Journal of Geriatric Physical Therapy

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October/December 2023 - Volume 46 - Issue 4

  • Leslie K Allison, PT, PhD
  • 1539-8412
  • 2152-0895
  • 4 issues per year
  • Geriatrics & Gerontology 38/54
    Rehabilitation 18/68
  • 2.4
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 [email protected]​​

Highlights from the Current Issue

Effects of Exercise-Based Interventions on Physical Activity Levels in Persons With Parkinson's Disease: A Systematic Review With Meta-analysis

Martín-Núñez, Javier; Calvache-Mateo, Andrés; López-López, Laura; More

Journal of Geriatric Physical Therapy. 46(4):207-213, October/December 2023.

Diagnostic Accuracy of the Short Physical Performance Battery in Detecting Frailty and Prefrailty in Community-Dwelling Older Adults: Results From the PRO-EVA Study

Gonçalves, Rafaella Silva dos Santos Aguiar; Ribeiro, Karyna Myrelly Oliveira Bezerra de Figueiredo; Fernandes, Sabrina Gabrielle Gomes; More

Journal of Geriatric Physical Therapy. 46(4):E127-E136, October/December 2023.