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Editorial. Welcome to the journal of foot and ankle research: a new open access journal for foot health professionals

Menz, Hylton B., Potter, Mike J., Borthwick, Alan M. and Landorf, Karl B. (2008) Editorial. Welcome to the journal of foot and ankle research: a new open access journal for foot health professionals Journal of Foot and Ankle Research, 1, (1) (doi:10.1186/1757-1146-1-1).

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Abstract (provisional) Journal of Foot and Ankle Research (JFAR) is a new, open access, peer-reviewed online 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. JFAR will cover 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 submission 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. All manuscripts will undergo open peer review, and all accepted manuscripts will be freely available on-line using the open access platform of BioMed Central.

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Submitted date: 12 May 2008
Published date: 28 July 2008


Local EPrints ID: 58682
ISSN: 1757-1146
PURE UUID: 1e547786-36bb-4bde-ba48-781680ebb11e

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Date deposited: 18 Aug 2008
Last modified: 17 Jul 2017 14:26

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Author: Hylton B. Menz
Author: Mike J. Potter
Author: Karl B. Landorf

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