The Journal of Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy® (JOSPT®) publishes scientifically rigorous, clinically relevant content for physical therapists and others in the health care community to advance musculoskeletal and sports-related practice globally. To this end, JOSPT features the latest evidence-based research and clinical cases in musculoskeletal health, injury, and rehabilitation, including physical therapy, orthopaedics, sports medicine, and biomechanics.
With an impact factor of 2.825, JOSPT is among the highest ranked physical therapy journals in Thomson Reuters's Journal Citation Reports, Science Edition (2016). JOSPT stands eighth of 65 journals in the category of rehabilitation, twelfth of 76 journals in orthopedics, and twelfth of 81 journals in sport sciences. JOSPT's 5-year impact factor is 3.802.