Reviewers

Guide for Manual Therapy, Posturology & Rehabilitation Journal reviewers

This guide for reviewers contains information about basic considerations that should be applied when reviewing a manuscript that has been submitted to Manual Therapy, Posturology & Rehabilitation Journal, and about the editorial standards of the journal. Other relevant information about the journal’s aims and scope can be found at 'About this journal'.

Submitted manuscripts are usually reviewed by two or more experts. Peer reviewers will be asked to recommend whether a manuscript should be accepted, revised or rejected. They should also alert the editors of any issues relating to author misconduct such as plagiarism and unethical behavior. Manual Therapy, Posturology & Rehabilitation Journal operates using a double blind peer review system.

Publication of research articles by Manual Therapy, Posturology & Rehabilitation Journal is dependent primarily on their validity and coherence, as judged by peer reviewers and editors. The reviewers may also be asked whether the writing is comprehensible and how interesting they consider the article to be. Submitted manuscripts will be sent to peer reviewers, unless they are out of scope or below the interest threshold of Manual Therapy, Posturology & Rehabilitation Journal, or if the presentation or written language is of an unacceptably low standard.



Points to consider

Reviewers are asked to provide detailed, constructive comments that will help the editors make a decision on publication and the author(s) improve their manuscript. A key issue is whether the work has serious flaws that should preclude its publication, or whether there are additional experiments or data required to support the conclusions drawn. Where possible, reviewers should provide references to substantiate their comments.



Editorial standards

Reviewers are asked to bear the editorial rules of Manual Therapy, Posturology & Rehabilitation Journal in mind and alert the editors if authors have not fully adhered to them.



Join the Reviewers Board!

Are you interested in becoming an Reviewers Board member for Manual Therapy, Posturology & Rehabilitation Journal and helping to maintain the editorial standards and ethos of this growing journal? To volunteer as an Reviewers Board, please simply contact us at editor@mtprehabjournal.com, enclosing a summary of your research interests and relevant expertise. We look forward to hearing from you.