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Author Guidelines

Surabaya Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Journal provides a forum for publishing the original research articles, review articles from contributors, and the novel technology news related to physical medicine and rehabilitation including neuromuscular, musculoskeletal, cardiorespiration, pediatric, geriatric, and sport.

All papers submitted to the journal should be written in good English. Authors for whom English is not their native language are encouraged to have their paper checked before submission for grammar and clarity. English language and copyediting services can be provided by International Science Editing and Asia Science Editing. The work should not have been published or submitted for publication elsewhere. The official language of the manuscript to be published in SPMRJ is English.

The manuscript must be submitted in soft copy file. Manuscript should be typed using Word processing program. The font used should be Times New Roman, sizing 14 pt for the title, and 12 pt for others. Headlines are typed in bold, while Latin names are typed in italics. The manuscript which are typed in one half space with the margin should be 2.5 cm or 1 inch length, typed on A4 format. The length of article should not below 10 pages and should not exceed 12 pages. Authors should also follow the manuscript preparation guidelines.

 

1. FORMAT FOR RESEARCH REPORT

  • Title should be brief, specific and informative. The title must contain maximum 10 words (not exceeding 40 letters and spaces) with capital letter on the first word of the title. The title must be provided in English.
  • Name of Author(s) should include full names of author(s), address to which proofs are to be sent, name and address of the department(s) to which the work should be attributed and appointed accordingly with number (1) symbol.

Example:

David Sugiarto1, Hening Laswati2, and Hiroaki Kimura3

1 Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Faculty of Medicine, Universitas Airlangga/ Dr. Soetomo General Hospital -Indonesia

2 Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Faculty of Medicine, Universitas Airlangga/ Dr. Soetomo General Hospital -Indonesia

3 Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Hiroshima University Hospital - Japan

  • Abstract should be structured with concise description (contains not more than 250 words, formatted in single space, and done in one paragraph). The abstract must be provided in English. Footnotes, references, and abbreviations are not used in the abstract. Abstract in Research Reports should consists of “Background:”, “Purpose:”, “Methods:”, “Results:” and “Conclusion:” typed in bold within one paragraph.
  • Keywords contain 3-5 words and / or phrases and must be provided below the abstract. The key words must be provided in English, with standard scientific phrase or word. Each word / phrases in keyword should be separated by semicolon (;).
  • Correspondence should contain details of the author in charge with detailed mailing address and e-mail (Consists of full name, name of institution, mailing address, telephone number, Fax number and Email address).

 

  • Introduction comprises the problem’s background, its formulation and purpose of the work or case or review and prospect for the future. State the rationale for the study some references state the novelties and main problem. Introduction in literature reviews are followed by headline topics and exposures to be discussed.
  • Materials and Methods contain clear description on used materials and scheme of experiments as well as methods in order to enable other examiners to undertake retrial or duplication and validity checked if necessary. Reference should be given to the unknown method. Research ethics on animal and human subjects must be stated accordingly, if applicable.
  • Results should be presented accurately and concisely in logical sequence with the minimum number of tables and illustrations necessary for summarizing only important observations. Work should be reported in SI units. Undue repetition in text and tables should be avoided. Tables must be made in horizontal (without vertical line separation) for simple viewing. The titles and detailed explanations of the figures belong in the legends for illustrations (figures, graphs) not on the illustrations themselves. All non-standard abbreviations that are used must be explained in footnotes.
  • Discussion explains the meaning of the examination’s results, not repeating the result, in what way the reported result can solve the problems, differences and equalities with previous study and development possibilities. This section should include the conclusion of the reported work or case and suggestion for further studies if necessary. Make the discussion corresponding to the results, often should begin with a brief summary of the main scientific findings (not experimental result). The following components should be covered in discussion:
  1. How do your results relate to the original question or objectives outlined in the introduction section (what/how)?
  2. Do you provide interpretation scientifically for each of your results or finding presented (why)?
  3. Are your results consistent with what other investigators have reported (what else)?
  4. Or are there any differences?
  • Acknowledgements: Personal acknowledgements should be limited to appropriate professionals who contributed to the paper, including technical help and financial or material support, also general support by department chair person.
  • References should be arranged according to the Vancouver system. This journal suggests all researchers to use reference manager application (e.g. Mendeley, Endnote, Zotero, etc). References must be numbered consecutively in the order in which they are first mentioned in the text, and listed at the end of the text in numeric, not alphabetical order. Identify references in text, tables, and legends by Arabic numerals in superscript. References must be valid and taken within the last 10 years of publication, containing at least 70% of primary references (from journals, thesis, dissertations, and patent documents). Unpublished sources, such as manuscripts in preparation and personal communications are not acceptable as references. Only sources cited in the text should appear in the reference list. The name of authors must be written in consistency. The number and volume of journals must be included. Edition, publisher, city, and page numbers of textbooks must be included. Internet downloaded references must include the time of access and web address. Any abbreviation of journals must comply with dental index and medic index. All research reports should have more than 10 references.

