Journal Details

Sports Medicine International Open

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Publication Model
Open Access
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Journal Scope


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Sports Medicine International Open (SMIO) is an Open Access journal publishing the very latest research results and developments in sports medicine and exercise science. This publication covers basic and applied studies related to all aspects of exercise and performance science, providing a deeper understanding of biomedicine. The scientific scope of this journal includes:

  • Training & Testing
  • Orthopaedics & Biomechanics
  • Clinical Sciences
  • Nutrition
  • Behavioural Sciences
  • Physiology & Biochemistry
  • Immunology
  • Genetics & Molecular Biology

The journal publishes original papers, reviews, and letters to the editor. As an Open Access publication, all content is freely available to read online. SMIO is an Open Access companion journal to the International Journal of Sports Medicine.

Abstracting and indexing: PubMed Central, DOAJ, EBSCO, ProQuest

SMIO requires that authors follow the ICMJE (International Committee of Medical Journal Editors) recommendations for the Conduct, Reporting, Editing, and Publication of Scholarly work in Medical Journals. More information can be found here:

Reasons to Publish

Open Access journal – high visibility
Broad spectrum of exercise & sports medicine, clinical sciences
Listed in PMC
Global readership
Fast & fair peer review by leading experts
Option for accepted manuscripts to be published online within hours
Comfortable online submission
High-quality editorial services
International editorial board
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