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International Journal of Sports Medicine

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Serving 40+ years as the proven go-to resource in sports science. A truly international publication!

This respected journal ensures fast access to the most relevant and up-to-date developments in sports medicine and exercise science. The wide range of topics covered in the International Journal of Sports Medicine (IJSM) include:

  • training & testing
  • orthopedic & clinical sciences
  • nutrition & behavioral sciences
  • physiology & biochemistry
  • biomechanics & immunology

The journal publishes original papers, reviews, and letters to the Editors.

The IJSM provides a forum for the publication of papers dealing with both basic and applied information that advance the field of sports medicine and exercise science, and offer a better understanding of biomedicine. IJSM is accompanied by Sports Medicine International Open - an Open Access journal publishing original papers, reviews, and letters to the editor.

Abstracting and indexing:

MEDLINE, Current Contents/Life Sciences, Science Citation Index, EMBASE/Excerpta Medica, and SCOPUS, and Elsevier BIOBASE/Current Awareness in Biological Sciences, EBSCO, ProQuest

Reasons to Publish

One of the leading journals in its field
Broad spectrum of exercise & sports medicine, clinical sciences
Listings in top indexing services
Global readership
Fast & fair peer review by leading experts
29 days from article submission to first decision
Option for accepted manuscripts to be published online within hours
Option for immediate publication after acceptance (Author Accepted Manuscript, AAM)
Comfortable online submission
High-quality editorial services
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