The FMPA accepts guest submissions on any topic related to sport that our readers would be interested in.  Please send submissions to [email protected].  All submissions are read promptly and submitted to the education panel for review.

FMPA Editorial Article Guidelines

Title: Catchy title

1. Author

  • Author name including titles
  • Author affiliations
  • Author bio photo

2. Introduction

  • This can be a few short sentences introducing the article

3. First Subheading

  • To Signpost Reader
  • Body of text
  • Main focus is on clear communication and practical points- we welcome the use of bullet points

4. Second Subheading

  • Same points as above
  • Can include further subheadings as appropriate

5. Conclusion

  • Key points for football medicine and performance community from the article
  • 2-3 sentences/bullet points summarising key take home messages

6. Acknowledgements

  • If appropriate but not necessary

7. References

  • As appropriate

Minimum of 2 graphics- tables/images/infographics

*Article word count 800-2000 words* however this can be flexible as it’s digital. If there is much more content than the designated word count, articles can be split into a multi-part series*

We invite authors to produce an infographic for release in the editorial in support of their article or in a future edition.

We also invite authors to follow up discussing their article and work on the Football Medicine and Performance podcast. If you are interested, please email [email protected] for further information.