The Open Journal of Occupational Therapy

is a peer-reviewed, open-access journal with a mission to publish high quality articles that focus on applied research, practice, and education in the occupational therapy profession.
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OJOT announces a Call for Papers
for a special issue on Interprofessional Practice and Education. Click here for details!

Western Michigan University is accepting applications and nominations for the position of Chair of the Department of Occupational Therapy. Click here for more information.

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Current Issue: Volume 4, Issue 4 (2016) Fall 2016

Letter from the Editor

Applied Research


Perspectives of Individuals who Experienced Bullying during Childhood
Olivia Byjos, Jackie Dusing, Callyn Zartman, and Susan M. Cahill


Perceived Benefits of Kinesio Tape® Compared to Non-Kinesiology Tape and No Tape in Healthy Collegiate Athletes
Gregory Chown, Jennifer Innamorato, Marlee McNerney, Jennifer Petrilla, and Hillary Prozzillo


Fitness-to-Drive Screening Measure©: Patterns and Trends for Canadian Users
Sherrilene Classen, Shabnam Medhizadah, and Liliana Alvarez


Bangladesh Norms for a Gender-Specific Functional Fine Dexterity Test (FFDT)
Debra K. Lindstrom-Hazel, Umme Aeyman, Md. Julker Nayan, and Syed Shakawat Hossain

Topics in Education


OT Practitioners’ and OT Students’ Perceptions of Entry-Level Competency for Occupational Therapy Practice
Minetta Wallingford, Lisa J. Knecht-Sabres, Michelle M. Lee, and LaVonne Ellen St.Amand


Perceptions of Academic Fieldwork Coordinators Regarding the Value of Fieldwork in Emerging Areas of Practice
Victoria G. Wilburn, Kate E. DeCleene Huber, Julie Gahimer, Candace Beitman, and Elizabeth S. Moore

Opinions in the Profession


Reclaiming and Proclaiming the Use of Crafts in Occupational Therapy
Emily Leenerts, Cynthia Evetts, and Emily Miller

Occupation and the Artist


Diane Powers Dirette, Ph.D., OTL, FAOTA
Managing Editor
Ben Atchison, Ph.D., OTR/L, FAOTA
Associate Editor
Allison Chamberlain Fox, MS, OTR/L
Copy Editor
Cynthia J. Cunningham, Ph.D.
Art Editor
Jennifer Fortuna, MS, OTR/L

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Occupation and the Artist

The “Occupation and the Artist” section of OJOT highlights the use of art in the practice of OT and in the occupations of both consumers of OT services and its practitioners. Click here to explore this unique feature of OJOT.

Sponsor Profile

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