Physiotherapy

The Journal of University of Physical Education in Wroclaw

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PHYSIOTHERAPY (Fizjoterapia, ISNN 1230-8323) is an international scientific peer-reviewed journal, published in both paper and electronic format by the University School of Physical Education in Wroclaw, Poland. The original version of the journal is its paper issue. The Editorial Office accepts original papers on various aspects of physiotherapy and rehabilitation for publication. Manuscripts in basic science and clinical physiotherapy science are published at the highest priority. Letters to the Editor, reports from scientific meetings and book reviews are also considered.
PHYSIOTHERAPY publishes papers that show depth, rigor, originality and high- quality presentation. The scope of the journal: evidence-based rehabilitation; the mechanisms of function or dysfunction; modern therapy methods; best clinical practice; clinical reasoning and decision-making processes; assessment and clinical management of disorders; exploration of relevant clinical interventions; multi-modal approaches; psychosocial issues; expectations, experiences, and perspectives of physiotherapists. Quantitative, qualitative and mixed methods research articles are welcomed, together with systematic and high-quality narrative reviews.
Since 2016, PHYSIOTHERAPY has only been published in English. The International Scientific Board includes independent researchers affiliated with various scientific centers. The Editorial Board is composed mainly of the University School of Physical Education in Wroclaw. The journal employs a double blind peer review process for all original articles. PHYSIOTHERAPY currently has 7 points in List B (journals without Impact Factor) of the Polish Ministry of Science and Higher Education. It has also been included in the following databases: Index Copernicus, EMBASE/Excerpta Medica, EBSCO Publishing.

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Abstracting & Indexing

Physiotherapy is covered by the following services:

  • AMED (Allied and Complementary Medicine)
  • Arianta
  • Baidu Scholar
  • CABI (over 50 subsections)
  • Case
  • CNKI Scholar (China National Knowledge Infrastructure)
  • CNPIEC
  • Dimensions
  • EBSCO (relevant databases)
  • EBSCO Discovery Service
  • Elsevier - Embase
  • Elsevier - SCOPUS
  • Genamics JournalSeek
  • Google Scholar
  • Index Copernicus
  • Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST)
  • J-Gate
  • JournalGuide
  • JournalTOCs
  • KESLI-NDSL (Korean National Discovery for Science Leaders)
  • Meta
  • Naviga (Softweco)
  • POL-index
  • Polish Scientific Journals Database
  • Primo Central (ExLibris)
  • ProQuest (relevant databases)
  • Publons
  • ReadCube
  • SCImago (SJR)
  • Sherpa/RoMEO
  • Summon (Serials Solutions/ProQuest)
  • TDNet
  • Ulrich's Periodicals Directory/ulrichsweb
  • WanFang Data
  • WorldCat (OCLC)

Editor in Chief

Tomasz Sipko, Assoc. Prof., PhD, PT
Department of Physiotherapy, University School of Physical Education in Wroclaw, Poland
e-mail: tomasz.sipko@awf.wroc.pl
Areas of expertise: posture, stability, activity daily living and pain, musculoskeletal
disorders, biomechanics

Language Editors

Adam Paluszak, PhD, PT
Department of Physiotherapy, University School of Physical Education in Wroclaw, Poland
Dagmara Chamela-Bilińska, PhD, PT
Department of Physiotherapy,UniversitySchool of Physical Education inWroclaw, Poland
Rafał Bugaj, PhD, PT
Department of Physiotherapy,UniversitySchool of Physical Education inWroclaw, Poland

Statistical Editors

Michał Kuczyński, Assoc. Prof., PhD
Department of Physiotherapy, University School of Physical Education in Wroclaw, Poland

Office

Beata Irzykowska, University School of Physical Education in Wroclaw, Poland
e-mail: beata.irzykowska@awf.wroc.pl
Dorota Wojna, PhD, PT
Department of Physiotherapy, University School of Physical Education in Wroclaw, Poland
e-mail: dorota.wojna@awf.wroc.pl

Associate Editors

Jarosław Marusiak, Assoc. Prof., PhD, PT
Department of Physiotherapy, University School of Physical Education in Wroclaw, Poland
e-mail: jaroslaw.marusiak@awf.wroc.pl
Areas of expertise: neurophysiology, kinesiology, Parkinson disease

Marek Woźniewski, Prof., PhD, PT
Department of Physiotherapy, University School of Physical Education in Wroclaw, Poland
e-mail: marek.wozniewski@awf.wroc.pl
Areas of expertise: physiotherapy in internal diseases, oncology, surgery, biomechanics

Krystyna Rożek-Piechura, Assoc. Prof., PhD, PT
Department of Physiotherapy, University School of Physical Education in Wroclaw, Poland
e-mail: krystyna.rozek-piechura@awf.wroc.pl
Areas of expertise: cardiology, pulmonology, geriatric

