STRUCTURE AND GUIDLINES FOR AUTHORS
Sportiva is the journal of Romanian Sports Medicine Society and
including: editorials, guides articles, original papers, clinical
studies, news in sport medicine. The articles are to be submitted
electronically to Editor-in-Chief or Managing Editor. Manuscripts are
considered if they are submitted only to Medicina Sportiva and
therefore should not be under consideration for publication elsewhere,
either in part or in whole. Authors are responsible for the scientific
context and legal aspects of the articles. Editors may make necessary
changes to articles in accordance with " Guidelines for authors".
manuscripts must be
submitted in English.
articles. Content: the article
must to include theoretical and practical aspects that must to be
report to actual researches in sport medicine. Size:
the article must to have no more then 12 pages. Format:
the text must to be compact and can has few subtitles. References:
must to be from last five years and priority have books, large
articles, monographs. Numbers of references must to be introduce in
original papers must to include fundamentals research and clinical
research regards diagnostic and treatment. Size:
6-8pages, 4-5 imagining documents (graphics, images, etc.). Format:
the text must to be structure in –introduction (present of
research), aim and scope of study, material and method, results,
discussion, conclusions (must to present personal conclusions). Numbers
of references must to be introduce in text.
manuscripts must to be edit in MS Word program
clinical aspects and research that can show new ways and conclusions
evaluation and clinic assessment,
therapeutic conclusions and evolution. Size:
3-5pages, 1-2 original demonstrations and researches. Format:
case report, discussion and comparative study in report with
actualities studies. Numbers of references must to be introduce in text.
illustrations, graphics should be introduce in Word
text. Arrangement: -
page setup format A4, margins-top 2cm, bottom =2cm, left =2cm, right
=2cm; font: Times New
bold, left alignment, without capital letter. Authors:
size=11, name and number that indicate affiliation; Institutional
affiliation, address: italic, size= 11; Contact
address – phone, email, postal address.
no more then 250words, size =10 (short presentation of aim and scope,
material, methods, results, conclusions). Key words:
3-5 words, size=10.
size=11, line spacing= single, one column, must to include
aim, scope, material, methods, results, discussion and conclusions.
in the text identify references by Arabic numeral in brackets, using
Oxford system. The list of references should include only those
publications witch are cited in the text. References should be
presented in consecutive order (as they are cited in the text). The
first six authors should be presented. Examples: a) papers published in
periodical: name of authors, initial of surname, years of publish,
title of paper, title of periodical (italic), volume, page (Traish A M,
Saad F, Guay A (2009). The Dark Side of Testosterone Deficiency: I.
Metabolic Syndrome and Erectile Dysfunction. Androl., 30(1):10 - 22);
b) edited books or monographs - name of authors, years of publish,
title of papers or capitol, title of book or monograph (italic),
editors, city, pages (Booth FW, Baldwin KM (1995). Muscle plasticity:
energy demanding and supply processes. In: Rowell LB, Shepherd JT
(eds). Handbook of physiology. Oxford University Press, New York, pp
Manuscripts are welcomed from all
countries, and may be submitted for consideration on the understanding
that they have not been previously published elsewhere, either in print
or electronically, and that they are not under consideration by any
other publisher. Authors wishing to include figures or text passages
that have already been published elsewhere are required to obtain
permission from the copyright holder(s) and to include evidence that
such permission has been granted when submitting their papers. Authors
are required to ensure that no material submitted as part of a
manuscript infringes existing copyrights, or the rights of a third
Research carried out on humans must be in compliance
with the Helsinki Declaration, and any experimental research on animals
must follow internationally recognized guidelines.
material received without such evidence will be assumed to originate
from the authors. Submission of a manuscript to Medicina Sportiva
implies that all authors have read and agreed to its content, and that
any experimental research that is reported in the manuscript has been
performed with the approval of an appropriate ethics committee.
receipt of a manuscript the editor will notify the corresponding author
that the submission has been received. Received manuscripts are first
examined by the Medicina Sportiva editors. Manuscripts with
insufficient priority for publication are rejected. Manuscripts not
prepared in the advised style will be sent back to authors without
scientific review. The manuscript will undergo a blinded review
process. Under this process the editor will forward (electronically)
the manuscript to two independent reviewers, members of the Scientific
Board. After the review process has been completed the main author will
be notified via E-mail either of acceptance, revision or rejection of
the manuscript. If revision was recommended, this should be completed
and returned to the editor within 4 weeks.