Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Research
Online ISSN: 2398-3353
Baylor College of Medicine
The Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Research is a bimonthly peer-reviewed journal which publishes articles on important trends and developments in physical medicine and rehabilitation and related fields. The aim of the publication is to advance education and impact the specialty of physical medicine and rehabilitation through the timely delivery of clinically relevant and evidence-based research and review information. Topics include acute and chronic musculoskeletal disorders and pain, brain injury rehabilitation, geriatric rehabilitation, musculoskeletal medicine, neuromuscular medicine, spine medicine, sports medicine/ortho rehabilitation, rehabilitation of impairments associated with disabilities in adults and children, and neurophysiology and electrodiagnosis and stroke/neurologic rehabilitation.
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Research will feature articles that are contemporary and important to both research and clinical practice. It publishes original research, review papers, clinical studies, editorials, expert opinion and perspective papers, letters to editor, preliminary communications and technical notes, practice management updates, commentaries, statistical themes, images, emerging issues, ethical/legal topics and book reviews.
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Research welcomes direct submissions from authors: Attach your word file with e- mail and send it to firstname.lastname@example.org alternatively to email@example.com
Please, follow the Instructions for Authors. In the cover letter add the name and e-mail address of 5 proposed reviewers (we can choose them or not).
Copyright is retained by the authors and articles can be freely used and distributed by others. Articles are distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work, first published by PMRR, is properly cited
Martin Grabois, MD went to medical school at Temple University School of Medicine followed by an Internship at the University of Wisconsin Hospital. Dr. Grabois completed his residency at Temple University. He is board certified with the American Board of PM&R and sub-specializes in Pain Management. His clinical interests are general rehabilitation and Acute and Chronic Pain Syndrome. His research interests include administration, health care access, effectiveness and costs of treatment, and pain. His accomplishments include: Past President of American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine, American Academy of PM & R, American Academy of PM&R Foundation, American Pain Society, and Avondale House. His awards include the 2003 Edward Lohman, M.D award and the Frank H. Krusen Award. Dr. Grabois has been very involved with other organizations such as Rehabilitation International, American Academy of Pain Medicine, International Society of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine, American Pain Foundation, National Osteoporosis Foundation and Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities. Dr. Grabois was an editor for Critical Reviews in PM&R, a manuscript reviewer for Practical Pain Management, and was on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Back and Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation and the Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine.
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Research welcomes direct submissions of manuscripts from authors. You can submit your manuscript to: firstname.lastname@example.org alternatively to: email@example.com
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Research is an Open Access journal and we do not charge the end user when accessing a manuscript or any article. This allows the scientific community to view, download, distribution of an article in any medium, provided that the original work is properly cited, under the term of "Creative Commons Attribution License". In line with other open access journals we provide a flat fee submission structure on the acceptance of a peer-reviewed article which covers in part the entirety of the publication pathway (the article processing charge). The process includes our maintenance, submission and peer review systems and international editing, publication and submission to global indexing and tracking organisations and archiving to allow instant access to the whole article and associated supplementary documents. We also have to ensure enough investment to secure a sustainable model which ethically, legally and financially stable.
The publication charges for Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Research are GBP 1690.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Why are your charges set at these levels?
All articles published in OA Text are open access. Open Access publishing implies that all readers, anywhere in the world, are allowed unrestricted to full text of articles, immediately on publication in OA Text Journals. The Article Publication Charges pay for the editorial and production costs of the journal, for hosting the website, publishing articles online, preparing HTML , PDF and XML versions of the articles and submitting the articles in electronic citation database like CrossRef.
Our financial goals are to:
- Recover capitalization costs;
- Produce sufficient revenue to allow for a sustainable and scalable publishing program, under continuous development;
- Bend the publication-charge cost downward over time.
Who will pay the APC?
Corresponding author or Co-authors has to make the payment on acceptance of the article.
When should I pay?
Corresponding author or the paying institutions should arrange for the payment once they are notified regarding acceptance of the article. APC is exempted for cases in which a wavier agreement has been made in-prior to submission.
*We request an immediate attention towards the payment as the articles will not be published unless the charges have been paid.
How do I pay?
Authors or institutions can make payments by two modes as per their convenience.
- Wire/Bank transfer
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Note: No taxes are included in this charge, taxes will be applicable as per the policies of the country of the payee. Additional transaction charges may be levied on the author.
Can I be eligible for wavier on APC?
The waiver request will be considered on a case-by-case basis, and will be provided accordingly.
*The Waiver requests must be made during the submission process and will not be accepted after processing of the manuscript.
Do I have to pay if my manuscript is rejected?
No, Article processing charges will not be applicable for articles rejected by the Editorial office.
Are reprints of my article included in the article processing charges (APCs)?
No, Article processing charges (APCs) do not include the charges for the reprints. Reprints facility is optional and should be order separately.
Renal Rehabilitation: Present and Future Perspectives
Department of Health
Faculty of Health Sciences Tsukuba University of Technology
Submission date: May 15th, 2017
Publication date: November 15th, 2017
Description of the Special Issue: Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a worldwide public health problem. Renal rehabilitation (RR) is coordinated, multifaceted interventions designed to optimize a renal patient's physical, psychological, and social functioning, in addition to stabilizing, slowing, or even reversing the progression of renal deterioration, thereby reducing morbidi‐ ty and mortality. RR includes five major components: such as exercise training, diet & fluid management, medication & medical surveillance, education, psychological & vocational counseling. Now, we should discuss about RR of present and future perspectives through this special issue of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Research.