About the Journal

Research Directs in Strength and Performance (ISSN: 2768 - 5187) is an open access, peer-reviewed journal. The journal encourages authors to submit basic and applied research in strength and conditioning and all aspects of sports performance.

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Submit Dissertation/Thesis for Peer-Review

Research Directs provides authors the opportunity to submit their dissertation or thesis for peer-review in an open access journal. Currently, The APC is currently waived for dissertation or thesis manuscripts, until early 2022. 

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Current Issue

Vol. 1 No. 1 (2021): Research Directs in Strength and Performance

Research Directs in Strength and Performance 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 RDSP take on averge 27 days. Timelines may vary based on reviewer promptness and the time needed for authors to address revisions. 


Comparison of Inter- and Intra-Individual Neuromuscular Patterns of Responses During Moderate-Load Bilateral Leg Extension Exercise

Taylor Dinyer-McNeely, Pasquale J. Succi, Caleb C. Voskuil, M. Travis Byrd, Haley C. Bergstrom
Abstract 138 | PDF Downloads 49

Mental State as a Governor of Human Performance

Tony Ricci
Abstract 510 | PDF Downloads 88

NFL Draft Prep Players Improve 40-Yard Run Times and Foot-Ground Kinetics

Monique Mokha, Tobin Silver, Pete Bommarito
Abstract 128 | PDF Downloads 57

Relationship Between Physiological Fatigue and Muscular Fatigue Assessed Utilizing Surface Electromyography Wearable Technology

Gabriel J. Sanders, Collin Herb, Roger O. Kollock, Ashley Bealka, Olivia Niemi, Clarke Blackburn
Abstract 129 | PDF Downloads 66

Advancing Strength and Performance Research in Discovery

Corey Peacock
Abstract 59 | PDF Downloads 21
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Scientific Impact

The aim of Research Directs in Strength and Performance is to publish, direct and concise research in strength and conditioning to advance scientific discovery in human performance. 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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