Focus and Scope

The journal’s main goal:
- to aid and facilitate national, international, and interdisciplinary scientific communication, and to strengthen the links between scientific researchers all over the world;
- distributing the information on the latest research and scientific work conducted by scientists and leading specialists in the fields of physical education students (higher education institutions).

The Journal welcomes articles on different aspects of physical education, sports and health of students (higher education institutions) which cover scientific researches in the related fields, such as biomechanics, kinesiology, medicine, psychology, sociology, technologies of sports equipment, research in training, selection, physical efficiency, as well as health preservation and other interdisciplinary perspectives.
The journal represents original scientific researches of scientists from the East-European region. The journal used to cooperate with the scientists from other regions. more

Categories of Articles

The Journal welcomes articles on different aspects of physical education, sports and health of students (higher education institutions) which cover scientific researches in the related fields, such as biomechanics, kinesiology, medicine, psychology, sociology, technologies of sports equipment, research in training, selection, physical efficiency, as well as health preservation and other interdisciplinary perspectives.
The journal publishes articles only with the participation of adult young people - students of higher educational institutions (according to the COPE recommendations, such students do not require parental consent to participate in the experiment). The journal does not publish articles involving children that require parental consent to participate in the experiment. more

Privacy Statement

The names and email addresses entered in this journal site will be used exclusively for the stated purposes of this journal and will not be made available for any other purpose or to any other party.

Publication Frequency

6 issues per year (bimonthly: February, April, June, August, October, December).

Journal Sponsorship

Founder and publisher. Iermakov Sergii Sidorovich (Ukraine): ORCID ID; ResearcherID; Scopus Author ID; (Doctor of Pedagogical Sciences, Professor).
Sources of Support:
Subscription information, more
Sponsorship and advertising. For all advertising and sponsorship enquiries please contact us with your enquiry and we’ll get back to you.
Information Sponsors, Partners: • Olympic Academy of Ukraine; • Ukrainian Academy of Sciences.

Journal History

The journal was found in 1996 under the name "Fiziceskoe Vospitanie Studentov Tvorcheskikh Special'nostej=Physical Education of the Student of Creative Specialties" [ISSN 1993-4335 (print), ISSN 1993-4343 (on line)].
In July 2009 the title of journal was changed to "Physical Education of Students" ISSN 2075-5279 (Russion ed. Print), ISSN 2223-2125 (Russion ed. Online).
01.01.2013 - Physical Education of Students (e-ISSN 2308-7250).

Manuscript Submission

If your manuscript and figures are ready to submit according to the manuscript formatting guidelines and requirements, please proceed directly to the ONLINE SUBMISSION SYSTEM

Authorship Statement

Journal does not require authors of original (primary) research papers to assign the copyright of their published contributions (see Copyright Notice). Authors grant Journal an exclusive licence (ICMJE - Exclusive licences) to publish, in return for which they can reuse their papers in their future printed work without first requiring permission from the publisher of the journal.


Copyright Holder - Author(s).
Authors who publish with this journal agree to the following terms:
I. Authors retain copyright and grant the journal right of first publication with the work simultaneously licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License (CC BY 4.0) that allows others to share the work with an acknowledgement of the work's authorship and initial publication in this journal.
Authors are permitted and encouraged to post their work online (e.g., in institutional repositories or on their website) prior to and during the submission process, as it can lead to productive exchanges, as well as earlier and greater citation of published work (See The Effect of Open Access).
II. Conflict of interest declaration and author agreement form.

Conflict of interests

Authors should disclose at the time of submission any financial arrangement they may have. Such information will be held in confidence while the paper is under review and will not influence the editorial decision, but if the article is accepted for publication, the editors will usually discuss with the authors the manner in which such information is to be communicated to the reader.

Article processing charges (APC)

All articles published in our journals are open access and freely available online, immediately upon publication. This is made possible by an article-processing charge (APC) that covers the range of publishing services we provide. more...

DOI Policy

A digital object identifier (DOI) is a unique alphanumeric string assigned by a registration agency (the International DOI Foundation) to identify content and provide a persistent link to its location on the internet. The publisher assigns a DOI when your article is published and made available electronically.

ORCID Policy

Journal encourages all authors to register for an ORCID iD and associate it with their ScopusAuthorID/ResearcherID.
We strongly believe that the increased use and integration of ORCID iDs will be beneficial for the whole research community.

Plagiarism Policy

Journal subscribes to the Principles of Transparency and Best Practice in Scholarly Publishing. All authors must abide by the standards outlined in the journal’s ethical guidelines. In particular, please note the need to avoid duplicate submission, plagiarism and self-plagiarism. If you are unsure what is meant by plagiarism read Best Practice Guidelines on Publishing Ethics. Self-Plagiarism is defined as a type of plagiarism in which the writer republishes a work in its entirety or reuses portions of a previously written text while authoring a new work. The key component of this malpractice is that the new paper makes no reference to the previous publication. Manuscripts are checked for evidence of plagiarism. In case of evidence of using plagiarism in the manuscript it will be rejected and no further submissions will be accepted.
All articles submitted to the JOURNAL will be checked using the "iThenticate" plagiarism detection software.
A specific process is followed to manage a case of plagiarism. The JOURNAL follows the guidelines contained in the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) flowcharts.

Open Access Policy

All Open Access articles distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (CC BY 4.0), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Self-Archiving Policy

Authors of articles are permitted to self-archive the submitted (preprint) version of the article at any time, and may self-archive the accepted (peer-reviewed) version. The Authors may deposit published version of the article.

Crossmark Policy

CrossMark is a multi-publisher initiative from Crossref, provides a standard way for readers to locate the authoritative version of an article or other published content. By applying the CrossMark logo, journal is committing to maintaining the content it publishes and to alerting readers to changes if and when they occur.
Journal is committed to uphold the integrity of the literature and publishes Errata, Expressions of Concerns or Retraction Notices dependent on the situation and in accordance with the COPE Retraction Guidelines. In all cases, these notices are linked to the original article.
Information on COPE Retraction Guidelines can be found here: Retraction Guidelines.
Clicking the CrossMark logo on a document will tell you its current status and may also give you additional publication-record information about the document.
doi: 10.15561/pes-crossmark


The journal is in such database as: Web of Science Core Collection (ESCI); DOAJ; more


This journal utilizes the LOCKSS system to create a distributed archiving system among participating libraries and permits those libraries to create permanent archives of the journal for purposes of preservation and restoration. more
Vernadsky National Library of Ukraine - Scientific Periodicals Ukraine;
Polish Scientific Bibliography - PBN.

Public offer

It is suggested that any person who has an exclusive right to the Article enter into this License Agreement

Print Edition

The journal is published exclusively in e-version. For those who prefer Print version we recommend to use link “Full issue” / “PDF” on the page of each issue. “Full issue” consists of all the articles of the particular issue (A4) and additional materials: color cover (A3); pages “About the journal”, “Editorial board”, “Information”. “Full issue” - is a design layout of a journal for printing in a high resolution.
1996-2011 (Russian)
2008-2012 (Russian)
From 01.01.2013 (English)

Article Metrics, Usage Statistics

Article-level metrics are designed to help authors assess this by providing a better understanding of the reach of an article or published research, and the attention it is receiving online. Journal now provides access to the number of online views of each article, the number of citations to each article, and the Altmetric score of each article.