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We are expanding our Associate Editor team

Owing to a recent new restructure of the Editorial Board of Archives of Physiotherapy, we are now recruiting new Associate Editors to join the section “Neurology” in our international Editorial Board.

We encourage applications from researchers with a background in the area of Neurorehabilitation.

Archives of Physiotherapy aims & scope

Archives of Physiotherapy is an open access journal disseminating research covering all aspects of physiotherapy. Featured topics include clinical trials in different areas of disability (musculoskeletal, neurological, cardio-pulmonary), diagnostic, measurement-focused, observational, prognostic and qualitative studies, as well as systematic reviews, meta-analyses and case reports. The journal also welcomes Letters to the Editor, which provide thoughtful debate on issues of concern to the physiotherapy profession and related disciplines.

Archives of Physiotherapy is the official journal of the Italian Society of Physiotherapy (Società Italiana di Fisioterapia, S.I.F.) and the University of Applied Sciences and Arts of Southern Switzerland. The journal was formally published under the title Italian Journal of Physiotherapy.


We are interested in individuals who are committed to open access, data sharing and innovation in scientific publishing.

Our Associate Editors should have a minimum of 15 research papers published in reputable peer-review journals.

A suitable Associate Editor for Archives of Physiotherapy is as someone who:

  • Supports the journal’s ethos, scope, editorial standards, and policies, and is a committed advocate who will represent Archives of Physiotherapy within the scientific community.
  • Provides a professional and supportive service to our authors and ensures that manuscripts they are responsible for fulfill the requirements of the Journal and are handled efficiently and appropriately through peer review.

Role and responsibilities:

  • The Associate Editor is primarily responsible for assessing manuscripts for their suitability for peer review, selecting suitable reviewers who meet the Journal’s requirements and recommending decisions on the basis of the peer reviewers’ reports and their own assessment while adhering to the Journal’s editorial policies.   
  • An Associate Editor for Archives of Physiotherapy should be engaged and willing to handle a minimum of two manuscripts per month within their field of expertise.
  • Our Associate Editors will receive training, and our in-house editorial team will also provide administrative support. The Associate Editor will report to the Editor and Section Editor.  

Apply now!
If you are interested in becoming an Associate Editor for Archives of Physiotherapy, please send your full academic CV and a short cover letter that details your interest and enthusiasm for the position to the editorial contact for this journal.

We look forward to hearing from you.

Annual Journal Metrics

  • Speed
    92 days to first decision for reviewed manuscripts only
    89 days to first decision for all manuscripts
    265 days from submission to acceptance
    17 days from acceptance to publication

    450 Altmetric Mentions