selected Articles, June 2013

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AJPM&R is an Official Journal of the Asociación Médica Latinoamericana de Rehabilitación (AMLAR).

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