List of Journals for publication Physiotherapy related research project

Authors of Article: DR. Gajanan Bhalerao (PT).  Dr. Apurv Shimpi, Dr. Rachana Dabadghav

This the list of journal for physiotherapist who wish to do publication in different research project related to physiotherapy and associate medicine. You can select the journal depending on their scope of the journal and topic of research.

“I believe that every well conducted and well written research project will be able to get published in one or other journal”.- Gajanan Bhalerao

Steps to select journal and submission for publication

  1. Select journal related to topic of research
  2. Please go through the scope of the journal and see if your project suits to the need and readers of the journal.
  3. Learn how to right Manuscript
  4. Give your manuscript for proof reading to someone expert in research and your field of interest.
  5. Read your Manuscript 10 times before submitting it.
  6. Avoid grammatical errors.
  7. First Start applying to the good impact factor journal.
  8. Apply first international journal then Indian journal
  9. Find the fees of journal for submission  and pay it.
  10. If it rejects then correct the suggestions given and then apply to the other journal with lower impact factors.
  11. So don’t give up keep trying every article deserve to get publish. Remember everybody does research to share with the world not just for fun/torture and keep with your self. 

 List of jouranls

  • Advances in Clinical Neuroscience and Rehabilitation (Adv Clin Neurosci Rehabil)
  • Advances in Physiology Education (Adv Physiol Educ)
  • Advances in Physiotherapy (Adv Physiother)
  • Age and Ageing (Age Ageing)
  • American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine (Am J Respir Crit CareMed)
  • Annals of Internal Medicine (Ann Intern Med
  • Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (Arch Phys Med Rehabil)
  • Arthritis Research and Therapy (Arthritis Res. Ther.)
  • Asian Journal of Sports Medicine (Asian JSports Med)
  • Asian Spine Journal.
  • Australian Journal of Physiotherapy (Aust J Physiother)
  • Biomed Central (BMC) Women’s Health
  • BMC Geriatrics
  • BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders (BMC Musculoskelet Disord)
  • British Journal of Physical Medicine (Br J Phys Med)
  • British Journal of Sports Medicine.
  • British Medical Journal (Br Med J) / (BMJ)
  • Chest (Chest)
  • Clinical Biomechanics (Clin Biomech)
  • Clinical Journal of Pain (Clin JPain)
  • Clinical Medicine Insights: Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Disorders.
  • Clinical Rehabilitation (Clin Rehabil)
  • Community Medicine (Community Med)
  • Critical Care (Crit Care)
  • Current Reviews in Musculoskeletal Medicine
  • Diabetes Therapy
  • European Journal of Pain (Eur J Pain)
  • European Journal of Pediatrics
  • European Spine Journal.
  • Experimental Diabetes Research
  • Foot and Ankle Specialist
  • Health and Quality of Life Outcomes (Health Qual Life Outcomes)
  • Health and Social Service Journal (Health Soc Serv J)
  • Health Statistics Quarterly (Health Stat Q)
  • Hong Kong Physiotherapy Journal – English
  • Indian Journal of Chest Diseases and Allied Sciences (Indian JChest Dis Allied Sci)
  • Indian Journal of Community Medicine (India)
  • Indian Journal of Medical Research
  • Indian Journal of Pediatrics
  • Indian Journal of Physiotherapy & Occupational Therapy
  • Injury (International Journal of the Care of the Injured)
  • Integrated Blood Pressure Control (Integr Blood Press Control)
  • International Journal of Adolescent Medicine and Health
  • International Journal of Medical Sciences.
  • International Journal of Pediatrics.
  • International Journal of Quality in Health Care
  • International Journal of Rehabilitation Research(official Journal of the European Federation for Research in Rehabilitation)
  • International Journal of Sports Physical Therapy (Int JSports Phys Ther)
  • International Journal of Stroke (Int JStroke)
  • International Journal of Therapy and Rehabilitation (Int J Ther Rehabil)
  • International Journal of Women’s Health.
  • International Journal of Yoga (Int J Yoga)
  • International Journal of Yoga Therapy (Int J Yoga Therap)
  • International Osteoporosis
  • International Quarterly of Community Health Education
  • ISRN Pediatrics (International Scholarly Research Network)
  • Journal of Aging and Physical Activity
  • Journal of Aging Research
  • Journal of Applied Physiology J Appl Physiol
  • Journal of Association of Chartered Society of Womens’ Health
  • Journal of Athletic Training
  • Journal of Back and Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation
  • Journal of Biomechanics (J Biomech)
  • Journal of Brachial Plexus and Peripheral Nerve Injury
  • Journal of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation and Prevention
  • Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
  • Journal of Clinical Neuromuscular Disease (J Clin Neuromuscul Dis)
  • Journal of Community Health
  • Journal of Exercise Physiology Online (J Exerc Physiol Online)
  • Journal of Foot and Ankle Research
  • Journal of Geriatric Physiotherapy
  • Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics (J Manipulative Physiol Ther)
  • Journal of Manual and Manipulative Therapy (J Man Manip Ther)
  • Journal of Medical Sciences
  • Journal of Multidisciplinary Healthcare (J Multidiscip Healthc)
  • Journal of Musculoskeletal Pain (J MusculoskeletPain)
  • Journal Of Neurologic Physical Therapy (Neurology report)
  • Journal of Obesity
  • Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation
  • Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy (J Orthop Sports Phys Ther)
  • Journal of Osteoporosis.
  • Journal of Pain (JPain)
  • Journal of Pain Management (JPain Manag)
  • Journal of Pain Research (JPain Res)
  • Journal of Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine.
  • Journal of Physical Therapy ISSN: 2079-0015 Online 2079-9209
  • Journal of Physical Therapy Science – English version
  • Journal of Physiotherapy – Australian Physiotherapy Association (J Physiother)
  • Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine (J Rehabil Med)
  • Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development (J Rehabil Res Dev)
  • Journal of Spinal Cord Medicine.
  • Journal of Spinal Disorders (J Spinal Disord)
  • Journal of Spine (JSpine)
  • Journal of Sport Rehabilitation
  • Journal of Sports Science and Medicine (J Sports Sci Med)
  • Journal of Sports Sciences
  • Journal of Women and Aging
  • Journal of Women’s Health
  • Journal of Women’s Health Physical Therapy (J Womens Health Phys Therap)
  • Lancet(Lancet)
  • Lung India (Lung India)
  • Manual Therapy (Man Ther)
  • Medicine and Sport Science
  • MS in Focus (MS in focus)
  • Neurointervention
  • Neurotherapeutics
  • New Zealand Journal of Physiotherapy
  • Obesity Facts (The European Journal Of Obesity)
  • Open Sports Sciences Journal (OpenSports Sci J)
  • Osteoporosis International
  • Pain
  • Pain Clinical Updates
  • Pain Management (PainManag)
  • Pain Research & Treatment (PainRes Treat)
  • Paraplegia
  • Parkinson’s disease.
  • Pediatric Obesity
  • Pediatric Physical Therapy (Pediatr Phys Ther)
  • Pediatric Rehabilitation
  • Physical and Occupational Therapy in Pediatrics. (Phys Occup Ther Pediatr)
  • Physical medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Physical Therapy (Phys Ther) (APTA)
  • Physical Therapy Review (Phys Ther Rev)
  • Physician and Sports Medicine
  • Physiotherapy – Journal of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy
  • Physiotherapy (Physiotherapy – Journal of the Indian Association of Physiotherapists)
  • Physiotherapy Canada (Physiother Can)
  • Physiotherapy Frontline
  • Physiotherapy Research International (Physiother Res Int)
  • Physiotherapy Review (Physiotherap Rev)
  • Physiotherapy Theory and Practice (Physiother Theory Pract)
  • Primary Care Diabetes
  • Primary care Respiratory Journal
  • Rehab Management
  • Rehabilitation Research and Practice
  • Research in Sports Medicine (ResSports Med)
  • Respiratory Research ( Res.)
  • Rheumatology
  • Scoliosis
  • SMARTT (Sports Medicine Arthroscopy Rehabilitation Therapy and Technology)
  • Spinal Cord
  • Spine (Spine)
  • Spine Journal (SpineJ)
  • Sport Journal
  • Sports Health
  • Stroke
  • Stroke Research & Treatment (StrokeRes Treat)
  • Synapse
  • The Internet Journal of Allied Health Sciences and Practice (IJAHSP)
  • The Open Respiratory Medicine Journal
  • Therapeutic Advances in Musculoskeletal Disease
  • Women and Therapy

