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The journal "Bulletin of Rehabilitation Medicine" is a peer-reviewed open access journal that welcomes manuscripts from all countries in English and Russian of the following types: original researches, review articles (including systematic reviews and meta-analyses), clinical observations, multicenter studies, questionnaire surveys, short communications, as well as articles on educational, economic, organizational and methodological issues. On an irregular basis, the Journal publishes national and international guidelines, as well as critical updates on rehabilitation and health-resort treatment in separate online supplements.

The Journal covers current research and development of health science and disease risk reduction, modern methods of traditional and alternative medicine aimed at maintaining the health and rehabilitation of athletes, persons in hazardous professions, the population exposed to extreme and environmentally unfavorable conditions and environment.

Aim of the Journal – to be a platform for sharing best practices in the field of health protection and resumption, as well for improving and expanding knowledge in the field of medical rehabilitation.


  • Physical and rehabilitation medicine practitioners, clinicians in the field of neurology, cardiology, traumatology and orthopedics, pediatrics; physicians in functional and radiation diagnostics, balneologists, sports medicine specialists, physio- and occupational therapists, speech therapists, psychologists and other health professionals.

The main scope of the Journal:

  • Promoting advanced research in the field of medical rehabilitation and health resort treatment, implementing the best medical science achievements into practice;

  • Systematic publication of сontent in the field of neurology, traumatology, cardiology, pediatrics, physiotherapy, gastroenterology, oncology and other branches of medical science, contributing to the improvement of scholarly knowledge of medical personnel;

  • Regular and timely updating medical community on the latest achievements and developments in the national and foreign medical science and health care, fostering international academic collaboration;

  • Coverage and promotion of best practices in the field medical rehabilitation in patients with somatic diseases, dysfunction of the central and peripheral nervous system, musculoskeletal system, etc.

  • The Journal covers various issues in academic subject matters and fields of science:

  • Cardiology (medical sciences),

  • Pediatrics (medical sciences),

  • Neurology (medical sciences),

  • Oncology, radiation therapy (medical sciences),

  • Traumatology and orthopedics (medical sciences),

  • Rehabilitation medicine, sports medicine, physical exercise therapy, balneology and physiotherapy (medical sciences),

  • Rehabilitation medicine, sports medicine, exercise therapy, balneology and physiotherapy (biological sciences)

The Journal emphasizes vigorous peer-review with most rapid turnaround time possible from submission to publication to comply with the Editorial Policy of the Journal and the Guidelines for Authors.

All articles are accompanied by abstracts in Russian and English. In order to increase international coverage and access to the content of our articles, all disclaimers and ethical statements (e.g. disclosures, funding, acknowledgments), and all captions to figures and tables are available both in Russian and in English as well as a mandatory bibliometric information in both languages (e.g. author affiliations and bibliography).