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Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.
  • We only publish original and unpublished articles. The authors guarantee originality and the absence of plagiarism, including self-plagiarism. They also guarantee that the manuscript does not violate the copyrights of third parties.
  • Text does not contain defamatory material, illicit, obscene, unlawful, invasive of privacy, hateful, xenophobic or ethically objectionable, threatening or contempt of Law.
  • The file will be sent in Microsoft Word, RTF or Open Office File format.
    Manuscripts in PDF format are not accepted.
  • The length of the article is between 5,000 and 12,000 words (abstracts, keywords and bibliography are excluded from this calculation). In case of reviews, the length is between 800 and 1,500 words.
  • The text meets APA bibliographic requirements and there are no references in the bibliography that are not cited in the text.
  • The document is free of data that identifies the author and co-authors to ensure an anonymous evaluation of the article.

Author Guidelines

Cost of publication: free.

General Requirements

  • Authors should ensure the accuracy of the quotes, charts, tables and maps.
  • Refrain from including irrelevant images and graphics in the article.
  • Keywords are very important for search engine positioning. To achieve a better dissemination of the work, please make sure your keywords are clear an precise.
  • If they want, authors can add at the end of the article, in an Acknowledgments heading, the financial support or subsidies received in the research.

Format Requirements

  • Graphics and images should be clear and easy to see. We cannot improve the quality of images.
  • All images, graphics and tables must be accompanied by a title and a source.
  • All images, graphics and tables should be placed where they will appear in the text.

Bibliographic References

The citation style chosen by this journal is the APA’s (American Psychological Association).The references in the text must follow an abbreviated format (Author, Year: pp.). The full reference list shall appear at the end of the article. Preferably include references from the last five years; It will increase the article possibilities of acceptance by the reviewers. Efforts should be made to minimize the number of footnotes.

Whenever possible, include the DOI for each article in the bibliographic list. Authors can use a citation generator of APA style to adapt their bibliography to APA 7th edition as the one in the following link:

The list of references should appear at the end and look as follows:

  • Printed Book by One Author:

Naheed, B. (2020). New adsorption-based biosensors for cancer detections and role of nanomedicine in its prognosis and inhibition. Springer.

  • Electronic Book by One Author:

Kleinman, A. (2020). The Illness Narratives: Suffering, Healing, and the Human Condition. Basic Books.

  • Several Books by One Author:

Bishop, P. (2018). Measurement and evaluation in physical activity applications: exercise science, physical education, coaching, athletic training, and health. Routledge.

Bishop, P. (2019). Fit over 50: make simple choices today for a healthier, happier you. Harvest House Publishers.

  • Book by Two Authors:

Rupa, M. & Raj, P. (2021). Inflamed: deep medicine and the anatomy of injustice. Farrar, Straus and Giroux.

  • Book by more than Two Authors:

Paul, S., Concannon, L., Khodaee, M., Henehan, M. (2019). AMSSM Sports Medicine CAQ Study Guide. Healthy Learning.

  • Collective Book with Editors:

Libby, P., Zipes D., Bonow, R., Mann, D., Tomaselli, G. (Eds). (2018). Braunwald's Heart Disease: A Textbook of Cardiovascular Medicine. 2-Volume. Elsevier.

  • Book Chapter:

Chau, N. & Ho, H. (2020). A Hybrid 0D–1D Model for Cerebral Circulation and Cerebral Arteries. In: M. Nash, P. Nielsen, A. Wittek, K. Miller, G. Joldes (Eds.) Computational Biomechanics for Medicine Personalisation, Validation and Therapy. Springer.

  • Journal Article:

Vila Pouca, M., Ferreira, J., Oliveira, D., Parente, M., Mascarenhas, T., Natal Jorge, R. (2018). On the effect of labour durations using an anisotropic visco-hyperelastic-damage approach to simulate vaginal deliveries. J Mech Behav Biomed Mater, 88, 120–126.

  • Video or Conference Presentation:

Pavord, I.  (2019, July 17). On respiratory conditions at Oxford personalised medicine conference [Video]. Oxford BRC.

  • Film:

Johns, B. (Director). (2019). The Medicine Buddha [Film]. Seis Content/ Eye Cue Films/ Premiere Picture.

  • Online Newspaper Article:

Gelgoot, E., Caufield-Noll, C., Chisolm, M. (2018). Using the visual arts to teach clinical excellence. MedEdPublish.

Taylor, A., Lehmann, S. and Chisolm, M. (2018). Integrating humanities curricula in medical education: a literaturereview [version 2]. MedEdPublish.

  • Printed Newspaper Article:

Patil, S. and Rohrer, J. (2021). An improved method for galactosyl oligosaccharide characterization. Journal of Chromatography B, 1184, p.122967.

  • PhD Dissertation:

Abdallah, S., (2020). Identifying Rare Genetic Variation In Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder. Yale Medicine Thesis Digital Library. 3876.

  • Blog Post:

Bhargava, H. (2020, December 11). Vaccines Are Close – But Right Now We Need to Hunker Down. WebMD.

The author may decide the section REFERENCES distribution in several sections, with bibliographics references criteria different from the general ones: for example, including a webography or a primary sources list, without necessarily following the order of these instructions.

Editorial Quality

  • The peer review process is rigorous in order to ensure the quality of the content published in the journal. We expect the authors to revise their texts following the suggestions of the reviewers. If the authors do not perform such reviews and do not submit comments back, the manuscript will be definitely rejected.
  • Some manuscripts may be of excellent quality, but be poorly written in English. This may be the case for authors whose native language is not English. In this case, we could request the authors to re-write the article completely, independent of the final punctuation the article may have obtained. We have an editorial service that can be hired by the authors to improve the writing expression of the article.

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