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Physical Culture and Sport. Studies and Research

The Journal of Josef Pilsudski University of Physical Education in Warsaw
Journal Details
access type Open Access
License
Format
Journal
eISSN
1899-4849
First Published
31 Dec 2009
Languages
English
Journal Subjects
Medicine, Clinical Medicine, Surgery, Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery, Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine, Sports and Recreation, other
Journal Metrics
Cite Score
0.9
SJR
0.177
SNIP
0.556
MEiN score (PL)
40 points
Index Copernicus
121.01

Physical Culture and Sport. Studies and Research is directed to the representatives of the social sciences of sport (philosophers, sociologists, pedagogues, managers of sport, and theoreticians of sport from particular or general point of view). The main goal of the journal is to present the most current (and only the best) papers from European, Western and Eastern countries of the world. It focuses on symbolic, axiological, and comparative aspects of contemporary sport. We dedicated this journal to humanists, social researchers, students, and practitioners.

Why subscribe and read

The journal is publishing papers from many countries all over the world containing the newest results of the researches of the social sciences of sport. It is connected with such disciplines as: philosophy of sport, sociology of sport, history of sport, pedagogy of sport, psychology of sport, management of sport, and related to the social aspects of general and particular theory of sport. It is useful and indispensable for all scientists in this field of study.

Why submit

  • Fast peer review and objective decision
  • Offering the highest editorial quality
  • Promotion of each article in abstracting databases
  • The journal does not have article processing charges (APCs) nor article submission charges
  • The journal's articles appear in a wide range of abstracting and indexing databases, and are covered by numerous other services (see Abstracting & Indexing tab).
  • The Journal scored 40 points in parametrical evaluation carried out by the Polish Minister of Education and Science.

Rejection Rate

  • 70%

Archiving

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Plagiarism Policy

The editorial board is participating in a growing community of Similarity Check System's users in order to ensure that the content published is original and trustworthy. Similarity Check is a medium that allows for comprehensive manuscripts screening, aimed to eliminate plagiarism and provide a high standard and quality peer-review process.

Publication ethics and malpractice statement

The Editorial is committed to promote the highest ethical publication practices and expects all submitting authors to uphold the high standards of publication ethics as set out by the Commission on Publication Ethics (COPE). Any cases of ethical misconduct are treated very seriously and will be dealt with in accordance with the COPE guidelines.

Open Access articles are distributed under the terms of CC-BY-NC-ND 4.0 International Licence. 

Open Access Statement

The journal is an Open Access journal that allows a free unlimited access to all its contents without any restrictions upon publication to all users.

Editor-in-Chief
Prof. Dr. Monika Piątkowska – Józef Pilsudski University of Physical Education in Warsaw, Poland

Deputy Editor
Dr. Joanna Bańbuła – Józef Pilsudski University of Physical Education in Warsaw, Poland
Dr. Inga Maruszyńska – Józef Pilsudski University of Physical Education in Warsaw, Poland

Founding Editor-in-Chief
Prof. Dr. Jerzy Kosiewicz – International Society for the Social Sciences of Sport

Assistant Editor
Martyna Sitek – Józef Pilsudski University of Physical Education in Warsaw, Poland

Language Editor
Lauren Michelle Moseley

Editors
Prof. Dr. Andrew Edgar – Cardiff University, UK
Prof. Dr. R. Scott Kretchmar – The Pennsylvania State University, USA
Prof. Dr. Salomé Marivoet – ISCTE - University Institute of Lisbon, Portugal
Prof. Dr. Mike McNamee – University of Wales, Swansea, England
Prof. Dr. William J. Morgan – University of Southern California, USA
Prof. Dr. Mark Stephen Nesti – Liverpool John Moores University, UK
Prof. Dr. John S. Russell – Langara College, Vancouver, Canada
Prof. Dr. Cesar R. Torres – State University of New York, USA
Prof. Dr. Otmar Weiss – Institut für Sportwissenschaft der Universität Wien, Austria

