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The Journal of Neurologic Physical Therapy (JNPT)

Journal of Neurologic Physical Therapy (JNPT) is the official, Medline indexed, quarterly publication of the Academy of Neurologic Physical Therapy of the American Physical Therapy Association. JNPT is the primary peer-reviewed, indexed resource for advancing neurologic physical therapy practice through the dissemination of definitive evidence, translation of clinically relevant knowledge, and integration of theory into education, practice, and research.JNPT publishes research articles, systematic reviews, case reports, and special interest papers that contribute to the development of theory, evidence and the effective use of physical therapy for individuals with neurologic conditions. JNPT has a Journal Citations Reports Impact Factor of 3.633. In the category of Rehabilitation, JNPT is ranked 5 of 62 journals.  Click HERE for a one page fact sheet about the journal.

Included are articles related to, but not limited to examination, evaluation, prognosis, intervention, and outcomes that span the continuum from pathophysiology to ability. The journal contains original research as well as integration and interpretation from the diverse areas of study that contribute to the formulation of neurologic physical therapy. 

Accessing JNPT

Access to issues of the journal published within the last year requires Academy membership and activation of subscription at the JNPT website.  Issues of the journal published prior to the past year are available for free. Supplemental content such as videos and podcasts can also be accessed at the journal website.

The journal is published quarterly with mailing dates: early January, end of March, June and September.



Edelle C. (Edee) Field-Fote, PT, PhD, FAPTA
Shepherd Center
Crawford Research Institute
2020 Peachtree Rd NW
Atlanta, GA 30309



Lara Boyd, PT, PhD
University of British Columbia
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Lee Dibble, PT, PhD, ATC
University of Utah
Salt Lake City, UT, USA

George Fulk, PT, PhD
Digital Media Editor
Syracuse, NY, USA

Kathleen Gill-Body, DPT, MS, NCS
Abstracts and Reviews Editor
Newton-Wellesley Hospital
Boston, MA, USA

Lisa Harvey, PT, PhD
International Editor
University of Sydney
Sydney, NSW, Australia

Catherine Lang, PT, PhD
Washington University
St. Louis,MO, USA

Michael Schubert, PT, PhD
Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore, MD, USA


Louise Ada, PT, PhD
Mitchell Batavia, PT, PhD
Julie Bernhardt, PT, PhD
Sandra Billinger, PT, PhD
Carmen Cirstea, MD, PhD
Kari Dunning, PT, PhD
Terry Ellis, PT, PhD, NCS
Daniel Ferris, PhD
Beth Fisher, PT, PhD
T. George Hornby, PT, PhD
Anne Kloos, PT, PhD, NCS
Mike Lewek, PT, PhD
Gregory Marchetti, PT, PhD
William McIlroy, PhD
Alice Nieuwboer, PT, PhD
Stella Maris Michaelsen, PT, PhD
Marousa Pavlou, PT, PhD
Valerie Pomeroy, PT, PhD
Darcy Reisman, PT, PhD
Richard Staines, PhD
Luci Teixeira-Salmela, PT, PhD
Eugene Tunik, PT, PhD
Laurie Wishart, PT, PhD
Jaynie Yang, PT, PhD

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