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Journal of Foot and Ankle Research

Journal of Foot and Ankle Research

Editor-in-Chief: A. Borthwick; H. Menz

ISSN: 1757-1146 (electronic version)

Journal no. 13047

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  • Official journal of the Australian Podiatry Association and The College of Podiatry (UK)
  • Fast and rigorous peer-review service
  • Essential reading for the podiatry and foot health community

As the official publication of the Australian Podiatry Association and The College of Podiatry (UK), Journal of Foot and Ankle Research provides an open access platform for researchers to develop robust measures for treating foot and ankle diseases and disorders, and likewise for clinicians to improve access to foot care, and apply effective evidence-based interventions.

By providing a rigorous and transparent peer-review service, JFAR is a vital resource for the podiatry and foot health community, with content encompassing policy, organisation, delivery and clinical practice research.

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Impact Factor: 1.683 (2017) * 

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    Journal of Foot and Ankle Research, the official journal of the Australian Podiatry Association and The College of Podiatry (UK), is an open access journal that encompasses all aspects of policy, organisation, delivery and clinical practice related to the assessment, diagnosis, prevention and management of foot and ankle disorders.

    Journal of Foot and Ankle Research covers a wide range of clinical subject areas, including diabetology, paediatrics, sports medicine, gerontology and geriatrics, foot surgery, physical therapy, dermatology, wound management, radiology, biomechanics and bioengineering, orthotics and prosthetics, as well the broad areas of epidemiology, policy, organisation and delivery of services related to foot and ankle care.

    The journal encourages submissions from all health professionals who manage lower limb conditions, including podiatrists, nurses, physical therapists and physiotherapists, orthopaedists, manual therapists, medical specialists and general medical practitioners, as well as health service researchers concerned with foot and ankle care.

    The Australian Podiatry Association and the College of Podiatry (UK) have reserve funds to cover the article-processing charge for manuscripts submitted by its members. Society members can email the appropriate contact at Australian Podiatry Association or The College of Podiatry to obtain the corresponding code to enter on submission.

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