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: 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 342 | PDF Downloads 142 | DOI

Perception of Mental Illness in the African American Church Culture

Rhyanne McDade, James Peugh, Lori Crosby
Abstract 154 | PDF Downloads 113

Exercise as an Adjunctive Treatment for Substance Use Recovery

Jenn Lape Kaiser, Dana Ripley
Abstract 86 | PDF Downloads 52

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 190 | PDF Downloads 72 | DOI

Advancing Health Science Research and Discovery

Gabe Sanders
Abstract 109 | PDF Downloads 25