The aim of the Journal of Physical Education is to publish articles that will significantly contribute to knowledge in Health Sciences/Humanities - Physical Education. They must be of scientific nature and address in depth topics and trends in the area. Its focus is Undergraduate, post-graduate students as well as researchers working in Higher Education institutions, research centers, and national and international companies. It is characterized by its severe assessment policy on papers submitted for publication, respecting the ethical standards of research.
The Journal of Physical Education has continued frequency, with articles being published in Portuguese and/or English.
Its abbreviated title is J. Phys. Educ., which should be used in bibliographies, footnotes, bibliographical references and strips.
The Journal is financially supported by:
Support Program for Scientific Publications of the National Scientific and Technological Development Council (CNPq).
Scope and Policy
The "Journal of Physical Education" is a journal of continuing frequency that aims at publishing the knowledge production related to the area of Physical Education. It is open to physical education teachers and professionals in related fields who wish to impart their work in the following sections: original article; review article and opinion article.
Since May 1st, 2016, the Journal of Physical Education started charging a publication fee for the papers accepted. The values charged are as follows:
1 - Papers submitted in Portuguese whose authors choose to publish only the Portuguese version: R$ 800.00 (eight hundred reals);
2 - Articles submitted in English and published only in English: R$ 400.00 (four hundred reals);
3 - Papers submitted in Portuguese, whose authors choose to have it translated and published in English: R$ 200.00 (two hundred reals).
It is important for the Journal that the authors choose to publish in ENGLISH (for those authors who choose to send the article to be translated, we will publish both versions. - Portuguese and English. Articles submitted in English and translated into Portuguese will have both versions published).
The author should contact a translator accredited by the magazine or one of his/her preference provided the translator signs a “translation certificate” to be sent to the magazine. The cost and form of payment of the translation shall be made between the author and the translator.
POLICY AGAINST PLAGIARISM AND RESEARCH MISCONDUCT
Keeping up with our tradition of excellence, we would like to inform the editorial improvements aimed at strengthening the integrity of the articles published by this journal. In accordance with COPE (Committee on Publication Ethics) guidelines, which seek to encourage to identify plagiarism, malpractice, fraud, possible violations of ethics and opening processes, indicated:
1. Authors should visit COPE website http://publicationethics.org, which contains information for authors and editors on research ethics;
2. Prior to submission, authors should meet the following criteria:
- Articles containing data taken or data analysis and interpretation from other publications, should explicitly refer them;
- The drafting of articles containing a critical review of the intellectual content from other authors, these authorsy should be properly cited;
- All authors must meet the unprecedented authorship criteria of the article and none of the researchers involved in the study shall be omitted from the list of authors;
- The final approval of the article will be made by the editors and the editorial board.
3. To meet the criteria, the following procedures will be carried out:
a) The editor will evaluate the manuscripts accepted for publication with the CrossCheck system. The textual content of papers will be assessed for plagiarism, duplicate submissions, manuscripts already published and possible research fraud;
b) With the results, it is up to the editors and the editorial board to decide whether the manuscript will be published;
DECLARATION OF ORIGINALITY AND CESSION OF COPYRIGHT
Place, date, name and signature of all authors.
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Form and preparation of manuscripts
Published Articles Sections
Original Articles: This section is intended to disseminate research that fills a knowledge gap which was not addressed previously and presents relevant results, provided they can be reproduced and/or generalized. The article must be divided into Portuguese Abstract, Abstract, Introduction, Methodological Procedures, Results, Discussion, Conclusions and References.
Review Articles: focused on the critical and systematic review of the literature, they should contain Summary (in Portuguese), Abstract, Introduction (including methodological procedures, theme delimitation and limitation), Development, Final Considerations and References.
Opinion Articles: to express opinion (views) on issues relevant to the area, which approach infrequent or contradictory situations, which deserve greater understanding and attention from professionals of Physical Education, Sports and related fields. It should contain Summary (in Portuguese), Abstract, Introduction, Discussion Topics, Final Considerations and References. This type of article may be published upon an invitation from the editor, initiated by the author in previous contact with the publisher. It is usually an article written by a researcher or a group of researchers of proven knowledge in the area.
Tables, Figures and Tables
Table 1. Socioeconomic status of children and adolescents practicing sports.
Figures should be sent in the following formats: power point, excel or word. Illustrations and graphics in jpg, gif, png, etc are to be avoided. If not possible, pictures and graphics can be sent in PDF and EPS format. Figures should have a resolution of at least 300 DPI.
Article’s First Page
Summary and abstract: They should be written in size 9 Times New Roman font. Original articles must have their summary, in Portuguese and the abstract, in English. Articles should be structured descriptively containing a brief introduction, aim, methods, results, and conclusions. Review/updates articles should also have a descriptive summary. Citations should be avoided. Keywords (3-5) should be shown right below the summary and abstract, taken from the vocabulary, "Descriptors in Health Sciences" (http://decs.bvs.br/).
Introduction (It starts on the first page and continues from the second page)
Magazine Articles (up to six authors)
Magazine Articles (more than six authors)
References to papers presented in events (proceedings or magazines) whether as Summary or in FULL are not accepted.
End of course Papers (TCC) are NOT accepted.
Papers published in journals are NOT accepted.
Books and similar publications.
Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística [Internet]. Análise da disponibilidade domiciliar de alimentos e do estado nutricional no Brasil [acess on 27 mar 2015]. Available at: http:www.ibge.gov.br
Send of the manuscripts
Manuscripts should be submitted through the magazine electronic system.