Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation

Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation

Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation is a new open access and open peer review* journal aiming to serve as a platform for researchers to explore enhanced exchange of scientific literature in the field of Sports Medicine. Open Peer Review allows immediate publication with transparency in peer review processing and avoids editorial bias.

Full-length research papers, short research papers (notes), reviews, Letters to the Editor, Observation articles and Null/Negative results as well are considered for publication, which could favor science.

Scope
  • Physiotherapy
  • Rehabilitation
  • Exercise Medicine
  • Sports Nutrition
  • Sports Psychology
  • Musculoskeletal Injuries
  • Muscle Cramps
  • Ankle Sprain
  • Sports Training
  • Various relevant specialties of Sports Medicine

Notification: Call for Papers

Researchers are cordially invited to contribute manuscripts for our upcoming issue of the journal. You may send your manuscripts as an Email attachment to sportsmedicine@oprscience.org

  • Caio Victor De Sousa, Catholic University of Brasilia, Brazil
  • Thanos Badekas, Department of the Metropolitan Hospital in Athens, Greece
  • Asmare Yitayeh, School of Medicine and Health Sciences, College of Medicine, University  of Gondar, Ethiopia
  • Bülent Elbasan, Faculty of Health Sciences, Gazi University Ankara, Turkey
  • Mário Simim, Department of Sports, Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil
  • Charlotte Hamlyn-Williams, Institute of Child Health, University College London, London
  • Yi Kyung Ock, Division of Kinesiology & Sports Studies, Ewha Woman’s University, South Korea
  • Junhao Huang, Department of Sports and Health, Guangdong Provincial Key Laboratory of Sports and Health Promotion, Guangzhou Sport University, China
  • Yichuan Liu, Center for Applied Genomics, USA
  • Roger de Moraes, Universidade Estácio de Sá, Brazil
  • Christoph Lutter, Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Sozialstiftung Klinikum Bamberg, Germany
  • Hani Mahmoud Nabih Mahmoud Eltair, Department of trauma, Hand, Plastic and Reconsructive Surgeries, Würzburg University hospital, Germany
  • Antonio Herbert Lancha Jr, Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil
  • Steven Ross Murray, Colorado Mesa University, USA
  • Kazumasa Nakagawa, Department of Physical Therapy, Faculty of Health Care, Takasaki University of Health and Welfare, Japan
  • Jianying Zhang, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh, USA
  • S A Tabish, Sher-i-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences, India
  • Miguel Ángel Rojo Tirado, Department of Health and Human Performance, Technical University of Madrid, Spain
  • Helmi Chaabene, Tunisian Research Laboratory ”Sports Performance Optimization”, National Center of Medicine and Science in Sports, Tunisia
  • Pawel Linek, The Jerzy Kukuczka Academy of Physical Education in Katowice, Poland
  • James R Ross, Florida Atlantic University, USA
  • Naiquan Nigel Zheng, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, USA
  • Gustavo Ferreira Pedrosa, Catholic University of Minas Gerais, Brazil
  • Nikos G Malliaropoulos, National Track & Field Centre, Sports Injury Clinic, Sports Medicine Clinic of S.E.G.A.S., Greece
  • Agnieszka Nawrocka, Department of Health-Related Physical Activity, The Jerzy Kukuczka Academy of Physical Education, Poland
  • Jennifer K Hewit, Sport Performance Research Institute New Zealand, AUT University, New Zealand
  • Vani Sabesan, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Wayne State University School of Medicine, USA
  • Lan-Yuen, Department of Sports Medicine, College of Medicine, KaohsiungMedicalUniversity, Taiwan
  • Barbara Rinaldi, Department of Experimental Medicine, Section of Pharmacology L. Donatelli, Centre of Excellence for Cardiovascular Diseases, Second University of Naples, Italy
  • Dongxia Ge, Tulane University Health Sciences Center, USA
  • Daniel Puciato, Faculty of Physical Education and Physiotherapy, Opole University of Technology, Poland
