About the Journal

Research Directs in Health Sciences (ISSN: 2768 - 492X) is an open access, peer-reviewed journal. The journal encourages authors to submit research in the health sciences, epidemiology, physical activity, health disparities and other health-related lines of inquiry.

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Current Issue

Vol. 1 No. 1 (2021): Research Directs in Health Sciences

Research Directs: Publishes manuscripts as they are accepted. Published works are dated by year, volume (issue): manuscript number and DOI number.  Example: 2021, Volume 1 (Issue 1): 3, DOI#.

Publication Timeline: From submission to publication, manuscripts in RDHS take on average 29 days. Timelines may vary based on reviewer promptness and the time needed for authors to address revisions. 


The Knowledge and Use of Blood Flow Restriction Therapy in a Sample of Physical Therapists in the United States

Noa Mills, Mariah Elder, Molly Boyce, Matteo Evdokas, Stephen Ives
Abstract 6 | PDF Downloads 1

Student Perception of Online Learning Experiences Associated with COVID-19

Rebecca Elkins, Rhyanne McDade
Abstract 65 | PDF Downloads 24

Perception of Mental Illness in the African American Church Culture

Rhyanne McDade, James Peugh, Lori Crosby
Abstract 63 | PDF Downloads 30

Exercise as an Adjunctive Treatment for Substance Use Recovery

Jenn Lape Kaiser, Dana Ripley
Abstract 50 | PDF Downloads 30

Design of an Eccentric Recumbent Ergometer to Elicit Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness

Sara Harper, Frederick J. Peters, Brandon S. Pollock, Keith Burns, John McDaniel , Angela L. Ridgel
Abstract 119 | PDF Downloads 30

Advancing Health Science Research and Discovery

Gabe Sanders
Abstract 76 | PDF Downloads 21
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Scientific Impact

The aim of Research Directs in Health Sciences is to publish, concise research in the health sciences to advance health and wellbeing in society. While not required, the journal encourages authors to submit "Direct Original Research," which is a compact version of an original research manuscript. Learn more about Direct Original Research

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