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.
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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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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
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