January/March 2018 - Volume 41 - Issue 1

  • Richard W. Bohannon, DPT, EdD, NCS, FAPTA, FAHA, CEESS, USA
  • 1539-8412
  • 2152-0895
  • 4 issues per year
  • Geriatrics & Gerontology 39/49
    Rehabilitation 31/65
  • 1.510

Editor in Chief

Journal of Geriatric Physical Therapy

The Journal of Geriatric Physical Therapy, the peer-reviewed publication of the Academy of Geriatric Physical Therapy, invites qualified individuals to submit an application for the role of Editor in Chief.

For More Information

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

• 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

Dry Needling on the Infraspinatus Latent and Active Myofascial Trigger Points in Older Adults With Nonspecific Shoulder Pain: A Randomized Clinical Trial

Calvo-Lobo, César; Pacheco-da-Costa, Soraya; Martínez-Martínez, Jorge; More

Journal of Geriatric Physical Therapy. 41(1):1-13, January/March 2018.