Editor's article highlights
This retrospective collection showcases the full spectrum of research into sports represented at the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics. Ranging from injury epidemiology, nutrition, psychology to infectious disease risk, explore selected articles selected in August 2021.
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The Salzburg 10/7 HIIT shock cycle study: the effects of a 7-day high-intensity interval training shock microcycle with or without additional low-intensity training on endurance performance, well-being, stress and recovery in endurance trained athletes—study protocol of a randomized controlled trial
How to squat? Effects of various stance widths, foot placement angles and level of experience on knee, hip and trunk motion and loading
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BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation is an open access, peer reviewed journal that considers articles on all aspects of sports medicine and the exercise sciences, including rehabilitation, traumatology, cardiology, physiology, and nutrition.
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Annual Journal Metrics
49 days to first decision for all manuscripts
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173 days from submission to acceptance
21 days from acceptance to publication
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