Journal of Foot and Ankle Research
) has been launched at www.jfootankleres.com
This journal , the official journal of the Australasian Podiatry Council and the Society of Chiropodists and Podiatrists (UK), encompasses all aspects of policy, organisation, delivery and clinical practice related to the assessment, diagnosis, prevention and management of foot and ankle disorders.
The journal encourages submission from all health professionals who manage lower limb conditions, including podiatrists, nurses, physical therapists and physiotherapists, orthopaedists, manual therapist and general medical practitioners, as well as health researchers concerned with foot and ankle care.
All articles published in JFAR
are accessible free of charge, and will be included in PubMed and archived in PubMed Central.
The launch issue contains the following papers:
Welcome to Journal of Foot and Ankle Research: a new open access journal for foot health professionals
Prevalence and correlates of foot pain in a population-based study: the North West Adelaide Health Study
Arch height change during sit-to-stand: an alternative for the navicular drop test
Growing pains: contemporary knowledge and recommended practice
Musculoskeletal ultrasound imaging of the plantar forefoot in patients with rheumatoid arthritis: Inter-observer agreement between a podiatrist and a radiologist
Note that because JFAR
is continuously published, there is no volume/issue cycle. To receive email notification of the latest papers published in the journal, go to:
The JFAR Editorial team