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

Developmental status of human immunodeficiency virus-exposed uninfected premature infants compared with premature infants who are human immunodeficiency virus unexposed and uninfected  
Charne Cox, Joanne Potterton, Samantha Rosie
18 June 2020

Review Article

The effectiveness of combined lower limb strengthening and whole-body vibration, compared to strengthening alone, for improving patient-centred outcomes in adults with COPD: A systematic review  
Karina Berner, Susanna C.S. Albertyn, Sujatha Dawnarain, Lauren J. Hendricks, Jodie Johnson, Almorette Landman, Marlette Burger
11 June 2020

State of the Art

Physiotherapy management of patients with trunk trauma: A state-of-the-art review  
Helena van Aswegen
11 June 2020

Original Research

Cross-cultural adaptation and validation of the STarT back screening tool in isiZulu  
Peta-Ann Schmidt, Vaneshveri Naidoo
01 June 2020

Original Research

Reliability and validity of the Readiness for Hospital Discharge Scale in patients with spinal cord injury  
Jacques S. De Lange, Jolandi Jacobs, Nadine Meiring, Boitumelo Moroane, Tinei Verster, Steve Olorunju, Mokgadi K. Mashola
07 May 2020