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]
Baughman RH. MATERIALS SCIENCE: Putting a New Spin on Carbon Nanotubes. Science 2000;290:1310–1.
A journal article with 2 authors
[1]
Jenkins R, Burton AM. 100% accuracy in automatic face recognition. Science 2008;319:435.
A journal article with 3 authors
[1]
Schön JH, Kloc C, Batlogg B. Superconductivity in molecular crystals induced by charge injection. Nature 2000;406:702–4.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
[1]
Sobhian B, Shao G, Lilli DR, Culhane AC, Moreau LA, Xia B, et al. RAP80 targets BRCA1 to specific ubiquitin structures at DNA damage sites. Science 2007;316:1198–202.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
[1]
Hampel FR, Ronchetti EM, Rousseeuw PJ, Stahel WA. Robust Statistics. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.; 2005.
An edited book
[1]
Basedow J, Magnus U, Wolfrum R, editors. The Hamburg Lectures on Maritime Affairs 2011-2013. vol. 28. Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer; 2015.
A chapter in an edited book
[1]
Hartlep ND, Scott DP. Middle School. In: Scott DP, editor. Asian/American Curricular Epistemicide: From Being Excluded to Becoming a Model Minority, Rotterdam: SensePublishers; 2016, p. 55–68.

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 Journal de Traumatologie du Sport.

Blog post
[1]
Fang J. Male Worm Brains are Wired to Choose Sex Over Food. IFLScience 2014. https://www.iflscience.com/plants-and-animals/male-worm-brains-are-wired-choose-sex-over-food/ (accessed October 30, 2018).

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. Aviation Security: Significant Management Challenges May Adversely Affect Implementation of the Transportation Security Administration’s Secure Flight Program. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 2006.

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
[1]
Odom SA. Electronic health records: Overcoming obstacles to improve acceptance and utilization for mental health clinicians. Doctoral dissertation. Capella University, 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]
Gordon MR, Schmitt E. Defying Turkey, U.S. Will Arm Kurds in Syria. 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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