Journal indexed by SCOPUS

  • ACSM’s Health and Fitness Journal.
  • Acute Pain
  • Advances in Medical Sciences
  • American Journal of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation
  • Archives of Osteoporosis
  • Biology of Sport
  • Canadian Journal of Respiratory Therapy
  • Clinical Journal of Sports Medicine
  • Clinical Rehabilitation
  • European Journal of Pain Supplements
  • European Journal of Sport Science
  • European Review of Aging and Physical Activity.
  • Exercise and Sport Sciences Reviews
  • Family and Community Health
  • Foot and Ankle Clinics
  • Foot and Ankle International
  • International Journal of Adolescence and Youth
  • International Journal of Diabetes in Developing Countries
  • International Journal of Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation
  • Journal of Exercise Science and Fitness
  • Journal of Men’s Health.
  • Journal of Musculoskeletal Research
  • Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research
  • Journal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise
  • Neurorehabilitation and Neural Repair.
  • Obesity and Weight Management
  • Obesity Research and Clinical Practice
  • Online Journal of Health and Allied Sciences
  • Pain Research and Management
  • Physical and Occupational Health in Geriatrics
  • Physiotherapy Singapore
  • Sports Biomechanics (International Society of Biomechanics in Sports)
  • Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy Review
  • Strength and Conditioning Journal
  • The Foot
  • The Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation
  • The Open Pain Journal


