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SPECIAL REPORT - 2017-04-04
Strengthening health-related rehabilitation services at national levels
Christoph Gutenbrunner, Jerome Bickenbach, John Melvin, Jorge Lains, Boya Nugraha

SPECIAL REPORT - 2017-01-31
World Health Organization Global Disability Action Plan: The Mongolian Perspective
Fary Khan, Bhasker Amatya, Baljnnyam Avirmed, Yoon Kyoung Yi, Batchimeg Shirmen, Geoff Abbott, Mary P. Galea

SPECIAL REPORT - 2017-01-27
Rehabilitation: The health strategy of the 21st century
Gerold Stucki, Jerome Bickenbach, Christoph Gutenbrunner, John Melvin

The increase of survival rate in many chronic diseases has led to the increase of people with non-communicable diseases worldwide. With this regard, strengthening and implementation of rehabilitation service in the health systems worldwide are urgent issue. Currently Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine has been working on a special issue entitle “Scaling-up rehabilitation as the worldwide health strategy of the 21st century”.

This special issue will be divided into two parts: Part 1 will cover several articles related to “Strengthening rehabilitation in health systems”. Part 2 will cover articles related to strengthening/implementation rehabilitation services within the health system of different countries.

Guest editors: Christoph Gutenbrunner, Jerome Bickenbach, John Melvin, Gerold Stucki
Managing editors/coordinators: Boya Nugraha, Kristian Borg
From current issue: 8 (49)
ORIGINAL REPORT
Electromyographic bridge for promoting the recovery of hand movements in subacute stroke patients: A randomized controlled trial
Yu-Xuan Zhou, Yang Xia, Jia Huang, Hai-Peng Wang, Xue-Liang Bao, Zheng-Yang Bi, Xiao-Bing Chen, Yu-Jie Gao, Xiao-Ying Lü, Zhi-Gong Wang
Objective: The electromyographic bridge (EMGB) detects surface electromyographic signals from a non-paretic limb. It then generates electric pulse trains according to the electromyographic time domain features, which can be used to stimulate a paralysed or paretic limb in real time. This strategy can be used for the contralateral control of neuromuscular electrical stimulation (NMES) to improve mo ...
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Volume 44, Issue 5
REVIEW ARTICLE - DOWNLOADS: 277
The evidence-base for basic physical therapy techniques targeting lower limb function in children with cerebral palsy: A systematic review using the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health as a conceptual framework
Inge Franki, Kaat Desloovere, Josse De Cat, Hilde Feys, Guy Molenaers , Patrick Calders, Guy Vanderstraeten, Eveline Himpens , Christine Van den Broeck
Volume 48, Issue 10
ORIGINAL REPORT - DOWNLOADS: 222
High- and low-intensity exercise do not improve cognitive function after stroke: A randomized controlled trial
Ada Tang, Janice J. Eng, Andrei V. Krassioukov, Teresa S.M. Tsang, Teresa Liu-Ambrose
Volume 45, Issue 8
ORIGINAL REPORT - DOWNLOADS: 179
Health-related Quality of Life 12 months after severe traumatic brain injury: A prospective nationwide cohort study
Helene L. Soberg, Cecilie Roe, Audny Anke, Juan Carlos Arango-Lasprilla, Toril Skandsen, Unni Sveen, Nicole von Steinbüchel, Nada Andelic
Volume 45, Issue 1
ORIGINAL REPORT - DOWNLOADS: 166
Evalution of Mulligan’s technique for adhesive capsulitis of the shoulder
Gokhan Doner, Zeynep Guven, Ayçe Atalay, Reyhan Celiker
2017-09-25
2017-09-22
ORIGINAL REPORT
Feasibility of task-specific brain-machine interface training for upper-extremity paralysis in patients with chronic hemiparetic stroke
Atsuko Nishimoto, Michiyuki Kawakami, Toshiyuki Fujiwara, Miho Hiramoto, Kaoru Honaga, Kaoru Abe, Katsuhiro Mizuno, Junichi Ushiba, Meigen Liu
2017-09-22
ORIGINAL REPORT
Value of botulinum toxin injections preceding a comprehensive rehabilitation period for children with spastic cerebral palsy: a cost-effectiveness study
Fabienne Schasfoort, Annet Dallmeijer, Robert Pangalila, Coriene Catsman, Henk Stam, Jules Becher, Ewout Steyerberg, Suzanne Polinder, Johannes Bussmann
2017-09-22
SHORT COMMUNICATION
Determining the cut-off value for knee extensor strength for identifying independence in gait in chronic stroke survivors
Naoki Akazawa, Naomi Okawa, Kimiyuki Tamura, Hideki Moriyama

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Topics: Functional assessment and intervention studies, clinical studies in various patient groups, methodology in physical and rehabilitation medicine, epidemiological studies on disabling conditions and reports on vocational and sociomedical aspects of rehabilitation.

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JRM is the offical journal of:

International Society of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine (ISPRM)
UEMS European Board of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine (EBPRM)
European Academy of Rehabilitation Medicine (EARM)

JRM is published in association with:

European Society of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine (ESPRM)
Canadian Association of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (CAPM&R)
Asia Oceania Society of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine (AOSPRM)
Baltic and North Sea Forum for Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine (BNFPRM)

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The European Academy of Rehabilitation Medicine Award