IOS Press Rehabilitation & Assistive Technology Journals Collection


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The IOS Press Rehabilitation & Assistive Technology Journals Collection features a portfolio of international, rigorously peer-reviewed journals focusing on physical medicine, rehabilitation and assistive technology to restore function in patients and improve quality of life. They are dedicated to advancing research, developing more effective treatment options, increasing accessibility and improving outcomes for patients with disabling conditions.

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An Interdisciplinary Journal
This well-established journal provides scientifically based, practical information relevant to all aspects of neurologic rehabilitation and the full life span and range of neurological disabilities including stroke, spinal cord injury, traumatic brain injury, neuromuscular disease and other neurological disorders.

Nathan D. Zasler, MD, Concussion Care Centre of Virginia, Richmond, VA, USA
Jeffrey S. Kreutzer, PhD, Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) Medical Center, Richmond, VA, USA

Impact Factor: 1.654*
Indexed in Web of Science, PubMed, Scopus
Volumes 48-49 (8 issues)
ISSN 1053-8135


Restorative Neurology and Neuroscience
This peer-reviewed journal publishes papers relating the plasticity and response of the nervous system to accidental or experimental injuries and their interventions, transplantation, neurodegenerative disorders and experimental strategies to improve regeneration or functional recovery and rehabilitation.

Bernhard A. Sabel, PhD, Otto-v.-Guericke University of Magdeburg, Magdeburg, Germany

Impact Factor: 2.378*
Indexed in Web of Science, PubMed, Scopus, PsycINFO
Volume 39 (6 issues)
ISSN 0922-6028

Journal of Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine
An Interdisciplinary Approach
Designed to parallel the multidisciplinary team approach of caring for a child with an acute or chronic disease, this peer-reviewed journal has a broad scope including cerebral palsy, traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, spina-bifida, amputation, muscular dystrophies of all types, stroke, cancer, mental retardation, developmental delays, complex care and transition.

Elaine L. Pico, MD, Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland, CA, USA

Indexed in PubMed, Scopus
Volume 14 (4 issues)
ISSN 1874-5393


Journal of Back and Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation
Each issue features practical patient care information provided from a range of health care providers including physical medicine, orthopedic surgery, rheumatology, neurosurgery, physical therapy, radiology, osteopathy, chiropractic and nursing on topics ranging from chronic pain to sports medicine.

Hermie J. Hermens, PhD, Roessingh Research and Development, Enschede, The Netherlands

Impact Factor: 0.821*
Indexed in Web of Science, PubMed, Scopus
Volume 34 (4 issues)
ISSN 1053-8127


Isokinetics and Exercise Science
This international peer-reviewed journal is devoted to the study of theoretical and applied aspects of human muscle performance. Since isokinetic dynamometry constitutes the major tool in this area, the journal takes a particular interest in exploring the considerable potential of this technology.

Zeevi Dvir, PhD, Tel Aviv, University, Tel Aviv, Israel

Impact Factor: 0.474*
Indexed in Web of Science, Scopus
Volume 29 (4 issues)
ISSN 0959-3020

Journal of Vestibular Research
Equilibrium & Orientation — An International Journal of Experimental and Clinical Vestibular Science
Providing an avenue for communications that spans the basic and applied areas of vestibular science, this peer-reviewed journal publishes experimental and observational studies, review papers and theoretical papers based on current knowledge of the vestibular system.

Joseph M. Furman, MD, PhD, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA

Impact Factor: 2.816*
Indexed in Web of Science, PubMed, Scopus, PsycINFO
Volume 31 (6 issues)
ISSN 1878-6464


Journal of Vocational Rehabilitation
Disseminating information about the major areas that constitute vocational rehabilitation, the journal covers a wide range of topics, such as long-term care and diverse disability groups.

P.H. Wehman, PhD, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, USA

Indexed in Web of Science Emerging Sources Citation Index, Scopus, PsycINFO
Volumes 54-55 (6 issues)
ISSN 1052-2263


A Journal of Prevention, Assessment & Rehabilitation
This interdisciplinary, international peer-reviewed journal publishes high quality peer-reviewed articles covering the entire scope of the occupation of work with the goals of preventing illness, injury, and disability and on assessment to design client-centered intervention, rehabilitation, treatment, or controls that use scientific evidence to support best practice.

Karen Jacobs, EdD, Boston University, Boston, MA, USA

Impact Factor: 1.132*
Indexed in Web of Science, PubMed, PsycINFO
Volumes 68-70 (12 issues)
ISSN 1051-9815


Technology and Disability
This peer-reviewed journal communicates knowledge about the field of assistive technology devices and services, within the context of the lives of end users – persons with disabilities and their family members.

Luc de Witte, MD, PhD, Maastricht University and Zuyd University of Applied Sciences, Heerlen, The Netherlands

Indexed in Scopus, REHABDATA, CINAHL
Volume 33 (4 issues)
ISSN 1055-4181


Technology and Health Care
The journal focuses on new concepts, procedures and devices associated with the use of technology in medical research and clinical practice and the significance of medical technology and informatics for healthcare.

Peter F. Niederer, Prof. Emeritus, Institute of Biomedical Engineering University and ETH Zürich, Zurich, Switzerland
Dr. Matthias Lahner, Ruhr-University Bochum, Hilden, Germany

Impact Factor: 0.806*
Indexed in Web of Science, PubMed, Scopus
Volume 29 (6 issues)
ISSN 0928-7329


Bio-Medical Materials and Engineering
This international, interdisciplinary peer-reviewed journal covers a wide range of topics, including engineering as applied to improving diagnosis, therapy, and prevention of disease and injury, and better substitutes for damaged or disabled human organs and studies of biomaterial interactions with the human body, bio-compatibility, interfacial and interaction problems.

Toshimitsu Yokobori, Jr., PhD, Prof. Emeritus, Tohoku University and Teikyo University, Tokyo, Japan

Impact Factor: 1.243*
Indexed in Web of Science, PubMed, Scopus, CAS, Compendex
Volume 32 (6 issues)
ISSN 0959-2989


Physiotherapy Practice and Research
Official Journal of the Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists

This international, interdisciplinary peer-reviewed journal aims to advance physiotherapy practice and research through scholarly publication. The journal has a clinical focus and publishes material that will improve the evidence base for physiotherapy and assist physiotherapists in the management of their patients.

Orlagh O’Shea, PhD, The Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin, Ireland
Jonathan Moran, PhD, Saint James’s Hospital, Dublin, Ireland

Indexed in Cumulative Index to Nursing & Allied Health Literature (CINAHL), Google Scholar, PubsHub, Scopus
Volume 42 (2 issues)
ISSN 2213-0683


*Journal Citation Reports (Source Clarivate, 2020)