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British Journal of Sports Medicine

(BJSM) is the leading, peer-reviewed journal in sports medicine, with additional multimedia resources.

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British Journal of Sports Medicine (BJSM) is a Plan S compliant Transformative Journal.

British Journal of Sports Medicine (BJSM) is a multimedia portal for authoritative original research, systematic reviews, consensus statements and debate in sport and exercise medicine (SEM). We define sport and exercise medicine broadly.
BJSM’s web, print, video and audio material serves the international sport and exercise medicine community which includes 25 clinical societies who have over 13,000 members.
You can access BJSM on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Youtube as well as via our podcasts, blog and mobile app.

BMJ is delighted to launch a new event, BJSM Live! For more information, please visit the landing page>>

BMJ and BJSM are fully committed to ensure best practice in publication ethics. Please see our joint statement for further information >>

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Topical Issues

a female athlete teeing off in a golf competition

A collection of key resources, providing an overview of the current medical issues and research landscape in #GolfMedicine

a footballer's leg, kicking a ball

a focus on the latest multidisciplinary research in hip and groin pathology

wheelchair fencer

A global SEM team tackles some of sport’s toughest topics: Abuse, Racism, Ableism, Sexism, and Transphobia

a female athlete

“Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus” – answering the call for an increased focus on female-specific SEM research

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Strong, steady and straight: UK consensus statement on physical activity and exercise for osteoporosis

16 May 2022

Open Access Articles


BJSM accepts submissions of a wide range of article types, including original research, education articles and systematic reviews.

The Author Information section provides specific article requirements to help you turn your research into an article suitable for BJSM.

Information is also provided on editorial policies and open access

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Physical inactivity is associated with a higher risk for severe COVID-19 outcomes: a study in 48 440 adult patients
13 April 2021

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25 May 2022


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BMJ is delighted to launch a new event, BJSM Live. In partnership with the British Journal of Sports Medicine (BJSM), we will share the latest evidence and cutting-edge research, to give you expert advice on managing patients in your practice.

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