Sports medicine journal available to journalists

September 18, 2006

On the hunt for a story idea? The American Journal of Sports Medicine (AJSM) invites journalists to its "PreView" Web site to see abstracts of articles accepted for publication. Off embargo, these abstracts are available at http://ajs.sagepub.com/pap.shtml approximately two months before the papers are published in the Journal. AJSM is the leader among 9 orthopaedic journals evaluated in the quality of scientific research published as well as in the number of times AJSM articles are subsequently cited in other publications (The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, Dec. 2005).

The American Journal of Sports Medicine is the monthly peer-reviewed scientific journal of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM). AOSSM is a world leader in sports medicine education, research, communication, and fellowship. The Society works closely with many sports medicine specialists and clinicians to improve the identification, prevention, treatment, and rehabilitation of sports injuries. Please visit www.sportsmed.org to learn more about AOSSM.

Journalists using the "PreView" service who are interested in obtaining a PDF of the entire pre-publication manuscript should contact AOSSM Director of Communications and Member Services, Patti Davis, at 847/292-4900.
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American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine

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