JRN is a peer-reviewed open access journal which publishes clinical and fundamental articles
in relation to neurorehabilitation for disorders of the central nervous system. This journal also deals with
reports on neuroscience, neurophysiology, engineering, and social science related to rehabilitation. JRN
does not accept for publication studies that have already been published elsewhere except in the form of a
Submission qualification and publication fee
JRN welcomes article submissions from not only members of the Jpn Soc Brain Funct Rehabil
but also non-members, and does not charge a submission nor a publication fee except for color pages; these will be charged
at a rate of 10,000 yen/page.
JRN publishes the following contribution types:
- Original Article
An original article is a full-length report of quality current research
within any field covered by the journal. In principle, it should provide a clear study aim, results, and theoretical
discussion based on the description of experiments and surveys.
- Review Article
A review article will usually be invited by the editors. Authors wishing
to submit a review article should send a brief outline to the editors before submission. It should focus on studies in
rehabilitation, explain primary research status and current problems, and discuss the significance of future studies.
- Brief Report
A brief report follows the same rigor and format of original articles and
communicates brief reports of data from an original research study. It includes preliminary studies which have a simple
research design or small sample size.
- Case Report
For case report, a publication of an original and/or interesting case report
which contributes to medical knowledge is encouraged. The case report should include an up-to-date review of previous
cases in the field.
- Research Note
A research note shows the trial results of a new intervention method, an analysis
method, or a new technology. It also includes a replication study. Although not as much novelty is required as for an original
article or brief report, a clear purpose, methods, results, discussion, and conclusion are necessary.
- Clinical Note
A clinical note aims to accumulate clinical findings. It is not as strictly examined
as case reports but is a textualized clinical experience.
- Tutorial Note
A tutorial note is also in principle invited by the editors. This is an educational
commentary which expresses a personal opinion about existing research or methodology on a particular topic.
In principle, the received manuscript will be peer-reviewed by members of the editorial board and assigned to
specialty reviewers, or reviewers with appropriate expertise. As this is a blind review, the identity of the reviewers is not known
to the authors.
- Journal Home (J-STAGE)
All full-text articles of JRN are
open-access provided by J-STAGE.
- Editorial Board Members
- Submission Guidelines
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instructions for authors. Information other than format rules of the manuscript is also described in this document.
- Microsoft Word Templates
We strongly encourage authors to use the following templates:
- EndNote style file (Clarivate Analytics)
- How to submit
Please send (1) Cover Letter and (2) Manuscript (Microsoft Word file including figures/tables) to "Editorial Committee of
Journal of Rehabilitation Neurosciences" as an e-mail attachment (
firstname.lastname@example.org ). The corresponding author exchanges e-mails with editors while all authors
should be listed in cc.
For resubmission, please also attach (3) Response to Reviewers.
If the author list does not include a native English speaker, please also send (4) A Certificate of English Proofreading.
- Japanese submission page is here.