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. 3 No. 1 (2023)

The Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association (CSCCa) is an official partner of 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: 2023, Volume 2 (Issue 1): 3, DOI#.

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


Validity of B-Mode Ultrasound for Body Composition Assessment in the Field

Shane Draper, Conner Dearden, Nate Jensen, Brett Holmes, Andrew Creer
Abstract 205 | PDF Downloads 85

In Deep Water: A Case Study on Kinematics in Deep Water Running

Stuart Evans, Rodrigo Bini
Abstract 80 | PDF Downloads 54

Test Transferability of 3D-MOT Training on Soccer Specific Parameters

Julia Phillips, Micaela Dussealt, Silvio Polly da Costa Valladão, Hannah Nelson, Thomas L. Andre
Abstract 245 | PDF Downloads 95

The Effects of a Novel Lateral Ankle Strengthening Program in NCAA Division III Football Players

Jeff Buxton, CJ Otwell, Jack Petit, Holton Gwaltney, Nikolas Grabiec, Samuel Luithle, Hayden Gerhart, Philip Prins
Abstract 464 | PDF Downloads 190

Relationships Between Pre-Match Training Load Variables and Matchday Countermovement Jump Height in NCAA DI Women’s Soccer

Silvio Polly da Costa Valladao, Julia Phillips, Adriana Logan, Thomas Andre
Abstract 204 | PDF Downloads 167
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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