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Sports Medicine

Sports Medicine

Editors: R. Olney; S. McMillan

ISSN: 0112-1642 (print version)
ISSN: 1179-2035 (electronic version)

Journal no. 40279

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Editors (Adis International Limited, Auckland, New Zealand):

Steve McMillan

Roger Olney

Editorial Board:

E.A. Amsterdam, University of California School of Medicine (Davis), Sacramento, CA, USA

G. Atkinson, Health and Social Care Institute, Teesside University, Middlesbrough, UK

J.C. Baldi, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand

C. Boreham, University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland

M. Buchheit, Paris Saint Germain Football Club, Paris, France

R.M. Enoka, University of Colorado at Boulder, Boulder, CO, USA

C. Foster, University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, La Crosse, WI, USA

U. Granacher, University of Potsdam, Potsdam, Germany

T.M. Halliday, University of Colorado, Aurora, CA, USA

J.A. Hawley, Australian Catholic University, Melbourne, VIC, Australia

P. Hume, Auckland University of Technology, Auckland, New Zealand

W. Kindermann, Department of Sports Performance, Saarbrücken, Germany

W.J. Kraemer, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA

S. Kriemler, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland

D. Lavallee, Abertay University, Dundee, UK

C.J. Lavie, Jr., John Ochsner Heart and Vascular Institute, New Orleans, LA, USA

Y. Le Meur, AS Monaco Football Club, Monaco

J.P. Loenneke, University of Mississippi, University, MS, USA

S. Marcora, University of Kent at Medway, Kent, UK

R. Meeusen, Vrije Universiteit Brussel,Brussels, Belgium

T. Mündel, Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand

J.R. Poortmans, Universitie Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium

R.J. Shephard, University of Toronto, Brackendale, BC, Canada

P. Simon, Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz, Mainz, Germany

A. St. Clair Gibson, University of Essex, Colchester, UK

N. Stepto, Victoria University, Melbourne, VIC, Australia

M.S. Tenan, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA

J.S. Torg, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA, USA

W. van Mechelen, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, the Netherlands

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    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 in the sports medicine and exercise field. Major topics covered by reviews published in the journal include:

    • Sports medicine and sports science, including performance research.
    • The medical syndromes associated with sport and exercise.
    • The practical role that clinical medicine plays in sport, through injury prevention and treatment.
    • The medical use of exercise for rehabilitation and health.
    • The application of physiological and biomechanical principles to specific sports. 

    Sports Medicine also publishes:

    • Leading/current opinion articles providing overviews of contentious or emerging issues.
    • High-quality original research articles.

    Additional enhanced features (including slide sets, videos and animations) can be published with articles; these are designed to increase the visibility, readership and educational value of the journal’s content. In addition, articles published in Sports Medicine may be accompanied by plain language summaries to assist readers in understanding important medical advances. 

    All manuscripts are subject to peer review by international experts. Letters to the Editor are welcomed and will be considered for publication. 

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