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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. Authors should also follow the manuscript preparation guidelines.

 

1. FORMAT FOR ORIGINAL RESEARCH

  • 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 written in Times New Roman 18.
  • 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. They must be written in Times New roman 12.
  • Running title: (max 50 characters including space)

  • Correspondent: Write down : the Author name, Author’s Institution (should comprise the department, institution (usually university or company), city and state (or nation), Author’s Institution address, Author’s phone number, email (Times New roman 12)

 

Tittle of your original research article (Times new roman 14)

Abstract (max 250 words)

Background: write your work/study background of this manuscript ……………….

Aim(s) (including purpose setting): state the objectives/aims of your study …………….

Material and methods: explain material and method for your study briefly……………….

Result: describe the study results ……………….

Conclusions: state conclusion from your study ……………….

Keywords: A list of 5-8 keywords, chosen from the Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) list, in an alphabetical order, separated by commas

Main text consist of:

  • Introduction 
  • Materials and Methods 
  • Result
  • Discussion 
  • Conclusion
  • Acknowledgement
  • References
For downloading the template of Original Research, you can clik HERE.

 

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 written in Times New Roman 18.
  • 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. They must be written in Times New roman 12.
  • Running title: (max 50 characters including space)

  • Correspondent: Write down : the Author name, Author’s Institution (should comprise the department, institution (usually university or company), city and state (or nation), Author’s Institution address, Author’s phone number, email (Times New roman 12)

 

Tittle of your original research article (Times new roman 14)

Abstract (max 250 words)

The abstract should be typed within one paragraph. Summarize the problem it addresses as the background, purpose of the report, description of the case, methods, case management, results, the important implication to future clinical practice and discussion. (Times new roman 12)

KeywordsA list of 5-8 keywords, chosen from the Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) list, in an alphabetical order, separated by commas

Main text consist of:
  • Introduction 
  • Materials and Methods 
  • Result
  • Discussion 
  • Conclusion
  • Acknowledgement
  • References

For downloading the template of Original Research, you can clik HERE.

 

3. FORMAT FOR LITERATURE 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 written in Times New Roman 18.
  • 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. They must be written in Times New roman 12.
  • Running title: (max 50 characters including space)

  • Correspondent: Write down : the Author name, Author’s Institution (should comprise the department, institution (usually university or company), city and state (or nation), Author’s Institution address, Author’s phone number, email (Times New roman 12)

 

Tittle of your original research article (Times new roman 14)

Abstract (max 250 words)

Background: write your work/study background of this literature review……………….

Aim(s) (including purpose setting): state the purposes/aims of your study …………….

Material and methods: explain briefly how literature searching, screening and data extraction were done……………….

Result: describe the literature review results ……………….

Conclusions: state conclusion from your literature review……………….

KeywordsA list of 5-8 keywords, chosen from the Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) list, in an alphabetical order, separated by commas

Main text consist of:

  • Introduction 
  • Materials and Methods 
  • Result
  • Discussion 
  • Conclusion
  • Acknowledgement
  • References

For downloading the template of Original Research, you can clik HERE.

 

For further question, please contact us via email spmrj.unair@gmail.com

 

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.
 

Copyright Notice

1. Copyright of this journal is possession of Editorial Board and Journal Manager, by the knowledge of author, whilst the moral right of the publication belongs to the author. The author submits the copyright transform agreement when the author sends the manuscript. Copyright Transform Agreement can be downloaded here

2. Legal formal aspect of journal publication accessibility refers to Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License (CC BY-NC), implies that publication can be used for non-commercial purposes in its original form.

 

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