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Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine News

Welcome to SAGE Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine News. Discover the latest news and cutting-edge research from SAGE’s highly-influential journals. Don’t forget to keep up-to-date with the latest calls for papers and submit your manuscript!

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HIP International

HIP International is the official journal of the European Hip Society. It is the only international, peer-reviewed, bi-monthly journal dedicated to diseases of the hip. HIP International considers contributions relating to hip surgery, traumatology of the hip, prosthetic surgery, biomechanics, and basic sciences relating to the hip. HIP International invites reviews from leading specialists with the aim of informing its readers of current evidence-based best practice. Impact Factor 1.055.

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Special Content and Resources

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Nutrition and Health

Special Issue: Sports Exercise and Nutrition
Guest Editor: Bruno Gualano and Edilson S Cyrino

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British Journal of Pain

This issue of the British Journal of Pain comes at the end of the International Association for the Study of Pain’s (IASP) year of "Pain after surgery." In a press release issued in January 2018 IASP President Judith A Turner said, "Hundreds of millions of people worldwide undergo operations each year. We hope physicians, nurses, other health-care providers, and researchers around the world join us as we work to improve education and raise awareness concerning postsurgical pain management."

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Global Spine Journal

Special Issue: Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Management of Degenerative Cervical Myelopathy and Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury

“We hope these guidelines will promote shared decision making among physicians, patients and their families, standardize care worldwide, and encourage future research to address existing knowledge gaps.”


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Clinical Rehabilitation

Special Issue: Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation

This issue brings together twelve papers concerned with musculoskeletal disorders, demonstrating both the range of problems and also the extent of the evidence – but also the need for more effective interventions and much better evidence.




Journal News

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Hand Therapy publishes the British Association of Hand Therapists 2017 Abstracts

The Annual Conference was held on November 10-11th 2017 in Norwich, UK.

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The Orthopaedic Journal of Sports Medicine continues to expand its global reach 

The American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM) now partners with 21 international societies in publishing OJSM. Read these recent top-read international papers:

Spanish Consensus Statement: CIinical management and treatment of tendinopathies in sport

Injury incidence and patterns among Dutch CrossFit athletes


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Foot & Ankle Specialist Call for Reviewers

Foot & Ankle Specialist (FAS) is a peer-reviewed bi-monthly journal offering clinical information for foot and ankle caregivers. Written and edited by orthopaedic surgeons and podiatrists, FAS offers the latest techniques and advancements in foot and ankle treatment through research reports and reviews, technical perspectives, case studies, and other evidence-based articles. Become a reviewer for FAS today!


Top-Read Articles

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Online Physical Therapy Protocol Quality, Variability, and Availability in Achilles Tendon Repair by Harry M. Lightsey, Peter C. Noback, Jon-Michael E. Caldwell, David P. Trofa, Justin K. Greisberg, J. Turner Vosseller

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Cortical and functional responses to an early protocol of sensory re-education of the hand using audio–tactile interaction by Raquel Metzker Mendes, Carlo Rondinoni, Marisa de Cássia Registro Fonseca, Rafael Inácio Barbosa, Carlos Ernesto Garrido Salmón, Cláudio Henrique Barbieri, Nilton Mazzer

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Wearable step counting using a force myography-based ankle strap by Kelvin HT Chu, Xianta Jiang, Carlo Menon

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Correlation of MRI Appearance of Autologous Chondrocyte Implantation in the Ankle with Clinical Outcome by Keith W. Chan, Richard D. Ferkel, Brian Kern, Sarah S. Chan, Gregory R. Applegate

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Appropriate Use Criteria for Hyaluronic Acid in the Treatment of Knee Osteoarthritis in the United States by Arup K. Bhadra, Roy Altman, Vinod Dasa, Karen Myrick, Jeffrey Rosen, Vijay Vad, Peter Vitanzo, Jr., Michelle Bruno, Hillary Kleiner, Caryn Just

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Effects and underlying mechanisms of unstable shoes on chronic low back pain: A randomized controlled trial by Juan Francisco Lisón, Borja Ortega-Santana, Álvaro Antón-Nogués, Palmy González-Requena, Cristina Vera-Hervás, Julio Doménech-Fernández, Daniel Sánchez-Zuriaga, Pablo Salvador-Coloma

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Outcomes following isolated posterior interosseous nerve neurectomy: A systematic review by Dennis J. Vanden Berge, Nicholas A. Kusnezov, Sydney Rubin, Thomas Dagg, Justin Orr, Justin Mitchell, Miguel Pirela-Cruz, John C. Dunn

Calls for Papers

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Journal of Hand Surgery (European Volume)

The leading hand surgery journal—now 10 issues a year!

This editorial is intended to guide those preparing an article for submission to the Journal of Hand Surgery (European Volume).

  • Impact Factor: 2.191
  • Rapid editorial reviewing: first response to papers within 4 weeks of submission
  • High visibility for maximum global exposure
  • Recommended professional English translation services on request

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Foot & Ankle Orthopaedics

Foot & Ankle Orthopaedics is a scholarly journal of the American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society (AOFAS). This open access medical journal offers original peer-reviewed articles and emphasizes surgical and medical management of foot and ankle disorders with a specific focus on reconstructive, trauma, and sports-related conditions utilizing the latest technological advances.

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Geriatric Orthopaedic Surgery & Rehabilitation

Geriatric Orthopaedic Surgery & Rehabilitation publishes the broad range of musculoskeletal disorders in the aging patient through research reports and reviews, technical perspectives, case studies, and other evidence-based articles. 

Please review the author guidelines for more information on each paper type.

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Therapeutic Advances in Musculoskeletal Disease

Open for submissions: Special Collection on The Role of Biosimilars in the Management of Rheumatic Diseases 

We aim to discuss the current evidence and controversies in clinical practice related to biosimilar development in specific rheumatic diseases (rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, and psoriatic arthritis).

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Upcoming Conferences

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) 2018 Annual Meeting

The AAOS Annual Meeting is the world’s largest meeting of orthopaedic surgeons and allied health professionals, featuring the latest information on orthopaedic treatments, advances, and research.

Stop by the SAGE booth and explore leading journals in Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine.

March 6-10, 2018
New Orleans, LA

The British Society for Surgery of the Hand Spring Scientific Meeting

3-4 May 2018
Cardiff, UK

American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM) 2018 Annual Meeting

The AOSSM 2018 Annual Meeting is attended by sports medicine specialists, practitioners, and AOSSM members, and plays an essential role in providing information on frontline research to the orthopaedics sports medicine community.

July 5-8, 2018
San Diego, CA

American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society (AOFAS) 2018 Annual Meeting

The AOFAS annual meeting is attended by orthopaedic surgeons, physicians, and allied health professionals in the field of orthopaedic foot and ankle surgery. Visit the SAGE booth for information on titles in orthopaedics, including Foot & Ankle International and Foot & Ankle Orthopaedics, publications of the AOFAS.

July 11-14, 2018
Boston, MA