Publications & Media
Members of Sports Medicine Australia (SMA) have access to a range of publications and media that will keep them up-to-date with developments in sports medicine and sports science. These include:
Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport (JSAMS)
The Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport (JSAMS) is published by Sports Medicine Australia. The journal provides high quality, original research papers to keep members and subscribers informed of developments in the areas of sports exercise and medicine, sports injury, physical activity, and sports exercise and science. Produced monthly, it reflects SMA’s commitment to encouraging world-class research and to the continuing education of its members. The journal is the most cited research publication on sport medicine and sports science in Australia, and in the Thomson Reuters subject category “Sports Science” (which was released in June 2019) JSAMS is ranked 12/85, with a 2018 impact factor of 3.623.
British Journal of Sports Medicine (BJSM)
The British Journal of Sports Medicine (BJSM) online subscription is provided to all SMA professional members as part of their SMA membership. The BJSM is a multi-media information portal that provides original research, reviews and debate relating to clinically-relevant aspects of sport and exercise medicine. BJSM contributes to innovation (research), education (teaching and learning) and knowledge translation (implementing research into practice and policy). BJSM uses web, print, video and audio material to serve the international sport and exercise medicine community. BJSM’s blog and twitter account both feature in the top 10 of the Top 100 Sports Medicine Social Media Channels. BJSM’s 2018 impact factor is 11.645 (ranked #1 in sports sciences).
Sports Medicine for Sports Trainers
Sports Medicine for Sports Trainers provides an easily accessible, comprehensive and highly illustrated introduction to sports medicine and is the leading reference text in its field. Whether training for certification or accreditation as a Sports Trainer, or seeking an up-to-date manual on athlete care in a community sports context, this text makes all the information available in one handy resource.
The manual is available for purchase from SMA.