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SICOT-J indexed in Scopus – Editors-in-Chief “very proud”

In July 2020, we were pleased to announce that SICOT-J had been accepted for indexation in Scopus, widely recognised as one of the world’s leading science databases. SICOT-J has now been listed under “Orthopedics and Sports Medicine” and “Surgery” and all content from 2020 to date has been included. The process of listing articles from 2015-2019 is in progress and we expect all content to be fully indexed by Scopus shortly.

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Helmet use linked to more arm and hand injuries in motorcycle crash patients, not less

The unexpected finding may be linked to how riders fall during accidents

Maybe parents are right to bristle when their infatuated offspring brings home a motorcycle rider: despite only making up 10% of vehicles on US roads, motorcycle riders comprise 40% of all traffic accident trauma patients. It’s risky business – even, it appears, when you do the right thing and wear a helmet. A new study published in the Open Access journal SICOT-J has found that, while it protects from the most severe injuries, wearing a helmet during a crash is associated with more arm and hand injuries.

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Instructions for authors updated as part of an active quality improvement process

SICOT-J is continually striving to improve in order to meet the expectations of its readers and authors.

As part of this ongoing development, we have recently updated the instructions for authors with new compulsory sections to be completed or inserted within article submissions.

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New 30% discount available to SICOT members publishing in SICOT-J

We are pleased to announce a 30% discount on article processing charges (APCs) for members of the Société Internationale de Chirurgie Orthopédique et de Traumatologie (SICOT) wishing to publish in SICOT-J. In 2021, the APC for SICOT members is €350 which represents a significant reduction on the usual charge of €500 (excluding VAT where applicable).

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DOAJ Seal awarded to SICOT-J demonstrating “best practice in open access publishing”

We are pleased to announce that SICOT-J, among 22 other EDP Sciences’ journals, has recently been awarded the DOAJ Seal which “is awarded to journals that demonstrate best practice in open access publishing”. Only around 10% of journals indexed in the DOAJ are awarded the DOAJ Seal, so it is a gratifying mark of recognition of the excellent work SICOT-J is doing.

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Introducing Andreas F. Mavrogenis, new Editor-in-Chief of SICOT-J

SICOT-J is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Andreas F. Mavrogenis as its new co-Editor-in-Chief. He replaces Dr. Hatem Galal Said who served tirelessly from 2015 and whom we thank wholeheartedly for his generous personal contribution to the journal. Dr. Mavrogenis will be responsible for overseeing the editorial process of the journal and will work closely with Dr. Jacques Caton, who continues to serve as co-Editor-in-Chief.

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New SICOT-J Special Issue: “HIP and KNEE Replacement”

New Editorial Board Members

SICOT-J is pleased to present the new special issue “HIP and KNEE Replacement”, guest edited by Cécile Batailler (Hospices Civils de Lyon), Sébastien Lustig (Albert Trillat Center) and Jacques Caton (Lyon, Institut d’orthopédie).

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SICOT-J welcomes three new editorial board members, bringing a wealth of experience and knowledge in Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology

New Editorial Board Members

We are pleased to announce the addition of three new members to the SICOT-J editorial board where they will support the Editors-in-Chief in all areas of the journal’s work publishing original clinical, basic and translational research in the field of orthopaedics surgery and traumatology.

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First articles published in SICOT-J Special Issue Series

SICOT-J has published the first articles in a series of special issues that are to be published in 2017.

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New partnership with ScienceOpen and SICOT-J

We are pleased to announce a new partnership with ScienceOpen to index content from SICOT-J on its platform. ScienceOpen is a freely accessible research network to discover and evaluate scientific information. The unified interface and filtering capabilities should provide a better search experience for researchers and more visibility for journals and publishers. ScienceOpen searches more than 27 million full text open access or article metadata records and puts them in context on an interactive platform.

You can engage with ScienceOpen by linking your author profile to ORCID, commenting, sharing and recommending content, as well as doing post publication peer review and creating your own collection from articles available on the platform.

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