Mapping the Core Journals of the Physical Therapy Literature (Report)

Mapping the Core Journals of the Physical Therapy Literature (Report)

INTRODUCTION According to the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), physical therapy (referred to as physiotherapy in many other countries) is “a dynamic profession with an established theoretical and scientific base and widespread clinical applications in the restoration, maintenance, and promotion of optimal physical function” [1]. One of APTA’s “Goals That Represent the Priorities of the American Physical Therapy Association” states that “Research advances the science of physical therapy and furthers the evidence-based practice of the physical therapist” [2].

Mapping the Core Journals of the Physical Therapy Literature (Report)

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