 

 

2. FORMAT FOR CASE REPORTS:

  • Title should be brief, specific and informative. The title must contain maximum 10 words (not exceeding 40 letters and spaces) with capital letter on the first word of the title. The title must be provided in English.
  • Name of Author(s) should include full names of author(s), address to which proofs are to be sent, name and address of the department(s) to which the work should be attributed and appointed accordingly with number (1) symbol.

Example:

David Sugiarto1, Hening Laswati2, and Hiroaki Kimura3

1 Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Faculty of Medicine, Universitas Airlangga/ Dr. Soetomo General Hospital -Indonesia

2 Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Faculty of Medicine, Universitas Airlangga/ Dr. Soetomo General Hospital -Indonesia

3 Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Hiroshima University Hospital - Japan

  • Abstract should be structured with concise description (contains not more than 250 words, formatted in single space, and done in one paragraph). The abstract must be provided in English. Footnotes, references, and abbreviations are not used in the abstract. Abstract in Case Reports should consists of “Background:”, “Purpose:”, “Case(s):”, “Case Management:” and “Conclusion:” typed in bold within one paragraph.
  • Keywords contain 3-5 words and / or phrases and must be provided below the abstract. The   key words must be provided in English, with standard scientific phrase or word. Each word / phrases in keyword should be separated by semicolon (;).
  • Correspondence should contain details of the author in charge with detailed mailing address and e-mail (Consists of full name, name of institution, mailing address, telephone number, Fax number and Email address).

 

  • Introduction comprises the problem’s background, its formulation and purpose of the work or case or review and prospect for the future. State the rationale for the study some references state the novelties and main problem.
  • Case(s) contain clear and detailed description on presented case(s) including anamnesis and clinical examinations.
  • Case(s) management should be presented accurately and concisely in chronological sequence supported with figures and detailed descriptions on what was done.
  • Discussion explains the meaning of the examination’s results, not repeating the result, in what way the reported result can solve the problems, differences and equalities with previous study and development possibilities. This section should include the conclusion of the reported work or case and suggestion for further studies if necessary. Make the discussion corresponding to the results, often should begin with a brief summary of the main scientific findings (not experimental result). The following components should be covered in discussion:
  • Acknowledgements: Personal acknowledgements should be limited to appropriate professionals who contributed to the paper, including technical help and financial or material support, also general support by department chair person.
  • References should be arranged according to the Vancouver system. References must be numbered consecutively in the order in which they are first mentioned in the text, and listed at the end of the text in numeric, not alphabetical order. Identify references in text, tables, and legends by Arabic numerals in superscript. References must be valid and taken within the last 10 years of publication, containing at least 70% of primary references (from journals, thesis, dissertations, and patent documents). Unpublished sources, such as manuscripts in preparation and personal communications are not acceptable as references. Only sources cited in the text should appear in the reference list. The name of authors must be written in consistency. The number and volume of journals must be included. Edition, publisher, city, and page numbers of textbooks must be included. Internet downloaded references must include the time of access and web address. Any abbreviation of journals must comply with dental index and medic index. All Case Reports should have more than 10 references.
  1. How do your case management relate to the original question or objectives outlined in the introduction section (what/how)?
  2. Do you provide interpretation scientifically for each of your case management or finding presented (why)?
  3. Are your case management consistent with what other investigators have reported (what else)?
  4. Or are there any differences?

