January/March 2017 - Volume 40 - Issue 1

  • Richard W. Bohannon, DPT, EdD, NCS, FAPTA, FAHA, CEESS, USA
  • 1539-8412
  • 2152-0895
  • 4 issues per year
  • Geriatrics & Gerontology 33/50
    Rehabilitation 16/64
  • 1.833
The Journal of Geriatric Physical Therapy is seeking to expand its cadre of manuscript reviewers

Job Description: 
• Receive 4 – 5 manuscripts per year for blinded peer review
• Emphasis on quality of science:  importance of research question, clarity of study design, appropriateness of analysis, accuracy of interpretation of results
• 2 week turn around for review
• Materials available at www.editorialmanager.com/jgpt  
• Possible recommendations:  reject, revise with additional review, minor revision, accept
• Provide confidential comments to editor
• Provide constructive criticism and suggestions to authors
• Follow reviewed manuscripts through revision process
• Develop review skills

Prerequisites:
• Graduate Degree  beyond entry level (e.g., PhD, EdD, DSc, or t-DPT)
• Submission, revision, and acceptance of at least 2 manuscripts in a peer-reviewed journal
To  Apply:  please send letter of application highlighting research interests/experience and current CV to Richard W. Bohannon, PT, DPT, EdD, NCS, FAPTA, FASNR, FAHA; JGPT Editor at rbohannonpt@gmail.com
Highlights from the Current Issue

Determining Risk of Falls in Community Dwelling Older Adults: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis Using Posttest Probability

Lusardi, Michelle M.; Fritz, Stacy; Middleton, Addie; More

Journal of Geriatric Physical Therapy . 40(1):1-36, January/March 2017.