How to format your references using the Journal de Traumatologie du Sport citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for Journal de Traumatologie du Sport. 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]
Lucht RP. Chemistry. Femtosecond lasers for molecular measurements. Science 2007;316:207–8.
A journal article with 2 authors
[1]
Mizuno T, Kubo H. Overview of active cesium contamination of freshwater fish in Fukushima and Eastern Japan. Sci Rep 2013;3:1742.
A journal article with 3 authors
[1]
Doeller CF, Barry C, Burgess N. Evidence for grid cells in a human memory network. Nature 2010;463:657–61.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
[1]
Li J, Jiang F, Yang B, Song X-R, Liu Y, Yang H-H, et al. Topological insulator bismuth selenide as a theranostic platform for simultaneous cancer imaging and therapy. Sci Rep 2013;3:1998.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
[1]
Benitez M, Davidson J, Flaxman L. Small Schools, Big Ideas. San Francisco, CA, USA: Jossey-Bass; 2009.
An edited book
[1]
Mehlhorn H, editor. Nanoparticles in the Fight Against Parasites. vol. 8. Cham: Springer International Publishing; 2016.
A chapter in an edited book
[1]
Quarteroni A, Saleri F, Gervasio P. Sistemi lineari. In: Saleri F, Gervasio P, editors. Calcolo Scientifico: Esercizi e problemi risolti con MATLAB e Octave, Milano: Springer; 2012, p. 137–92.

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 Journal de Traumatologie du Sport.

Blog post
[1]
Hamilton K. How Songbirds Island-Hopped Their Way From Australia To Colonize The World. IFLScience 2016.

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. Federal Research Projects: Concerns About DOE’s Super Collider Site Selection Process. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 1987.

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
[1]
Casaburi JD. Wildfire-traversal of network address translation routers to provide end-to-end connectivity to firewalled hosts. Doctoral dissertation. California State University, Long Beach, 2010.

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]
Chira S. Another Powerful Woman. Same Sexist Attacks. New York Times 2017: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 titleJournal de Traumatologie du Sport
AbbreviationJ. Traumatol. Sport
ISSN (print)0762-915X
ScopeOrthopedics and Sports Medicine
Rehabilitation
Surgery

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