3. FORMAT FOR LITERATURE REVIEWS:

Although there are usually commissioned, authors are invited to discuse directly with the editor possible topics for review.

  • Title should be brief, specific and informative. The title must contain maximum 10 words (not exceeding 40 letters and spaces) with capital letter on the first word of the title. The title must be provided in English.
  • Name of Author(s) should include full names of author(s), address to which proofs are to be sent, name and address of the department(s) to which the work should be attributed and appointed accordingly with number (1) symbol.

Example:

David Sugiarto1, Hening Laswati2, and Hiroaki Kimura3

1 Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Faculty of Medicine, Universitas Airlangga/ Dr. Soetomo General Hospital -Indonesia

2 Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Faculty of Medicine, Universitas Airlangga/ Dr. Soetomo General Hospital -Indonesia

3 Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Hiroshima University Hospital - Japan

  • Abstract should be structured with concise description (contains not more than 250 words, formatted in single space, and done in one paragraph). The abstract must be provided in English. Footnotes, references, and abbreviations are not used in the abstract. Abstract in Literature Reviews should consists of “Background:”, “Purpose:”, “Reviews:”, and “Conclusion:” typed in bold within one paragraph.
  • Keywords contain 3-5 words and / or phrases and must be provided below the abstract. The key words must be provided in English, with standard scientific phrase or word. Each word / phrases in keyword should be separated by semicolon (;).
  • Correspondence should contain details of the author in charge with detailed mailing address and e-mail (Consists of full name, name of institution, mailing address, telephone number, Fax number and Email address).

 

  • Introduction comprises the problem’s background, its formulation and purpose of the work or case or review and prospect for the future. State the rationale for the study some references state the novelties and main problem. Introduction in literature reviews are followed by headline topics and overviews to be discussed.
  • Review contains points and detailed matters based on literature which correlates with the discussed subject, to be discussed in the discussion section.
  • Discussion explains the meaning of the review. This section should include the conclusion of the reported work or case and suggestion for further studies if necessary. Make the discussion corresponding to the results, often should begin with a brief summary of the main scientific findings (not experimental result). The following components should be covered in discussion:
  • Acknowledgements: Personal acknowledgements should be limited to appropriate professionals who contributed to the paper, including technical help and financial or material support, also general support by department chair person.
  • References should be arranged according to the Vancouver system. References must be numbered consecutively in the order in which they are first mentioned in the text, and listed at the end of the text in numeric, not alphabetical order (no limit, but usually below 50). Identify references in text, tables, and legends by Arabic numerals in superscript. References must be valid and taken within the last 10 years of publication, containing at least 70% of primary references (from journals, thesis, dissertations, and patent documents). Unpublished sources, such as manuscripts in preparation and personal communications are not acceptable as references. Only sources cited in the text should appear in the reference list. The name of authors must be written in consistency. The number and volume of journals must be included. Edition, publisher, city, and page numbers of textbooks must be included. Internet downloaded references must include the time of access and web address. Any abbreviation of journals must comply with dental index and medic index. All literature reviews should have more than 30 references.
  • All figures, illustrations and photos must be relevant, informative, concise, and referred if any, provided in file (JPEG, PNG, or TIFF format). The maximum number of figures, illustrations, photos, and tables in research report and literature review is 4 (four). The maximum number of figures, illustrations, photos, and tables in case report is 8 (eight). Written permission must be obtained for material that has been published in copyrighted material; this includes tables, figures, and quoted text that exceeds 150 words. Signed patient release forms are required for photographs of identifiable persons. A copy of all permissions and patient release forms must accompany the manuscript.
  • The editor reserves the right to edit the manuscript, fit articles into space availability, and ensure conciseness, clarity, and stylistic consistency. All accepted manuscripts and their accompanying illustrations will become the permanent property of the publisher, and may not be published elsewhere in full or in part, in print or electronically, without written permission from the publisher. All data, opinions or statements appeared on the manuscript are the sole responsibility of the author(s). Accordingly, the publisher, the editorial board, and their respective employees of the Surabaya Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Journal will accept no responsibility or liability whatsoever for the consequences of any such inaccurate or misleading data, opinions, or statements.
  1. How do your review relate to the original question or objectives outlined in the introduction section (what/how)?
  2. Do you provide interpretation scientifically for each of your review or finding presented (why)?
  3. Are your review consistent with what other investigators have reported (what else)?
  4. Or are there any differences?

