Journal of Rehabilitation Research : Open Access

About the Journal

Journal of Rehabilitation Research is a quarterly, peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary forum for the publication of research into functioning, disability and contextual factors experienced by persons of all ages in both developed and developing societies. The wealth of information offered makes the journal a valuable resource for researchers, practitioners, and administrators in such fields as rehabilitation medicine, outcome measurement nursing, social and vocational rehabilitation/case management, return to work, special education, social policy, social work and social welfare, sociology, psychology, psychiatry assistive technology and environmental factors/disability. Areas of interest include functioning and disablement throughout the life cycle; rehabilitation programmes for persons with physical, sensory, mental and developmental disabilities; measurement of functioning and disability; special education and vocational rehabilitation; equipment access and transportation; information technology; independent living; consumer, legal, economic and sociopolitical aspects of functioning, disability and contextual factors.   

Aims and Objectives

To serve as an authoritative source for cutting-edge research in health, rehabilitation, pharmaceutical sciences, and advanced healthcare studies. JRR fosters the development of evidence-based interventions to promote health, prevent diseases, and enhance the quality of life.


  • Promote Interdisciplinary Research: Bridging diverse health and rehabilitation fields to tackle complex health issues.
  • Disseminate High-Quality Research: Publishing groundbreaking research with a commitment to academic excellence.
  • Enhance Clinical Practice: Informing and improving clinical practices to elevate patient outcomes.
  • Support Emerging Scholars: Providing an esteemed platform for the next generation of researchers.
  • Stimulate Policy Discussion: Influencing policy with innovative research in health and rehabilitation.
  • Foster Global Collaboration: Encouraging international cooperation and knowledge exchange.
  • Uphold Ethical Standards: Maintaining the highest ethical integrity in our publications.
  • Promote Accessibility: Ensuring broad access to our research for all stakeholders in health and rehabilitation.


JRR is committed to a broad and inclusive discussion within health and rehabilitation, including but not limited to:

  • Rehabilitation Outcomes: Evaluating interventions for disabilities, chronic conditions, and injuries.
  • Health Promotion and Disease Prevention: Innovative strategies for holistic health improvement.
  • Chronic Pain and Musculoskeletal Conditions: Evidence-based interventions for pain and musculoskeletal health.
  • Psychological and Sociocultural Dimensions: The intersection of health and psychological/social well-being.
  • Nutritional Rehabilitation: The role of diet in the recovery and rehabilitation process.
  • Speech and Language Pathology: Advancements in overcoming communication disorders.
  • Assistive Technologies: How technology aids daily living and independence.
  • Pharmaceutical Sciences: Exploring the impact of drugs and pharmacology on health and rehabilitation.
  • Advanced Healthcare Studies: Cutting-edge research in genetics and other innovative healthcare fields.
  • Rehabilitation Services and Health Policy: Analysis of healthcare delivery models and policies.
  • Interprofessional Practice and Education: Collaborative efforts and training in health professions.
  • Assessment and Evaluation: Measuring health outcomes and intervention effectiveness.

Submission and Peer-review Process

Contributions are welcomed from the global research community, with each submission undergoing a stringent peer-review to ensure quality and relevance. To submit, email us at:

Key Words:


Occupational Therapy

Occupational Therapy and Mental Health

Occupational Therapy with Children

Occupational Therapy Practice



Professional Issues in Occupational Therapy


Speech Therapy

Rehabilitation Medicine

Outcome Measurement Nursing

Social And Vocational Rehabilitation/Case Management

Return To Work

Special Education

Social Policy

Social Work And Social Welfare



Psychiatry Assistive Technology And Environmental Factors/Disability

Rehabilitation Programmes For Persons With Physical


Mental And Developmental Disabilities

Measurement Of Functioning And Disability

Special Education And Vocational Rehabilitation

Equipment Access And Transportation

Information Technology

Independent Living



Economic And Sociopolitical Aspects Of Functioning

Disability And Contextual Factors