About the Journal of Neurologic Physical Therapy (JNPT)

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The Journal of Neurologic Physical Therapy (JNPT) is a feature pegged to dissemination of evidence-based research related to neurological physiotherapy intervention. The high quality standards are maintained through a rigorous process, double-blind, peer-review (peer review) and by adherence to standards recommended by the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors. With an international editorial board composed of notable researchers and clinicians, the JNPT publishes articles of global relevance for examinations, assessment, prognosis, intervention and outcome in individuals with motor deficits due to neurological conditions. Through revisõessistemáticas, research articles, case studies and clinical perspectives, the JNPT promotes integration of the evidence to the theory, education, research and practice of neurological physiotherapy, abrangendoum continuum of Pathophysiology to social participation.


The Journal of Neurologic Physical Therapy (JNPT) is the leading peer-reviewed indexed resource for the advancement of neurological physiotherapy practice through the dissemination of definitive evidence, clinically relevant knowledge translation and the integration of theory, practice, education and research.

Company affiliations

JNPT is a quarterly publication of the Academy of Neurologic Physical Therapy and our sister society, the Brazilian Association of physiotherapy Neurofuncional (ABRAFIN). Prior to September 2003, the JNPT was known as Neurology Report. Previous editions of Neurology Report are available in the archives of Previous Issues.

Unique Distinctive Features JNPT

The JNPT exists to spread knowledge for the advancement of science and clinical practice in neurological physiotherapy. JNPT readers are mainly composed of physiotherapists and clinical neurological researchers science specialists. This is a specially dedicated community and JNPT is your journal. The audit body is largely composed of specialists of this community with proven experience in the area and, for this reason, reviewers have great dedication to the quality of the content of this journal. This dedication is found through exceptional reviews and guidelines aimed at maximising the impact of the publications. The Central newspaper articles include original research, as well as integration and interpretation of various areas of study, which contribute to the science underlying the practice of physical therapy in individuals with functional deficits due to neurological conditions. To increase the content of articles, the JNPT also offers digital media in the form of online videos, audio files, and journal clubs blogs that promote the goal of translacionar the knowledge from the bench to the bedside.


The Journal of Neurologic Physical Therapy is cited in the cumulative index Nursing Administration and Health Literature (CINAHL), EBSCO A-Z, EMBASE, Ex Libris, HINARI, Journalguide, MEDLINE, ProQuest, PubMed, Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus, TDNet and Web of Science.

Translated content of the page:
Translation made by Prof. Dr. Ana Heloisa de Medeiros.

More important information:
All volumes after a year of publication are freely accessible.
Becoming a GOLD-level partner of the Neurology section of the American Physical Therapy Association you will have electronic access to recent publications of JNPT. Here’s how to become a partner:

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