Aims and Scope

The Physical Therapy Korea is the official publication of the Korean Research Society of Physical Therapy. It was launched in June 1994 with the aim of enhancing education quality in physical therapy, boosting relevant practices, and eventually accelerating the expertise of professionals in physical therapy in an international context. The official title of the journal is called "한국전문물리치료학회지" in Korean and "Physical Therapy Korea" in English, with an abbreviation of "Phys Ther Korea". Its journal is composed of original articles, review articles, and case reports and it is published quarterly, on February 19, May 21, September 17, and November 19.

All manuscripts must be written in either Korean or English. Manuscripts should be submitted to the online submission system ( All submitted manuscripts are peer-reviewers, consisting of three physical therapy specialists in various fields, including the musculoskeletal physical therapy, neurological physical therapy, cardiopulmonary physical therapy, orthopedic physical therapy, sports physical therapy, geriatric physical therapy, pediatric physical therapy and physical therapy assessment. The publication of manuscript depends on the review results.

Its online journal database can be accessed through the KoreaScience, KCI-Korean Journal Database, Web of Science, Korean Medical Database (KMbase), Koreanstudies Information Service System (KISS), Research Information Sharing Service (RISS), the National Assembly Digital Library, Kyobo Scholar, Google Scholar, and DOI/Crossref. The URL address of the Society is The URL address of the Journal is where full text is available. This journal was supported by the Korean Federation of Science and Technology Societies Grant (KOFST) funded by the Korean Government (MEST). The journal is sent to the members of the society who have paid the annual fee (50,000 Won) and to any organizations subscribing to the journal.

Physical Therapy Korea

Editor-in-Chief : Chung-hwi Yi
Editorial Office : Dept. of Physical Therapy, Yonsei University 1 Yonseidae-gil, Wonju, Gangwon-do, Republic of Korea, 220-710
E-mail :
Tel : +82-33-760-2972
Fax : +82-33-760-2496
Society homepage :
Journal homepage :
Online submission system :
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