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Open Access Journal of Sports Medicine

ISSN: 1179-1543

Aims and Scope

The Open Access Journal of Sports Medicine is an international, peer-reviewed, open access online journal that welcomes research, reviews and commentaries related to sports medicine. This informs advances in diagnosis, treatment and management of sports-related injury via the practitioner approach. 

Acceptable study types

The journal is of particular interest to orthopaedic surgeons and specialists; sports medicine physicians; athletic trainers; team physicians and physical therapists. 

Focus areas of the journal

Specific topics covered by the journal include:

  • Orthopaedic sports medicine
  • Basic science relevant to orthopaedic sports medicine
  • Epidemiology of orthopaedic sports injuries
  • Rehabilitation and training related to orthopaedic sports medicine
  • Paralympic sport
  • Orthopaedic Injury prevention
  • Original articles addressed to team physicians, athletic trainers, and physical therapists

Acceptable article types

The Open Access Journal of Sports Medicine will no longer consider meta-analyses for publication.