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COVID-19 and impact on peer review

As a result of the significant disruption that is being caused by the COVID-19 pandemic we are very aware that many researchers will have difficulty in meeting the timelines associated with our peer review process during normal times.  Please do let us know if you need additional time. Our systems will continue to remind you of the original timelines but we intend to be highly flexible at this time.

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Featured Article: Anatomic study of the medial side of the ankle base on the joint capsule: an alternative description of the deltoid and spring ligament

Adult acquired flatfoot deformity (AAFD) is caused by impaired medial ligamentous structures and posterior tibialis tendon dysfunction (PTTD). The current study aimed to anatomically examine the medial ankle joint, focusing on the deltoid and spring ligaments in perspective of the joint capsule. It was reported that the capsules of the ankle, subtalar, and talonavicular joints could be detached as a continuous sheet. The deltoid and the superomedial ligament of the spring ligaments could be interpreted as a part of the continuous capsule, which had different histological features. Read More.iStock-932549384


About the Society

The European Society of Sports Traumatology, Knee Surgery and Arthroscopy is a professional society that represents Europe in the fields of degenerative joint disease and sports medicine. 


Aims and scope

Journal of Experimental Orthopaedics is an international journal that aims to bridge the gap between orthopaedic basic science and the clinics, and publishes papers across the entire orthopaedics field, including basic science and clinical research studies. The journal also welcomes translational and epidemiological studies, across all aspects of musculoskeletal disorders. It is the official Open Access journal of ESSKA, the European Society of Sports Traumatology, Knee Surgery and Arthroscopy. The journal ensures rapid peer-review and publication of high quality papers

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ESSKA supports research

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The European Society for Sports Traumatology, Knee Surgery and Arthroscopy (ESSKA) encourages its members to submit their research to the Journal of Experimental Orthopaedics (JEO). Not an ESSKA member yet?! Apply here

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Best Reviewers 2019

Join us in congratulating the JEO Best Reviewers for 2019. We appreciate their outstanding work and contribution: 

Akhram Aldawoudy (Egypt)

Reviewer Aldawoudy

Luca Macchiarola (Italy)

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Matthieu Ollivier (France)

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Affiliated with

  • The Journal of Experimental Orthopaedics is the official open access journal of ESSKA.

Annual Journal Metrics

  • Speed
    41 days to first decision for reviewed manuscripts only
    41 days to first decision for all manuscripts
    80 days from submission to acceptance
    16 days from acceptance to publication 

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