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Preparing your manuscript

Journal of Experimental Orthopaedics publishes the following article types:

Click the relevant link to find style and formatting information for the article you are going to submit.

Manuscripts should conform to the following reporting guidelines:

  • Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses: PRISMA
  • Randomized Clinical Trials: CONSORT
  • Observational studies: STROBE
  • Studies of diagnostic accuracy: STARD
  • Animal pre-clinical studies: ARRIVE
  • Other types of health-related research: Consult the EQUATOR web site for appropriate reporting guidelines.


Competing interest statements

Please note that Journal of Experimental Orthopaedics now requires authors to submit a competing interest form as a supplementary file for all submissions. The competing interest form can be found here.

For more information on identifying competing interests, please see our Editorial Policies page here.

Affiliated with

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

Annual Journal Metrics 2019

  • Speed
    77 days to first decision for reviewed manuscripts only
    74 days to first decision for all manuscripts
    111 days from submission to acceptance
    18 days from acceptance to publication 

    Usage 
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    Altmetric Mentions: 175