Avoiding Common Writing Mistakes That Make Your Editors and Reviewers Cringe

Antony Porcino, PhD, HSI, Albert Moraska, PhD


Writing for scientific journals is not an inherentlysimple task for most people. It requires purposefuleffort and multiple revisions of the initialmanuscript draft. While each author and articlehas its own individuality, writing well to addressthe core elements of a scientific report is necessary.As editors of the IJTMB, we often see weaknessesin the core elements of the manuscripts we receive.This editorial summarizes common recurring issues,and provides suggestions on how to avoidthese pitfalls in the submission of a research articleor case report to the IJTMB.


editorial; medical writing; journal article

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3822/ijtmb.v8i4.310

International Journal of Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork
ISSN 1916-257X