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Journal of Novel Physiotherapy and Physical Rehabilitation

ISSN: 2455-5487



About Journal of Novel Physiotherapy and Physical Rehabilitation

Journal Information
  • Volume/IssueClick here
  • Review Process
  • Publication lead time3 - 4 weeks
  • Indexing statusYes; Purview
  • Manuscript Processing ChargesClick here
  • Submission ChargesNo
  • Waiver policy for APCYes
  • Language of Full Text
  • Full-text formats available
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  • Type of License
  • Open AccessYes; Policy
  • Does the author retain unrestricted copyright?Yes
  • Does the author retain publishing rights?Yes
  • Permanent article identifier


Journal of Novel Physiotherapy and Physical Rehabilitation is an open access, academic, well-established, international journal which is dedicated to publishing high quality manuscripts focus on Novel Physiotherapy and physical Rehabilitation. The peer reviewed journal which aims to advance

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Editorial Board

Benjamin Chitambira
University NHS Foundation Trust,

Research Interest:Novel forms of optokinetic stimulation to enhance neuroplasticity of the brain’s balance and voluntary movement systems for recovery of voluntary movements and mobility after severe strokes, traumatic brain injuries and critical illness polyneuropathy. Other areas of interest include falls, reduced mobility in the elderly and both central and peripheral vestibular dysfunction. The main thrust is on investigating how visual-vestibular interactions enhance recovery and rehabilitation after severe neurological insults.

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F Javier Fernandez-Rio
Associate Professor,
Educational Sciences Department
University of Oviedo,

Research Interest:Sport and Physical Activity, Exercise Physiology, Physical Activity, Physical Fitness and Health, Kinesiology

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Pasquale Abete
Associate Professor,
Department of Translational Medical Sciences
University of Naples Federico II,
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Stefano Masiero
University of Padua,

Research Interest:New tools for rehabilitation of stroke (robot-therapy, virtual reality), rehabilitation of muscle-skeletal disease, spine and rheumatic diseases assessment and rehabilitation (Gait Analysis study, goniometer assessment).

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Elif Yalcin
Associate Professor
Ankara Physical Medicine/Rehabilitation

Research Interest: Musculoskeletal Ultrasound, Electromyography and Botulinum Toxin injections

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Chidozie Emmanuel Mbada
Obafemi Awolowo University

Research Interest: I have conducted policy-relevant research aimed at improving physiotherapy clinic organization, work flow and repositioning physiotherapy profession within the health sector in Nigeria

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Rudney da Silva
Departament Physical Education
Catarina State University,

Research Interest:Adapted Physical Activity, Bioethics, Inclusion, Rehabilitation

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Muhammed D Al-Jarrah
Department of Rehabilitation Sciences
Jordan University of Science and Technology

Research Interest: Effect of Aerobic Exercise Training in the Brain of Mouse with MPTP/Probencid Induced Chronic Parkinsonian. This project included three research projects:

Treadmill exercise training effect on:

- Cardiorespiratory and endurance indicators in mouse model of chronic Parkinsonism.

- Angiogenesis in the striatum of chronic Parkinsonian mouse

- Neurotrophic factors in the substantia nigra and striatum in mouse model of chronic Parkinsonism

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Borje Rehn
Assistant Professor
Dept Community Medicine and Rehabilitation
Umea University,

Research Interest:Musculoskeletal disorders and postural control during exposure to physically unstable conditions such as vibrations, tilts, jolts, trips, slips and shocks. Keywords to describe the research area are; ergonomics, musculoskeletal, biomechanics and postural control

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Michelle Gray
University of Arkansas Health,

Research Interest:Resistance training among older adults; more specifically, high-velocity resistance training to prevent sarcopenia and functional decline.

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Marlene Cristina Neves Rosa
DepDepartment of Health Sciencesrtment of Health Sciences University of Aveiro, PortugalDepartment of Health Sciences University of Aveiro, Portugal
University of Aveiro,

Research Interest:Study of muscle co-contraction during walking post-stroke.

