Journal abbreviation: British journal of sports medicine

The abbreviation of the journal title "British journal of sports medicine" is "Br. J. Sports Med.". It is the recommended abbreviation to be used for abstracting, indexing and referencing purposes and meets all criteria of the ISO 4 standard for abbreviating names of scientific journals.

Abbreviation rules

The table below outlines in detail the ISO 4 rules and matches to the ISSN maintained list of title word abbreviations (TWA) to derive the abbreviation.

TitleAbbreviationWord/Stem/Rule
BritishBr.matches the word "british"
journalJ.matches the word "journal"
ofRule 4.3: prepositions shall be omitted from title abbreviations.
sportsSportsNo abbreviation listed in TWA.
medicineMed.matches the word "medic"

Abbreviation systems

The abbreviation system known as ISO 4 is a standardized approach by the International Organization for Standardization for shortening journal titles. This uniform method ensures that journal titles are both consistent and easily recognizable in scholarly communication.

The abbreviation of journal titles follows ISO (International Organization for Standardization) for an array of subjects, NLM (National Library of Medicine) for biomedical sciences, and CASSI (CAS Source Index) for chemistry and related disciplines.

About the journal

Full journal titleBritish journal of sports medicine
AbbreviationBr. J. Sports Med.
ISSN (print)0306-3674
ISSN (online)1473-0480
NLM catalog0432520

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