How to format your references using the Journal of Physiological Anthropology citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for Journal of Physiological Anthropology. 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. Asplund M. Astronomy. A stellar swan-song. Science. 2005;308:210–1.
A journal article with 2 authors
1. Girguis PR, Lee RW. Thermal preference and tolerance of alvinellids. Science. 2006;312:231.
A journal article with 3 authors
1. Shao B, Feng M, Zuo X. Carrier-dependent magnetic anisotropy of cobalt doped titanium dioxide. Sci Rep. 2014;4:7496.
A journal article with 7 or more authors
1. Miller SA, Collettini C, Chiaraluce L, Cocco M, Barchi M, Kaus BJP. Aftershocks driven by a high-pressure CO2 source at depth. Nature. 2004;427:724–7.

Books and book chapters

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

An authored book
1. Ibe OC. Elements of Random Walk and Diffusion Processes. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc; 2013.
An edited book
1. Clément G. Neuroscience in Space. 1st ed. Reschke MF, editor. New York, NY: Springer; 2008.
A chapter in an edited book
1. Zhao M, Childers BR, Soffa ML. A Framework for Exploring Optimization Properties. In: Moor O de, Schwartzbach MI, editors. Compiler Construction: 18th International Conference, CC 2009, Held as Part of the Joint European Conferences on Theory and Practice of Software, ETAPS 2009, York, UK, March 22-29, 2009 Proceedings. Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer; 2009. p. 32–47.

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 of Physiological Anthropology.

Blog post
1. Davis J. The Majority Of Europeans Say They Are Already Feeling The Impact Of Climate Change. IFLScience. IFLScience; 2017.

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. Airport Financing: Funding Sources for Airport Development. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office; 1998 Mar. Report No.: RCED-98-71.

Theses and dissertations

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

Doctoral dissertation
1. Cruz AA. Concordance between therapists’ self -reports and observers’ ratings of adherence to marital therapy [Doctoral dissertation]. [Malibu, CA]: Pepperdine University; 2009.

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. St. John Kelly E. PLAYING IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD. New York Times. 1994 May 29;148.

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 of Physiological Anthropology
AbbreviationJ. Physiol. Anthropol.
ISSN (online)1880-6805
ScopePhysiology
Orthopedics and Sports Medicine
Physiology (medical)
Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health
Human Factors and Ergonomics
Anthropology

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