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Journal of Human Kinetics

The Journal of Academy of Physical Education in Katowice

The Journal of Human Kinetics is a respected interdisciplinary periodical offering the latest research in the science of human movement studies. This comprehensive professional journal features articles and research notes encompassing such topic areas as motor learning and motor development, exercise physiology and biochemistry, sports medicine, sport nutrition, biomechanics, sports training, as well as measurement and evaluation in sport and physical education, especially taking into account sport’s competitive and elite aspects.

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JHK brings the latest research results in the area of kinesiology, exercise physiology & nutrition as well as valuable data in physical education and sports training.

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Volume 73 (2020): Issue 1 (Jul 2020)

Please submit your manuscripts to Journal of Human Kinetics via Editorial Manager.

Open Access License

This journal provides immediate open access to its content under the Creative Commons BY NC ND 4.0 license. Authors who publish with this journal retain all copyrights and agree to the terms of the above-mentioned CC BY NC ND 4.0 license.

Adam Zając, Academy of Physical Education in Katowice, Poland

Technical and Statistical Editor
Adam Maszczyk (Poland)

Language Editors
Aleksandra Mostowik (Poland)
Scott Woska (USA)

Assiociate Editors (sections)
Grzegorz Juras, Robert Lockie (Kinesiology)
Aleksandra Żebrowska, Antonio Paoli (Exercise Physiology and Sports Medicine)
Kajetan Słomka, Petr Stastny (Sports Training)
Krzysztof Sas-Nowosielski (Behavioural Sciences in Sport)

Editorial Board
Alexander Gil Arias (Spain)
Alexandre Dellal (France)
Algirdas Raslanas (Lithuania)
Amr Saber Hamza (Egypt)
Anna Jaskólska (Poland)
Artur Jaskólski (Poland)
Barbara Kłapcińska (Poland)
Bartosz Krawczyński (Poland)
Bojan Jośt (Slovenia)
Carmen Krewer (Germany)
Chris Mills (UK)
Claude Bouchard (USA)
Claudio Orizio (Italy)
Daniel A. Marinho (Portugal)
Dragan Milanović (Croatia)
Edward Mleczko (Poland)
Ferman Konukman (USA)
Gaston Beunen (Belgium)
Guang Yue (USA)
Heinz Mechling (Germany)
Hua Guo (USA)
Jack C. Watson II (USA)
Jan Chmura (Poland)
Janusz Błaszczyk (Poland)
Jerzy Żołądź (Poland)
Jose A. Perez Turpin (Spain)
Jose Saavedra (Spain)
Jozsef Tihanyi (Hungary)
Józef Langfort (Poland)
Junggi Hong (Malaysia)
Kajetan Słomka (Poland)
Klaus Blischke (Germany)
Magdalena Stania (Poland)
Małgorzata Chalimoniuk (Poland)
Małgorzata Słowińska-Lisowska (Poland)
Mário António Cardoso Marques (Portugal)
Mark Latash (USA)
Miguel Angel Gomez Ruano (Spain)
Miłosz Czuba (Poland)
Miran Kondrič (Slovenia)
Miroslav Petr (Czech Republic)
Olaf Prieske (Germany)
Pedro Figueiredo (Brazil)
Peter Blaser (Germany)
Peter Hirtz (Germany)
Petr Stastny (Czech Republic)
Pietro Picerno (Italy)
Ricardo J. Fernandes (Portugal)
Robert Lockie (USA)
Robert M. Malina (USA)
Slobodan Jaric (USA)
Stanisław Poprzęcki (Poland)
Tadeusz Bober (Poland)
Tiago M. Barbosa (Portugal, Singapore)
Todd Shoepe (USA)
Wiesław Osiński (Poland)
Włodzimierz Starosta (Poland)
Xin Ye (USA)

Academy of Physical Education in Katowice
Mikołowska 72A,
40-065 Katowice, Poland
e-mail. jhk@awf.katowice.pl

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01-811 Warsaw, Poland