Editor-in-Chief: Walter R. Frontera, MD, PhD
ISSN: 0894-9115
Online ISSN: 1537-7385
Frequency: 12 issues / year
Ranking: Sports Sciences 24/81, Rehabilitation 11/64
Impact Factor: 2.064
Current Issue Introduction

October 2016

Dear AJPM&R readers,  

This month’s issue of the AJPM&R includes two articles on the topic of performance of physiatrists on board certification exams. Two factors, delay and repetition, are studied as variables. Three studies looked at different aspects of stroke, including differences in outcomes between first-ever and recurrent strokes, effects of hemiplegic shoulder pain, and bone health in paralympic athletes with hemiplegic CP. Finally, an RCT looks at the potential benefits of a relatively new physical modality, whole-body vibration, on balance and flexibility in elderly. I hope you will enjoy reading this issue.

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.

 

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October 2016

Ulnar neuropathy around the elbow caused by additional slip of the triceps muscle could be
diagnosed with imaging studies including ultrasonography or magnetic resonance images.
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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 

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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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