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Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.
  • The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  • The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, or RTF document file format.
  • Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  • The text is single-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
  • The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines.

Author Guidelines

The paper once submitted cannot be withdrawn. Alteration or inclusion of any name of author(s) is not permissible subsequently after initial submission of the article/paper. 

Full length papers should not normally exceed 4000 words.

Manuscripts should be submitted to the Executive Editor through email ([email protected]) as .doc or .docx file.

The manuscripts should be concise and arranged as follows:

  • Title page - Title, List of authors (Family name, First name), Affiliation(s) of author(s), ORCID of all Authors, Communication details (including email) of corresponding author (*). No other page should contain the names of authors.
  • Abstract page - Title, Abstract (200 words, structured), Keywords (maximum 6), Running title
  • Introduction - Background of the work, updated and relevant reveiw of literatures, hypothesis. 
  • Materials and Methods,
  • Results (Data should be presented in Sl units, except B.P. which should be expressed in mm Hg.),
  • Discussion,
  • Acknowledgements,
  • References,
  • Table(s),
  • Figure legend(s), and
  • Figure(s).
  • Declaration: The author(s) shall have to submit a Declaration on the following points: (i) the article/paper has not been published or sent for publication in any other journal earlier, (ii) the copyright of the article/paper is given to The Physiological Society of India. The paper shall not be accepted without receiving this Declaration from the corresponding author.

References style - These should be arranged in alphabetical order of family name of the first author and should be set out in the following way:

Zlatkis A, Zak B and Boyle AJ (1953): A method for the determination of serum cholesterol. J. Clim Med., 41, 486-490.

Burn JH (1971): The Autonomic Nervous System, 4th ed, pp. 43-44, Blackwell Scientific Publications, Oxford.

Hochachka PW and Somero GN (1971): Biochemical adaptation to the environment. In: Fish Physiology (W.S.Hoar and D.J. Randall, eds.) Vol. 6, Academic Press, New York, p. 99.

References in the text should be indicated by family name (s) of author (s) and year of publication. If more than one paper by the same author have appeared in one year the convention should be (1999 a, b, c ...).

Figures and Tables: These should be kept to the minimum necessary to convey essential data, should be numbered and marked properly. Legends or captions accompanying illustration should be typewritten on separate sheets but their position in the text should be indicated in the manuscript. An illustrative material should be in such a form as to admit photographic reproduction without retouching, redrawing or setting of marginal types.

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