Research Directs in Health Sciences is an open access, double peer-reviewed, internationally published journal, indexed on Google Scholar to track citations, h-index and i10-index for impact. The journal is a Crossref member for digital object identifier (DOI) number assignment and citation tracking.

Research Directs: Publishes manuscripts as they are accepted. Published works are dated by year, volume (issue): manuscript number and DOI number.  Example: 2024, Volume 4 (Issue 1): 3, DOI#.

Publication Timeline: From submission to publication, manuscripts in RDHS take on average less than 35-45 days. Timelines may vary based on reviewer promptness and the time needed for authors to address revisions. 


Risk of Disordered Eating, Exercise Dependence, Body Dissatisfaction, and Fueling Habits in Masters Trail Runners

Alyssum M. Reno-Smith, Dr. Kelly L. Pritchett, Keely A. Henninger
Abstract 0 | PDF Downloads 0

Impact of Firefighting Equipment on Aerobic Performance in the Forestry Step Test in New Firefighter Cadets: A Pilot Study

Ryan Conners, Robert Cochrum, Cristina Northcutt, Haley Radden, Dakota Powell, MaryAnn Wiethop
Abstract 18 | PDF Downloads 14

Qualitative Description of the Exertional Symptoms of Participants with Persistent Symptoms of Lyme Disease during a Low Intensity Resistance Training Intervention

Charlie McMillin, PhD, Dr. Bridget Melton, CSCS*D, TSAC-F*D, EP-C, Nicholas Murray, PhD, Chris D'Adamo, PhD
Abstract 34 | PDF Downloads 9

Health Science Approaches for Fall and Injury Prevention

Sara Harper
Abstract 47 | PDF Downloads 19