Physical Culture and Sport. Studies and Research

The Journal of Josef Pilsudski University of Physical Education in Warsaw

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Physical Culture and Sport. Studies and Research is directed to the representatives of the social sciences of sport (philosophers, sociologists, psychologists, pedagogues, managers of sport, and theoreticians of sport from particular or general point of view). The main goal of the journal is to present the most current (and only the best) papers from European, Western and Eastern countries of the world. It focuses on symbolic, axiological, and comparative aspects of contemporary sport. We dedicated this journal to humanists, social researchers, students, and practitioners.

Why subscribe and read

The journal is publishing papers from many countries all over the world containing the newest results of the researches of the social sciences of sport. It is connected with such disciplines as: philosophy of sport, sociology of sport, history of sport, pedagogy of sport, psychology of sport, management of sport, and related to the social aspects of general and particular theory of sport. It is useful and indispensable for all scientists in this field of study.

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  • Fast peer review and objective decision
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  • The Journal scored 11 points in parametrical evaluation carried out by the Polish Ministry of Science and Higher Education.

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  • 60%

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    Abstracting & Indexing

    Physical Culture and Sport. Studies and Research is covered by the following services:

    • Arianta
    • Baidu Scholar
    • CABI (over 50 subsections)
    • Case
    • CEJSH (The Central European Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities)
    • CNKI Scholar (China National Knowledge Infrastructure)
    • CNPIEC - cnpLINKer
    • Dimensions
    • DOAJ (Directory of Open Access Journals)
    • EBSCO (relevant databases)
    • EBSCO Discovery Service
    • Educational Research Abstracts Online
    • ERIH PLUS (European Reference Index for the Humanities and Social Sciences)
    • Genamics JournalSeek
    • Google Scholar
    • Index Copernicus
    • Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST)
    • J-Gate
    • JournalGuide
    • JournalTOCs
    • KESLI-NDSL (Korean National Discovery for Science Leaders)
    • Meta
    • Microsoft Academic
    • MyScienceWork
    • Naviga (Softweco)
    • Norwegian Register for Scientific Journals, Series and Publishers
    • Primo Central (ExLibris)
    • ProQuest (relevant databases)
    • Publons
    • QOAM (Quality Open Access Market)
    • ReadCube
    • SCOPUS
    • Semantic Scholar
    • Sherpa/RoMEO
    • Summon (ProQuest)
    • TDNet
    • Ulrich's Periodicals Directory/ulrichsweb
    • WanFang Data
    • Web of Science - Emerging Sources Citation Index
    • WorldCat (OCLC)

    Editor-in-Chief
    Dr. Monika Piątkowska – Josef Pilsudski University of Physical Education in Warsaw, Poland

    Deputy Editor
    Dr. Sylwia Gocłowska – Josef Pilsudski University of Physical Education in Warsaw, Poland

    Founding Editor-in-Chief
    Prof. Dr. Jerzy Kosiewicz

    Assistant Editor
    Dr. Joanna Bańbuła – Josef Pilsudski University of Physical Education in Warsaw, Poland

    Editors
    Prof. Dr. Andrew Edgar – Cardiff University, UK
    Prof. Dr. R. Scott Kretchmar – The Pennsylvania State University, USA
    Prof. Dr. Salomé Marivoet – ISCTE - University Institute of Lisbon, Portugal
    Prof. Dr. Mike McNamee – University of Wales, Swansea, England
    Prof. Dr. William J. Morgan – University of Southern California, USA
    Prof. Dr. Mark Stephen Nesti – Liverpool John Moores University, UK
    Prof. Dr. John S. Russell – Langara College, Vancouver, Canada
    Prof. Dr. Cesar R. Torres – State University of New York, USA
    Prof. Dr. Otmar Weiss – Institut für Sportwissenschaft der Universität Wien, Austria

    Editorial Advisory Board
    Prof. Dr. Jesus Ilundain Agurruza – Linfield College in McMinnville, Oregon, USA
    Prof. Dr. Miguel Cornejo Améstica – Universidad de Concepcion, Chile
    Prof. Dr. Georg Anders – Deutsche Sporthochschule, Köln, Germany
    Prof. Dr. Baljinder Singh Bal – Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar, Punjab, India
    Prof. Dr. Irina Bykhovskaja – Institute of Natural Sciences and Sports Technologies of the Moscow City University
    Prof. Dr. Jay Coakley – University of Colorado, Colorado Springs, USA
    Prof. Dr. Zbigniew Dziubiński – Josef Pilsudski University of Physical Education in Warsaw, Poland
    Prof. Dr. Gyongyi Földesi – University of Physical Education in Budapest, Hungary
    Prof. Dr. Takayuki Hata – Okayama University, Japan
    Prof. Dr. Anna Hogenova – Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic
    Prof. Dr. John Hughson – University of Central Lancashire, UK
    Prof. Dr. Emanuele Isidori – Universita degli Studi di Roma "Foroltalico", Italy
    Prof. Dr. Steve Jackson – University of Otago, New Zealand
    Prof. Dr. Ejgil Jespersen – University of Southern Denmark, Denmark
    Prof. Dr. Ivo Jirásek – University of Olomouc, Czech Republic
    Prof. Dr. Lee Jong-Young – College of Physical Education Suwon University, South Korea
    Prof. Dr. Dieter Jütting – Institut für Sportkultur und Weiterbildung, Münster, Germany
    Prof. Dr. Ferman Konukman – Sport Science Program, Quatar University, Qatar
    Prof. Dr. Pasi Koski – University of Turku, Finland
    Prof. Dr. Lev Kreft – University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Prof. Dr. Sigmund Loland – Norwegian School of Sport Sciences in Oslo, Norway
    Prof. Dr. Joseph Maguire – University of Loughborough, Leicestershire, England
    Prof. Dr. Wanderley Marchi Junior – Universidade Federal do Parana, Brazil
    Prof. Dr. Jim Parry – Leeds University, England
    Prof. Dr. Juan C. Luis-Pascual – Alcala University, Madrid, Spain
    Prof. Dr. Andrzej Pawłucki – University School of Physical Education in Wroclaw, Poland
    Prof. Dr. Jose A. Perez-Turpin – University of Alicante, Spain
    Prof. Dr. Alicja Przyłuska-Fiszer – Josef Pilsudski University of Physical Education in Warsaw, Poland
    Prof. Dr. Nuria Puig – Former Full Professor for the Sociology at the Institut Nacional d'Educacio Fisica de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain
    Prof. Dr. Robert Schneider – State University of New York, USA
    Prof. Dr. Kimmo Suomi – University of Jyvaskyla, Finland
    Prof. Dr. Ansgar Thiel – Eberhard Karls University in Tübingen, Germany
    Prof. Dr. Patrizia Zagnoli – University of Florence, Italy
    Prof. Dr. Maria Zowisło – University School of Physical Education in Cracow, Poland
    Prof. Dr. Jolanta Żyśko – Warsaw School of Tourism and Hospitality Management, Poland

    Contact
    Physical Culture and Sport. Studies and Research
    Department of Organisation and History of Sport
    Josef Pilsudski University of Physical Education in Warsaw
    34 Marymoncka Street, 00-968 Warszawa, Poland
    e-mail: pcssr@awf.edu.pl

    Publisher
    DE GRUYTER POLAND
    Bogumiła Zuga 32A Str.
    01-811 Warsaw, Poland

    Please submit your manuscripts to Physical Culture and Sport. Studies and Research via email to:
    pcssr@awf.edu.pl

    Journal Information

    CiteScore 2018: 0.3

    SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) 2018: 0.201
    Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP) 2018: 0.333

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