Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research ®

A Publication of The Association of Bone and Joint Surgeons ®

Author Guidelines

General Author Guidelines

 

General Guidelines for Submitting to CORR®

We highly recommend reading our General Guidelines for Authors (.docx) document containing detailed information about requirements for submitting to our journal.

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Guidelines for Symposia and Proceedings Authors

For authors submitting to a symposium or proceedings for the first time, please see our Guidelines for Symposia and Proceedings Authors (.docx) document for information and expectations for submitting to a symposium or proceedings.

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In general, CORR® receives and publishes the following types of article submissions:

  • Clinical Research
  • Basic Research
  • Systematic Reviews/Meta-analyses
  • Letters to the Editor
  • CORR Insights® (By Invitation Only)

Separate instructions for each article type can be found under "Author Instructions." Submissions not adhering to these instructions will likely be returned without review.

 

ICMJE UNIFORM DISCLOSURE FORM FOR POTENTIAL CONFLICTS OF INTEREST

Completion of the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE) Uniform Disclosure Form for Potential Conflicts of Interest is required at original submission. Each author must complete a form. Authors can access the interactive PDF form at the link below, complete the form electronically, and save (this form can be updated for future manuscripts as needed). The corresponding author must collect each of the document(s) and upload with the submission into Editorial Manager with the original submission on behalf of the coauthors. 

Link for this form: ICMJE Uniform Disclosure Form for Potential Conflicts of Interest

 

COPYRIGHT TRANSFER AGREEMENT FORM

Completion of the CORR Copyright Transfer Agreement Form is only required for the following article types: CORR Insights, Column, Editorial, Letter-to-the-Editor, and Obituary. Each author must sign and complete pages #2, #3, and #5 on the form before a submission can be processed. Authors' signatures can be included on separate forms, if needed. However, please make sure that all author signatures are accounted for before submission. Authors can access the PDF form at the link below, sign the pages list above, and save (this form can be updated for future manuscripts as needed). The corresponding author must collect each of the document(s) and upload with the submission into Editorial Manager with the original submission on behalf of the coauthors. 

Link for this form: Copyright Transfer Agreement Form


Literature on CORR's Editorial Policies and Standards

CORR has prepared a number of editorials about scientific writing and writing for our journal. Use the links below for more recommendations on preparing your submission. Links are to free full-text articles.

 

 Methodology Checklists Followed by CORR

STROBE Checklist (.doc)

Observational and retrospective clinical trials

CONSORT Checklist (.doc)

Randomized trials

PRISMA Checklist (.doc)

Systematic reviews / meta-analyses

ARRIVE Checklist (.doc)

Animal research involving In vitro experiments