The journals of The American Orthopaedic Society Association for Sports Medicine are sold as a package.
The journals are:
- The American Journal of Sports Medicine is a peer-reviewed scientific journal, first published in 1972. It is the official publication of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM)! The journal acts as an important forum for independent orthopaedic sports medicine research and education, allowing clinical practitioners the ability to make decisions based on sound scientific information.
This journal is a must-read for orthopaedic surgeons and specialists, sports medicine physicians, physiatrists, athletic trainers, team physicians, and physical therapists.
Topics covered include ACL - injury & reconstruction, arthroscopic techniques, basic science relevant to clinical sports medicine, including the subjects of anatomy, biomechanics, and cell biology, children & adolescents, degenerative joint disease, epidemiology of sports injuries, female athletes, imaging studies, surgical techniques for the knee, shoulder, elbow, and ankle, specific injuries including shoulder, knee and meniscus subjects, rehabilitation & training, sport specific subjects such as soccer, baseball and football issues, and treatment techniques.
- Sports Health: A Multidisciplinary Approach is an indispensable resource for all medical professionals involved in the training and care of the competitive or recreational athlete, including primary care physicians, orthopaedic surgeons, physical therapists, athletic trainers and other medical and health care professionals.
The journal publishes review articles, original research articles, case studies, images, short updates, legal briefs, editorials, and letters to the editor.
Published bimonthly, Sports Health is a collaborative publication from the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM), the American Academy of Pediatrics, the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM), the American Osteopathic Academy of Sports Medicine, the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA), and the Sports Physical Therapy Section (SPTS).
The American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM):
As a world leader in sports medicine education, research, communication and fellowship, The AOSSM is a national organization of orthopaedic surgeons specializing in sports medicine, including national and international sports medicine leaders. The AOSSM works closely with many other sports medicine specialists and clinicians, including family physicians, emergency physicians, pediatricians, athletic trainers and physical therapists, to improve the identification, prevention, treatment and rehabilitation of sports injuries.
Formed in 1972 primarily as a forum for education and research, the AOSSM has grown from its modest initial membership of fewer than 100 to close to 3,000.