  • Lynn Cialdella Kam, School of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University, USA
  • Thomas Wesley Allen, University of Oklahoma, USA
  • Zoe Pafili, Volos General Hospital, Greece
  • JF Brun, University Hospital of Montpellier, France
  • Alessandro Nanni Costa, Italian National Institute of Health, Italy
  • Mohamamd Mohsin Khan, Allama Iqbal Open University, Pakistan
  • Y Gul Ozkaya, School of Physical Education and Sports, Akdeniz University, Turkey
  • Arja Uusitalo, University of Helsinki, Finland
  • Matteo Bonini, National Heart and Lung Institute (NHLI), Imperial College, UK
  • Sam Stuart, Newcastle University, UK
  • Loh Siew Yim, University Malaya, Malaysia
  • James M Daniels, Southern Illinois University, USA
  • Fabiano Politti, University Nove de Julho, Brazil
  • Shigong Guo, Nuffield Orthopædic Centre, Oxford University Hospitals, UK
  • Georgios Ntallas, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens , Greece
  • Ethem Kavukcu, Akdeniz University, Turkey
  • Angelo V Vasiliadis, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
  • Sedighe Kahriz, Tarbiat Modares University, Iran
  • Yi-Liang Kuo, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan
  • Maria Teresa Barreiros Caetano, Lisbon Higher School of Health Technology, Polytechnique Institut of Lisbon, Portugal
  • Reza Nuri, University of Tehran, Iran
  • Bahar Ozgül, Marmara University, Turkey
  • Shaguftha Sultana Shaik, Western University, Canada
  • Roya Khanmohammadi, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Iran
  • Trevor Archer, University of Gothenburg, Sweden
  • Geraldo Fabiano de Souza Moraes, Federal  University of Itajuba, Brazil
  • İlkim Cıtak Karakaya, Mugla Sitki Kocman University, Turkey
  • Hayri Baran Yosmaoglu, Faculty of Health Science, Baskent University, Turkey
  • Beatriz Fernandes, Escola Superior de Tecnologia da Saúde de Lisboa, Portugal
  • Wayland Tseh, University of North Carolina Wilmington, USA
  • Kursat Karacabey, Duzce University, Turkey
  • Raoul Saggini, “G. D’Annunzio” University, Italy
  • Renata Dessordi, Sao Paulo State University (UNESP/FCFAR), Brazil
  • Koichi Sakakura, Gunma University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan
  • Hongliang Zhang, Jilin University, China
  • Gopal Nambi S, Prince Sattam Bin Abdul Aziz University, KSA
  • Stasinopoulos Dimitrios, European University of Cyprus, Cyprus
  • Alberto Migliore, University of “La Sapienza”, Italy
  • Marilia Barbosa Santos Garcia, Universidade Nove de Julho, Brazil
  • Esra Giray, Marmara University School of Medicine, Turkey
  • Bernhard Rauch, Institut für Herzinfarktforschung, Germany
  • Emilia Mikołajewska, Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń, Poland
  • Yin Tin Chen, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, USA
  • Leah Walker, University of Texas Medical Branch, USA
The Effects of Localized Vibration on the Flexibility of the Spine and Lower Extremities: A Randomized Controlled Study (Version 2)
Research Article    Open Access
The Effects of Localized Vibration on the Flexibility of the Spine and Lower Extremities [Version 1, 4 Approved with Reservations]
Thomas W Allen, L Vince Lepak, Candace A Robledo and David M Thompson
Sports Med Rehabil. (2016) 1: 1.1
Original Submission [Version 1]         Download PDF
Received: September 15, 2016 Accepted: September 29, 2016 Published: October 20, 2016
Open Peer Review Status: 4 Approved with Reservations

Reviewer: Jianying Zhang, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh, USA     Download Review Report
Submission Date: November 07, 2016
Reviewer: Junhao Huang, Guangzhou Sport University, China     Download Review Report
Submission Date: November 07, 2016
Reviewer: Kazumasa NAKAGAWA, Takasaki University of Health and Welfare, Japan     Download Review Report
Submission Date: November 07, 2016
Reviewer: Steven R Murray, Colorado Mesa University, USA and Minnesota State University, USA     Download Review Report
Submission Date: November 07, 2016

Revised Submission [Version 2]         Download PDF
Received: February 14, 2017 Accepted: March 05, 2017 Published: March 15, 2017

