Categories of Articles
Focus and Scope
Article processing charges
Open Access Policy
Conflict of interests
Peer Review Process
Review Procedure for Manuscripts
Article Metrics & Usage Statistics
IdentifiersThe journal was found in 1997 [Pedagogika, psihologia ta mediko-biologicni problemi fizicnogo vihovanna i sportu (Abbreviated key title: Pedagog. psihol. med.-biol. probl. fiz. vihov. sportu); ISSN 1818-9172 (Russian ed. Print); ISSN 1818-9210 (Russian ed. online)].
01.01.2013 - online versions [Pedagogics, psychology, medical-biological problems of physical training and sports (Abbreviated key title: Pedagog. psychol. med.-biol. probl. phys. train. sports); ISSN 2308-7269 (English ed. online)].
In 2020 the title is changed to “Pedagogy of Physical Culture and Sports" (ISSN 2664-9837; Abbreviated key-title: Pedagogy phys. cult. sports).
Categories of ArticlesThe Journal considers for publication Original research and Review papers in the sub-disciplines relating to the broad Pedagogy of Physical Culture and Sports fields: theory and technique of physical training, physical activity and health, sports science, biomechanics, kinesiology, motor control and learning, public health (as relevant to sport and exercise), and physical rehabilitation and recreation. more
Focus and ScopeThe journal’s main goal:
- is to aid and facilitate national, international, and interdisciplinary scientific communication, and to strengthen the links between scientific researchers all over the world;
- distributing the information on the latest research and scientific work conducted by scientists and leading specialists in the fields of pedagogy of physical culture and sports.
The Journal considers for publication Original research and Review papers in the sub-disciplines relating to the broad fields in Pedagogy of Physical Culture and Sports such as: theory and technique of physical training, physical activity and health, sports science, biomechanics, kinesiology, motor control and learning, public health (as relevant to sport and exercise), physical rehabilitation and recreation. All these fields should be considered from the point of view of pedagogy. Journal publishes researches that report educational practices in all appropriate contexts, but not limited to, school physical education, club sport, and active leisure programs. In these contex Pedagogy refers to the interacting and interdependent components of knowledge and curriculum, learners and learning, and teachers/coaches, teaching/coaching and teacher/coach education. more
Publication Frequency6 issues per year (bimonthly: February, April, June, August, October, December).
SubmissionIf your manuscript and figures are ready to submit according to the manuscript formatting guidelines and requirements, please proceed directly to the ONLINE SUBMISSION SYSTEM
Article processing chargesAll articles published in our journals are open access and freely available online, immediately upon publication. This is made possible by an article-processing charge (APC) that covers the range of publishing services we provide. more...
DOI PolicyA digital object identifier (DOI) is a unique alphanumeric string assigned by a registration agency (the International DOI Foundation) to identify content and provide a persistent link to its location on the internet. The publisher assigns a DOI when your article is published and available electronically.
ORCID PolicyJournal encourages all authors to register for an ORCID iD and associate it with their ScopusAuthorID/ResearcherID.
We strongly believe that the increased use and integration of ORCID iDs will be beneficial for the whole research community.
IndexingThe journal is in database: Web of Science Core Collection [Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI)]; DOAJ (Directory of Open Access Journals)
ArchivingThis journal utilizes the LOCKSS system to create a distributed archiving system among participating libraries and permits those libraries to create permanent archives of the journal for purposes of preservation and restoration;
Vernadsky National Library of Ukraine;
Polish Scientific Bibliography.
CopyrightCopyright Holder - Author(s).
Authors who publish with this journal agree to the following terms:
I. Authors retain copyright and grant the journal right of first publication with the work simultaneously licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License (CC BY 4.0) that allows others to share the work with an acknowledgement of the work's authorship and initial publication in this journal.
Authors are permitted and encouraged to post their work online (e.g., in institutional repositories or on their website) prior to and during the submission process, as it can lead to productive exchanges, as well as earlier and greater citation of published work (See The Effect of Open Access).
