Metrics of rehabilitation research capacity

Allen W. Heinemann*

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This article describes approaches to assessing rehabilitation research capacity and measuring capacity growth within the context of basic science, clinical research, health services research, and engineering and technology development. Related metrics are also described, including the selectiveness of research training programs, ways of measuring research productivity, the impact on education, clinical practice and policy, increasing and tracking retention, and measurement requirements.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1009-1019
Number of pages11
JournalAmerican Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Issue number12
StatePublished - Dec 2005


  • Metrics
  • Research Capacity
  • Research Summit

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physical Therapy, Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation
  • Rehabilitation

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