How to format your references using the Current Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Reports citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for Current Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Reports. For a complete guide how to prepare your manuscript refer to the journal's instructions to authors.

Using reference management software

Typically you don't format your citations and bibliography by hand. The easiest way is to use a reference manager:

PaperpileThe citation style is built in and you can choose it in Settings > Citation Style or Paperpile > Citation Style in Google Docs.
EndNoteFind the style here: output styles overview
Mendeley, Zotero, Papers, and othersThe style is either built in or you can download a CSL file that is supported by most references management programs.
BibTeXBibTeX syles are usually part of a LaTeX template. Check the instructions to authors if the publisher offers a LaTeX template for this journal.

Journal articles

Those examples are references to articles in scholarly journals and how they are supposed to appear in your bibliography.

Not all journals organize their published articles in volumes and issues, so these fields are optional. Some electronic journals do not provide a page range, but instead list an article identifier. In a case like this it's safe to use the article identifier instead of the page range.

A journal article with 1 author
1. Smaglik P. Building Nordic networks. Nature. 2002;420:A3, A5, A7.
A journal article with 2 authors
1. Shapiro B, Hofreiter M. A paleogenomic perspective on evolution and gene function: new insights from ancient DNA. Science. 2014;343:1236573.
A journal article with 3 authors
1. Irwin DE, Bensch S, Price TD. Speciation in a ring. Nature. 2001;409:333–7.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
1. Shimamura T, Shiroishi M, Weyand S, Tsujimoto H, Winter G, Katritch V, et al. Structure of the human histamine H1 receptor complex with doxepin. Nature. 2011;475:65–70.

Books and book chapters

Here are examples of references for authored and edited books as well as book chapters.

An authored book
1. Abdel-aleem S. The Design and Management of Medical Device clinical Trials. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.; 2010.
An edited book
1. Slattery JC. Interfacial Transport Phenomena. 2nd Edition. Sagis L, Oh E-S, editors. Boston, MA: Springer US; 2007.
A chapter in an edited book
1. Khandor E, Mason K. The Street Health Report 2007: Community-Based Research for Social Change. In: Kirst M, Schaefer-McDaniel N, Hwang S, O’Campo P, editors. Converging Disciplines: A Transdisciplinary Research Approach to Urban Health Problems. New York, NY: Springer; 2011. p. 57–68.

Web sites

Sometimes references to web sites should appear directly in the text rather than in the bibliography. Refer to the Instructions to authors for Current Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Reports.

Blog post
1. Davis J. Scientists Call For A Ban On Microbeads [Internet]. IFLScience. IFLScience; 2015 [cited 2018 Oct 30]. Available from: https://www.iflscience.com/environment/scientists-call-ban-microbeads/

Reports

This example shows the general structure used for government reports, technical reports, and scientific reports. If you can't locate the report number then it might be better to cite the report as a book. For reports it is usually not individual people that are credited as authors, but a governmental department or agency like "U. S. Food and Drug Administration" or "National Cancer Institute".

Government report
1. Government Accountability Office. Small Business Act: NASA’s Disadvantaged Business Advocate Not Reporting to Proper Management Level. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 1987 Apr. Report No.: GGD-87-50.

Theses and dissertations

Theses including Ph.D. dissertations, Master's theses or Bachelor theses follow the basic format outlined below.

Doctoral dissertation
1. Lauterbach JR. Golf in the Collective: Playing in Liminal Space [Doctoral dissertation]. [Carpinteria, CA]: Pacifica Graduate Institute; 2017.

News paper articles

Unlike scholarly journals, news papers do not usually have a volume and issue number. Instead, the full date and page number is required for a correct reference.

New York Times article
1. Burghardt LF. On the Curriculum, A Palette of Choices. New York Times. 2005 Dec 4;14LI20.

In-text citations

References should be cited in the text by sequential numbers in square brackets:

This sentence cites one reference [1].
This sentence cites two references [1,2].
This sentence cites four references [1–4].

About the journal

Full journal titleCurrent Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Reports
AbbreviationCurr. Phys. Med. Rehabil. Rep.
ISSN (online)2167-4833
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