The Scientific Journal of Sports Medicine is an international, open access, peer reviewed journal defined to promote and integrates scientific research, education, and practical applications of sports medicine and exercise science to maintain and enhance physical medicine that deals with physical fitness and the treatment and prevention of injuries related to sports and exercise. The journal aims to signify the focus upon clinical and experimental research in developing and understanding various aspects of sports medicine and exercise science. We encourage researchers' to present quality research from the fact that it is empirical: rather than merely theorizing about bringing new innovations by referring many published literature.
The journal welcomes submissions in various forms such as original, review, short articles, cases, commentaries, perspectives, etc. Selective articles are published after thorough evaluation among subject experts in the field. We use unique article tracking system to ease the authors searching options. With Creative Common Attribution Licensing, all the content published with us is permitted to use with proper citations.
The journal is committed to maximize the dissemination and impact of research by our Open Access niche. We believe in knowledge sharing under single roof to cover and disseminate interdisciplinary science helping the sports athletes to manage their pain and overcome sports injuries.
Department of Kinesiology
Colorado Mesa University
United States of America
Ophthalmology, School of Medicine
Wright State University
United States of America
Director of Fenway Medical
Department of Orthopedics
Sports Medicine and Physiology
National Pedagogical University of Bogotá
Consultant Neurologist and Director
Parkinson’s Clinic of Eastern Toronto
Movement Disorders Centre
Associate Clinical Professor
Department of Kinesiology
University of Georgia
United States of America
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