INFORMATION FOR AUTHORS OF SPORTSCIENCE ARTICLES


The main focus of this site is now research resources and topical information such as conference reports, opinions on recently published papers, and so on. If you would like to contribute, here's what to do.

  • Read the guidelines on style for articles at this site.
  • Use the template appropriate for the section of the journal.
    • News and Comment is for a short item about sport research in progress or in print, highlights of a recent or upcoming conference, a hot topic on a mailing lists, a new item of equipment, or anything else of interest to the sport-science community. An item of only a few paragraphs will be included with others iin an In-Brief article.
    • Write a Perspectives article if you want to put forward a personal view of a topic. The scope of the article should be similar to that of a mini review or a leading article.
    • The Reviews section is for a traditional scholarly review of a topic related to human physical performance. We have novel approaches for the structure of the review and for reporting findings.
    • An Original Research article is for a traditional report of your own previously unpublished research. As for Reviews, we have several novel approaches for structuring the article and reporting outcomes.

         Click on the link to download the template in Microsoft rich-text format (files ~300 K in size) or latest Word format (~70 K). Each template contains further instructions.

News and Comment:

rich-text  

Word

Perspectives:

rich-text  

Word

Reviews:

rich-text  

Word

Original Research:

rich-text  

Word

 

 

 

  • To create figures for presenting data, download the templates in this Excel 97/98 workbook. The workbook has further instructions.
  • You may send short articles as text in an e-mail message for preliminary review.
  • Submit the article for full review to the editor as an attached file, preferably in Word 97/98 format.
  • Your article will receive blind review. If your article is acceptable, the reviewer(s) will be named in your article.
  • Be prepared to cooperate with the editor, who may rewrite parts of your article for brevity and clarity.

         Read the copyright notice. Main points: you retain the copyright to your articles, but articles published at the site cannot be removed or altered without permission of the editor.


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Last updated 12 Jan 02