OA Sports Medicine is a multidisciplinary open access 'peer reviewed'  journal that publishes basic and clinical research concerning all aspects of sports medicine:

Injury & Reconstruction of Ligaments      Arthroscopic Techniques

Anatomy, Biomechanics & Cell Biology      Children & Adolescents

Degenerative Joint Disease      Epidemiology of Sports Injuries

Female Athletes      Imaging Studies      Surgical Techniques

Specific Injuries   Training, Performance & Rehabilitation   Treatment Techniques


OA Sports Medicine is committed to publishing high quality 'peer reviewed' manuscripts that illustrate the most important and 'cutting edge' developments in all areas of  sports medicine.


OA Sports Medicine aims to:

Promote academic dialogue by facilitating international exchange and stimulating fair debate.

Further advance the discipline by the detailed step by step illustration of procedures or management.

Highlight significant advances in the field.

Provide a focus for research and development.

Challenge pre-conceived and untested ideas within the subject.

Revisit old controversies with new insights.

Educate and promote good practice and disseminate the latest experimental  and practical techniques.

Encourage ethical research and transparency in publication by adhering to the Association for Medical Ethics (AME) Ethical Rules of Disclosure.

Bring together knowledge from the different specialties involved in this very broad discipline, from the bench to the bedside and in practice.


OA Sports Medicine is devoted to the rapid dissemination of original works on principles, development, and applications within sports medicine.


We encourage biomedical researchers in all fields to publish results that challenge current models, doctrine or dogmas.


The primary objective of the journal is to serve the needs of this diverse community of researchers, providing a forum for prompt communication of original and innovative research findings that have relevance to sports medicine.


We would hope to provide a forum for true translational research where findings can be applied from 'bench to bedside' for the benefit of global health.


The wide scope of the journal reflects the broad and rapidly expanding nature of the field of sports medicine.

ISSN 2053-2040