APTA Magazine

The Preferred Publication For PTs

Frequency: Monthly (11 issues per year) | Circulation: 100,803 (BPA Audited, Dec. 2019)

APTA Magazine is the new name of APTA’s award-winning monthly magazine (previously titled PT in Motion) that brings essential information to the physical therapy community toward improving the health of society by maximizing movement. APTA Magazine is critical reading for all physical therapy professionals, regardless of experience level or practice setting. Full of news, columns, insights, and valuable tips, all illustrated in a fresh and energetic style, APTA magazine offers readers more of what they WANT and NEED, in the pages of APTA Magazine in print and online at apta.org/apta-magazine.

Whether your company is targeting directors of physical therapy facilities or the physical therapists on the front lines who provide hands-on rehabilitation care to millions of consumers each day, APTA Magazine is the perfect showcase for your company’s marketing message.

85% of readers find APTA Magazine useful.

Compared to the competition:

PT Products: 57%
Rehab Management: 57%

Editorial Calendar

Issue
Editorial Highlights
Ad Close
Art Due

December 2020

Countdown to APTA’s Centennial
Thoughts From Emerging Leaders and FAPTAs
Dizziness Rehabilitation 

Oct. 1, 2020 Oct. 12, 2020

February 2021

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in the Profession
A Valentine to APTA Members
Cybersecurity: 2021           

Nov. 25,2020

Dec. 10, 2020

March 2021

Theme Issue: PTs and PTAs as Change Agents
…In Washington and State Capitals
…In Practice Settings
…Domestically and Internationally

Jan. 1, 2021

Jan. 11, 2021

April 2021

Understanding Post-Intensive Care Syndrome
Workforce Planning
Environmental Practices

Feb. 1, 2021

Feb. 10, 2021

May 2021

PTs Role in Sleep Health
Uncompensated Care: Patients Who Can’t Pay [include noncovered services, not just pro bono]
CSM Wrap-up

Mar. 1, 2021

Mar. 10, 2021

June 2021

Theme Issue: The Next 100 Years in ...

  • Practice
  • Technology
  • Research

Apr. 1, 2021

Apr. 12, 2021

July 2021

PTs in the Emergency Department
APTA’s Branding Initiative After One Year: Its Accomplishments
PTs Treat Surfers

May 3, 2021

May 10, 2021

August 2021

The Effect of COVID-19 on Practice
A Guide for PTs and PTAs to Social Media, Blogging, and Other Online Tools
Reimbursement and Payment

June 1, 2021

June 10, 2021

September 2021

The Future of DPT Education
The Effect of COVID-19 on Higher Education
Technology in the Classroom

July 1, 2021

July 12, 2021

October 2021

PTs’ Role in Behavioral and Mental Health
Developing Leadership and Business Skills
PTs in Hospice and Palliative Care

Aug. 2, 2021

Aug. 10, 2021

November 2021

PTs Treat Gymnasts
Emerging Leaders and FAPTAs
Unusual Paths to the Profession       

Sept. 1, 2021

Sept. 10, 2021

December 2021/January 2022

Telehealth: 2022
Vestibular Rehabilitation and Physical Therapy
PTs as Inventors

Oct. 1, 2021

Oct. 11, 2021

 

 

 

 

 

Rates

4-color
1x
3x
6x
9x
11x

Spread

 $7,123

 $6,622

 $6,129

 $5,483

 $4,981

Full

 $3,880

 $3,608

 $3,294

 $2,988

 $2,716

2/3 page

 $3,591

 $3,341

 $3,052

 $2,763

 $2,512

1/2 page island

 $3,047

 $2,831

 $2,593

 $2,346

 $2,134

1/2 page

 $2,899

 $2,690

 $2,461

 $2,232

 $2,027

1/3 page

 $2,015

 $1,874

 $1,713

 $1,551

 $1,411

1/6 page

 $1,403

 $1,305

 $1,190

 $1,084

 $982

Cover II*

 $4,849

 $4,514

 $4,123

 $3,740

 $3,400

Cover III*

 $4,463

 $4,152

 $3,791

 $3,438

 $3,120

Cover IV*

 $5,236

 $4,871

 $4,454

 $4,029

 $3,668

Advertorial - Full page

 $4,290

$4,161

$4,077

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Advertorial - Spread

$7,552

$7,327

$7,178

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C-Suite Advertorial

$7,835

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*Premium positions

Content Marketing Opportunities

Tell your story through advertorials.

Advertorials

Reach your target audience and tell your brand’s story in your own words. Advertorials in APTA Magazine allow you to promote your products and services through the power of compelling editorial content.

