About Us

Japanese Society of Physical Therapy(JSPT)was founded by Japanese Physical Therapy Association in 2012 to enhance the academic activities of Physical Therapists. JSPT consists of 12 member societies and 10 member subgroups, and hosts academic conferences nationally and regionally.
It also publishes an academic journal "Rigaku Ryohogaku" (in Japanese)(8 times a year),and an English journal "Physical Therapy Research"(PTR)(twice a year) .

12 Member Societies

  • Japanese Society of Musculoskeletal Physical Therapy
  • Japanese Society of Physical Therapy Fundamentals
  • Japanese Society of Respiratory Physical Therapy
  • Japanese Society of Assistive Technologies in Physical Therapy
  • Japanese Society of Pediatrics Physical Therapy
  • Japanese Society of Neurological Physical Therapy
  • Japanese Society of Cardiovascular Physical Therapy
  • Japanese Society of Sports Physical Therapy
  • Japanese Society of Community-based Comprehensive Physical Therapy
  • Japanese Society of Physical Therapy for Prevention
  • Japanese Society of Physical Therapy Education

10 Member Subgroups

  • Japanese Society of Physical Therapy Section on Women's & Men's Health
  • Japanese Society of Physical Therapy Section on Nutrition & Swallowing
  • Japanese Society of Physical Therapy Section on School Health & Special Needs Education
  • Japanese Society of Physical Therapy Section on Oncology
  • Japanese Society of Physical Therapy Section on Occupational Health
  • Japanese Society of Physical Therapy Section on Psychiatry & Mental Health
  • Japanese Society of Physical Therapy Section on Orthopaedic Manipulative Physical Therapists
  • Japanese Society of Physical Therapy Section on Animal Practice
  • Japanese Society of Physical Therapy Section on Electrophysical Agents
  • Japanese Society of Physical Therapy Section on Management
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