Manuscript Template

Ttitle Page
Title: No more than 100 characters, lacking jargon and abbreviations where possible.
A title should be the fewest possible words that accurately describe the content of the paper. Omit all waste words such as "A study of ...", " An Analysis of ...", "Observations on ...", etc. Indexing and abstracting services depend on the accuracy of the title, extracting from it keywords useful in cross-referencing and Internet searching. An improperly titled paper may never reach the audience for which it was intended, so be specific.
Authors: Identify the corresponding author.
Affiliations: Title, department, unit, address, Email.
Abstract: 300 words or less. Including Purpose, Methods, Results and Conclusion.
Keywords: 5 - 7 Keywords.

Main Text
Different types of manuscripts have different formats.

1. Article
Background/Introduction (less than 1500 words)
Results (less than 3000 words)
Discussion (less than 1500 words)
Conlusion (Optional)
Materials and Methods: Less than 2000 words, including Participants or Samples, Materials and Analysis. The source of the drug or device used should be clearly written, as well as the specific delivery details. Note that experiments involving humans and animals need to be approved by the ethics committee.

2. Report
The experimental short report is in the same format as the article. The format of the clinical study report should comply with RECORD rule.
For example:
Background/Introduction (less than 1500 words)
Case presentations (less than 3000 words, including PICOTS)
Discussion (less than 1500 words)

3. Review
There is no uniform format for general review, but systematic review and meta-analysis should follow the PRISMA statement.

4. Hypothesis
Background/Introduction (less than 1500 words)
Hypothesis/Theory (less than 2000 words)
Evaluation of the hypothesis (less than 1000 words)
Empirical data (Only to prove the truth of the hypothesis, no need for complete data)
Discussion /Consequences of the hypothesis (less than 1000 words)

5. New & Comment
There is no uniform format. Usually less than 3000 words.

Figures and Tables:
Fig. #. (Begin each figure caption with a label, “Fig. 1.”, for example, as a new paragraph.)
Table #. (Begin each table caption with a label “Table 1.”, for example, as a new paragraph.)

Supplementary Materials: Comprising Materials and Methods, figures, and tables; should be in a separate file.

Please use the .docx format (all versions after Word 2007). If you chose not to use this template, please include page numbers in your submitted file. We also encourage use of line numbers.

Please modify the format of the references according to the following requirements. Number the references consecutively in the order in which they are first mentioned in the text. For example
These phenomenons conform to Wolff law: the structure and function of bone are interdependent [30].
All authors should be included in reference lists unless there are more than six, in which case only the first six authors should be given, followed by ‘et al.’. Please follow the AMA style below in the published edition of Life Research in preparing reference lists.

AMA Citation Examples

Boyd B, Basic C, Bethem R, eds. Trace Quantitative Analysis by Mass Spectrometry. Hoboken, N.J.: John Wiley & Sons; 2004.

Brownson, RC. Evidence-based Public Health. 2nd ed. New York, N.Y.: Oxford University Press; 2011.

Venkat Narayan, KM. Diabetes Public Health: From Data to Policy. New York, N.Y.: Oxford University Press; 2011.

Book Chapter:
Guyton JL, Crockarell JR. Fractures of acetabulum and pelvis. In: Canale ST, ed. Campbell's Operative Orthopaedics. 10th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Mosby, Inc; 2003:2939-2984.

Online Book:
Rudolph CD, Rudolph AM. Rudolph's Pediatrics. 21st ed. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill Companies; 2002. . Accessed August 22, 2007.

Fast facts. National Osteoporosis Foundation website. Accessed August 27, 2007.

Official organization report published on a webpage:
Office of Women's Health, California Department of Public Health. California Adolescent Health 2009. Accessed January 5, 2011.

Journal article with six or fewer authors; article has a DOI:
Florez H, Martinez R, Chakra W, Strickman-Stein M, Levis S. Outdoor exercise reduces the risk of hypovitaminosis D in the obese. J Steroid Biochem Mol Bio. 2007;103(3-5):679-681. doi: 10.1016 /j.jsbmb.2006.12.032.

Journal article with more than six authors; article does not have a DOI:
Siris ES, Miller PD, Barrett-Connor E, et al. Identification and fracture outcomes of undiagnosed low bone mineral density in postmenopausal women: results from the National Osteoporosis Risk Assessment. JAMA. 2001;286(22):2815-2822. /2815. Accessed April 4, 2007.

Journal article with no named author or group name:
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Licensure of a meningococcal conjugate vaccine (Menveo) and guidance for use - Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP), 2010. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep.2010;59(9):273.

Acknowledgments: Not necessary.