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Author Guidelines

Journal of Physical Education and Sports Studies is ready to collaborate with you. Please click to download the templates whichever is suitable for your study.

Please click for the template for qualitative and quantitative studies

Please click for the Review template

ORCID is necessary for the authors of a manuscript. IJPES will publish no article with missing ORCID(s). If you don't have an ORCID yet please follow this link to get your ORCID instantly. 


Review Article

  1. Starting Application: In this stage, Forwarding Language is selected, Application Check List is checked and Copyright Editing is approved.
  2. Uploading Application File: In this stage, the article is uploaded to the system following the instructions on the page. The article should be written in Microsoft Word and must not be larger than 3 MB.
  3. Entering Application Information: In this stage;
  • If it is a co-authored article, click Add Author button for each author and fill in the required fields.
  • Enter Title and Abstract of Article.
  • Fill in Form Directory fields.
  1. Uploading Additional Documents and Files: This stage ensures uploading to the system of documents and files required in addition to the main upload. Firstly, the Copyright Transfer Form is uploaded and on completion, fill in the form following the instructions on the page. After this form is saved, additional documents are downloaded following the instructions on the page.
  2. Confirmation of Application: Click End Application to send your application to the Editor.

Status Check

You may check the status of your submission on our web page by logging with your user name and password. Please click on the active icon then the link with the title of your submission. You can see the details of your submission on the tabs; "Abstract" (e.g., bibliographic identity), "Evaluation" (e.g., all the transactions in the review process), "Review" (e.g., acceptance date, the start date of the review process, reviewer’s comments). You can use the link to send messages to the editor by clicking to the tab "Editor Decision". 


Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.

  1. This article has not been published elsewhere, nor has it been sent to a publisher for publication.
  2. The article has been written in Microsoft Word format and does not exceed 5MB.
  3. The article does not exceed 16 pages and uses Times New Roman font. Margins are: top 5 inches, bottom 4 inches, left and right 4,5 inches.
  4. The article has been presented in line with the rules and samples in Authors Guide.
  5. References have been prepared in line with the rules and samples in Authors Guide.
  6. Author name(s) and any statements that might remind author name(s) within the text have been removed in conjunction with regulations of blind review. Furthermore, personal information has been removed from document features (Click for further info on the topic).
  7. Copyright Transfer Form has been downloaded and prepared. As this document also includes author information (name of author, name of institution and e-mail address) put on the Introduction Page of articles in conjunction with regulations of Blind Review, all the fields in the form have been completed. Its print-out has been signed and scanned and made ready for upload on stage 4.
  8. All the authors included in this study has (or will have) an ORCID. All of the authors were informed that accepted manuscripts will not be published unless ORCID numbers of the authors are submitted. I know that anyone without ORCID can get his/her ID by following this link. I declare here that all of the authors have (or will have) ORCID numbers during the refereeing process.

Copyright Notice

All the manuscript submitted to Journal of Physical Education and Sports Studies must not be published, not accepted and not submitted for publication elsewhere. If accepted for publication, the author(s) must grant the unlimited and all copyright privileges to Journal of Physical Education and Sports Studies. The author(s) must provide the signed copyright form to the Journal by uploading to the submission system. Nevertheless, the author(s) reserve the rights indicated below:

  • Patent right.
  • All the unregistered rights other than the patent right
  • The author(s) can use all or a part of the manuscript in his/her publications, on open access systems such as personal web pages, university archives, unless having financial gains.
The author(s) must cite the original manuscript that was published on the Journal of Physical Education and Sports Studies.


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