Journal of Biorheology (JBR) has been published by Springer but will be published by J-STAGE from Vol. 28, 2014. The printed publication and free online access to e-journal supported by Springer was already finished. The Journal-back numbers before Vol. 27 can be accessed through SpringerLink. The online access is available for free as long as the subscribing institution's account remains active with Springer. Please note that the Journal-back numbers are not archived in J-STAGE. The process of manuscript submission through J-STAGE is the same as before.
The Journal of Biorheology is an international journal covering the science and application of the deformation and flow properties of biological materials, including food materials. The aim of the journal is to provide a peer-reviewed forum for the publication of original papers and authoritative review papers dealing with the dynamics of physiological processes at all levels of organization, from organ to the molecular level. The scope of the journal covers the basic science and its applications in the broad field of biorheology: the rheology of macromolecules, cell rheology, tissue and organ rheology, and food rheology. The Journal of Biorheology accepts original articles, brief communications, and review articles. The editors encourage the submission of biorheological analysis of pathological processes and their clinical implications, including basic clinical research on hemodynamics and hemorheology. Also highly welcome are translational clinical studies and scientific research between the fields of engineering and medicine.
|Naoki Sasaki, Kazuo Tanishita|
|Associate Editor||Masahito Hitosugi, Isamu Kaneda, Rio Kita, Susumu Kudo,
Toru Maruyama, Masahiro Nishida, Masako Seki, Yoshiharu Toyama,
Hiroshi Ujiie, Kimiko Yamamoto
|Editorial Board||Hisashi Ichikawa, Isao Uchimura, Nobuhiro Uyesaka,
Yoji Suzuki, Yoshiharu Toyama, Nobusada Funabashi,
Takeo Matsumoto, Motomu Minamiyama, Seiichi Mochizuki,
Hatuse Moritaka, Keita Odashiro, Masako Seki, Kimiko Yamamoto,
Masaaki Sato, Takami Yamaguchi,
Mian Long (China), Roger Kamm (MIT, USA),
Juan R. Cebral (George Mason U, USA),
X. Edward Guo (Columbia U, USA), Tudor Griffith (Wales, UK),
Nicos Stergiopulos (Lausanne, Switzerland),
C. Teck Lim (Singapore)
|Advisory Board||Yukihide Isogai, Fumihiko Kajiya, Akira Kamiya,
Motoaki Sugawara, Eiichi Fukada, Makoto Kaibara,
Toshiaki Dobashi, Emiko Sato, Masahiro Sokabe
Shu Chien (UCSD, USA), Larry V. McIntire (Georgia IT, USA)
Edgar A. O'Rear (Oklahoma, USA)
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Submission of a manuscript implies: that the work described has not been published before; that it is not under consideration for publication anywhere else; that its publication has been approved by all co-authors, if any, as well as by the responsible authorities-tacitly or explicitly-at the institute here the work has been carried out. The publisher will not be held legally responsible should there be any claims for compensation.
Authors wishing to include figures, tables, or text passages that have already been published else-where are required to obtain permission from the copyright owner(s) and to include evidence that such permission has been granted when submitting their papers. Any material received without such evidence will be assumed to originate from authors.
Membership in the Japanese Society of Biorheology is not a prerequisite for submission of research
articles. However, at least one of authors must be a member of the Society.
Acceptance of papers
Papers will be reviewed by members of the Editorial Committee or reviewers who are selected for their competence in the subject matter of the submitted paper. Acceptance of the submitted paper will depend on scientific merit and suitability for the journal. The revised paper must be submitted within 2 months of acceptance.
How to submit
Authors should submit their manuscripts online. Electronic submission substantially reduces the editorial processing and reviewing times and shortens overall publication times. Please connect di-rectly to the site and upload all of your manuscript files following the instructions given on the screen.
Types of papers and review articles.
The following two types of papers and review articles are accepted. Research that has been presented at an annual meeting of the Japanese Society of Biorheology should be mentioned on the title page.
Full papers are formal presentations of unpublished original research on biorheology and closely related fields. The paper should not exceed 4400 words. A word count of 4400 is approximately equivalent to 20 manuscript pages (A4, double-spaced with 10.5-point font, 18 lines/page). In addi-tion, 6 to 8 figures and/or tables can be included. The manuscript should contain an abstract (not more than 200 words), references, and legends for figures, if any. Specify "Original article" in the upper left of the title page of the manuscript.
