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Why a new sports and exercise medicine journal for clinicians?
  1. Karim Khan
  1. School of Industrial Relations, University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
  1. Correspondence to Karim Khan; karim.khan{at}

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There has been a massive expansion of sports medicine knowledge since BJSM was launched in 1966. ‘Journals’ themselves have transformed into media channels. In 2015, the target audience in sports and exercise medicine consists of physiotherapists, sports therapists, sport rehabilitators and trainers, athletic trainers, strength and conditioning coaches, as well as the doctors who founded BJSM.

Quality (read that as an antonym to ‘predatory’) Open journals play an important role in sports and exercise …

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