American Journal of Sports Medicine

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American Journal of Sports Medicine  
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Discipline Health Sciences
Language English
Edited by Bruce Reider, MD
Publication details
History 1976–present
Publisher
SAGE Publications (United Kingdom)
Frequency Monthly
6.057 (2017)
Standard abbreviations
ISO 4 Am. J. Sports Med.
Indexing
ISSN 0363-5465 (print)
1552-3365 (web)
LCCN 76646332
OCLC no. 2314681
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American Journal of Sports Medicine is a peer-reviewed academic journal that publishes papers in the field of Sport Sciences. The journal's editor is Bruce Reider, MD. It has been in publication since 1972 and is currently published by SAGE Publications in association with American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine.

Scope[edit]

American Journal of Sports Medicine is a source of information for sports medicine specialists with the aim of improving the identification, prevention, treatment and rehabilitation of sports injuries. The journal acts as a forum for orthopaedic sports medicine research and education, allowing clinical practitioners the ability to make decisions based on scientific information.

Abstracting and indexing[edit]

The American journal of Sports Medicine is abstracted and indexed in, among other databases: SCOPUS, and the Social Sciences Citation Index. According to the Journal Citation Reports, its 2014 impact factor is 4.362, ranking it 1 out of 72 journals in the category ‘Orthopedics’.[1] and 6 out of 81 journals in the category ‘Sport Sciences’.[2] The journal's 5-Year Impact Factor is currently listed at 5.084.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Journals Ranked by Impact: Orthopedics". 2012 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Sciences ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2013.
  2. ^ "Journals Ranked by Impact: Sport Sciences". 2015 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Sciences ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2015.

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