About This Journal

The Journal of Sports Medicine and Allied Health Sciences provides an interdisciplinary forum where initiatives involving the science, practice, and education of athletic training and allied health professionals can be shared. Our editorial and review boards are composed of practitioners, researchers, scholars, and educators from universities, hospitals, and private practices in the disciplines of sports medicine and allied health professions. It is because of these individuals that the journal continues to grow and provide an outlet for many researchers.

All articles are peer-reviewed by members of the editorial board and members of the peer review team. All articles are recognized, registered, and on file with The Library of Congress Catalog of Publications.

The Journal of Sports Medicine and Allied Health Sciences is a nationally indexed publication recognized and searchable from both the Directory of Open Access Journals and EBSCO.

Mission Statement

It is the mission of the Journal of Sports Medicine and Allied Health Sciences as the Official Journal of the Ohio Athletic Trainers’ Association to provide support to the scholarship of the organization, its members, and stakeholders.JSMAHS assists with the dissemination of scholarly work of researchers from all levels. The JSMAHS provides peer-reviewed and relevant research related to Sports Medicine and Allied Health Care professions.

Aims & Scope

The Journal of Sports Medicine and Allied Health Sciences is an open access online journal dedicated to publishing high-quality research papers related to current topics in athletic training and closely related health sciences. It is our aim to give academicians, researchers, and students an avenue to promote, share, and discuss contemporary issues, advancements, and developments in different areas of sports medicine. This journal will contain peer-reviewed, scholarly research twice a year, with a special edition coinciding with the Ohio Athletic Trainer’s Association meeting. Papers submitted for review to the JSMAHS must not have been published previously, and must not be under review with another publication at any time during the review process.