Editorial Advisory Board
Prof. Dr. Irina Bykhovskaja – Institute of Natural Sciences and Sports Technologies of the Moscow City University, Russia
Prof. Dr. Jay Coakley – University of Colorado, Colorado Springs, USA
Prof. Dr. Miguel Cornejo Améstica – Universidad de Concepcion, Chile
Dr. Philippe Crisp - University of Chichester, United Kingdom
Dr. Yoav Dubinsky – University of Oregon, USA
Dr. Iulian-Marius Dumitru – Alexandru Ioan Cuza” University, Iași, Romania
Dr. Samuel Duncan – Holmesglen Institute and Swinburne University of Technology, Australia
Prof. Dr. Zbigniew Dziubiński – Józef Piłsudski University of Physical Education in Warsaw, Poland
Prof. Dr. Andrew Edgar – Cardiff University, UK
Prof. Dr. Gyongyi Földesi – University of Physical Education in Budapest, Hungary
Dr. Krister Hertting – Halmstad University, Sweden
Prof. Dr. Jesus Ilundain Agurruza – Linfield College in McMinnville, Oregon, USA
Prof. Dr. Steve Jackson – University of Otago, New Zealand
Prof. Dr. Ivo Jirásek – University of Olomouc, Czech Republic
Prof. Dr. Ferman Konukman – Sport Science Program, Quatar University, Qatar
Prof. Dr. R. Scott Kretchmar – The Pennsylvania State University, USA
Prof. Dr Michał Lenartowicz – Józef Piłsudski University of Physical Education in Warsaw, Poland
Prof. Dr. Wanderley Marchi Junior – Universidade Federal do Parana, Brazil
Prof. Dr. Salomé Marivoet – ISCTE – University Institute of Lisbon, Portugal
Louis Moustakas – German Sport University Cologne, Germany
Dr. Ana Lúcia Padrão dos Santos – University of São Paulo, Brazil
Prof. Dr. Nuria Puig – Former Full Professor for the Sociology at the Institut Nacional d'Educacio Fisica de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain
Prof. Dr. Robert Schneider – State University of New York, USA
Dr. Daniel Seabra – Fernando Pessoa University, Portugal
Prof. Dr. Cesar R. Torres – State University of New York, USA
Dr. Petr Vajda – Masaryk Universoty, Czech Republic
Prof. Dr. Otmar Weiss – Institut für Sportwissenschaft der Universität Wien, Austria
Prof. Dr. Maria Zowisło – University School of Physical Education in Cracow, Poland

Contact
Physical Culture and Sport. Studies and Research
Josef Pilsudski University of Physical Education in Warsaw
34 Marymoncka Street, 00-968 Warszawa, Poland
e-mail: pcssr@awf.edu.pl

Publisher
De Gruyter Poland
Bogumiła Zuga 32A Str.
01-811 Warsaw, Poland

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Please submit your manuscripts via mc.manuscriptcentral.com/pcssr

We request all authors to send all materials and editorial correspondence at pcssr@awf.edu.pl

Any paper submitted to the Physical Culture and Sport. Studies and Research should not be under consideration for publication at another journal. All submitted papers must also represent original work, and should fully reference and describe all prior work on the same subject and compare the submitted paper to that work.

PROOFREADING

As a high-quality journal Physical Culture and Sport. Studies and Research English-as-a-Second-Language (ESL) authors of the manuscripts which are accepted for publication are requested to have their papers proofread and edited by the native editor indicated by the Editorial of the Physical Culture and Sport. Studies and Research. The cost of the proofreading is covered by the authors themselves. We do not accept certificates of language editing provided by other native speakers or national translators.

PUBLICATION CHARGES

The journal does not have article processing charges (APCs) nor article submission charges.

EDITORIAL STATEMENT

Please read the terms of listed documents and email a scanned copy of the signed original to the Editor-in-Chief of the journal:

ARTICLE LAYOUT GUIDE

Please use the template of proper article attached here: Template

Before the proper text provide the following information in a successive order (Times New Roman font 10pts, spacing before and after: 0pts):

  • The title of the paper should be concise and descriptive of the work to be reported.
  • The name and surname of the first author, names and surnames of other authors
  • Full affiliation and ORCID ID (if applicable) of each author
  • The abstract should contain about 200-300 words.
  • Keywords from 3 to 5.

On the last page of an article please provide corresponding author's full mailing address and e-mail address.

Authors are required to include a statement of responsibility in the manuscript that specifies the contribution of every author according to the following code: A) conception and design of the study, B) acquisition of data, C) analysis and interpretation of data, D) manuscript preparation, E) obtaining funding.

PAPER STRUCTURE

The proper text may be homogenous or it may be divided into an introduction, subsections, and a conclusion.

  1. Pagination: the bottom of the page, external alignment.
  2. The length of the article should not exceed 15 pages of typescript (including bibliography).
  3. Text editor: MS Word (doc, docx).
  4. Font – Times New Roman, 11pts; Interline – 1,15;
  5. Footnotes that explain or supplement a particular place in a text ought to be placed at the bottom of the page. Numbering must respect the rule of consecutiveness throughout the text – Times New Roman, 10pts.
  6. Margins: left – 2,5cm, right – 2,5cm, bottom – 2,5cm, top – 2,5cm
  7. Text has to be aligned; one should not use a word division option, page division, heading and imprint.

Editorial staff reserves the right to correct stylistic flaws and to make abbreviations. All the papers which have been prepared contrary to this instruction will be returned for correction.

REFERENCE GUIDELINES

In text referencing you should use the APA style Referencing System.

Bibliography should be placed at the end of the article and the names of the main authors should be listed in an alphabetical order. Please follow the reference guidelines attached here: Guidelines.

Journal Details
access type Open Access
License
Format
Journal
eISSN
1899-4849
First Published
31 Dec 2009
Languages
English
Journal Subjects
Medicine, Clinical Medicine, Surgery, Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery, Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine, Sports and Recreation, other
Journal Metrics
Cite Score
0.9
SJR
0.177
SNIP
0.556
MEiN score (PL)
40 points
Index Copernicus
121.01

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