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]
Myneni SCB. Formation of stable chlorinated hydrocarbons in weathering plant material. Science 2002;295:1039–41.
A journal article with 2 authors
[1]
Raser JM, O’Shea EK. Noise in gene expression: origins, consequences, and control. Science 2005;309:2010–3.
A journal article with 3 authors
[1]
Davies JP, Chen FW, Ioannou YA. Transmembrane molecular pump activity of Niemann-Pick C1 protein. Science 2000;290:2295–8.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
[1]
Sekar N, Clark W, Dobson A, Coelho PCF, Hannam PM, Hepworth R, et al. Ivory crisis: Growing no-trade consensus. Science 2018;360:276–7.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
[1]
Yao Y, Liu S. Ultrasonic Technology for Desiccant Regeneration. Singapore: John Wiley & Sons Singapore Pte. Ltd; 2014.
An edited book
[1]
Lendlein A, editor. Shape-Memory Polymers. vol. 226. Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer; 2010.
A chapter in an edited book
[1]
Daidone A, Chiaradonna S, Bondavalli A, Veríssimo P. Analysis of a Redundant Architecture for Critical Infrastructure Protection. In: Lemos R de, Giandomenico FD, Gacek C, Muccini H, Vieira M, editors. Architecting Dependable Systems V, Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer; 2008, p. 78–100.

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 E. What does space sound like? IFLScience 2013. https://www.iflscience.com/space/what-does-space-sound/ (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. University Funding: Federal Funding Mechanisms in Support of University Research. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 1986.

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
[1]
Voss J. Supported housing program for severely mentally ill homeless individuals: A grant proposal. Doctoral dissertation. California State University, Long Beach, 2013.

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]
Kelly M. Clinton Campaign Skirted Taxes, Report Says. New York Times 1993:19.

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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