Relationship between Kayaking Movement on Water and Physical Flexibility Among High-School Canoe Sprint Athletes (Version 1, 2 Approved with Reservations)
Research Article    Open Access
Relationship between Kayaking Movement on Water and Physical Flexibility Among High-School Canoe Sprint Athletes [Version 1, 2 Approved with Reservations]
Kazumasa NAKAGAWA, Tomoaki SUGAYA, Mitsunori OHSAWA, Hiroshi HIRAYAMA, Sumio NAGAO and Shizuko ISHIZAKA
Sports Med Rehabil. (2016) 1: 2.1
Original Submission [Version 1]         Download PDF
Received: November 24, 2016 Accepted: December 05, 2016 Published: December 10, 2016
Open Peer Review Status: 2 Approved with Reservations
Reviewer: Dong Wang, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh,
USA     Download Review Report
Submission Date: March 30, 2017
Reviewer: Steven Ross Murray, Colorado Mesa University, USA     Download Review Report
Submission Date: March 30, 2017

Balance of Substrates at Exercise in Athletes: Lipodependent vs Glucodependent Sports (Version 1, 2 Approved with Reservations)
Research Article    Open Access
Balance of Substrates at Exercise in Athletes: Lipodependent vs Glucodependent Sports [Version 1, 2 Approved with Reservations]
Jean-Frederic Brun, Emmanuelle Varlet-Marie, Marlène Fichou, François Bughin, Eric Raynaud de Mauverger, Christine Fédou and Jacques Mercier
Sports Med Rehabil. (2017) 1: 3.1
Original Submission [Version 1]         Download PDF
Received: January 24, 2017 Accepted: February 24, 2017 Published: February 28, 2017
Open Peer Review Status: 2 Approved with Reservations
Reviewer: Renata Dessordi, State University of São Paulo – UNESP, Brazil     Download Review Report
Submission Date: June 21, 2017
Reviewer: Esra Giray, Marmara University School of Medicine, Turkey     Download Review Report
Submission Date: June 24, 2017

Physical Exercise Ameliorates Symptoms of Anxiety and Depression
Editorial    Open Access
Physical Exercise Ameliorates Symptoms of Anxiety and Depression
Trevor Archer and Danilo Garcia
Sports Med Rehabil. (2017) 1: 4.1
Original Submission [Version 1]         Download PDF
Received: February 23, 2017 Accepted: March 28, 2017 Published: April 12, 2017
Ergogenic Effect of Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation During Rest and Submaximal Exercise (Version 1, 1 Approved with Reservations)
Research Article    Open Access
Ergogenic Effect of Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation During Rest and Submaximal Exercise [Version 1, 1 Approved with Reservations]
Hollie M Champion, Susanna Ek, Will R Frazier, Anna E Kinslow, Caroline W McClain, Tiago V Barreira and Wayland Tseh
Sports Med Rehabil. (2017) 1: 5.1
Original Submission [Version 1]         Download PDF
Received: March 13, 2017 Accepted: March 23, 2017 Published: March 27, 2017
Open Peer Review Status: 1 Approved with Reservations
Reviewer: Fabiano Politti, University Nove de Julho, Brazil     Download Review Report
Submission Date: July 19, 2017

Sudden Cardiac Death in Young Athletes
Editorial    Open Access
Sudden Cardiac Death in Young Athletes
SA Tabish
Sports Med Rehabil. (2017) 1: 6.1
Original Submission [Version 1]         Download PDF
Received: May 02, 2017 Accepted: May 15, 2017 Published: May 22, 2017
Mechanobiological Response of Tendon Stem Cells in Tendon Injury and Repair (Version 1, Awaiting Peer Review)
Review Article    Open Access
Mechanobiological Response of Tendon Stem Cells in Tendon Injury and Repair [Version 1, Awaiting Peer Review]
He Huang, Yun Riffle and Jianying Zhang
Sports Med Rehabil. (2017) 1: 7.1
Original Submission [Version 1]         Download PDF
Received: July 20, 2017 Accepted: July 28, 2017 Published: August 03, 2017
Open Peer Review Status: Awaiting Peer Review

Article Processing Charge (APC) of USD 500/Manuscript is charged for articles accepted for publication. APC supports the journal to cover production, maintenance and administrative expenses.

50% discount in the Article Processing Charges (APC) is provided for articles, where the editorial board member is the corresponding author.

Additional discounts/waivers are provided by evaluating case by case.