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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Graziano Ceccarelli, Aslam Ejaz, Stefano Scabini, John Houten, Yu Zhao, and Tsung-Yuan Tsai.
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.
Explore musculoskeleletal and rheumatic content published in the September 2021 focus issue on patient and public engagement in research.
This Article Collection showcases original contributions on imaging in rheumatic and musculoskeletal disorders. Explore selected articles within this innovating speciality.
Publication date: March 2021.
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.
This February 2021 focus issue shined the spotlight on rare diseases, which included fibrodysplasia, ostomyelitis, myopathy, Kashin-Beck and and Behçet’s diseases.
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.
Read about the benefits of the effect of high-intensity exercise on metabolism, cardiac rehabilitation, musculoskeletal pain, and pulmonary disorders.
Publication date: May 2020.
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.
Annual Journal Metrics
46 days to first decision for all manuscripts
71 days to first decision for reviewed manuscripts only
161 days from submission to acceptance
14 days from acceptance to publication
2.355 - 2-year Impact Factor
2.996 - 5-year Impact Factor
1.396 - Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP)
0.837 - SCImago Journal Rank (SJR)
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