Before any scholarly article is published, it must meet the high standards of peer review. Watch this video (3:15 min) to learn about the steps in the peer review process.
Typical steps in the peer review process of an academic journal include:
This process can take several months to complete before an article is ready for publication.
You will be required to use articles from peer reviewed journals for your assignment. The following tools will help you determine if the journal in which the article is published is 'peer reviewed'.
The following two articles discuss the use of sports drinks and potential alternatives. Using the steps listed above, determine if the article is published in a peer reviewed journal.
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Select the article which you think is suitable for a class assignment requiring peer reviewed articles as a source of information.