Acta Facultatis Educationis Physicae Universitatis Comenianae (AFEPUC) is the official journal of the Faculty of Physical Education and Sports, Comenius University in Bratislava, approved by Ministry of Culture of Slovak Republic. AFEPUC is an open access international, multidisciplinary journal offering the latest research in the sport sciences and related disciplines, published 2 times per year (May, November). This journal features articles and research notes encompassing such topic areas as: Physical Education, Sports Training Kinesiology, Motor learning, Biomechanics, Exercise Physiology and Nutrition, as well as Behavioural Sciences in Sport, yet especially considering competitive and non-competitive aspects of sport. The journal publishes original papers, case studies, reviews and short communications. Most importantly, manuscripts submitted to the journal must contain novel data on theoretical or experimental research or on practical applications in the field of sport sciences. We encourage scientists from around the world to submit their papers to our Journal.
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Acta Facultatis Educationis Physicae Universitatis Comenianae (AFEPUC) brings the current research results in the area of kinesiology, exercise physiology, sports nutrition as well as valuable data in physical education, sports training, recreation, sports history, psychology and pedagogy.
Large range of topics related to sports science disciplines such as sports medicine, exercise physiology, nutrition, motor learning, bio-mechanics, analysis of human performance, coaching, physical education, sport history, sociology, psychology and pedagogy, sports management and economics.
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The subject of the e-mail should be entitled as follows: "AFEPUC Manuscript_Surname of the first author" (example: "AFEPUC Manuscript_Athlete"). By one e-mail the author can submit one manuscript. If one author is submitting more manuscripts, the e-mail subject should be different (example: "AFEPUC Manuscript_Athlete1, AFEPUC Manuscript_Athlete2,").
Editorial Board accepts only original articles not previously published and articles that are not being considered or have not been submitted for publication elsewhere. If parts of the results have been published as conference abstract or elsewhere, it should be stated in references. The approval of the ethics committee (if applicable) should be mentioned in the section Methods.
Open Access Statement
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Scientific and Editorial Board: Prof. Dr. Goran Bošnjak – University of Banja Luka, Fakultet fizičkog vaspitanja i sporta, Bosna i Hercegovina Prof. Ivan Čuk, Ph.D. – University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Sport, Slovenia Prof. Ian Gordon Culpan – University of Canterbury (UC), New Zeland Prof. Dr. Giyasetin Demirhan – Havettepe University Ankara, Faculty of Sport Sciences,Turkey Prof. Jean Firica, Ph.D. - FPES, University Craiova, Romania Prof. Kenneth Hardman, Ph.D. – University of Worcester, United Kingdom Prof. PhDr. Michal Charvát, CSc. – Faculty of Spors Studies, Masaryk University in Brno, Czech Republic Prof. Dr. Ming-Kai Chin, Ph.D. – Northcote of Education (N. C. E.), Hong Kong Prof. PaedDr. Ľudmila Jančoková, CSc. – Matej Bel University in Banská Bystrica, Faculty of Arts, Slovakia Prof. Dr. Sc. Damir Knjaz – University of Zagreb, Faculty of kinesiology, Croatia Sarah Moss, Ph.D. – North West University, South Africa Assoc. Prof. PaedDr. Oľga Kyselovičová, Ph.D. – Comenius University in Bratislava, Faculty of Physical Education and Sports, Slovakia Assoc. Prof. PaedDr. Jana Labudová, Ph.D. – Comenius University in Bratislava, Faculty of Physical Education and Sports, Slovakia Assoc. Prof. Svetlana Lukina, SPBU Saint Petersburg University, Department of Physical Culture and Sports, Russia Prof. Dragan Milanovič, Ph.D. – University of Zagreb, Faculty of Kinesiology, Croatia Assoc. Prof. Jiří Nikodým, Ph.D. – Masaryk University, Faculty of Sports Studies, Czech Republic Prof. PhDr. Josef Oborný, Ph.D. – Comenius University in Bratislava, Faculty of Physical Education and Sports, Slovakia Prof. Inese Pontaga – Latvian Academy of Sports Education, Latvia Assoc. Prof. PaedDr. Vladimír Přidal, Ph.D. – Comenius University in Bratislava, Faculty of Physical Education and Sports, Slovakia Assoc. Prof. PhDr. Jiří Suchý, Ph.D. – Charles University in Prague, Faculty of Physical Education and Sport, Czech Republic Prof. PaedDr. Jaromír Šimonek, Ph.D. – Constantine the Philosofer University in Nitra, Faculty of Education, Slovakia Prof. Dr. József Tihányi, Ph.D. – University of Physical Education in Budapest, Hungary Assoc. Prof. PhDr. Dušan Tomajko, CSc. – Palacký University in Olomouc, Faculty of Physical Culture, Czech Republic Prof. PhDr. Hana Valková, CSc. – Masaryk University, Faculty of Sports Studies, Czech Republic Prof. Marián Vanderka, Ph.D. – Comenius University in Bratislava, Faculty of Physical Education and Sports, Slovakia Prof. Erika Zemková, Ph.D. – Comenius University in Bratislava, Faculty of Physical Education and Sports, Slovakia
Language Editors Helena Rychtáriková, Comenius University in Bratislava, Faculty of Physical Education and Sports, Slovakia
Technical Editors Angela Barineková, Comenius University in Bratislava, Faculty of Physical Education and Sports, Slovakia Marta Ludvigová, Comenius University in Bratislava, Slovakia