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    Peter Felleiter , Joerg Krebs, Yvonne Haeberli, Wilma Schmid, Stefanie Tesini, Claudio Perret
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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: 7 (49)
REVIEW ARTICLE
Efficacy of workplace interventions for shoulder pain: A systematic review and meta-analysis
Veronique Lowry, Ariel Desjardins-Charbonneau, Jean-Sébastien Roy, Clermont E. Dionne, Pierre Frémont , Joy C. MacDermid, François Desmeules
Objective: To perform a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials on the efficacy of workplace-based interventions to prevent or treat shoulder pain. Data sources: A systematic review of 4 databases was performed up to January 2016. Study selection: Randomized controlled trials were included if the intervention under study was a workplace-based intervention performed to ...
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Volume 44, Issue 5
REVIEW ARTICLE - DOWNLOADS: 178
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 45, Issue 8
ORIGINAL REPORT - DOWNLOADS: 168
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 48, Issue 10
ORIGINAL REPORT - DOWNLOADS: 126
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 48, Issue 10
ORIGINAL REPORT - DOWNLOADS: 115
Effects of early whole-body vibration treatment on knee neuromuscular function and postural control after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: A randomized controlled trial
Eugenio Maria Pistone, Luca Laudani, Gianluca Camillieri, Alessandra Di Cagno, Gabriele Tomassi , Andrea Macaluso , Arrigo Giombini
2017-06-28
ORIGINAL REPORT
Adult Spasticity International Registry Study: methodology and baseline patient, health care provider, and caregiver characteristics
Gerard E. Francisco, Daniel S. Bandari, Ganesh Bavikatte, Wolfgang H. Jost, Aubrey Manack Adams, Joan Largent, Alberto Esquenazi
2017-06-22
SPECIAL REPORT
Medical rehabilitation in disaster relief: towards a new perspective
Bhasker Amatya, Mary Galea, Jianan Li, Fary Khan
2017-06-20
SHORT COMMUNICATION
Prevalence of sarcopenia and its association with dysphagia in cancer patients who require rehabilitation
Hidetaka Wakabayashi, Rimiko Takahashi, Naoko Watanabe, Hideyuki Oritsu, Yoshitaka Shimizu

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ISI Impact Factor 2 year IF: 1,681; 5 year IF: 2,098

An international peer-review journal published with at least 10 issues per year.

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)

JRM is the sponsor of:

The European Academy of Rehabilitation Medicine Award