Guidelines for evaluating research articles

Phillip Rumrill, Shawn Fitzgerald, Megen Ware

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

2 Scopus citations


The article describes the components and composition of journal articles that report empirical research findings in the field of rehabilitation. The authors delineate technical writing strategies and discuss the contents of research manuscripts, including the Title, Abstract, Introduction, Method, Results, Discussion, and References. The article concludes with a scale that practitioners, manuscript reviewers, educators, and students can use in critically analyzing the content and scientific merits of published rehabilitation research.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)257-263
Number of pages7
Issue number3
StatePublished - 2000


  • Evaluation
  • Guidelines for critique
  • Research articles

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Rehabilitation
  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health


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