An original research article or primary research article is a report of a study written by researchers who carried out the study/research.
Most original research articles will contain the following sections:
Always read through the abstract of the article before finding the full text.The abstract of an original research article usually contains the summary of the above sections. Below is an example of an abstract in an original research article:
Boolean logic – using AND, OR and NOT
|Sports injury AND prevention
Synonyms – possible synonyms and related words or phrases
|cryotherapy OR ice OR cold therapy
Phrase searching - search exact phrases by enclosing the phrase in quotations marks “ ”
Truncation – find all forms of a word by using an asterisk *
|injur* (will find injury, injuries and injuring)
Wildcard – search for various spelling by using a hash (#)
|behavio#r (will find both behavior and behaviour)
Parenthesis – group search terms together
|(sports OR physical activity) AND injur*
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