Brief communications are short in length but should contain new findings of scientifically valuable results. Brief Communications can include 1) a technical report of unique methodologies or specifi-cations of particular importance and/or current interest, 2) a short communication meriting immedi-ate publication of expedited investigations and/or experiments, 3) a case report describing novel findings and/or didactic experiences in clinical biorheology mainly focused on blood-flow physiol-ogy or abnormalities in any organs, such as the brain, heart, liver, great vessels, small vessels and capillaries. The paper should not exceed 2200 words. A word count of 2200 is approximately equivalent to 10 manuscript pages. In addition, 3 to 4 figures and/or tables can be included. The manuscript should contain an abstract (not more than 100 words), references, and legends for figures, if any. Specify "Brief communication" in the upper left margin of the title page of the manuscript.
Review articles on a specified research field of biorheology and its applications are normally invited
contributions, but suitable papers may be submitted for this purpose. The paper will be reviewed by
members of the Editorial Committee who are selected for their competence in the subject matter of the review article. The paper should not exceed 5500 words. A word count of 5500 is approximately
equivalent to 25 manuscript pages. In addition, 8 to 10 figure and/or tables can be included. The manuscript should contain an abstract (not more than 200 words), references, and legends for figures, if any. Specify "Review article" in the upper left margin of the title page of the paper.
The title page should include:
- The name(s) of the author(s)
- A concise and informative title
- The affiliation(s) and address(es) of the author(s)
- The e-mail address, telephone, and fax numbers of the corresponding author
Please provide an abstract according to the number of words described in the above section, "Types of papers and review articles". The abstract should not contain any undefined abbreviations. Any references that are cited must be given in adequate form [e.g., "as reported by Smith (JAMA 352:24-28, 2004)"] to guide a reader without access to the article's reference list.
Please provide 4 to 6 Original articles which can be used for indexing purposes.
For submission in Word
o Use a normal, plain font (e.g., 10.5- to 12-point Times Roman) for text.
o Use the automatic page-numbering function to number the pages.
o Do not use field functions.
o Use tab stops or other commands for indents, not the space bar.
o Use the table function, not spreadsheets, to make tables.
Use the equation editor or MathType for equations.
Note: If you use Word 2007, do not create the equations with the default equation editor but use
Heading levels, numbering
Please use the decimal system of headings with no more than three levels.
Abbreviations and acronyms
Abbreviations should be defined at first mention and used consistently thereafter.
SI units, numbers
Always use internationally accepted signs and symbols for units, i.e., SI units.
Genus and species names should be in italics. The common names of animals should not be capital-ized. Generic names of drugs and pesticides are preferred; if trade names are used, the generic name should be given at first mention.
Please use standard mathematical notations for formulae, symbols etc.:
o Italic for single letters that denote mathematical constants, variables, and unknown quantities
o Roman/upright for numerals, operators, and punctuation, and commonly defined functions or
abbreviations, e.g., cos, det, e or exp, lim, log, max, min, sin, tan, d (for derivative)
o Bold for vectors, tensors, and matrices.
Footnotes on the title page are not given reference symbols. Footnotes to the text are numbered con-secutively
Acknowledgments of individuals, grants, funds, etc. should be placed in a separate section before the
reference list. The names of funding organizations should be written in full.
Please include at the end of the acknowledgments a declaration that the experiments comply with the
current laws of the country in which they were performed
The list of references should include only works that are cited in the text and that have been pub-lished or accepted for publication. Personal communications and unpublished works should be men-tioned only in the text, within parentheses. Do not use footnotes or endnotes as a substitute for a ref-erence list.
Citation in Text
Citations in the text should be identified by numbers in square brackets. Some examples:
1. Negotiation research spans many disciplines .
2. This result was later contradicted by Becker and Seligman .
3. This effect has been widely studied [1-3, 7].
Reference List Style
Smith JJ. The world of science. Am J Sci. 1999;36:234-5.
Blenkinsopp A, Paxton P. Symptoms in the pharmacy: a guide to the management of common ill-ness. 3rd ed. Oxford: Blackwell Science; 1998.
Wyllie AH, Kerr JFR, Currie AR. Cell death: the significance of apoptosis. In: Bourne GH, Danielli JF, Jeon KW, editors. International review of cytology. London: Academic; 1980. p. 251-306.
Article by DOI
Slifka MK, Whitton JL. Clinical implications of dysregulated cytokine production. J Mol Med 2000. doi: 10.1007/s001090000086. Always use the standard abbreviation of a journal's name according to the ISSN List of Title Word
Abbreviations. See http://www.issn.org/
* All tables should be numbered using Arabic numerals.
