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Call for Papers: Patient and Public Involvement (PPI)

BMC Rheumatology and BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders welcome submissions on PPI in rheumatic and musculoskeletal research. The Editorial Board hopes that this will be a rich learning experience for both the public and researchers, and we've designed the Call for Papers to reflect this.

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High resolution biology

High-resolution imaging and genomic technologies are changing the way we view the environment, cells, chromosomes and molecules. Here we share recent highlights from the BMC Series journals.

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Robotic surgery

Guest Edited by:
Graziano Ceccarelli, Aslam Ejaz, Stefano Scabini, John Houten, Yu Zhao, and Tsung-Yuan Tsai.

Call for Papers: Digital Health

BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders welcomes submissions on Digital Health technologies in rheumatic and musculoskeletal care. Topics of interest include E-health, artificial intelligence, big data, mobile apps and wearable sensors.

Focus Issue: Patient and public involvement

Explore musculoskeleletal and rheumatic content published in the September 2021 focus issue on patient and public engagement in research. 

NEW: Advances & challenges in imaging rheumatic & musculoskeletal disorders

This Article Collection showcases original contributions on imaging in rheumatic and musculoskeletal disorders. Explore selected articles within this innovating speciality.

Publication date: March 2021.

Editor's choice collection: The Tokyo Summer Games

This retrospective collection showcases the full spectrum of research into sports represented at the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics. Ranging from injury epidemiology, nutrition, psychology to infectious disease risk, explore selected articles selected in August 2021.

Focus Issue: Rare disease

This February 2021 focus issue shined the spotlight on rare diseases, which included fibrodysplasia, ostomyelitis, myopathy, Kashin-Beck and and Behçet’s diseases.

Work and Musculoskeletal Health

Read our Article Collection on Work and Musculoskeletal Health from around the globe, ranging from systematic reviews to cohort studies, qualitative studies, and lab-based studies.

Publication date: October 2020.

High-intensity training: it's not just for athletes anymore

Read about the benefits of the effect of high-intensity exercise on metabolism, cardiac rehabilitation, musculoskeletal pain, and pulmonary disorders.

Publication date: May 2020. 

Osteoarthritis - from basic and translational approaches to clinical practice

Read the published content in this thematic series covering all aspects of research into osteoarthritis from studies investigating the underlying pathophysiological mechanisms through to those describing clinical practice.

Collection published: June 2019.

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