I am intending to write a journal paper for Elsevier Gait & Posture publication, but so far I found contradictory answers to the above question.


Check the journal's guidelines. Different Elsevier journals have different preferences. Some are happy with either American or British English, as long as you are consistent.


This type of information can usually be found in the instructions for authors. The Gait & Posture instructions say:

Please write your text in good English (American or British usage is accepted, but not a mixture of these).

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