In this issue of the Journal you will find the 2020 Linda Crane Lecture Award by Dr. Anne Swisher at the Combined Sections Meeting in Denver; a clinical perspective, two original research reports and a case report. Rodrigues et al provide readers an update on the current status of the cardiovascular and pulmonary (CVP) PT description of specialty practice. Blackwood & Gore report on original research investigating the effects of computerized cognitive training on physical mobility in colder adults with cardiovascular disease (CVD). Polley et al report on original retrospective research on functional improvements associated with post-surgical rehabilitation following implantation of a total artificial heart. Mueller et al report on a case utilizing heart rate variability (HRV) as a measure of autonomic nervous system balance to assess nonfunctional overreaching (NFOR) and overtraining (OT) and the response to breath-based HRV biofeedback (HRV-BF).
Sean Collins, PT, ScD