JAPT Update

May 5, 2021 – Wolters Kluwer, Heath, in collaboration with the APTA Academy of Aquatic Physical Therapy, will publish The Journal of Aquatic Physical Therapy  (JAPT) beginning with the online publication of the January/April 2021 issue. JAPT is the ninth APTA section/academy journal that was added to the Lippincott portfolio.
Wolters Kluwer and APTA Academy of Aquatic Physical Therapy now offer The Journal of Aquatic Physical Therapy online
“The APTA Academy of Aquatic Physical Therapy is pleased to collaborate with Wolters Kluwer to help enhance the journal's availability and quality in alignment with our Academy Mission to champion the aquatic physical therapy profession to optimize lifelong movement, function and wellness. Research in our specialty is key to our mission. We are looking forward to our inaugural digital issue, we welcome members and new readers to the digital platform.” said Christine Schulte, President, APTA Aquatics.
As co-editors, Dr. Yasser Salem and Dr. Anita Van Wingerden will leverage the industry-leading publishing resources of Wolters Kluwer to achieve their goals of taking The Journal of Aquatic Physical Therapy to the next level as an internationally recognized publication in aquatic physical therapy research.
The full-featured website can be accessed on mobile devices and the new website offers methods to track history, easily save articles, and access all of the archived issues.
The Journal of Aquatic Physical Therapy joins a high-impact portfolio of physical therapy journals that includes Pediatric Physical Therapy, Journal of Neurologic Physical Therapy, Journal of Geriatric Physical Therapy, Journal of Women's Health Physical Therapy, Journal of Acute Care Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation Oncology, Journal of Physical Therapy Education and Cardiopulmonary Physical Therapy Journal.
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About The Journal of Aquatic Physical Therapy
The Journal of Aquatic Physical Therapy is the primary peer-reviewed, indexed resource for dissemination of research and scholarly work related to the field of aquatic physical therapy. With an emphasis on implications and applications for therapy practice, the journal promotes the integration of evidence into theory, education, research, and practice related to the field of aquatic therapy. The journal is dedicated to the development advancement of aquatic therapy through publication of research and scholarly work related, but not limited to, scientific bases, integration of theory into education, translation of clinically relevant knowledge, clinical application, and education of clinicians.
About Wolters Kluwer
Wolters Kluwer reported 2019 annual revenues of 4.6 billion. The group serves customers in over 180 countries, maintains operations in over 40 countries, and employs approximately 19,000 people worldwide. The company is headquartered in Alphen aan den Rijn, the Netherlands.
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