The South African Journal of Physiotherapy is the official voice of The South African Society of Physiotherapy and aims to reflect physiotherapy in Africa. It is an academic research-orientated publication that publishes original research, theory, and/or best practice related to physiotherapy or rehabilitation. View our Editorial Team.

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Original Research

Factors affecting quality of life in adults with HIV: A local cross-sectional study  
Karina Berner, Quinette A. Louw
27 November 2023

State of the Art

Hand therapy: Inclusive care by South African physiotherapists  
Monique M. Keller
24 November 2023

Review Article

Functional outcomes of patients in ICU using the Chelsea Critical Care Physical Assessment tool: An integrative review  
Lebogang C. Tjale, Silmara Hanekom, Nombeko Mshunqane
16 November 2023

Original Research

Does the ankle affect knee hyperextension during gait in hemiparetic stroke? A pilot study  
Catherine Cawood, Kholofelo Mashola
16 November 2023

Reviewer Acknowledgement

Acknowledgement to reviewers  
Editoial Office
16 November 2023

Review Article

A scoping review of prehabilitation interventions for arthroplasty patients  
Prithi Pillay-Jayaraman, Verusia Chetty, Stacy Maddocks
14 November 2023

Original Research

The development of items for a physiotherapy clinical programme evaluation tool  
Vaneshveri Naidoo, Aimee V. Stewart, Morake E. Douglas Maleka
14 November 2023

Original Research

The impact of COVID-19 on professional development for physiotherapists in Lagos, Nigeria  
Atirola A. Obileye, M. Anne Chamberlain, Rory J. O'Connor
06 November 2023

Original Research

Influence of hand dominance, gender, and body mass index on hand grip strength  
Mercy A. Agtuahene, Jonathan Quartey, Samuel Kwakye
27 October 2023

Original Research

Physiotherapy practice in lymphoedema in South Africa: A survey  
Carys A. Rhodes, Corlia Brandt, Monique Keller
27 October 2023
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Posted: 2023-11-09

Event: Open Access Week 2023 - Embracing community over commercialisation


AOSIS is celebrating Open Access Week 2023! This year’s theme, ‘Community over Commercialisation’, aligns with our mission to democratise scholarly knowledge. We’ve curated three articles on open access  for you, please select each heading to read the full article:
1. Open access: A bridge to public interest amid commercialisation
2. Community over commercialisation: Combating knowledge monopolies in scholarly publishing
3. Knowledge for all: The rise and impact of open publishing platforms
By reading these articles, you’ll expand your horizons and deepen your understanding of the open access landscape.

Posted: 2023-10-23

Event: Experience the excitement of AOSIS Laureatus Awards 2023: Videos now available for viewing!


We are pleased to announce that the AOSIS Laureatus Awards 2023 videos are ready for viewing. This year’s awards, divided into three videos, is hosted by AOSIS’ Executive Chairman, Dr Pierre de Villiers, and our Chief Executive Officer, Cecile de Villiers. The three award categories are the Journal Indexing Awards, Journal Article Citations Awards, and the Book Downloads Awards. We invite you to join us to recognise the remarkable achievements of our editors and authors at the AOSIS Laureatus Awards (click here). We eagerly anticipate observing the remarkable accomplishments that our editors and authors will achieve this year.

Posted: 2023-10-26

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Posted: 2022-01-28

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Posted: 2022-01-28
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