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- Pierwsze wydanie
- 31 Dec 2009
- Częstotliwość wydawania
- 4 razy w roku
- Dziedziny czasopisma
- Cultural Studies, General Cultural Studies, Business and Economics, Business Management, Industries, Sports, Sports and Recreation, Physical Education, Sociology of Sports
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Physical Culture and Sport. Studies and Research (PCSSR) is a peer-reviewed interdisciplinary open access quarterly which is published in March, June, September, and December. PCSSR publishes high-quality original articles that contribute to the understandingall aspects of professional and recreational sport, physical education, and active living in a social context. It is directed to the representatives of the social sciences of sport – sport sociology, sport pedagogy, sport management, sport philosophy etc.
Why subscribe and read:
PCSSR provides an international scientific forum for disseminating and communicating new scientific knowledge within social sciences of sport to researchers, academics, the policy makers, the practitioners, and the public worldwide.
Founded in 1978, PCSSR is a top-ranking journal (Q1 in Cultural studies in Scopus) owned by Józef Piłsudski University of Physical Education in Warsaw, Poland and dedicated to publishing advances in the social sciences of sport.
- Open access publication:Articles are freely available and permanently accessible immediately upon publication, without subscription or registration barriers. We believe this ensures the widest possible dissemination of the published research and promotes future innovation in the field. The articles are distributed under the terms of a CC-BY-NC-ND 4.0 International License.
- Fast and transparent review:All articles submitted to PCSSR are subjected to review without selection bias. The review template ensures that the review process is comprehensive and objective. Only the top researchers in the field are admitted to the editorial boards to ensure that the peer review provides constructive comments and adds value to the research.
- Indexing:PCSSR articles are indexed in a number of major international digital archives and repositories, such as DOAJ, Google Scholar, EBSCO, ERIH PLUS. For additional details on specific indexing, please see Abstracting & Indexing.
- Article promotion:Articles are widely promoted through newsletters and social media (Fb, Twitter), further increasing the accessibility and spreading of every research
Sciendo archives the contents of this journal in Portico - digital long-term preservation service of scholarly books, journals and collections.
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.
Monika Piątkowska – Józef Piłsudski University of Physical Education in Warsaw, Poland
Joanna Bańbuła – Józef Piłsudski University of Physical Education in Warsaw, Poland
Jerzy Kosiewicz – International Society for the Social Sciences of Sport
Martyna Sitek – Józef Piłsudski University of Physical Education in Warsaw, Poland
Social media specialist
Paulina Kaftanowicz - – Józef Piłsudski University of Physical Education in Warsaw, Poland
Lauren Michelle Moseley
Editorial Advisory Board
Jay Coakley – University of Colorado, Colorado Springs, USA
Miguel Cornejo Améstica – Universidad de Concepcion, Chile
Philippe Crisp – University of Chichester, United Kingdom
Tamás Dóczi – Hungarian University of Sports Science, Hungary
Iulian-Marius Dumitru – Alexandru Ioan Cuza” University, Iași, Romania
Samuel Duncan – Holmesglen Institute and Swinburne University of Technology, Australia
Andrew Edgar – Cardiff University, UK
Gyongyi Földesi – University of Physical Education in Budapest, Hungary
Krister Hertting – Halmstad University, Sweden
Jesus Ilundain Agurruza – Linfield College in McMinnville, Oregon, USA
Ferman Konukman – Sport Science Program, Quatar University, Qatar
R. Scott Kretchmar – The Pennsylvania State University, USA
Michał Lenartowicz – Józef Piłsudski University of Physical Education in Warsaw, Poland
Wanderley Marchi Junior – Universidade Federal do Parana, Brazil
William J. Morgan – University of Southern California, USA
Louis Moustakas – German Sport University Cologne, Germany
Natalia Organista – Józef Piłsudski University of Physical Education in Warsaw, Poland
Ana Lúcia Padrão dos Santos – University of São Paulo, Brazil
Sajjad Pashaie – University of Tabriz, Tabriz, Iran
Ingrid Ružbarská – University of Prešov, Slovakia
Robert Schneider – State University of New York, USA
Daniel Seabra – Fernando Pessoa University, Portugal
Cesar R. Torres – State University of New York, USA
Petr Vajda – Masaryk Universoty, Czech Republic
Maria Zowisło – University School of Physical Education in Cracow, Poland
Physical Culture and Sport. Studies and Research
Josef Pilsudski University of Physical Education in Warsaw
34 Marymoncka Street, 00-968 Warszawa, Poland
De Gruyter Poland
Bogumiła Zuga 32A Str.
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T: +48 22 701 50 15
Physical Culture and Sport. Studies and Research is covered by the following services:
- Baidu Scholar
- CABI (over 50 subsections)
- CEEAS (Central & Eastern European Academic Source)
- CEJSH (The Central European Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities)
- CNKI Scholar (China National Knowledge Infrastructure)
- CNPIEC - cnpLINKer
- DOAJ (Directory of Open Access Journals)
- Educational Research Abstracts Online
- ERIH PLUS (European Reference Index for the Humanities and Social Sciences)
- Google Scholar
- Index Copernicus
- Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST)
- KESLI-NDSL (Korean National Discovery for Science Leaders)
- Naver Academic
- Naviga (Softweco)
- Norwegian Register for Scientific Journals, Series and Publishers
- QOAM (Quality Open Access Market)
- Semantic Scholar
- Ulrich's Periodicals Directory/ulrichsweb
- WanFang Data
- Web of Science - Emerging Sources Citation Index
- WorldCat (OCLC)
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.
Since September 1st 2023 authors who choose to publish in Physical Culture and Sport. Studies and Research have been required to pay an article-processing charge (APC). The collected fee is used to cover general publishing costs (editing, peer review, proofreading, hosting, archiving, preservation), with any surplus transferred to the journal.
APC of €600 (EUR)/ $660 (USD)/ 2800zł (PLN) applies to papers accepted after peer review. There are no charges for rejected articles, no submission charges, and no surcharges based on the length of an article, figures or supplementary data.
Local VAT or Sales Tax will be added if applicable.
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 email@example.com
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.
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.
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.