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Referencing Style Guide: Figure, Graph, Image, Illustration

This guide explains how to reference according to the APA 6th Edition.

Figure - Reference List

Saeterbakken, A. H., & Fimland, M. S. (2013). Muscle force output and electromyographic activity in squats with various unstable surfaces. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. 27(1) p.130-145.

Note: Only the article, book or website in which the graph, image, etc. appears is included in the reference list in the required format for that source.

Figure - In-Text Citation

As shown in Figure 1, the force output ...
... the force output ... (see Figure 1).

All figures should be numbered consecutively with numerals in the order they are mentioned in the text. i.e. Figure 1, Figure 2 … The word Figure and the number is in bold under the figure. Text is the same size as the rest of the paper.