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Tracie L Miller
Department of Pediatrics
University of Miami,

Research Interest:Pathogenesis of malnutrition in HIV-infected children Nutritional assessment of HIV-infected children. Nutritional interventions for HIV-infected children.Gastrointestinal mucosal function of HIV-infected childrenClinical epidemiology of gastrointestinal and nutritional

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William R Reed DC
Assistant Professor
Palmer Center for Chiropractic Research,

Research Interest:Investigating underlying peripheral and central neurophysiological mechanisms of non-pharmacological manual therapeutic interventions so as to ultimately enhance clinical effectiveness of these interventions.

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Jose Magalhaes
University of Porto
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Martina Schmid-Schwap
Departement of Prosthodontics
University Clinic of Dentistry,

Research Interest: Temporomandibular  Disordes and Orofacial Pain Management.

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Importance of Medication Knowledge in Patient Safety

Published On: April 13, 2017 | Pages: 060 - 061

Author(s): Kenneth L Miller*
View Article DOI: 10.17352/2455-5487.000048

Walk to the Beat: A Case Report of the Use of a Novel Haptic Device to Improve Walking after Stroke

Published On: March 30, 2017 | Pages: 056 - 059

Author(s): Rachel C Stockley*, Glenis Donaldson, Theo Georgiou, Simon Holland, Janet Van der Linden, Josie Tetley, Linda Garbutt and Ornella Pinzone
View Article DOI: 10.17352/2455-5487.000047

A Study of the Perception, Level of Satisfaction and Control Requirements of a Self-Fitting Hearing Aid (A Qualitative Study)

Published On: March 20, 2017 | Pages: 048 - 055

Author(s): Dominic Beddis* and Stefan Bleeck
View Article DOI: 10.17352/2455-5487.000046

Optimizing Rehabilitation: The Potential to Assess Cardiorespiratory, Neuromuscular and Biomechanical Adaptations to Exercise of Children with Cerebral Palsy in the Face of Intra-Individual Variation

Published On: March 14, 2017 | Pages: 042 - 047

Author(s): Angeline N Leunkeu*, Roy J Shephard and Said Ahmaidi
View Article DOI: 10.17352/2455-5487.000045

The Impact of Pelvic Floor Exercises on the Quality of Life of Women with Urinary Incontinence – Analysis of Pregnancy and the Postpartum Period

Published On: March 14, 2017 | Pages: 035 - 041

Author(s): Zarawski Marcin, Kołomańska Daria, Maj Maria, Panicz Daria, Opławski Marcin and Mazur-Bialy Agnieszka Irena*
View Article DOI: 10.17352/2455-5487.000044

Effects of Motor-level Electrical Stimulations on Postprandial Glucose Levels in Non-Diabetic Young Individuals

Published On: February 06, 2017 | Pages: 027 - 032

Author(s): Han-Hung Huang*, Shelly D Weise, Man-Soo Ko, Trevor Hansen, Annika Johnson and Charity McCluskey
View Article DOI: 10.17352/2455-5487.000042

Right Ventricular Dysfunction is related with Poor Exercise Tolerance in Elderly Patients with Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction

Published On: January 23, 2017 | Pages: 021 - 026

Author(s): Chiara Fossati, Valentino D’Antoni, Jeganath Murugesan, Deborah Fortuna, Serena Selli, Noemi Punzo and Giuseppe Caminiti*
View Article DOI: 10.17352/2455-5487.000041

Instrumented Analysis of Spatial Temporal Gait Variability as a Marker of Falls Risk to Assist Clinical Practice: A Brief Review

Published On: January 12, 2017 | Pages: 014 - 020

Author(s): Brenton Hordacre*
View Article DOI: 10.17352/2455-5487.000040

Prosthetic Functional Rehabilitation Following Resection of an Oral Malignoma – A Case Report

Published On: January 09, 2017 | Pages: 009 - 013

Author(s): Zupancic-Cepic L*, Eder J, Schmid-Schwap M and Piehslinger E
View Article DOI: 10.17352/2455-5487.000039

Pulmonary Rehabilitation Using Regular Physical Exercise for the Management of Patients with Asthma

Published On: January 07, 2017 | Pages: 001 - 008

Author(s): Elissa M McDonald and Felix S F Ram*
View Article DOI: 10.17352/2455-5487.000038