II. Conflict of interest declaration and author agreement form..
Print EditionThe journal is published just in e-version. For those who prefer Print version, we recommend use link “Full issue” / “PDF” on a page of each issue. “Full issue” consists all articles of an issue (A4) and additional materials: color cover (A3); pages “About the journal”, “Editorial board”, “Information”. “Full issue” - is a design layout of a journal for printing in a high resolution.
Journal SponsorshipFounder and publisher. Iermakov Sergii Sidorovich (Ukraine): ORCID ID; ResearcherID; Scopus Author ID; (Doctor of Pedagogical Sciences, Professor).
Sources of Support:
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Sponsorship and advertising. For all advertising and sponsorship enquiries please contact us with your enquiry and we’ll get back to you.
Information Sponsors, Partners: • Olympic Academy of Ukraine; • Ukrainian Academy of Sciences.
Plagiarism PolicyJournal subscribes to the Principles of Transparency and Best Practice in Scholarly Publishing. All authors must abide by the standards outlined in the journal’s ethical guidelines. In particular, please note the need to avoid duplicate submission, plagiarism and self-plagiarism. If you are unsure what is meant by plagiarism read read Best Practice Guidelines on Publishing Ethics. Self-Plagiarism is defined as a type of plagiarism in which the writer republishes a work in its entirety or reuses portions of a previously written text while authoring a new work. The key component of this malpractice is that the new paper makes no reference to the previous publication. Papers are checked for evidence of plagiarism. If such evidence is found the paper is rejected and no further submissions will be accepted.
All articles submitted to the JOURNAL will be checked using the "iThenticate" plagiarism detection software.
A specific process is followed to manage a case of plagiarism. The JOURNAL follows the guidelines contained in the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) flowcharts.
Open Access PolicyAll Open Access articles distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
Self-Archiving PolicyAuthors of articles are permitted to self-archive the submitted (preprint) version of the article at any time, and may self-archive the accepted (peer-reviewed) version. The Authors may deposit published version of the article.
Privacy StatementThe names and email addresses entered in this journal site will be used exclusively for the stated purposes of this journal and will not be made available for any other purpose or to any other party.
Authorship StatementJournal does not require authors of original (primary) research papers to assign the copyright of their published contributions (see Copyright Notice). Authors grant Journal an exclusive licence (ICMJE - Exclusive licences) to publish, in return for which they can reuse their papers in their future printed work without first requiring permission from the publisher of the journal.
Conflict of interestsAuthors should disclose at the time of submission any financial arrangement they may have. Such information will be held in confidence while the paper is under review and will not influence the editorial decision, but if the article is accepted for publication, the editors will usually discuss with the authors the manner in which such information is to be communicated to the reader.
Peer Review ProcessAll articles in this journal undergo peer review. To submit a completed manuscript you need to register, log in, go to your account, and upload the manuscript.
Once the paper has been assessed for the scope suitability and formatting compliance by the Chief editor, it undergoes peer review by an expert referee whose research specialization best matches that of the paper. Peer reviewing is “double blind”.
The following criteria are always considered for each submission in the peer-review process:
Review Procedure for ManuscriptsBasic principles to which peer reviewers should adhere are described in COPE Ethical Guidelines for Peer Reviewers.
1. Editorial review.
The Chief editor will review the manuscripts to evaluate if it fits into the profile of the journal, and that the basic demands to quality is present.
2. Peer review.
2.1. If the manuscript passes point 1, the next step is peer review by two independent reviewers who hold a relevant doctoral degree or equivalent and know the actual topic(s) very well.
2.2 Procedure of peer Review.
The review is based on reciprocal anonymity. In addition to a general evaluation of the scientific level of the manuscript, the reviewer will be asked to evaluate:
3. Final review.
The Chief editor has the final decision whether a manuscript will be published.
Article Metrics & Usage StatisticsArticle-level metrics are designed to help authors assess this by providing a better understanding of the reach of an article or published research, and the attention it is receiving online. Journal now provides access to the number of online views of each article, the number of citations to each article, and the Altmetric score of each article.
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Journal is committed to uphold the integrity of the literature and publishes Errata, Expressions of Concerns or Retraction Notices dependent on the situation and in accordance with the COPE Retraction Guidelines. In all cases, these notices are linked to the original article.
Information on COPE Retraction Guidelines can be found here: Retraction Guidelines.
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