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Physiotherapy Quarterly ISSN 2544-4395 (formerly Fizjoterapia ISSN 1230-8323) is an international scientific peer-reviewed journal, published in both paper and electronic format by the Wroclaw University of Health and Sport Sciences, Poland. The Editorial Office accepts original papers on various aspects of physiotherapy and rehabilitation for publication. Manuscripts in basic science and clinical physiotherapy science are published at the highest priority. Letters to the Editor, reports from scientific meetings and book reviews are also considered.

Physiotherapy Quarterly publishes papers that show depth, rigor, originality and high-quality presentation. The scope of the journal: evidence-based rehabilitation; the mechanisms of function or dysfunction; modern therapy methods; best clinical practice; clinical reasoning and decision-making processes; assessment and clinical management of disorders; exploration of relevant clinical interventions; multi-modal approaches; psychosocial issues; expectations, experiences, and perspectives of physiotherapists. Quantitative, qualitative and mixed methods research articles are welcomed, together with systematic and high-quality narrative reviews.

The International Scientific Board includes independent researchers affiliated with various scientific centers. The journal employs a double blind peer review process for all original articles. The journal is published only online.

This is to certify the conformity with PN-EN-ISO 9001:2015.

The articles in this journal are published open access (OA)

Copyright: © Wroclaw University of Health and Sport Sciences. This is an Open Access journal distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs (CC BY-NC-ND) (, allowing third parties to download and share its works but not commercially purposes or to create derivative works.

The rights to the article are usually transferred by the authors to the owner of the journal, who makes it available under the Creative Commons license. However, if the author does not want to transfer the copyright to the publisher, he/she may contact the editorial office and set separate rules - under which the editorial office may publish an article in the journal. For the detailed information, please contact with editorial office.


Tomasz Sipko, Assoc. Prof., PhD, PT
Department of Physiotherapy, Wroclaw University of Health and Sport Sciences, Poland

ORCID: 0000-0002-8646-4855 

topics: posture, stability, activity of daily living and pain, musculoskeletal disorders, biomechanics


Małgorzata Stefańska, Assoc. Prof., PhD
Department of Physiotherapy in Motor Organ Dysfunction, Wroclaw University of Health and Sport Sciences, Poland

ORCID: 0000-0003-2070-8535

topics: data analysis, statistics, biomechanical assessment of the musculoskeletal system


Joanna Mencel, PhD

Department of Kinesiology, Wroclaw University of Health and Sport Sciences, Poland

ORCID: 0000-0001-8762-3160

topics: neurophysiology of movements, mechanical properties of skeletal muscles




Gladson Ricardo Flor Bertolini, Prof.

Universidade Estadual do Oeste do Paraná, Cascavel, Brazil


ORCID: 0000-0003-0565-2019

topics: basic science, clinical science, orthopedics, sport physiotherapy, physical activity, sports of handicapped

Joseph Derian, DPT

University of Southern California, Division of Biokinesiology and Physical TherapyLos Angeles, CA, USA


ORCID: 0000-0002-8281-0685

topics: clinical science, orthopedics, manual therapy


Andrea Fusco, PhD

Department of Human Sciences, Society and Health University of Cassino e Lazio Meridionale, Italy


ORCID: 0000-0002-9090-4454

topics: sport physiotherapy, sport performance, physical activity, training, monitoring, fatigue, balance control

Nakagawa Kazumasa, PhD

Takasaki University of Health and Welfare, Japan


ORCID: 0000-0002-1562-142X

topics: sport physiotherapy, clinical science, orthopedics,  biomechanics, pediatrics

Gopal Nambi, S, PT, PhD, Prof.

Department of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences College of Applied Medical Sciences, Prince Sattam bin Abdulaziz University, Al Kharj, Saudi Arabia


ORCID: 0000-0002-4203-5506

topics: biomechanics, clinical science, orthopedics

Tatiana Odinets, Prof.

Department of Physical Rehabilitation and Health Care Khortytsia National Academy, Zaporizhzhia, Ukraine


ORCID: 0000-0001-8613-8470

topics: cardiovascular system cardiology, oncology, respiratory system pulmonology, women’s health

Hernán Andrés de la Barra Ortiz, Prof. MsC. PhD(C)

Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences Institute, School of Physical Therapy Faculty of Rehabilitation Sciences Universidad Andrés Bello, Santiago, Chile


ORCID: 0000-0002-3927-1743

topics: orthopedics, sports physiotherapy, physical agents, human anatomy, physical activity and sports of handicapped

The journal is co-financed by the Ministry of Education and Science for the following tasks:

The task of verifying and correcting abstracts and scientific articles accepted for publication in the Journal - task financed under the agreement No. RCN/SP/0492/2021/1 by the Minister of Education and Science.
Realizacja zadania polegającego na dokonywaniu weryfikacji i korekty streszczeń i artykułów naukowych zaakceptowanych do publikacji w czasopiśmie - zadanie finansowane w ramach umowy Nr RCN/SP/0492/2021/1 ze środków Ministra Edukacji i Nauki.

Solary for persons participating in the project consisting in the preparation and publication of the Journal - task financed under the agreement No. RCN/SP/0492/2021/1 by the Minister of Education and Science.
Wynagrodzenia dla osób uczestniczących w realizacji projektu polegającego na przygotowaniu i publikacji czasopisma - zadanie finansowane w ramach umowy Nr RCN/SP/0492/2021/1 ze środków Ministra Edukacji i Nauki.

ISSN: 2544-4395
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