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Information for Authors

JPO: Journal of Prosthetics and Orthotics accepts manuscript submissions through a submission service on another website.

JPO: Journal of Prosthetics and Orthotics has specific instructions and guidelines for submitting articles. Those instructions and guidelines are readily available on the submission service site. Please read and review them carefully. Articles that are not submitted in accordance with our instructions and guidelines are more likely to be rejected.

Manuscript Submission

Clicking on the submission service links on this page will open our manuscript submission service website in a new browser window.

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Peer Review Process

JPO uses a double-blinded peer review process. Manuscripts are screened for appropriate scope and content quality, then the Editor-in-Chief (EIC) invites 2 or 3 experts on the topic to serve as peer reviewers. Statisticians are invited to evaluate manuscripts when necessary. Blinded reviewer comments are sent to the authors with the EIC’s decision to accept, revise, or reject the manuscripts. Accepted articles are published digitally as Online First prior to being published with an issue.

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