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SAGE Rehabilitation News

Welcome to SAGE Rehabilitation News. Read on to discover impactful research from the leading journals in Rehabilitation, including new special issues and noteworthy articles.  Don’t forget to keep up-to-date with the latest calls for papers and submit your manuscript to our journals!

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Special Issues


Global Spine Journal

Catch up on the latest research on Spine Trauma from Global Spine Journal

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British Journal of Occupational Therapy

Special issue: Community-based services

Community rehabilitation is a core foundation of occupational therapy practice and so it is wonderful to showcase such an international range of research. A variety of international perspectives, from the UK, Ireland, South Africa, Sweden, Australia and Canada.

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Journal News


Canadian Journal of Occupational Therapy

On February 1, 2019, the Canadian Journal of Occupational Therapy on boarded a new Editor-in-Chief, Catherine Vallée. Dr. Vallée is the Director of the Occupational Therapy Program at Université Laval in Québec, Canada. Welcome aboard, Catherine!

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Anaesthesia and Intensive Care

Anaesthesia and Intensive Care is now published by SAGE! The flagship title for the Australian Society of Anesthetists, the journal provides a unique forum for articles relating to fields of Anaesthesia, pain and critical care medicine.



Geriatric Orthopaedic Surgery & Rehabilitation

GOS is now indexed in Journal Citation Reports®! Impact Factor coming soon!

Geriatric Orthopaedic Surgery & Rehabilitation (GOS) is a peer-reviewed open access journal that provides clinical information concerning musculoskeletal conditions affecting geriatric orthopaedic patients, including care and subsequent rehabilitation. Primary readership includes orthopaedic surgeons and anesthesiologists, geriatricians, and other physicians.



Prosthetics and Orthotics International

New Editors from 2019:

  • Stefania Fatone, Northwestern University Prosthetics-Orthotics Center, USA
  • Nerrolyn Ramstrand, Jönköping University, Sweden
  • Brian J. Hafner, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
  • Michael Dillon, La Trobe University, Australia

More developments to come!

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British Journal of Pain

Your ideal resource during IASP 2019: Global Year Against Pain in the Most Vulnerable.

British Journal of Pain is an ideal resource for helping us to understand the needs of people unable to articulate their pain in ways that health professionals can easily understand. By raising awareness of these groups of individuals, we hope that it will lead to better pain management and thus less suffering in silence.

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Top Read Articles




A Prospective Evaluation of the Effect of Supervised Hand Therapy After Carpal Tunnel Surgery by Joseph A. Gil, Barrett Weiss, Justin Kleiner, Edward Akelman, and Arnold-Peter C. Weiss


Rehabilitation Process and Outcome

A Multidisciplinary Preoperative Teaching Session for Women Awaiting Breast Cancer Surgery: A Quality Improvement Initiative by Marize Ibrahim, Garnet J Lau, Nadia Smirnow, Anna T Buono, Andrea Cooke, Kimberley Gartshore, Carmen G Loiselle, and Kyla Johnson



Calls for Papers


Sports Health

Sports Health: A Multidisciplinary Approach is an indispensable resource for all medical professionals involved in the training and care of the competitive or recreational athlete, including primary care physicians, orthopaedic surgeons, physical therapists, athletic trainers and other medical and health care professionals.

Published bimonthly, Sports Health is a collaborative publication from the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM), the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM), the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA), and the American Academy of Sports Physical Therapy (AASPT).

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Hand Therapy

Hand Therapy: Publishing in physiotherapy, OT and many related fields

  • Fast publication (22 days to online), and fast decision (28 days to first decision)
  • Inclusion in Web of Science via the ESCI database
  • Highly international submissions with 4/5 of the papers published coming from outside the UK
  • Growing international readership

Submission guidelines


Upcoming Conferences


BSSH/BAHT Combined Spring Scientific Meeting

A joint meeting between the British Society for Surgery of the Hand (BSSH) and the British Association of Hand Therapists (BAHT) – read the programme today:

Date: April 22-26, 2019
Swansea, Wales (UK)


Global Spine Congress 2019

AOSpine invites you to the 8th Annual Global Spine Congress (GSC), which will take place in Toronto, Canada from 15-18 May, 2019.

The GSC is one of the biggest gatherings for thousands of spine surgeons from all over the world. Learn about the latest research, techniques, and technologies in spine surgery.

Get the opportunity to present your work to a broad audience, and to discuss it with the world's best spine experts. All accepted abstracts will be published in the special online issue of the Global Spine Journal.

Date: May 15-18, 2019
Location: Toronto, Canada

Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists Conference

The Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists Conference is a great place to connect with practitioners, administrators, educators, researchers, health policy and service planners, and students. The conference also offers a perfect opportunity to develop and expand your national occupational therapy contact network. This year’s conference in Niagara Falls is expected to draw 700 delegates.

Date: May 29-June 1, 2019
Location: Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada

National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) 70th Clinical Symposia & AT Expo

This three-day event includes hundreds of educational sessions in many different learning formats and the largest exhibit of athletic training products in the world to stay updated on the latest innovations in the market.

Date: June 24 - 27, 2019
Las Vegas, NV

The Sports Health Symposium at the AOSSM Annual Meeting

New in 2019 at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM Annual Meeting): The Sports Health Symposium, a workshop dedicated to the collaborative approach to athlete care.

Date: July 11, 2019
Boston, MA