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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
Publication timeframe
4 times per year
Languages
English
Journal Subjects
Medicine, Clinical Medicine, Surgery, Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery, Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine, Sports and Recreation, other
Journal Metrics
Cite Score
1.2
SJR
0.262
SNIP
0.329
MEiN score (PL)
70 points
Index Copernicus
120.78
JCI
0.15

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 70 points in parametrical evaluation carried out by the Polish Minister of Education and Science.

Rejection Rate

  • 80%

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

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. Ingrid Ružbarská – University of Prešov, Slovakia
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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REVIEW

All manuscripts submitted to the Physical Culture and Sport. Studies and Research are subject to a double anonymized review process. All contributions are initially assessed by the editor for suitability for the journal. Papers deemed suitable are then typically sent to a minimum of two independent expert reviewers to evaluate the scientific quality of the paper based on its originality, soundness of methodology, impact to design research, and relevance to design practices. The Editor is responsible for the final decision regarding acceptance or rejection of articles. Reviewers’ scoring and assessment criteria may be found at for authors.

A revised manuscript file shall include highlights where changes have been made. There should be no tracked changes. Please ensure you submit a separate response to reviewer’s file.

After acceptance of the paper, we kindly ask authors to provide us with their proof corrections within five days to ensure a fast publication process of the article.

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:

GUIDE FOR AUTHOR’S MANUSCRIPT SUBMISSION

All submissions to the Physical Culture and Sport. Studies and Research (PCSSR) should be made electronically at mc.manuscriptcentral.com/pcssr. Any paper submitted 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.

For general questions about PCSSR please write at pcssr@awf.edu.pl

The title page and main manuscript files must be submitted in an editable format.

Title page should contain:

  • Concise and informative title. In title case, major words are capitalized, and most minor words are lowercase (Title Case Capitalization – APA Style).
  • Author names and affiliations.
  • 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.
  • Corresponding author with their e-mail address and full postal address.
  • Linked ORCID of each author.

Main manuscript

A concise and factual abstract is required (maximum length of 250 words). The abstract should state briefly the purpose of the research, methods, principal results and major conclusions.

Immediately after the abstract, provide a maximum of 5 keywords. The keywords should not overlap with the title.

Article structure shall include sections:

  • Introduction presenting purposes of the study and providing background for the paper. A pertinent literature review with explicit international connections for relevant ideas shall be provided. The theoretical underpinnings and key concepts of your paper shall be explained, outlining connections to relevant scholarly work in the field of research.
  • Methods presenting sufficient detail to allow the context of the work to be thoroughly understood and/or for the work to be reproduced.
  • Results should be clear and concise.
  • Discussion exploring the significance of the results of the work, not repeating them. It is crucial to connect the results with relevant literature.
  • The conclusion section must succintly tell the reader how and why it is that what's been presented is significant for practice, policy or further research.

References

Please ensure that your references are APA 7th referencing style compliant. Manuscripts that are not consistent with APA (7th) may be returned for further editing or rejected without review. You may also visit our guide.

Journal Details
access type Open Access
License
Format
Journal
eISSN
1899-4849
First Published
31 Dec 2009
Publication timeframe
4 times per year
Languages
English
Journal Subjects
Medicine, Clinical Medicine, Surgery, Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery, Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine, Sports and Recreation, other
Journal Metrics
Cite Score
1.2
SJR
0.262
SNIP
0.329
MEiN score (PL)
70 points
Index Copernicus
120.78
JCI
0.15

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