Focus and Scope
The Indonesian Journal of Physiotherapy aims to provide a platform for researchers, practitioners, and academics in the field of physiotherapy to publish and exchange knowledge, advancements, and innovations related to physiotherapy practice and research in Indonesia. The journal welcomes original research articles, systematic reviews, meta-analyses, case studies, and other scholarly works that contribute to the understanding and development of physiotherapy practices and its related disciplines.
The scope of the journal encompasses a wide range of topics within the field of physiotherapy, including but not limited to:
Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy: Evaluation, assessment, and treatment of musculoskeletal disorders, including orthopedic conditions, sports injuries, and rehabilitation after surgery or trauma.
Neurological Physiotherapy: Assessment and management of individuals with neurological conditions such as stroke, spinal cord injuries, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's disease, and other neurodegenerative disorders.
Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Physiotherapy: Evaluation and intervention for individuals with cardiovascular and pulmonary disorders, including cardiac rehabilitation, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), and respiratory conditions.
Pediatric Physiotherapy: Evaluation and management of infants, children, and adolescents with developmental delays, congenital conditions, neuromuscular disorders, and musculoskeletal problems.
Geriatric Physiotherapy: Assessment and treatment of older adults with age-related conditions, mobility issues, balance problems, falls prevention, and rehabilitation.
Women's Health Physiotherapy: Evaluation and management of pelvic floor disorders, pre- and post-natal care, incontinence, and other conditions specific to women's health.
Sports Physiotherapy: Assessment, prevention, and management of sports-related injuries, sports performance enhancement, and rehabilitation of athletes.
Rehabilitation and Functional Training: Development and evaluation of rehabilitation programs, exercise interventions, and functional training to optimize functional abilities and enhance quality of life.
Clinical and Translational Research in Physiotherapy: Original research studies that contribute to the evidence base of physiotherapy practice and address current issues and challenges in the field.
Technology and Innovations in Physiotherapy: The use of technology, digital tools, virtual reality, tele-rehabilitation, and innovative approaches to enhance physiotherapy practice and patient outcomes.
By disseminating high-quality research and promoting evidence-based practice, the Indonesian Journal of Physiotherapy aims to contribute to the advancement of physiotherapy in Indonesia and beyond, ultimately improving the health and well-being of individuals across the lifespan.