L. Bruce Gladden to Edit Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise
ACSM Fellow, journal chief is Auburn University professor
The American College of Sports Medicine announces that L. Bruce Gladden, Ph.D., FACSM, has been appointed editor-in-chief of its flagship journal, Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise®, effective January 1, 2014. ACSM is the largest sports medicine and exercise science organization in the world. With more than 50,000 professional members worldwide, ACSM is dedicated to advancing, integrating, and translating scientific research in exercise science and sports medicine to provide educational and practical applications to improve human health, performance, and well-being.
For over 40 years, Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise® has featured cutting-edge original research reports from basic and applied investigations and clinical studies, and comprehensive reviews on current topics in sports medicine and exercise science. This leading multidisciplinary journal provides research scientists, clinical physicians, physiatrists, physical therapists, team physicians, athletic trainers and other professionals a vital exchange of information from basic and applied science, medicine, education and allied health fields. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise® serves 10,000 subscribers and has an impact factor of 4.475, ranking it number 4 of 84 journals in the subject category of Sport Sciences in the ISI Web of Knowledge. This is the highest ranking of any journal in this subject category that is not primarily a review journal.
L. Bruce Gladden is a professor in the School of Kinesiology and Humana-Germany-Sherman Distinguished Professor in Education at Auburn University, and a Fellow of ACSM since 1980. He has an international reputation in the field of exercise physiology with more than 100 cited scientific publications and more than 3,500 citations to those publications, according to Google Scholar.