* Tables should always be cited in the text in consecutive numerical order.
* For each table, please supply a table title. The table title should explain clearly and concisely the
components of the table.
* Identify any previously published material by giving the original source in the form of a refer-ence at the end of the table title.
* Footnotes to tables should be indicated by superscript lowercase letters (or asterisks for signifi-cance values and other statistical data) and included beneath the table body.
* All figures should be numbered using Arabic numerals.
* Figure parts should be denoted by lowercase letters. If illustrations are supplied with uppercase
labeling, lowercase letters will still be used in the figure legends and citations.
* Figures should always be cited in text in consecutive numerical order.
* For each figure, please supply a figure caption (figure legend).
* Be sure all elements found in the figure are identified in the caption.
* Identify any previously published material by giving the original source in the form of a refer-ence at the end of the caption.
* For more information about preparing illustrations, please follow the hyperlink to the artwork
instructions on the right.
* The publisher reserves the right to reduce or enlarge figures.
If Electronic supplementary material (ESM) is submitted, it will be published as received from the author
in the online version only.
ESM may consist of
* information that cannot be printed: animations, video clips, sound recordings
* information that is more conveniently shown in electronic form: sequences, spectral data, etc.
* large original data, e.g., additional tables, illustrations, etc.
If any ESM is supplied, the text must make specific mention of the material as a citation, similar to that of figures and tables (e.g., ". . . as shown in Animation 3."). For details on formats and other information, please follow the hyperlink to the specific instructions for electronic supplementary material on the right.
It is recommended that authors whose native language is not English have their English checked by a
native English speaker before submitting their manuscripts. If the author(s) cannot find a native Eng-lish speaker to check the English, the manuscript can be sent to the Editorial Committee for English
proofreading at the author's expense.
Authors will be asked to transfer copyright of their article to the Japan Society of Biorheology. This will ensure the widest possible protection and dissemination of information under copyright laws.
10 printed pages: 30,000 yen (Member), 50,000yen (Non-member)
*The membership fee may be applied, if one of the co-authors is a member of the Japanese Society of Biorheology.
Additional page fee: 10,000 yen/page
Authors are informed by e-mail that a temporary URL has been created from which they can obtain their proofs. The purpose of the proof is to check for typesetting errors and the completeness and accuracy of the text, tables, and figures. Substantial changes in content, e.g., new results, corrected values, or changes in title and authorship, are not allowed without the approval of the Editor.
現在、 Journal of Biorheology (JBR) は発刊後1年目においては会員の皆様のみが閲覧できるよう ID、パスワードの認証を必要としておりましたが、広く会員外、特に外国の方々に閲覧いただくために2015年8月19日付けでフリー公開といたしました。
Journal of Biorheology, Editor-in-Chief
|英文ジャーナル「Journal of Biorheology」がSpringer社からJ-STAGEからの電子ジャーナルに変わりました。
Journal of Biorheology （JBR）は、これまでSpringer社から発刊してまいりましたが、本年度（平成26年度）の第28巻よりJ-STAGEからの発刊予定となり、Springerによる印刷版の発刊および電子ジャーナルへの無料アクセスは終了いたしました。 第27巻まではSpringerLinkにおいて引き続き閲覧可能ですが、オープンアクセスではないため有料となります。（アクセス契約は所属機関にご確認下さい） また、上記バックナンバーはJ-STAGEへは収録されませんのでご承知下さい。 論文投稿も同様に平成25年3月22日よりJ-STAGEへの投稿になりましたが、投稿の手続きなどはこれまでと全く同様です。
Brief communication: 2200words以内（約10ページ以内）。本文に加えて、3から4件の図表を含みます。本文には、抄録（100words以内）、参考論文、図の説明を含みます。
Title page ----Copyright transferまでをよくお読み下さい。特にご使用して頂くフォーマットやフォントなどに関してご注意下さい。
|刷り上がり 10頁以内 ： 30，000円（会員）、 50，000円（非会員）
掲載ページの超過 ： 刷り上がり1頁に付き 10，000円
| SpringerLink http://link.springer.com/journal/12573
|日本バイオレオロジー学会英文誌Journal of Biorheology (JBR)では、各期の学会年会を記念して特集号を企画いたします。対象分野は同年会における講演募集分野と同様に下記の通り幅広く募集いたします。多数のご投稿をお待ちしております。
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