About the Journal

The mission of Research Directs in Health Sciences (RDHS) is to provide open access, high-quality research that links scientific discoveries in health, wellness, and medicine to direct application towards acheiving positive health outcomes. Research Directs is committed to a minimal cost, open-access publishing platform with an accelerated peer review process for researchers.

Open Access Statement

Open access content published in Research Directs is freely available to authors, readers, and institutions. Any user is allowed to read, copy, download, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of the articles, or use them for any other lawful purpose, without asking prior permission from the publisher or the author. This is in accordance with the BOAI definition of open access. 

Copyright is granted to the authors and is published by Research Directs. Accepted peer-reviewed manuscripts are open access immediately after publication.

Creative Commons License
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Aims and Scope

Research Directs in Health Sciences aims to enhance basic and applied research in all areas of health-related sciences. Authors are urged to submit concise and impactful research while avoiding excessive jargon in the form of Direct Original Research. To enhance both the quality and impact of research, authors should submit manuscripts with methodologies, concise results and direct application. The journal intends to provide researchers, practitioners, and students an advanced platform for both novel and cutting-edge practices within the aims and scope of the journal.

The journal aims to publish research in all fields of health sciences:

  • Healthy living
  • Physical activity
  • Workplace wellness
  • Childhood health
  • Adult health
  • Geriatric health
  • Mental health
  • Aging
  • Health disparities
  • Exercise
  • Weight loss
  • Medicine
  • Epidemiology
  • Treatment outcomes
  • Cardiovascular health and disease
  • Disease group and pathology
  • Exercise treatment of disease and disorders
  • Aspects of rehabilitation and therapy
  • Public health
  • Audiology
  • General practice
  • Pharmacology
  • Exercise physiology
  • Muscle physiology
  • Injury prevention
  • Movement science
  • Body composition
  • Biomedical aspects of health
  • Chemical aspects of health
  • Meta-analysis in health-related topics
  • Health interventions