Welcome the New Year in while reading the January 2015 issue of Exercise and Sports Sciences Reviews! I’d like to take this opportunity to thank our outgoing editors and welcome the new. Joining the ESSR editorial board are:
• Demetra D. Christou, Ph.D.
• Monica J. Hubal, Ph.D., FACSM
• Sandra K. Hunter, Ph.D., FACSM
• Kathryn H. Myburgh, Ph.D., FACSM
As I described in my letter published in this issue of the Journal, each article we publish must establish a rationale for a novel hypothesis that is illustrated in a conceptual figure. To accomplish this goal, authors must synthesize the contemporary literature on a topic, including several of their own peer-reviewed publications, and then extrapolate this knowledge to an emergent idea that represents opportunities for future research. Moreover, articles must be understandable by a broad audience. Our intent is to engage nonexperts in the field, especially those who are early in their careers and have a wide range of interests.
Articles in this issue cover topics such as the effects of exercise on degenerative knee disease, rehabilitation for patients with severe burns, and monitoring physical activity with GPS technology.
Roger M. Enoka, Ph.D.