Identifiers
Categories of Articles
Focus and Scope
Publication Frequency
Submission
Manuscript processing fees
Digital Object Identifier
ORCID (Open Researcher and Contributor ID)
Indexing
Archiving
Copyright
Print Edition
Journal Sponsorship
Plagiarism Policy
Open Access Policy
Self-Archiving Policy
Privacy Statement
Authorship Statement
Conflict of interests
Peer Review Process
Review Procedure for Manuscripts
Article Metrics & Usage Statistics

Identifiers

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).

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. more

Focus and Scope

The journal’s main goal:
- is 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

Publication Frequency

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

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

Manuscript processing fees

Authors should understand that there are many occurring publishing expenses per journal page associated with manuscript processing, editorial, production, typesetting, printing, annual fee (Crossref), web-hosting, and archiving. There are NO submission fees; however, should your manuscript be accepted for publication, there will be a one-time fee more

Digital Object Identifier

All articles have digital object identifier. Crossref - search

ORCID (Open Researcher and Contributor ID)

All authors have ORCID

Indexing

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

Archiving

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;
Russian Science Citation Index - RSCI.

Copyright

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.

Print Edition

Print Edition is an e-version of the journal Physical Education of Students.
1996-2011 (Russian)
2008-2012 (Russian)
From 01.01.2013 (English)

Journal Sponsorship

Founder and publisher. Iermakov Sergii Sidorovich (Ukraine): ORCID ID; ResearcherID; Scopus Author ID; (Doctor of Pedagogical Sciences, Professor).
Sources of Support:
Manuscript processing fees, more
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.

Plagiarism Policy

Journal subscribes to the principles of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE). 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. Papers are checked for evidence of plagiarism. If such evidence is found the paper is rejected and no further submissions will be accepted.
All articles submitted to the JOURNAL will be checked using the "Plagiarism Checker" 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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Peer Review Process

All articles in this journal undergo peer review. To submit a completed manuscript you need to register, log in, go to your account, and upload the manuscript.
Once the paper has been assessed for the scope suitability and formatting compliance by the Chief editor, it undergoes peer review by an expert referee whose research specialization best matches that of the paper. Peer reviewing is “double blind”.
The following criteria are always considered for each submission in the peer-review process:
  • ethical aspects;
  • originality of the work;
  • importance of the information;
  • clarity and comprehensibility of the text;
  • appropriateness of the methods;
  • interpretation of the results;
  • reasonability of the conclusions.
The typical period of time allowed for reviews – 4 weeks (can be modified during the editorial process).
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Review Procedure for Manuscripts

Basic principles to which peer reviewers should adhere are described in COPE Ethical Guidelines for Peer Reviewers.
1. Editorial review.
The Chief editor will review the manuscripts to evaluate if it fits into the profile of the journal, and that the basic demands to quality is present.
2. Peer review.
2.1. If the manuscript passes point 1, the next step is peer review by two independent reviewers who hold a relevant doctoral degree or equivalent and know the actual topic(s) very well.
2.2 Procedure of peer Review.
The review is based on reciprocal anonymity. In addition to a general evaluation of the scientific level of the manuscript, the reviewer will be asked to evaluate:
  • The logical coherence, structure and legibility of the manuscript;
  • The current interest and value of the manuscript;
  • Whether the issues addressed are discussed and analysed in a proper way;
  • Whether the conclusions are supported by sources and data;
  • Whether the use of sources is conscientious and methodically acceptable;
  • Whether the references are satisfactory and in accordance with the editorial instructions.
The reviewer will also be asked whether he or she recommends publication; publication after improvements; or does not recommend publication.
3. Final review.
The Chief editor has the final decision whether a manuscript will be published.
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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.
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