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Author Guidelines

Author Guidelines

Carefully read the submission guidelines as follows:

A. General Requirements

The requirements of Jurnal Fisioterapi must be:

  1. The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration
  2. Files should be saved in the format of the word processing software word for windows or an open text document.
  3. Article is written in Indonesian or English.
  4. The length of submitted paper is at least 5 pages and no more than 15 pages.
  5. Use of a tool such as as Mendeley for reference management and formatting, and choose APA Style
  6. Make sure that your paper is prepared using the Article Template
  7. Manuscript should be submitted to website
  8. Manuscripts that do not fulfill the requirements will not be processed any further.

B. Structure of The Manuscript

Manuscripts in general should be organized in the following order: Title, Abstract, Introduction, Research Methods, Results and Discussion, Conclusion, Acknowledgements (optional) and References.  Paper size is A4 and a 2 cm margin for left and top, 2cm for right and bottom of the page is desirable.

Title. The title of the paper is precise, concise, and clear. It should be written in Tahoma, 14pt, Bold, Center, Capitalize each word, and align Center). The title is followed by the name of the authors and complete institution address.

Authors Name and Affiliations

Write Author(s) names without title and professional positions such as Prof, Dr, Production Manager, etc. Do not abbreviate your last/family name. Always give your First and Last names. Write clear affiliation of all Authors. Affiliation includes: name of department/unit, (faculty), name of university, address, country. Author names should be in 11pt Tahoma.  Author affiliations should be in 11pt Tahoma.

Abstract. The Abstract was written in Indonesia and English and in one paragraph. The Abstract should be informative and completely self-explanatory, explained a clear statement of the problem, the goal of the study, methods, result or major findings and the main conclusion, hence the reader could find the relevance to their interests The length of the abstract 200-250 wordsand should be written in the past tense. No literature should be cited. Abbreviations that appear in the abstract should be defined when they are first used. At the end of the abstract, list 3 - 5 keywords in alphabetical order that best describe the nature of the research.

Introduction. The introduction should provide the readers with information necessary for understanding research presented in the paper. Previous work on the topic should be summarized and objective of the current research should be clearly stated.

Methods. The section of materials and methods should include a discussion of the methods of statistical analysis, and specify equipment source.  All modifications of the methods should be explained.

Result and Discussion. Results and discussion sections may be combined, or they may appear in separate section.  In case of being separated, the Results section should contain only the results of the current author's study. There should be no literature comparisons. Those comparisons should appear in the Discussion section. The discussion should interpret the results clearly.

Conclusion. The conclusion should be written in paragraph (not numbering or point). A recommendation can be added.

References. References expect a minimum of 15 references primarily with minimum of 60% to journal papers. It used a tool such as Mendeley, for reference management and formatting, and have chosen the APA style. All publications cited in the text should be presented in a list of references in chronological order. Use the following system for arranging the references:

Ayanniyi, O.,Ukpai, B., & Adeniyi, A. (2010). Differences in Prevalence of Self-reported Musculoskeletal Symptoms Among Computer and Non-computer Users in a Nigerian Population: A Cross-sectional Study. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders, 11, 177. DOI: 10.1186/1471-2474-11-177

Basuki, K. (2009). Faktor Risiko Kejadian Low Back Pain Pada Operator Tambang Sebuah Perusahaan Tambang Nickel Di Sulawesi Selatan. Jurnal Promosi Kesehatan Indonesia, 4(2), 115-121.

Boren, K., Conrey, C., LeCoguic, J., Paprocki, L., Voight, M., & Robinson, K. (2011). Electromyographic Analysis Of Gluteus Medius and Gluteus Maximus During Rehabilitation Exercises. Int. Journal of Sports Physical Therapy, 6(3), 206–223.

Tables. On tables, no vertical line is used and each term should begin with a capital letter. All tables should be explained in the text.

Figures. Figures should be drawn on white papers and lines should be less than 1 mm wide. The left vertical and bottom horizontal lines is used. All the figures should be numbered in consecutive order.