Invitation to ISPAH network

Invitation to Submit Papers for Journal of Sport and Health Science (JSHS) for

Special Issue on Physical Activity and Public Health

The Journal of Sport and Health Science (JSHS) invites articles for a special issue on Physical Activity and Public Health. We welcome submissions for broad range of topics including, but not limited to evaluations of PA interventions delivered at scale (large regional or national or similar); submissions from Low-and Middle Income Countries; evaluation of policy interventions; studies of cost effectiveness; and innovative topics related to surveillance and epidemiology.

Papers can be original research, scholarly reviews, opinion papers, and research highlights / commentaries on topics in the broad area of physical activity and public health.  A description of the requirements for each type of paper can be found at: https://www.elsevier.com/journals/journal-of-sport-and-health-science/2095-2546?generatepdf=true.

Persons interested in submitting an article should follow these steps:

·      Submit a ≤500 word abstract of the proposed article to Barbara Ainsworth, JSHS Editorial Board Member, at barbara.ainsworth@asu.edu.

·      Deadline for proposed article submissions: December 31, 2016

·      Decisions to authors about article proposal status:  February 1, 2017

·      Anticipated publication in late 2017 or early 2018

JSHS was launched in May 2012 and is an international, peer-reviewed scholarly journal dedicated to the advancement of sport/exercise/health sciences. The impact factor is 1.685.

For details please visit the journal’s website www.jshs.org.cn or its homepage on Elsevier http://www.journals.elsevier.com/journal-of-sport-and-health-science.