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]
Manolopoulos DE. Reaction dynamics. Bending or breaking the rules? Science 2002;296:664.
A journal article with 2 authors
[1]
Curry Rogers K, Forster CA. The last of the dinosaur titans: a new sauropod from Madagascar. Nature 2001;412:530–4.
A journal article with 3 authors
[1]
Griffin DM, Hoffman DS, Strick PL. Corticomotoneuronal cells are “functionally tuned.” Science 2015;350:667–70.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
[1]
Najman Y, Pringle M, Godin L, Oliver G. Dating of the oldest continental sediments from the Himalayan foreland basin. Nature 2001;410:194–7.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
[1]
Lißner K, Rug W. Der Eurocode 5 für Deutschland Eurocode 5: Bemessung und Konstruktion von Holzbauten. Berlin, Germany: Wilhelm Ernst & Sohn Verlag für Architektur und technische Wissenschaften GmbH & Co. KG; 2016.
An edited book
[1]
Badr Y, Chbeir R, Abraham A, Hassanien A-E, editors. Emergent Web Intelligence: Advanced Semantic Technologies. London: Springer; 2010.
A chapter in an edited book
[1]
Schwarzbach AE, Tomlinson PB. Anisophylleaceae. In: Kubitzki K, editor. Flowering Plants. Eudicots: Sapindales, Cucurbitales, Myrtaceae, Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer; 2011, p. 51–5.

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]
Andrew D. Watch This Stingray “Inhale” A Spider Crab. IFLScience 2015.

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. Applying Agreed-Upon Procedures: Highway Trust Fund Excise Taxes. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 2007.

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
[1]
Verkaik P. Enhancing networking protocols in widely deployed devices. Doctoral dissertation. University of California San Diego, 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]
Pilon M. How Do Kenyan 10K Runners Get to London? Through Raindrops in Oregon. New York Times 2012:SP9.

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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