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APA 7th Edition - University of Lincoln

Journal articles with three to 20 authors


In APA 7th, use the first author followed by et al. (Latin for ‘and others’) from the first in-text citation. 

Provide surnames and initials in the reference list for articles with up to and including 20 authors. 


Parenthetical citation

(Hutchinson et al., 2018)

Narrative citation 

Hutchinson et al. (2018) 


Reference list 

Hutchinson, J. C., Jones, L., Vitti, S. N., Moore, A., Dalton, P. C., & O'Neil, B. J. (2018). The influence of

        self-selected music on affect-regulated exercise intensity and remembered pleasure during treadmill running. 

       Sport, Exercise, and Performance Psychology, 7(1), 80–92. 



Author Surname, Initial(s)., Author surname, initial(s)., Author Surname, Initial(s)., Author Surname, Initial(s)., Author surname,

       Initial(s)., & Author Surname, Initial(s) [list all authors and insert an ampersand before the last author]. (Year). Article title:

       Subtitle. Journal Title, Volume(Issue), page numbers. OR nondatabase URL