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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 a component 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 2.893 in the category of Rehabilitation, JNPT is ranked 10 of 68 in the Rehab category. 

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

ANPT members have early access to issues and free downloads of the past year's articles. To access, log into your ANPT account by clicking here. Supplemental content such as videos and podcasts can also be accessed at the journal website.

The journal is published quarterly: January, April, July and October.


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


George Fulk, PT, PhD, FAPTA
Clarkson University
Pottsdam, NY, USA


Terry Ellis, PT, PhD, NCS
Boston, MA, 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

Teresa Jacobson Kimberley, PT, PhD
Boston, MA, USA

Anne Kloos, PT, PhD, NCS
Columbus, OH, USA

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

Valerie Pomeroy, PT, PhD, FCSP
International Editor
East Anglia, Norwich, UK

Darcy Reisman, PT, PhD
Newark, Delaware, USA

Michael Schubert, PT, PhD
Baltimore, MD, USA



Mitchell Batavia, PT, PhD; New York, New York, USA
Sandra Billinger, PT, PhD; Kansas City, Kansas, USA
Carmen Cristea, MD, PhD; Kansas City, Kansas, USA
Ryan Duncan, PT, DPT; Saint Louis, Missouri, USA
Kari Dunning, PT, PhD; Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
Gerard Fluet, PT, PhD; Neward, New Jersey, USA
T. George Hornby, PT, PhD; Chicago, Illinois, USA
Merrill Landers, PT, PhD, OCS; Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Michael Lewek, PT, PhD; Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
James Lynskey, PT, PhD; Mesa, Arizona, USA 
Gregory Marchetti, PT, PhD; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
Karen McCulloch, PT, PhD, NCS; Chapel Hill, NC, USA
William McIlroy, PhD; Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
Stella Maris Michaelsen, PT, PhD; Florianopolis, SC, Brazil
Marousa Pavlou, PT, PhD; London, UK
Daniel Peterson, PhD; Phoenix, AZ, USA
Richard Staines, PhD; Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
Luci Teixeira-Salmela, PT, PhD; Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Eugene Tunik, PT, PhD; Newark,New Jersey, USA
Jaynie Yang, BScPT, PhD; Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

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