About the Journal

The Indian Journal of Aerospace Medicine (IJASM) is an open access peer-reviewed journal committed to publishing high-quality articles in the field of Physiology, Medicine, Psychology, Neuropsychiatry, Biophysics, Life Sciences, Medical Electronics, Aerospace Engineering/Technology and allied fields .

Aim and Scope of the Journal

The Indian Journal of Aerospace Medicine (IJASM) is owned by the Indian Society of Aerospace Medicine (ISAM) and published by the Scientific Scholar. The aim of the journal is to advance the science and art of Aviation and Space Medicine by stimulating investigations study and disseminating knowledge. The journal was first published in 1954. Two issues of the journal i.e. the summer and winter issues are brought out every year.

The papers / articles published in the journal are peer reviewed and include original articles

  • Case Reports
  • Review Articles
  • Contemporary Issues
  • Field Surveys
  • Journal Scan
  • Book Reviews
  • Letters to the Editor
  • Pictorial CME
  • Quiz and calendar of events

The journal showcases the research work being done in India and provides an avenue to the specialists in the field of Aerospace Medicine and its allied disciplines to put across their views and publish the research work being carried out by them.

The journal’s target audiences are specialists in the field of Aerospace Medicine, Aerospace Physiology, Aviation Psychology, Aviation Pathology & Toxicology, Clinical Aviation Medicine, Military Medicine, Marine Medicine, Civil Aviation Medicine, Biophysics, Biomedical Engineering, Life Sciences, Medical Electronics, Aerospace Engineering/Technology and allied Physics related to human tolerance in Aerospace Environment.

Audience

Our audience includes all the practitioners from the fields of Aerospace Medicine, Physiology, Medicine, Psychology, Neuropsychiatry, Biophysics, Life Sciences, Medical Electronics, Aerospace Engineering/Technology and allied fields.

Review process

The Indian Journal of Aerospace Medicine (IJASM) has a highly rigorous double-blinded peer-review process that makes sure that manuscripts are scientifically accurate, relevant, novel and important. Authors disclose all conflicts of interest, affiliations and financial disclosures such that the published content is not biased. 

In-house submissions that contain the work of any editorial board member, are not allowed to be reviewed by that editorial board member and all decisions regarding this manuscript are made by an independent editor. In addition, these manuscripts are reviewed by the two external reviewers. This is also disclosed in the published manuscript under the section of Conflict of Interest.

Editorial team

The editorial board comprises a panel of experts in Physiology, Medicine, Psychology, Neuropsychiatry, Biophysics, Life Sciences, Medical Electronics, Aerospace Engineering/Technology and allied fields from various countries to provide their expertise and guidance to the Editor-In-Chief in maintaining the clarity of content and focus of the journal’s purpose.

About the Editor

Chief Editor


Air Cmde (Dr) Vijay V Joshi VSM
Principal & Commandant
Institute of Aerospace Medicine,
Indian Air Force,
Bengaluru-17, India
mangesh82@gmail.com

Facts about the Journal

The Indian Journal of Aerospace Medicine (IJASM) is a peer-reviewed international journal with a double-blind review process. Its frequency of publication is semiannual. The Indian Journal of Aerospace Medicine (IJASM) is published in E-Journal format and the journal is also available in print on demand.

Benefits

A manuscript published in the Indian Journal of Aerospace Medicine (IJASM) can be read and downloaded by readers all over the world without any charges or fees. The author retains the copyright of the manuscript and the figures. This allows authors to extend their exposure in the world of medical research and get worldwide recognition for their work.

Abstracting and Indexing Information

The journal is registered with the following abstracting partners:


Google Scholar, CrossRef, ReadCube, National Science Library, Index Copernicus

Journal Ethics

The Indian Journal of Aerospace Medicine (IJASM) is committed to meeting and upholding ethical guidelines at all stages of the publication process. We follow the industry associations, such as the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE), International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE), and World Association of Medical Editors (WAME), that set standards and provide guidelines for best practices to meet these requirements. For a summary of our specific policies regarding duplicate publication, conflicts of interest, patient consent, etc., please visit our Ethical Guidelines Section

Plagiarism Policy

We have a plagiarism check (iThenticate) available on our Editors and Reviewer’s panel in the manuscript management system. We encourage our editors and reviewers to use the plagiarism check. The manuscript’s found to have plagiarism is rejected.

Archival Policy

We use PORTICO for our third-party repository for all articles published with us. All our manuscripts are assigned a DOI number from CROSSREF, and we are members of Crossref ( https://crossref.org)

Open Access Publication and Creative Commons Licensing

The Indian Journal of Aerospace Medicine (IJASM) is an open-access journal, and manuscripts published are distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial-Share Alike 4.0 License, which allows others to remix, tweak, and build upon the work non-commercially, as long as appropriate credit is given and the new creations are licensed under the identical terms.

Ahead of Print policy

Articles published online under the Ahead of Print model are considered published and can be cited and quoted using the DOI as the reference source. The Indian Journal of Aerospace Medicine (IJASM) has a policy that changes will not be made after publication of an article without following accepted procedures for making corrections to the scientific record.

Advertisements

While advertisements are crucial to this journal to be able to keep all content free for everyone, ethical considerations are in place (https://scientificscholar.com/adv-policies/) to ensure the integrity of the journal and its content are not biased or influenced by the advertisement. 

“Pop-up” and “Banner” advertisement appears at a fixed location on the page and does not interfere with the reading/display of the manuscript in any form (https://indjaerospacemed.com/advertise/)

All advertisements are approved in consultation with Editor-In-Chief/the Editorial Board.

Advertisers submit their advertisements without prior information of the journal content to be published.

Subscription Information

The Indian Journal of Aerospace Medicine (IJASM) is a semiannual publication and published manuscripts in the journal can be read and downloaded by readers all over the world without any charges or fees. 

The journal is published in E-Journal format and the journal is also available in print on demand. Journal also offers a Print-on-Demand subscription – https://scientificscholar.com/buy-subscriptions/.

Publisher

Imaging Science Today was founded in 2011 by a group of practicing doctors and industry specialists, it changed its name to Scientific Scholar LLC, USA (scientificscholar.com). All the scientific journal publishing of Imaging Science Today was brought under the umbrella of Scientific Scholar LLC in 2017. Scientific Scholar LLC (scientificscholar.com) is a well-respected medical publisher that fully supports open access publishing models, Subscription and Society based journal models through its peer-review management system – EditorialAssist (journalmanagement.org). The head office of Scientific Scholar (scientificscholar.com)  is in Rochester, NY, USA and has a subsidiary arm in India.

Scientific Scholar (scientificscholar.com)  owns its Manuscript Management System called EditorialAssist (journalmanagement.org). This system is very intuitive with a very short learning curve. The overall functionality of this system is based on “DRAG AND DROP”.

The mission of the Scientific Scholar (scientificscholar.com) is “Share, Learn and Improve”.

Scientific Scholar (scientificscholar.com)  currently publishes many prestigious and indexed journals like the Journal of Clinical Imaging Science (clinicalimagingscience.org),  Surgical Neurology International (surgicalneurologyint.com),  CytoJournal (cytojournal.com) and many more (scientificscholar.com/journals). Scientific Scholar (scientificscholar.com) currently publishes approximately thirty three peer-reviewed journals.