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. Begun DR. Anthropology. The earliest hominins--is less more? Science. 2004;303:1478–80.
A journal article with 2 authors
1. Gorkin DU, Ren B. Genetics: Closing the distance on obesity culprits. Nature. 2014;507:309–10.
A journal article with 3 authors
1. Caron J-B, Morris SC, Cameron CB. Tubicolous enteropneusts from the Cambrian period. Nature. 2013;495:503–6.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
1. Bowers PM, Cokus SJ, Eisenberg D, Yeates TO. Use of logic relationships to decipher protein network organization. Science. 2004;306:2246–9.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
1. Upreti SR. Process Modeling and Simulation for Chemical Engineers. Chichester, UK: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd; 2017.
An edited book
1. Lambris JD, Hajishengallis G, editors. Current Topics in Innate Immunity II. 1st ed. New York, NY: Springer; 2012.
A chapter in an edited book
1. Glazer S, Moliner C, Carmona C. An Integrated International Learning Model for Internationalizing I/O Psychology Programs. In: Griffith RL, Thompson LF, Armon BK, editors. Internationalizing the Curriculum in Organizational Psychology. New York, NY: Springer; 2014. p. 79–103.

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. Andrew E. Here Are Five Ways The World Could End [Internet]. IFLScience. IFLScience; 2015 [cited 2018 Oct 30]. Available from: https://www.iflscience.com/space/here-are-five-ways-world-could-end/

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. Opportunities for Improving Management of Local Telephone Service. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 1973 Mar. Report No.: B-146864.

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
1. Ringler I. Values satisfaction and participation in a community leadership program: A case study [Doctoral dissertation]. [Phoenix, AZ]: University of Phoenix; 2008.

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. Greenhouse L. PRISONERS GAIN IN SUIT ATTACKING LETHAL INJECTION. New York Times. 2006 Jun 13;A1.

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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