The Journal of Sport Rehabilitation (JSR) is dedicated to advancing the understanding of all aspects of sport rehabilitation, particularly in the areas of therapeutic exercise, therapeutic modalities, injury evaluation, and psychology. JSR applies basic science in the clinical setting and provides mechanistic-level explanations of clinically based problems. The journal functions as an international, multidisciplinary forum serving the needs of all members of the modern sports medicine team, including athletic trainers, physical therapists and physiotherapists, sports medicine physicians, and allied health professionals.
Articles in JSR have presented original research on topics such as cartilage repair and rehabilitation, the validation of the Ottawa Ankle Rules, quadriceps and hamstring strengthrecovery during early neuromuscular rehabilitation after ACL hamstring-tendon autograft reconstruction, talofibular interval changes after acute ankle sprain, and the effect of functional fatigue on individuals with flat feet.
JSR is devoted to the rehabilitation of sport and exercise injuries, regardless of the age, sex, sport ability, level of fitness, or health status of the participant. The journal includes systematic reviews and critically appraised topics, which provide summary information to keep busy clinicians informed. JSR includes access to Technical Reports, which are published only online and are open access: http://journals.humankinetics.com/jsr-technical-reports.
For individual subscribers, JSR is available in online-only or print-plus-online subscription formats. Both versions allow subscribers full access to the journal’s authoritative content and online access to digital archives of back issues. In addition, available only online are Technical Reports, which are short articles that present results related to a new or modified method, instrument, or clinical technique; validity and reliability of methods; and important experimental observations within the scope of JSR.
Institutional subscriptions are offered in the same formats mentioned previously as well as print only. Institutional subscriptions must be placed by phone.
Carl G. Mattacola, PhD, ATC, FNATA, is a professor and the
director of both the division of athletic training and the
rehabilitation sciences doctoral program at the University of Kentucky.
Mattacola serves on several editorial boards and is actively researching
lower-extremity musculoskeletal injury related to rehabilitation