Sports Medicine bridges the gap between science and practice in the promotion of exercise and health, and in the scientific assessment, study and understanding of sports performance. Regular features include: sports injury prevention and treatment; exercise for health; drugs in sport and recommendations for training and nutrition.

Designed as a superb reference source for physicians, sports medicine specialists, physiotherapists, exercise physiologists, team doctors and trainers alike, Sports Medicine focuses on definitive and comprehensive review articles that interpret and evaluate the current literature to provide the rationale for, and application of, research findings.

Sports Medicine also welcomes the submission of high-quality original research in the above fields.

Sports Medicine offers a range of additional features designed to increase the visibility, readership and educational value of the journal’s content. Each article is accompanied by a Key Points summary, giving a time-efficient overview of the content to a wide readership. Articles may be accompanied by plain language summaries to assist readers who have some knowledge of, but not in-depth expertise in, the area to understand the scientific content and overall implications of the article. The journal also provides the option to include various types of digital features including animated abstracts, video abstracts, slide decks, audio slides, instructional videos, infographics, podcasts and animations. All additional features are peer reviewed to the same high standard as the article itself. Peer review is conducted using Editorial Manager®, supported by a database of international experts. This database is shared with other Adis journals.

There are no publication charges for standard publishing in Sports Medicine; the journal offers the option of Open Access publication via Springer Open Choice (article processing charge €3,060 /US$3,860). Please click on the link below under ‘Publishing model’ for further information about this service.

Journal information

Editors
  • Steve McMillan,
  • Roger Olney
Publishing model
Hybrid. Open Access options available

Journal metrics

8.551 (2019)
Impact factor
9.761 (2019)
Five year impact factor
21 days
Submission to first decision
157 days
Submission to acceptance
1,789,514 (2019)
Downloads

Latest articles

Subscribe

eJournal
$199.00
Note this is only the net price. Taxes will be calculated during checkout.
  • Immediate online access with complete access to all articles
  • Downloadable in PDF format
  • Subscription expires 12/31/2020

About this journal

Electronic ISSN
1179-2035
Print ISSN
0112-1642
Abstracted and indexed in
  1. CAB Abstracts
  2. CNKI
  3. Dimensions
  4. EBSCO Academic Search
  5. EBSCO Biomedical Reference Collection
  6. EBSCO CINAHL
  7. EBSCO Discovery Service
  8. EBSCO Ergonomics Abstracts
  9. EBSCO Nursing and Allied Health Collection
  10. EBSCO Rehabilitation & Sports Medicine Source
  11. EBSCO SPORTDiscus
  12. EBSCO STM Source
  13. EMCare
  14. Google Scholar
  15. Institute of Scientific and Technical Information of China
  16. Japanese Science and Technology Agency (JST)
  17. Journal Citation Reports/Science Edition
  18. Medline
  19. Naver
  20. OCLC WorldCat Discovery Service
  21. ProQuest Agricultural & Environmental Science Database
  22. ProQuest Algology, Mycology and Protozoology Abstracts (Microbiology C)
  23. ProQuest Bacteriology Abstracts (Microbiology B)
  24. ProQuest Biological Science Database
  25. ProQuest Calcium and Calcified Tissue Abstracts
  26. ProQuest Central
  27. ProQuest Environmental Science
  28. ProQuest Health & Medical Collection
  29. ProQuest Health Research Premium Collection
  30. ProQuest Industrial and Applied Microbiology Abstracts (Microbiology A)
  31. ProQuest Medical Database
  32. ProQuest Natural Science Collection
  33. ProQuest Nursing & Allied Health Database
  34. ProQuest SciTech Premium Collection
  35. ProQuest Sports Medicine & Education Index
  36. ProQuest Virology and AIDS Abstracts
  37. ProQuest-ExLibris Primo
  38. ProQuest-ExLibris Summon
  39. Psyndex
  40. SCImago
  41. SCOPUS
  42. Science Citation Index
  43. Science Citation Index Expanded (SciSearch)
  44. Semantic Scholar
  45. UGC-CARE List (India)
Copyright information

Rights and permissions

Springer policies

© Springer Nature Switzerland AG