The Philippine Journal of Allied Health Sciences

The Official Publication of the College of Rehabilitation Sciences-University of Santo Tomas
Its mission is to produce quality researches on physical and occupational clinical practice, fitness and exercise that will enhance performance, promote wellness in the prevention of diseases and improve function among healthy and physically challenged individuals.
The PJAHS is a peer reviewed journal which encourages authors to publish original scholarly articles in the field of human biomechanics, exercise physiology, physical activity in pediatrics and geriatrics, ergonomics, physiologic profiling of athletes, sports injury monitoring and clinical practice patterns.
Editor-in-Chief
  • Ivan Neil B. Gomez
    PhD, MAED, OTRP, OT, OTR
Associate Editors
  • Donald Lipardo
    PhD, MSPT, PTRP
  • Donald Manlapaz
    PhD, MSPT, PTRP
Managing Editors
  • Catherine Joy Escuadra
    MHPED, PTRP
  • Kim Gerald Medallon
    MHPED, OTRP
Review Board
  • Valentin Dones III
    PhD, MSPT, PTRP
  • Reil Vinard Espino
    MSHMS, CSCS
  • Paulin Grace M. Espino
    MASPED, OTRP
  • Karen Leslie Pineda
    MPH
Editorial Advisory Board
  • Consuelo G. Suarez
    PhD, MD
  • Anne Marie C. Aseron
    MSPT, PTRP
Ethics Consultant
  • Anna Lea Enriquez
    MD
Editorial Staff
  • Archelle Callejo, MSPH, PTRP
    Editorial Staff
  • Zyra Villamor, MOH, PTRP
    Editorial Staff
  • Lyle Patrick Tangcuangco, MSPT, PTRP
    Editorial Staff
  • Jazzmine Gale Flores, PTRP
    Editorial Staff
International Academic Editors
  • Genejane Adarlo, MD, PhD
    Ateneo de Manila University, Philippines
  • Tsuyoshi Asai, PhD
    Kobe Gakuin University, Japan
  • Alvin Atlas, MSPT
    Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, Australia
  • Stephanie Balid-Attwell, OTR, PhD
    Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia
  • Rumpa Boonsinsukh, PhD
    Srinakharinwirot University, Thailand
  • Umar Mohammad Bello, PT, MsC
    The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
  • Mary Monica Bueno, MD, FPARM
    University of Santo Tomas, Philippines
  • Ke-Vin Chang, MD, PhD
    National Taiwan University Hospital, Taiwan
  • Supat Chupradit, PhD
    Chiang Mai University, Thailand
  • Jesus Alfonso Datu, PhD
    Education University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
  • Janine Margarita Dizon, MSPT, PhD
    Joanna Briggs Institute, Australia
  • Karen Grimmer, PhD
    Stellenbosch University, South Australia
  • Usa Karukunchit, PhD
    Saint Louis College, Thailand
  • Masayoshi Kubo, PT, ScD
    Niigata University of Health and Welfare, Japan
  • Cynthia YY Lai, OTR, PhD
    The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
  • Lucylynn Lizarondo, PhD
    Joanna Briggs Institute, Australia
  • Ritzmond Loa RN, PhDc
    University of Santo Tomas, Philippines
  • Steve Milanese, PhD
    University of South Australia, Australia
  • Ruth Segal, OTR, PhD
    Seton Hall University, USA
  • Sean Sullivan, PhD
    California Baptist University, USA
  • Davynn GH Tan, PhD
    Singapore Institute of Technology, Singapore
  • Gian Carlo Torres, PhD
    University of Santo Tomas, Philippines
  • Atsuhiro Tsubaki, PhD
    Niigata University of Health and Welfare, Japan
  • Jeric Uy, PhD
    University of South Australia, Australia
  • Les Paul Valdez, MAN, RN
    University of Santo Tomas, Philippines
  • Candance Vickers, CCC-CLP, PhD
    California Baptist University, USA
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