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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Vol. 4 No. 1 (2024)

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: 2024, Volume 4 (Issue 1): 3, DOI#.

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


Machine Resistance Curve Analysis of Seven Resistance Training Machines

Charles McMillin, Bridget Melton, Nicholas Murray, Chris D'Adamo
Abstract 63 | PDF Downloads 109

Does the Protein Concentration of Different Types of Dietary Supplements for Athletes Vary According to Protein Particle Length?

Juliana Vaccaro, Giuseppe Stefani, Leonardo dos Santos, Alessandra Pizzato
Abstract 154 | PDF Downloads 50

Consuming Caffeinated or Non-Caffeinated Energy Shots has No Effect on Mood or Performance

Jose Antonio, Tobin Silver, Peter Byers, Lia Jiannine
Abstract 1124 | PDF Downloads 167

The Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association (CSCCa) 2023 Salary Survey

Clare Quebedeaux, Greg Adamson, Jeanne Rankin, John E. Spurlock, Gabriel J. Sanders, Corey A. Peacock, Sandy Abney
Abstract 299 | PDF Downloads 2734
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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.