  • Advertisers can reserve full-page or two-page advertorials.
  • Advertorials also appear in the APTA Magazine PDF edition.
  • Advertorial is supplied print-ready.

C Suite Q&A Advertorial

  • Your executives answer industry-related questions, showcasing them as an expert in the physical therapy profession.
  • Advertiser supplies content, high-res 300 dpi photo of interviewee, logo.

General Guidelines and Requirements

All content must be submitted in Word format for review by APTA's editorial team.

  • Any facts or statistics must be published in a peer-reviewed publication and cited in the advertorial. The word “Advertisement” must be clearly readable and appear at the top of the advertorial in size 12 font.
  • Advertorials must be suitable to print as-is. APTA is not responsible for any errors in content.
  • Necessary alterations are the responsibility of and at the expense of the advertiser.
  • All materials must be submitted in accordance with published deadlines and must meet criteria stated in advertising policy.
  • Advertisers must avoid the following fonts or others that could be mistaken for these fonts: Sans, Roboto, Roboto Condensed, and IBM Plex Serif.
  • Standard APTA Magazine ad file formats and specifications apply.
  • Materials that do not meet stated advertising specifications will be rejected.
  • Ask your account executive for submission processes and deadlines.

Learn More!

 

Ad Sizes

Placement
Size

Full Page

Bleed: 8.5" x 11.125"
Trim: 8.25" x 10.875"
Live Area: 7" x 9.75"

2/3 Page

Vertical: 4.5" x 9.75"

1/2 Page

Horizontal: 7" x 4.875"
Vertical: 3.375" x 9.75"
Island: 4.5" x 7.375" 

1/3 Page

Vertical: 2.175" x 9.75"
Square: 4.5" x 4.875"

1/6 Page

2.125" x 4.875"

2-Page Spread

Bleed: 17" x 11.125"

 

Print Ad Specifications

Provide PDF files created to PDF/X-1a:2001 settings. All fonts must be embedded in PDF.

  • For partial or nonbleeding ads, build design document to ad size.
  • For full-page ads that bleed, build design document to trim size (8 1/4 x 10 7/8" ) and extend the bleed at least 1/8" beyond trim size (include printer's trim and bleed marks when outputting the file).
  • No marks should be included in the bleed area.
  • Text and design elements not meant to bleed should have a safety of 1/2" from the trim to ensure they are not cut off.
  • All color must be converted to Process CMYK with spot designation removed.
  • Transparency layers must be flattened using high resolution setting or rasterized prior to creation of PDF and file submission.
  • Image resolution for continuous-tone-type images should be 300 dpi.
  • Colors must be CMYK; no ICC profiles, RGB, or Pantone colors.
  • Resolution of all photography and scanned illustrations must be at least 300 dpi; line art should be 600 dpi.

Publisher is not responsible for transparencies that are not properly flattened.

We do not accept application files like Adobe InDesign or QuarkXPress. Save files to PDF from these applications to PDF/X-1a:2001 settings.

Inserts

All inserts must be bound or tipped in. Free-standing inserts are not accepted. All inserts are priced individually. No price is firm until a sample is approved by APTA.

Production Contact

APTA
Attn: Julie Hilgenberg
juliehilgenberg@apta.org
800-999-2782, ext. 3183

APTA Magazine Products Marketplace Section

Designed specifically for companies seeking maximum impact on a limited budget, APTA Magazine’s Marketplace section is an excellent, cost-effective way to gain visibility for your company’s products and services.

Placement
Specs
Rates

1/6 page

2.125" x 4.875"

$575

Deadlines and ad specs above.

APTA Magazine's Continuing Education Marketplace

APTA Magazine’s Continuing Education Marketplace is the print resource for PTs, PTAs, and students researching providers, residency and fellowship opportunities, and more. In fact, PTs are more likely to read APTA Magazine FIRST over any other rehab publication, giving your opportunities maximum visibility.

4-color
Specs
1x
3x
6x
9x
12x

Full 

7.5" x 9.8125"

$2,335

$2,220

$2,150

$2,055

$1,985

1∕2 page

7.5" x 4.8125"

$1,755

$1,670

$1,620

$1,550

$1,500

1∕3 page

Vertical: 2.3125" x 9.8125"
Square: 4.875" x 4.8125"

$1,070

$1,020

$990

$950

$915

2∕9 page

Vertical: 2.3125" x 6.5"
Horizontal: 4.875" x 3.1875"

$635

$600

$590

$560

$540

1∕6 page

2.3125" x 4.8125"

$505

$480

$465

$450

$435

1∕9 page

2.3125" x 3.8125"

$375

$360

$345

$335

$325

Deadlines and ad specs above.