Cardiac Rehabilitation Journal Article Review
Find an article of interest to you in a professional journal on the topic of Cardiac Rehabilitation; read the article, then analyze it an write a review. You will submit a 2-3 page formally written Journal Article Review. Used the attached guidelines and sample format to help you develop your paper.
Your review should include: appropriate article selection, appropriate style, a discussion of major points presented in the article, clearly and articulate writing, a well organized discussion of the major points, and your thoughts, opinions and what you learned from the article.
When you are determining whether or not the article your found is a peer-reviewed article, you should consider the following questions:
Is the journal in which you found the article published or sponsored by a professional scholarly society, professional association, or university academic department? Does it describe itself as a peer-reviewed publication? (To know that, check the journal’s website).
Did you find a citation for it in one of the databases that includes scholarly publications? (Criminal Justice Abstracts, EBSCOhost Academic Search Complete, PsycINFO, etc.)? Read the database description to see if it includes scholarly publications.
Did you limit your search to scholarly or peer-reviewed publications?
Is there an abstract (summary) at the beginning of the article?
Is the tone of the article thoughtful, restrained and serious?
Does the article have footnotes or citations of other sources?
Does the article have a bibliography or list of references at the end?
Are the author’s credentials listed?
Is the topic of the article narrowly focused and explored in depth?
Is the article based on either original research or authorities in the field (as opposed to personal opinion)?
Is the article written for readers with some prior knowledge of the subject?
If your field is social or natural science, is the article divided into sections with headings such as those listed below?