Editor-in-Chief: Richard W. Bohannon, PT, EdD, NCS, FAPTA, FAHA, USA
ISSN: 1539-8412
Online ISSN: 2152-0895
Frequency: 4 issues per year
Ranking: Geriatrics & Gerontology 34/46
Rehabilitation 35/63
Impact Factor: 1.212
Call for Reviewers
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 ptconsultant@comcast.net  

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First JGPT Impact Factor Released!

Journal of Geriatric Physical Therapy has received a first Impact Factor of 1.212.

In addition to being indexed and abstracted in Medline/Pubmed, CINAHL, EMBASE and AMED, the JGPT is now also searchable back to  Vol 32 (1) 2009 in:
• Science Citation Index Expanded (also known as SciSearch®)
• Journal Citation Reports/Science Edition
• Current Contents®/Clinical Medicine

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Call for Manuscripts

We are open to reviewing submissions on all topics as they relate to Geriatric Physical Therapy. We are actively seeking Systematic Reviews as they relate to physical therapy for older adults.

  • Metabolic syndrome / insulin resistant syndrome
  • Spinal mobilization
  • Peripheral mobilizations
  • Impact of footwear on gait

Call for Manuscripts

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Thank you to our Reviewers

On behalf of the Section on Geriatrics and the Editorial Staff of the Journal of Geriatric Physical Therapy, we would like to recognize and thank all the individuals who served as reviewers.

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