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SAGE launches OA journal, Journal of Rehabilitation and Assistive Technologies Engineering (RATE)

September 26, 2014

Los Angeles, CA - SAGE a leading independent academic and professional publisher today launched the Journal of Rehabilitation and Assistive Technologies Engineering (RATE), a peer reviewed, open access (OA) journal.RATE is an interdisciplinary journal focusing on the engineering aspects and their practical applications of rehabilitation and assistive technologies. It covers engineering design, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, engineering devices and their applications, robotics and biomedical engineering. 

The journal seeks to publish work in areas of age-related rehabilitation, incontinence technology, blast injury rehabilitation, neurorehabilitation, functional rehabilitation, technologies promoting independent living and any area where the application of engineering technology can be applied.

Speaking of the launch, Karen Phillips, Editorial Director, SAGE remarked:

“The Journal of Rehabilitation and Assistive Technologies Engineering is a very exciting launch for us within our growing open access (OA) portfolio. Aimed at practitioners, clinicians, engineers, project managers and charities working with people with severe disabilities, the journal provides a vital contribution to the growing area of rehabilitation engineering. We are incredibly excited to be able to work with an esteemed editorial board in developing the authoritative outreach of this journals leading and integral research within this field.”

The website for the journal can be found here.

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