Research & Investigations in Sports Medicine is a practical review of current research and current practice in sports medicine and exercise physiology. Sports Medicine bridges the gap between science and practice by promoting exercise, health, scientific assessment, study and understanding of sports performance. RISM mainly focuses on sports injury prevention and treatment, exercise for health, drugs in sport and recommendations for training and nutrition. RISM Journal harnesses the tremendous scientific and clinical resources of sports medicine to develop articles reviewing recent and important advances in the field that have clinical relevance. The journal’s goal is to translate the latest research and advances in the field into information physicians can use in caring for their patients. RISM Journal cordially accepts all original research papers, review articles, short communications, mini- reviews, opinions, letter to editors, commentary, etc.