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October/December 2020 - Volume 43 - Issue 4

  • Leslie K Allison, PT, PhD
  • 1539-8412
  • 2152-0895
  • 4 issues per year
  • Geriatrics & Gerontology 17/51
    Rehabilitation 6/68
  • 3.396
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  
• 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

• 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 Leslie Allison; JGPT Editor at​​

Highlights from the Current Issue

Use of the BESTest and the Mini-BESTest for Fall Risk Prediction in Community-Dwelling Older Adults Between 60 and 102 Years of Age

Magnani, Paola Errera; Genovez, Maiara Baena; Porto, Jaqueline Mello; More

Journal of Geriatric Physical Therapy. 43(4):179-184, October/December 2020.