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Submitting Manuscripts & Subscribing

How to Submit a Manuscript

Hand Therapy is a peer-reviewed journal aimed at hand therapists and surgeons, occupational therapists and physiotherapists and other hand specialists. Its purpose is to publish original articles and short reports on the theory and practice of hand therapy and related fields. Suitable material is not limited to the practice of physiotherapy and occupational therapy for the hand, but includes related fields where these are a matter of interest to those in the practice of hand therapy.

This Journal is a member of the Committee on Publication Ethics.

Please read the guidelines below, then visit the Journal’s submission site  to upload your manuscript. Please note that manuscripts not conforming to these guidelines may be returned.

  • Only manuscripts of sufficient quality that meet the aims and scope of Hand Therapy will be reviewed.
  • There are no fees payable to submit or publish in this journal.
  • Please read the full guidelines to authors before submitting your manuscript  

How to Subscribe

Subscriptions to Hand Therapy include online access to current issues and the archive of past issues. Members of BAHT will receive the journal as part of their membership fee. BAHT members can get full-text access through the membership area.

If you are not a member of BAHT then please click here for full subscription information.

Signing up to eTOC Alerts

Signing up to eTOC alerts means that every time any new Hand Therapy content is published online (either in an issue or online first) the user will receive an email listing the new content- the article title, authors and a link to the abstract. This encourages users to click through to read articles of interest thus increasing usage statistics and hopefully increasing the impact factor.

Setting up eTOC alerts is very quick and simple. Go to the registration page for eTOC alerts on the SAGE website.