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Biomedical Human Kinetics

The Journal of University of Physical Education, Warsaw

Ministry of Science and Higher Education

Publishing and increasing the international recognition of the electronic journal Biomedical Human Kinetics in open access isfinanced under grant No. 884/P-DUN/2019 from the funds of the Minister of Science and Higher Education allocated to the dissemination of science.

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The leading idea is the health-directed quality of life. The journal thus covers many biomedical areas related to physical activity, e.g. physiology, biochemistry, biomechanics, anthropology, medical issues associated with physical activities, physical and motor development, psychological and sociological issues associated with physical activities, rehabilitation, health-related sport issues and fitness, etc.

Why subscribe and read

Biomedical Human Kinetics is one of the leading Central European journals dealing with health-related exercise sciences. The journal is a forum for researchers from many countries all over the world for presenting research results of international importance. Our articles follow the international debate on current issues of physical activity.

Why submit

Biomedical Human Kinetics offers publication free of charge, short waiting time, even as short as only few months. Language correction service is provided for authors from non-English speaking regions.
The interdisciplinary, international Editorial Board supports publishing manuscripts of varied scientific origins. Friendly attitude, fair and constructive peer review process should also be emphasised, as well as a promotion of every published article.

Rejection Rate

  • 30%


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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.

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Volume 12 (2020): Issue 1 (Jan 2020)

Please submit your manuscripts to Biomedical Human Kinetics via mc.manuscriptcentral.com/bhk

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.

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Jan Gajewski, University of Physical Education, Warsaw, Poland

Assistant Editors
Anna Głębocka, University of Physical Education, Warsaw, Poland
Aleksandra Samełko, University of Physical Education, Warsaw, Poland
Marta Pokorska, University of Physical Education, Warsaw, Poland

Regional Editors
Heikki Kyröläinen, University of Jyväskylä, Finland
Gül T. Sönmez, City University of New York, USA
Estelio H.M. Dantas, Federal University of State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Gregory C. Bogdanis, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece
Reza Rajabi, Tehran University, Iran

Section Editors

Medical Sciences
Krzysztof Klukowski, Military University of Technology, Warsaw, Poland

Social Sciences
Michał Lenartowicz, University of Physical Education, Warsaw, Poland

Editorial Board
Hamid Arazi, University of Guilan, Iran
Fortunato Battaglia, New York College of Podiatric Medicine, New York NY, USA
Zbigniew Borysiuk, Opole University of Technology, Poland
Michał Bronikowski, University of Physical Education, Poznań, Poland
Timothy A Brusseau, University of Utah, USA
Jadwiga Charzewska, University of Physical Education, Warsaw, Poland
Jan Chmura, Academy of Physical Education, Wroclaw, Poland
Wojtek Chodzko-Zajko, University of Illinois, Urbana IL, USA
Herman van Coppenolle, Catholic University, Leuven, Belgium
Ronald S. Feingold, Adelphi University, Garden City NY, USA
Christine Graf, Deutsche Sporthochschule, Cologne, Germany
Uri Goldbourt, Sackler Medical Faculty, Tel Aviv University, Israel
Anthony C. Hackney, University of North Carolina, USA
Barbara Kłapcińska, Academy of Physical Education, Katowice, Poland
Joanna Komorowski, University of Ottawa, Canada
Ferman Konukman, Qatar University in Sports Science Program, Qatar
Robin Kunstler, City University of New York, USA
Kemal Makasci, Utah Valley University, USA
Carlos R.M. Malfatti, State University of central East, Irati, Brazil
Pantelis Nikolaidis, University of West Attica, Athens, Greece
Wiesław Osiński, Academy of Physical Education, Poznań, Poland
Alicja Przyłuska-Fiszer, University of Physical Education, Warsaw, Poland
Jiri Stelzer, Valdosta State University, Valdosta GA, USA
Walter Tokarski, Deutsche Sporthochschule, Cologne, Germany
Giuseppe Vannozzi, Italian University of Sport and Movement “Foro Italico”, Rome, Italy
František Vaverka, Palacky University, Olomouc, Czech Republic

Statistics Editor
Paweł Tomaszewski, University of Physical Education, Warsaw, Poland

Language Editor
Richard Ashcroft

Technical Editor
Monika Lefler, University of Physical Education, Warsaw, Poland

Biomedical Human Kinetcis
The Józef Piłsudski University of Physical Education
00-968 Warsaw 45, PO box 55
tel: +48 22 834 04 31
Editor-in-Chief prof. Jan Gajewski ext. 322
Technical Editor Monika Lefler ext. 322
e-mail: pes@awf.edu.pl

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