Research Article  |   November 2014
Guidelines for Contributors to AJOT
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Research Article   |   November 2014
Guidelines for Contributors to AJOT
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, November/December 2014, Vol. 68, S61-S65. doi:10.5014/ajot.2014.686S11
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, November/December 2014, Vol. 68, S61-S65. doi:10.5014/ajot.2014.686S11
Note. The Guidelines for Contributors is also available at the American Journal of Occupational Therapy manuscript processing system website; go to http://ajot.submit2aota.org and click on “Instructions for Authors.”
The American Journal of Occupational Therapy (AJOT) is the official peer-reviewed journal of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA). We welcome the submission of manuscripts that are relevant to the study of occupation and the practice of occupational therapy. These include articles on the following topics:
  • Incidence and prevalence of client factors and how they relate to participation in occupations (e.g., activity and participation, roles)

  • Patterns of occupational engagement in various populations (e.g., how people spend their time)

  • Relationship of engagement in occupations to health and development across the lifespan

  • Physiological and psychological mechanisms of health conditions and the ability to participate in occupations (basic science studies)

  • Interventions that fall within the scope of occupational therapy (clinical trials)

  • Health services research relevant to occupational therapy

  • Activity and participation, and quality of life

  • Health policy research relating to occupational therapy or the facilitation of participation and healthy engagement in occupation

  • Pedagogy relating to the education of entry-level or postprofessional occupational therapy students, interprofessional education, or continuing education of health professionals.

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