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AOSMAK is a surgeon-friendly environment where you can learn about sports medicine and arthroscopic surgery without feeling pressured.

About the Journal

Archives of Orthopedic Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy Knowledge is an open-access peer-reviewed journal committed to publishing high-quality surgical technique videos in the field of Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine. The journal is owned by the Thai Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine. (TOSSM)

Aims and scope

Archives of Orthopedic Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy Knowledge publishes content of value to both general orthopedic practitioners and sports medicine specialists. The journal provides online video of arthroscopic surgical operations, which is novel and adds to the existing concepts in the complex field of Orthopedics Sports Medicine, and Arthroscopy. Readers may reuse, download, and print restricted copies of the articles as long as full acknowledgment is given to the authors.

Contributions from everywhere in the world are welcome and will be evaluated on their own merits. The language can be used in either English or Thai and should be submitted in the manner described in the Author’s Guide. Manuscripts are subjected to double-blind peer review by experts, after which the editor makes the ultimate choice.

AOSMAK board

  • Advisory board
    • นพ.มล.วุฒิพงศ์ สุทัศนีย์
    • นพ.ประชัน บัญชาศึก
    • นพ. ชนะการ พรพัฒน์กุล
  • Editorial board
    • Editor-in-chief: นพ.ไตร พรหมแสง
    • Associate editors
      • นพ.พิงควรรศ คงมาลัย
      • นพ.สรวุฒิ ธรรมยงค์กิจ
  • AOSMAK Board of trustees
    • นพ.บัญชา ชื่นชูจิตต์
    • นพ.ณัฐพร แสงเพชร
    • นพ. ไชยวัฒน์ ช่วยชูสกุล
    • นพ.เอกวิทย์ เกยุราพันธ์
    • นพ.ภพ กนกโรจน์
    • นพ.อาทิตย์ บุญรอด
    • นพ.ธนะเทพ ตันเผ่าพงษ์
    • นพ.ธันว์ อิทธิพานิชพงศ์
    • นพ.พัฒนเกติ ชีวะก้องเกียรติ
    • นพ.ชัชวาล เลิศบุศยานุกูล
    • นพ.ธงชัย เลาหไทยมงคล
    • นพ.ประภากร กลับกลาย
    • นพ.กิตติพงศ์ คงรักเกียรติยศ
    • นพ.สุนิคม ศุภอักษร
    • นพ.ชลวิช จันทร์ลลิต
    • นพ.สุธี ทวีพันธุ์สานต์
    • นพ.เมษัณฑ์ ปรมาธิกุล
    • นพ.กรกฤษณ์ ชัยเจนกิจ
    • นพ.วิรัตน์ คงเจริญสมบัติ
    • นพ.ภูวพงศ์ นิ่มกิ่งรัตน์

AOSMAK instructions for authors

  • Types of videos
    • Sports medicine and Arthroscopy surgical technique video
    • Invited surgical technique video
      • This content will be provided by an author who has been invited by our editorial team.
      • Peer review may be applied to submissions, and the Editors reserve the right to make changes to the video.
    • Submission criteria
      • Maximum length of videos is 5-8 minutes.
      • Each video file may not exceed 150 MB.
      • A video in two versions must be submitted. The first video is the complete version. For the peer review process, the second video must not include the title slide.
      • Please ZIP the file and upload the zipped file to hasten the upload time.
      • All patient information should be covered or edited to remain anonymous
      • These formats for video will be accepted:
        • MP4 (.mp4)
        • QuickTime (.mov)
        • MPEG-1 or MPEG-2 (.mpg)
      • Essential title page information
        • Concise and informative. Titles are often used in information-retrieval systems. Avoid abbreviations and formulae where possible.
        • Author names and affiliations.Please clearly indicate the given name(s) and family name(s) of each author and check that all names are accurately spelled.
        • Present/permanent address.If an author has moved since the work described in the article was done, or was visiting at the time, a ‘Present address’ (or ‘Permanent address’) may be indicated as a footnote to that author’s name. The address at which the author actually did the work must be retained as the main, affiliation address.
      • Cover letter
        • It is essential that the submission be accompanied by two cover letters. The first letter must explain why your video should be published in AOSMAK. It should briefly state the purpose of the surgical technique, the principal results, and major conclusions. Non-standard or uncommon abbreviations should be avoided, but if essential they must be defined at their first mention in the abstract itself.
        • The second cover letter, the conflict of interest (CoI) statement, must deal with disclosures and must be signed and dated by all authors. This second letter must first list any conflicts of interest for the authors, their immediate families, and any research foundation with which they are affiliated, including receiving royalties, stock or stock options, consultant agreements, or ownership from or with any commercial entity related to the subject of this work. If no such conflict of interest exists for an author, please state the following after the authors’ name: “This author, their immediate family, and any research foundation with which they are affiliated did not receive any financial payments or other benefits from any commercial entity related to the subject of this video.”
      • Informed consent and patient details
        • Appropriate consents, permissions and releases must be obtained where an author wishes to include case details or other personal information or images of patients and any other individuals in a video. Written consents must be retained by the author but copies should not be provided to the journal. It is generally not sufficientto anonymize a photograph simply by using eye bars or blurring the face of the individual concerned.
      • Peer review process
        • All contributions will be initially assessed by the editor for suitability for the journal. Videos deemed suitable are then typically sent to a minimum of two independent expert reviewers to assess the scientific quality of the video.
        • The Editor is responsible for the final decision regarding acceptance or rejection of articles. The Editor’s decision is final.