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KIN 470 – Clinical Biomechanics of Musculoskeletal Conditions: Citing Sources

Citing original research

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00:49 - Original research article
01:25 - Research summary- grey literature
02:10 - Academic research - avoiding secondary sources
03:16 - Knowledge syntheses
04:47 - Need help?

AMA or Vancouver Style

AMA style, also known as Vancouver style, is used by the Physiopedia wiki and most biomedical journals.  This style uses journal title abbreviations which you can find in the PubMed Journal Database

Citation examples:

Journal article (AMA style):
Raux H, Coulon P, Lafay F, Flamand A, Ford ES, Bowman BA. Prevalence of obesity, diabetes, and obesity-related health risk factors. JAMA. 2003;289:76-79.

Book Chapter (AMA style):
Phillips SJ, Whisnant JP. Hypertension and stroke. In: Laragh JH, Brenner BM, eds. Hypertension:Pathophysiology, Diagnosis, and Management. 2nd ed. New York: Raven Press; 1995:465-78.