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Sports Medicine & Musculoskeletal Disorders

Annals of Medicine

In the Sports Medicine & Musculoskeletal Disorders section of Annals of Medicine we consider for publication the latest advances in:

Arthroscopy Exercise Medicine Fracture Surgery Fragility Fractures
Hip Surgery Knee Surgery Osteoarthritis Osteoporosis
Pediatric Orthopedics Performance Medicine Sports Medicine Sports Surgery
Trauma Surgery


In addition, this section considers research related to the exercise sciences including physiatry, epidemiology rehabilitation, trauma and orthopedics, cardiology, physiology and nutrition.

Annals of Medicine

Q1 Rank

Two-Year Impact Factor 3.243
Five-Year Impact Factor 3.840

MEDLINE® Indexed

CiteScore 5.70

Editorial Board Member for Annals of Medicine

Meet the Section Editor

Nicola Maffulli MD, MS, PhD, FRCP, FRCS(Orth)

  • Department of Medicine, Surgery and Dentistry, University of Salerno, Italy
  • Queen Mary University of London, Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Centre for Sports and Exercise Medicine, Mile End Hospital, England
  • School of Pharmacy and Bioengineering, Keele University Faculty of Medicine, England
The most highly cited author in Orthopaedics, Professor Maffulli is a Consultant Orthopaedic and Sports Injury Surgeons. He has published more than 1,200 peer reviewed articles in scientific journals and 12 books, and has described more than 40 new surgical techniques in the field of knee, foot and ankle, fracture and sports surgery. Many have now become the standard of practice in these fields.
A keen free style wrestler and judo player in his younger day, his dream of going to the Olympics was granted in London: he organised the medical services for the judo and wrestling tournaments at the London 2012 Olympics.

Why is Annals of Medicine the Best Publication for Your Research?

Fully open access, general medical journal publishing articles under a CC BY license, allowing maximum sharing and reuse of articles to our international readership;

Publishing all scientifically valid research, including reporting of negative and null data, from translational to clinical research in all disciplines and therapy areas;

Led by an international editorial team of subject experts who ensure a constructive and rigorous peer review process;

Your research is promoted via a tailored, multi-channel approach to maximize visibility, readership and impact.

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