Journal indexed by MEDLINE

  • Adapted Physical Activity Quarterly
  • American Journal of Sports Medicine
  • Brain Injury
  • Clinics in Chest Medicine
  • Clinics in Sports Medicine
  • Developmental Neurorehabilitation
  • Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice
  • Disability and Rehabilitation
  • Disability and Rehabilitation Assistive Technology
  • Ergonomics
  • European Journal of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine
  • Expert Review of Cardiovascular Therapy
  • Gait and Posture
  • Health Care for Women International
  • Healthcare for Women International
  • Hip International
  • Hong Kong Medical Journal
  • Human Movement Science
  • Human Movement Science
  • Indian Journal of Medical Sciences
  • Injury Prevention
  • International Journal of Health Care Quality Assurance
  • International Journal of Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion
  • International Journal of Obesity
  • International Journal of Pediatric Obesity
  • International Journal of Sports Medicine
  • International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance
  • Joint Bone Spine
  • Journal of Adolescence
  • Journal of Adolescent Health
  • Journal of Aging and Health
  • Journal of Diabetes and its Complications
  • Journal of Electromyography and Kinesiology.
  • Journal of Pain and Symptom Management
  • Journal of Pain and Symptom Management.
  • Journal of Pediatric Health Care.
  • Journal of Pediatrics and Child Health
  • Journal of Prevention and Intervention in the Community
  • Journal of Sports Medicine and Physical Fitness
  • Movement Disorders
  • Multiple Sclerosis Journal
  • Musculoskeletal Care
  • Neuromuscular Disorders
  • Neurorehabilitation
  • Neurorehabilitation and Neural Repair
  • Obesity
  • Pain Medicine
  • Pain Practice
  • Pediatrics International
  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Clinics of North America
  • Physical Therapy (Phys Ther)
  • Physical Therapy in Sport (Phys Ther Sport)
  • Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sports
  • Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sports
  • Sports Medicine
  • The Knee
  • Topics in Stroke Rehabilitation
  • Women and Health
  • Women’s Health Issues


Journal indexed by EMBASE

  • British Journal of Diabetes and Vascular Disease
  • Current Pediatrics Research
  • Current Women’s Health Reviews
  • Hong Kong Journal of Pediatrics
  • International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (Int J Chron Obstruct Pulmon Dis)
  • Journal of Hand Therapy
  • Journal of Human Kinetics
  • Motor Control
  • Neurological Sciences
  • Open Pain Journal
  • Pediatric Exercise Science
  • Scandinavian Journal of Pain
  • Science and Sports
  • Science and Sports
  • The Foot (The International Journal of Clinical Foot Science)
  • Topics in Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation

Journal indexed by CINHAL

  • American Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Athletic Training and Sports Health Care: The Journal for Practicing Clinicians
  • Canadian Journal of Diabetes
  • Cardiopulmonary Physical Therapy Journal
  • Clinical Medicine Insights: Pediatrics
  • Clinical Medicine Insights: Women’s Health
  • Fitness and Performance Journal
  • Hand Therapy
  • Healthy Ageing and Clinical Care in Elderly
  • International Journal of Athletic Therapy and Training
  • International Journal of Child and Adolescent Health
  • International Journal of Child Health and Human Development
  • International Journal of Disability and Human Development
  • International Journal of Therapy and Rehabilitation (Old Title: British Journal of Therapy and Rehabilitation
  • International SportMed Journal
  • Isokinetics and Exercise Science
  • Journal of Applied Biomechanics
  • Journal of Applied Gerontology
  • Journal of Hand Therapy
  • Journal Of Head Trauma Rehabilitation
  • Physical Therapy Reviews

Not on Pub Med:

  1. Athletic Training Education Journal
  2. Clinical Journal of Pain for Healthcare Professionals and Patients
  3. Clinical Pediatrics
  4. Current Sports Medicine Reports
  5. Current Sports Medicine Reports (Curr Sports Med Rep)
  6. Diabetes Care
  7. Disability, CBR and Inclusive Development
  8. Geriatrics
  9. International Journal of Men’s Health
  10. Journal of Yoga & Physical Therapy
  11. Multidisciplinary Association of Spinal Cord Injury Professionals
  12. Physical Therapy in Sport
  13. Physician and Sports Medicine Online
  14. Physioscience(Germany)
  15. Physiotherapy Singapore
  16. Physical and Occupational Therapy in Geriatrics
  17. Topics in Geriatric Rehabilitation

Kindly refer for more journals & details on Pub Med, Medline, Cochrane & on other sites for Indexed Journals & Free journals to India.

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  1. Pubmed
  2. Medline
  6. SPORTdiscus
  7. Sciencedirect

Published by GajananBhalerao

DR. GAJANAN BHALERAO (PT) MPTh Neuro, NDT Adult (USA), Motor relearning (Australia), Aquatic therapist (Switzerland). Associate professor at Sancheti Institute College of physiotherapy, Shivajinagar, Pune. Founder Director of "School of neuro rehab and aquatic therapy" , speciality centre for neuro rehabilitation of stroke, brain and spinal cord injury. Mobile : 9822623701,

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