Editorial: A critical review of peer review: The need to scrutinize the"gatekeepers" of research in exercise physiology

Robergs, Robert A. (2003) Editorial: A critical review of peer review: The need to scrutinize the"gatekeepers" of research in exercise physiology. Journal of Exercise Physiology Online, 6(2).

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I have developed as an educator and researcher accepting the premise that any system of peer review was unquestionably good. An explanation for this belief can be based, in part, on the mentor system within academia. After all, we can be molded as students to reflect the attitudes and professional interpretations of those we hold in high esteem. In addition, a summary of the historical development of peer review (see latter section) reveals that the process flourished relatively recently. Consequently, the more senior scientists of today who have and continue to function as mentors to many of our "younger" researchers, can recognize and remember the time of the transition in science towards an organized editorial peer review system for research manuscripts and grant submission ...

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ID Code: 96872
Item Type: Other
Refereed: No
Keywords: competence; editorial; ethics; exercise; legal aspect; legal liability; medical literature; peer review; physiology; professional practice; publication; publishing; student; teacher
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Current > Schools > School of Exercise & Nutrition Sciences
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2003 American Society of Exercise Physiologists
Deposited On: 05 Aug 2016 01:30
Last Modified: 05 Aug 2016 01:30

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