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Journal of Novel Physiotherapy and Physical Rehabilitation

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Publisher Information


Ray Marks
Ray Marks

Columbia University, USA

Tel: 718-262-5109

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Stavros Dimopoulos
Stavros Dimopoulos

University of Athens, Greece

Tel: 0030-2109493000
Fax: 00302132043385

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Editorial Board Join as Editor

Shih-Chen Fan
Department of Occupational Therapy
I-Shou University,

Research Interest: Assistive Technology, Virtual Reality Therapy, Physical Dysfunction Rehabilitation, Human-Computer Interaction

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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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Anthony Wai-Leung KWOK
Deputy Director
The Chinese University of Hong Kong,
Hong Kong

Research Interest:Osteoporosis Care and Control,Clinical Trials (Phase IV) for the osteoporosis medications,Falls Prevention and Safety,Cartilage degeneration and regeneration studies.Sports physiotherapy and exercise rehabilitation.Shock Wave Therapy: clinical trials and evaluation.Quality Management and Information System Evaluation.Work Rehabilitation and Injuries PreventionReturn to Work

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Jose Magalhaes
University of Porto

Research Interests: center around mitochondrial function in both health and disease. Also, the cross

tolerance effect of exercise against stress stimuli-induced mitochondrionopathies and hypoxia induced

mitochondrial (dys)function are of special interest. Specific interests

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Raul A Simes Martins
Assistant Professor
University of Coimbra,

Research Interest:Health and exercise, Sports management

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Carol Clark
Bournemouth University,

Research Interest: Pain perception and LBP -   Anglo European Chiropractic College;Interprofessional pain education  - Kings College London;Joint Hypermobility Syndrome intervention - led by the University of West of England; Physical inactivity in older people - Bournemouth University.Dyspraxia in students and the effects on education and practice

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Paulo Gutierres Filho
Assistant Professor
University of Brasalia,

Research Interest:Psicomotricity, Teacher formation,Adapted sports, Inclusion, Mobility, Quality of life, Motivation, Physiotherapy Aquatic

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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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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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Sofia Santos
Assistant Professor
Universidade de Lisboa

Research Interest:Intellectual and Developmental Disability, Special Education, Evaluation and Assessment Tools Validation, Adaptive Behavior, Supports, Quality of Life, Self-Determination, Special Needs, Self-Determination and Transition Programs, Lifestyles in persons with special needs, Independent Living, Psychomotor Therapy

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Stasinopoulos Dimitrios
Assistant Professor,
Department of Health Sciences,
European University Cyprus

Research Interest: Physiotherapy, Physical Activity, Manual Therapy, Osteoarthritis

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Venerina Johnston
Department of School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences
The University of Queensland,

Research Interest: musculoskeletal injuries, work-related injury, prevention of occupational injury, work disability prevention

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Robert Donatelli
Department of Orthopedic
State University of New York,

Research Interest:Sports rehab and orthopedics

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Giuseppe Caminiti
Department of Cardiologic Rehabiltation

Research Interest:Heart failure management, Exercise training physiology, Hypertension, Metabolic syndrome, Hormonal therapy of heart failure

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Dorothea Daentzer
Department of Oberirztin im
Neurochirurgie Sportmedizin Chirotherapie,

Research Interest:spine therapie (conservative and operative), cervical spine surgery, degenerative disorders of the spine, inflammation of the spine, biomechanics of the spine

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