Academy of Orthopaedic Physical Therapy

American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)

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OPTP Mission:

To serve as an advocate and resource for the practice of Orthopaedic Physical Therapy by fostering quality patient/client care and promoting professional growth.

2018-2019 Publishing Deadlines/Dates

  • August 10 for November 2018
  • November 16 for January 2019
  • March 1 for April 2019
  • May 24 for July 2019

Articles submitted for consideration should be emailed to Sharon Klinski: Note, additional details can be found in the OPTP Instructions to Authors found on the menu shown to the left of this page.

Publishing cycle: Quarterly

Content: OP  is an expanded newsletter containing non-peer reviewed articles of clinical interest, abstracts of scientific literature, and book reviews. Recognized special interest groups—Occupational Health, Foot & Ankle, Performing Arts, Pain Management, Imaging, Residency/Fellowship, and Animal Physical Therapists—also publish their newsletters within OP.

Indexing: CINAHL – Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature

Editorial Board
Editor: Christopher J. Hughes, PT, PhD, OCS
Associate Editor: Rita B. Shapiro, PT, MA, DPT
Book Review Editor: Rita B. Shapiro, PT, MA, DPT
Managing Editor: Sharon L. Klinski

Orthopaedic Physical Therapy Practice (ISSN 1532-0871) (ISSN 1532-0871) is the official magazine of the Academy of Orthopaedic Physical Therapy, APTA, Inc. Copyright 2018 by the Academy of Orthopaedic Physical Therapy, APTA. Nonmember subscriptions are available for $50 per year (4 issues). Opinions expressed by the authors are their own and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Orthopaedic Section. The Editor reserves the right to edit manuscripts as necessary for publication. All requests for change of address should be directed to the Orthopaedic Section office.

All advertisements which appear in or accompany Orthopaedic Physical Therapy Practice are accepted on the basis of conformation to ethical physical therapy standards, but acceptance does not imply endorsement by the Orthopaedic Section.

Orthopaedic Physical Therapy Practice is indexed by Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature (CINAHL).

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