Physical Culture and Sport. Studies and Research

The Journal of Josef Pilsudski University of Physical Education in Warsaw and International Society for the Social Sciences of Sport

Open access

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.

Why submit

  • Fast peer review and objective decision
  • Language correction service for non-native English speaking authors
  • Offering the highest editorial quality
  • Promoted by the International Society for the Social Sciences of Sport
  • Promotion of each article in abstracting databases
  • Indexed: in Baidu Scholar, CABI - Abstracts on Hygiene and Communicable Diseases (AHCD), CABI -Agricultural Economics Database, CABI -CAB Abstracts, CABI - Environmental Science Database, CABI - Global Health, CABI - Leisure Tourism Database, CABI - Leisure, Recreation and Tourism Abstracts (printed), CABI - Plant Genetic Resources Abstracts, CABI - Plant Genetics and Breeding Database, CEJSH (The Central European Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities), Celdes, CNKI Scholar (China National Knowledge Infrastructure), CNPIEC, De Gruyter - IBR (International Bibliography of Reviews of Scholarly Literature in the Humanities and Social Sciences), De Gruyter - IBZ (International Bibliography of Periodical Literature in the Humanities and Social Sciences), DOAJ, EBSCO -TOC Premier, EBSCO Discovery Service, ERIH PLUS (European Reference Index for the Humanities and Social Sciences), GenamicsJournalSeek, Google Scholar, Index Copernicus (7.5), J-Gate, JournalTOCs, Naviga(Softweco), Primo Central (ExLibris), ProQuest -Health & Medical Complete, ProQuest -Illustrata: Health Sciences, ReadCube, ResearchGate, Sciencescape, SCOPUS, Summon (Serials Solutions/ProQuest), TDOne(TDNet), Ulrich's Periodicals Directory/ulrichsweb, WorldCat(OCLC).
  • Waiting to be confirmed: AMED (Allied and Complementary Medicine), Elsevier – EMBASE, INIST Institut de l’Information Scientifique et Technique, Research into Higher Education Abstracts, Social Science Research Network (SSRN).
  • The Journal scored 11 points in parametrical evaluation carried out by the Polish Ministry of Science and Higher Education.

Rejection Rate

  • 60%

Similarity Check Plagiarism Screening System

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.

Detailed description of the Similarity Check System can be found at:
https://www.crossref.org/services/similarity-check/

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
  • Naviga (Softweco)
  • Norwegian Register for Scientific Journals, Series and Publishers
  • Primo Central (ExLibris)
  • ProQuest (relevant databases)
  • Publons
  • QOAM (Quality Open Access Market)
  • ReadCube
  • SCOPUS
  • Sherpa/RoMEO
  • Summon (Serials Solutions/ProQuest)
  • TDNet
  • Ulrich's Periodicals Directory/ulrichsweb
  • WanFang Data
  • Web of Science - Emerging Sources Citation Index
  • WorldCat (OCLC)

Editor-in-Chief
Prof. Dr. Jerzy Kosiewicz – Josef Pilsudski University of Physical Education in Warsaw, Poland

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

Editors
Prof. Dr. Andrew Edgar – Cardiff University, UK
Prof. Dr. Henning Eichberg – University of Southern Denmark in Odense, Denmark
Prof. Dr. R. Scott Kretchmar – University of Southern California, USA
Prof. Dr. Salomé Marivoet – University of Coimbra, 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. Mait Arvisto – Pedagogical University of Tallinn, Estonia
Prof. Dr. Baljinder Singh Bal – Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar, Punjab, India
Prof. Dr. Gunnar Breivik – Norwegian School of Sport Sciences in Oslo, Norway
Prof. Dr. Irina Bykhovskaja – Central Institute of Physical Culture, Moscow, Russia
Prof. Dr. Jay Coakley – University of Colorado, Colorado Springs, USA
Prof. Dr. Suresh H. Deshpande – Premier Institute of Physical Education & Sports, Amravati, Maharashtra–India
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 – State University of New York, USA
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 – L'Institut Nacional d'Educacio Fisica de Catalunya, Spain
Prof. Dr. Heather Reid – Morningside College, USA
Prof. Dr. Amr Saber Hamza – Aswan University, Egypt
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 Philosophy and Sociology
Josef Pilsudski University of Physical Education in Warsaw
34 Marymoncka Street, 00-968 Warszawa, Poland
Home phone: +48 22 833 80 81
Office phone: +48 22 834 22 18
Mobile phone: +48 22 502 200 069
e-mail: jerzy.kosiewicz@awf.edu.pl

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

All manuscripts submitted to the Physical Culture and Sport. Studies and Research are subject to a double-blind peer review process, where both the reviewers and the authors are kept anonymous. Reviewers are asked to evaluate the manuscript based on its originality, soundness of methodology, impact to design research, and relevance to design practices. Based on the reviewers' comments, the Editor-in-Chief makes a final decision on the acceptability of the manuscript and communicates to the authors the decision, along with reviewers' reports. Reviewers score sheet may be found at http://www.degruyter.com/view/supplement/s18994849_Review.pdf

Please submit your manuscripts to Physical Culture and Sport. Studies and Research via email to:

jerzy.kosiewicz@awf.edu.pl

Journal Information

CiteScore 2017: 0.18

SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) 2017: 0.138
Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP) 2017: 0.181

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