4. FIGURE OR ILLUSTRATION

  • All figures, illustrations and photos must be relevant, informative, concise, and referred if any, provided in file (JPEG, PNG, or TIFF format). The maximum number of figures, illustrations, photos, and tables in research report and literature review is 4 (four). The maximum number of figures, illustrations, photos, and tables in case report is 8 (eight). Written permission must be obtained for material that has been published in copyrighted material; this includes tables, figures, and quoted text that exceeds 150 words. Signed patient release forms are required for photographs of identifiable persons. A copy of all permissions and patient release forms must accompany the manuscript.
  • The editor reserves the right to edit the manuscript, fit articles into space availability, and ensure conciseness, clarity, and stylistic consistency. All accepted manuscripts and their accompanying illustrations will become the permanent property of the publisher, and may not be published elsewhere in full or in part, in print or electronically, without written permission from the publisher. All data, opinions or statements appeared on the manuscript are the sole responsibility of the author(s). Accordingly, the publisher, the editorial board, and their respective employees of the Surabaya Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Journal will accept no responsibility or liability whatsoever for the consequences of any such inaccurate or misleading data, opinions, or statements.

5. TABLES

Tables should be submitted in the same format as your article and embedded into the document where the table should be cited. If your table(s) are in excel copy and paste them into the manuscript file. In extreme circumstances, excel file can be uploaded as supplementary file; however, we advise against this as they will not be acceptable if your article is accepted for publication. Tables should be self-explanatory and the data they contains must not be duplicated in the text and figures.

 

6. CITATION FORMAT

  • Citation format for journal articles:
  1. Amagliani RM, Peterella JK and Jung AP. Type of Encouragement Influences Peak Muscle Force in College - Age Women. Int J Exerc Sci. 2010; 3(4): 165-173.
  2. Manini TM and Clark BC. Blood Flow Restricted Exercise and Skeletal Muscle Health. Exercise and Sport Sciences Reviews. 2009; 37(2): 78-85.
  • Citation format for textbooks:
  1. Ellis H. The Skeletal Muscle. In: Clinical Anatomy: Applied Anatomy for Students and Junior Doctors 11th edn. Massachussets: Blackwell Publishing. 2006; pp. 433-448.
  2. Evetovich T and Ebersole K. Adaptations to Resistance Training. In: ACSM’s Resource Manual for Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription 5th edn. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. 2006; pp. 325-335.
  • Citation format for proceedings:
  1. Syafiar L. Titanium as metallic implant material. Prosiding TIMNAS V & Lustrum XVI. Surabaya; 2009. p. 16-20.
  2. Sutowijoyo A, Suardita K, Prasetyo EP. Restoring mastication by one visit endodontic as a preliminary treatment for immediate overdenture. Prosiding Temu Ilmiah Nasional IKORGI I. Surabaya; 2010. p. 131-4.
  • Citation format for thesis and dissertations:
  1. Munadziroh E. Karakterisasi, ekspresi dan kloning gen penyandi protein secretory leukocyte protease inhibitor membrana emnion sebagai kandidat untuk mempercepat penyembuhan luka gingiva. Dissertation. Surabaya: Pascasarjana Universitas Airlangga; 2008. p. 8-21

 

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Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.

  1. The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  2. The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, RTF, or WordPerfect document file format.
  3. Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  4. The text is single-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
  5. The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
  6. If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.
 

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