Adam Kawczyński, Assoc. Prof., PhD, PT
Department of Science in Sport, University School of Physical Education in Wroclaw,
Poland, e-mail: kawczynski.a@gmail.com
Areas of expertise: physiotherapy in sport, skeletal muscle sensory-motor properties,
Paralympics sport

Małgorzata Mraz, Assoc. Prof., PhD, PT
Department of Physiotherapy, University School of Physical Education in Wroclaw, Poland
e-mail: malgorzata.mraz@awf.wroc.pl
Areas of expertise: physiotherapy in neurology, PNF method, postural stability, dizziness

Tomasz Michaluk, Assoc. Prof.
Department of Physiotherapy, University School of Physical Education in Wroclaw, Poland
e-mail: tomasz.michaluk@awf.wroc.pl
Areas of expertise: ethics, culture aspect of sport

Jakub Taradaj, Assoc. Prof., PhD, PT
Academy School of Physical Education in Katowice, Katowice, Poland
e-mail: j.taradaj@awf.katowice.pl
Areas of expertise: physical treatment of wounds, lymphedema therapy, modern methods of
physical therapy

Rafał Gnat, Assoc. Prof., PhD, PT
Academy School of Physical Education in Katowice, Katowice, Poland
e-mail: r.gnat@awf.katowice.pl
Areas of expertise: orthopedics, low back pain, manual therapy, kinesiology,
neurophysiology, weightlessness

Advisory Board

Kornelia Kulig, Prof. PhD, PT, FAPTA
Division of Biokinesiology and Physical Therapy, University of Southern California, USA
e-mail: kulig@usc.edu

Simo Taimela MD, PhD, eMBA, Adjunct Professor
Research Director, Finnish Centre for Evidence-Based Orthopedics FICEBO
Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology, University of Helsinki, Finland
e-mail: simo.taimela@helsinki.fi
www.ficebo.com

Edyta Smolis-Bąk, Assoc. Prof., PT
Institute ofCardiology, Warsaw, Poland
e-mail: esmolis@gmail.com

Piotr Mika, Assoc. Prof., PT
Department of Clinical Rehabilitation, University School of Physical Education, Cracow,
Poland
e-mail: piotrmika@poczta.fm

Sławomir Marszałek, Assoc. Prof., PT
University School of Physical Education in Poznan, Poland
e-mail: marszaleksl@wp.pl

Jan Szczegielniak, Assoc. Prof.
Physical Education and Physiotherapy Department at University of Technology, Opole,
Poland
e-mail: jan.szczegielniak@gmail.com

Miroslava Pridalova, Assoc. Prof., RNDr., Ph.D.
Department of Functional Anthropology and Physiology, Faculty of Physical Culture,
PalackýUniversity, Olomouc, Czech Republic
e-mail: pridalm@ftknw.upol.cz

Hana Válková, Prof., Ph.D., CSc.
Faculty of Sport Studies,Masaryk University in Brno, Czech Republic
e-mail: valkova@fsps.muni.cz

Krzysztof Pezdek, Phd
Department of Physiotherapy, University School of Physical Education in Wroclaw, Poland
e-mail: krzysztof.pezdek@awf.wroc.pl

Agnieszka Pisula-Lewandowska, PhD, PT
Department of Physiotherapy, University School of Physical Education in Wroclaw, Poland
e-mail: agnieszka.pisula-lewandowska@awf.wroc.pl

Luther C. Kloth, P.T., M.S., FAPTA, CWS, FACCWS, Prof. Emeritus
Department of Physical Therapy, Marquette University, USA
e-mail: luther.kloth@marquette.edu

Karen L. Andrews
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, USA
e-mail: andrews.karen@mayo.edu

Pavol Bartik
Univerzita Mateja Bela, Banská Bystrica, Slovakia
e-mail: pavol.bartik@umb.sk

Henry Haffray
Granville, France

John H. Hollman
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, USA
e-mail: hollman.john@mayo.edu

Jean-Luc Isambert
Granville, France

Dalia M. Camel
Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt
e-mail: dr_daliakamel@yahoo.com

Jitka Koprivova
Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic
e-mail: koprivova@fsps.muni.cz

Jela Labudova
Comenius Univesity, Bratislava, Slovakia
e-mail: jela.labudova@fsport.uniba.sk

Francoise Giromini
Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France

Jaroslav Opavsky
Palacký University of Olomouc, Olomouc, Czech Republic
e-mail: jaroslav.opavsky@upol.cz

Sayed Tantawy
Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt
e-mail: tantawyss@yahoo.com

Waldemar Wysokiński
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, USA

Stanislaw Solnik, PhD, MSPT, Assistant Professor
Director of Research Physical Therapy Department University of North Georgia, USA
e-mail: sasolnik@ung.edu

Publisher
DE GRUYTER OPEN
Bogumiła Zuga 32A Str.
01-811 Warsaw, Poland
T: +48 22 701 50 15

Journal Information


SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) 2016: 0.101


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