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Eurasian Journal of Sport Science

Eurasian Journal of Sport Science

About This Journal

SUBMISSION OF MANUSCRIPTS

All manuscripts, correspondence and editorial material for publication should be submitted online via the Digital Commans (bepress | Elsevier) Editorial System at: https://uzjournals.edu.uz/eajss/.
Authors simply need to “Create a new account” (i.e., register) by following the instructions at the website, and using their own e-mail address and selected password. Authors can then submit manuscripts containing text, tables, and images (figures) online. The entire peer-review process will be managed electronically to ensure timely review and publication. Authors can expect an initial decision on their submission within 8 weeks.
Following registration, enter the "Author area" and follow the instructions for submitting a manuscript, including the structured Abstract, suggested reviewers, Cover letter, Tables, Figures, and any supplementary material. Figures can be published in color at no extra charge for the online version. If you wish to have figures in color online and black and white figures printed, please submit both versions. The entire peer-review process will be managed electronically to ensure timely review and publication. Authors can expect an initial decision on their submission within 6 weeks.

 

PREPARATION OF MANUSCRIPTS

• Microsoft Word is the preferred software program. Use Times New Roman font, size eleven (12) point;
• Manuscript is double-spaced throughout (including title page, abstract, text, references, tables, and legends);
• Margins are 1 inch or 2.5 cm all around;
• Include page and line numbers for the convenience of the peer reviewers;
• Number the pages consecutively, beginning with the title page as page 1 and ending with the    
Figure legend page;
• All headings (including the Title) should be in sentence-case only, not in capital letters;
• Sub-headings are generally not accepted. Incorporate into the text if required;
• Footnotes are not acceptable;
• Keep the use of tables, figures and graphs to a minimum;
• See notes on Tables, Figures, Formulae and Scientific Terminology at the end.

WORD COUNT LIMITS 
Original Research papers:
• 3000 word count limit (excluding title, abstract, tables/figures, figure legends, Acknowledgements, and References);
• Maximum number (combined) of tables and figures is 3;
• Long tables should only be included as supplementary material and will be made available on-line only;
• Maximum number of references is 30;
• A structured abstract of less than 250 words (not included in 3000 word count) should be included with the following headings: Objectives, Design, Method, Results, and Conclusions.

Review articles:
• 4000 word count limit (excluding title, abstract, tables/figures, figure legends, Acknowledgements, and References);
• Maximum number (combined) of tables and figures is 3;
• Long tables should only be included as supplemental files and will be available online only;
• Maximum number of references is 60;
• A structured abstract of less than 250 words (not included in 4000 word count) should be included sticking as closely as possible to the following headings: Objectives, Design, Method, Results, and Conclusions.

 

STRUCTURE OF THE MANUSCRIPT (IN ORDER):

  1. Cover Letter - Every submission, regardless of category must include a letter stating:

• The category of article: Original Research or Review article
-• The sub-discipline: sports medicine, sports injury (including injury epidemiology and injury prevention), physiotherapy, podiatry, physical activity and health, sports science, biomechanics, exercise physiology, motor control and learning, sport and exercise psychology, sports nutrition, public health (as relevant to sport and exercise), rehabilitation and injury management, and others having an interdisciplinary perspective with specific applications to sport and exercise and its interaction with health.

  1. Title Page (first page) should contain:
  2. Title. Short and informative
  3. Authors. List all authors by first name, all initials and family name
    c. Institution and affiliations. List the name and full address of all institutions where the study described was carried out. List departmental affiliations of each author affiliated with that institution after each institutional address. Connect authors to departments using alphabetical superscripts.
  4. Corresponding author. Provide the name and e-mail address of the author to whom communications, proofs and requests for reprints should be sent.
  5. Word count (excluding abstract and references), the Abstract word count, the number of Tables, the number of Figures.

 

  1. Manuscript (excluding all author details) should contain: (in order):
  2. Abstract - must be structured using the following sub-headings: Objectives, Methods, Results, and Conclusions. Avoid abbreviations and acronyms.
  3. Keywords - provide up to 6 keywords, with at least 4 selected via the Index Medicus Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) browser list: https://meshb.nlm.nih.gov/search. These keywords should not reproduce words used in the paper title.
  4. Main body of the text.

 

FOR ORIGINAL RESEARCH PAPERS, TEXT SHOULD BE ORGANIZED AS FOLLOWS:

  1. Introduction - describing the (purpose of the study with a brief review of background
    ii. Methods - described in detail. Include details of the Ethics Committee approval obtained for Human investigation, and the ethical guidelines followed by the investigators. This section is not called Materials and Methods, and should not include subheadings. Do not use the term "subjects" - use terms such as "participants", "patients" or "athletes", etc.

iii. Results - concisely reported in tables and figures, with brief text descriptions. Do not include subheadings. Use small, non-italicized letter p for p-values with a leading zero, e.g. 0.05; Measurements and weights should be given in standard metric units. Do not replicate material that is in the tables or figures in the text.
iv. Discussion - concise interpretation of results. Cite references, illustrations and tables in numeric order by order of mention in the text. Do not include subheadings.
v. Conclusion
vi. Practical Implications - 3 to 5 dot (bulleted) points summarising the practical findings derived from the study to the real-world setting of sport and exercise - that can be understood by a lay audience. Avoid overly scientific terms and abbreviations. Dot points should not include recommendations for further research.
vii. Acknowledgments - this section is compulsory. Grants, financial support and technical or other assistance are acknowledged at the end of the text before the references. All financial support for the project must be acknowledged. If there has been no financial assistance with the project, this must be clearly stated.
If no funding has been provided for the research, please include the following sentence:This research did not receive any specific grant from funding agencies in the public, commercial, or not-for-profit sectors.

viii. References - authors are responsible for the accuracy of references.
ix. Tables - may be submitted at the end of the text file, on separate pages, one to each page.
x. Figure Legends - must be submitted as part of the text file and not as illustrations.
4. Figures - must be submitted as one or more separate files that may contain one or more images.
5. Supplementary material (if any) - tables or figures to be viewed online only.

PEER REVIEW
The journal “Eurasian journal of sport science” using double-blind review, so send author details separately without manuscript (do not add author details in the manuscript). The journal receives an ever-increasing number of submissions and unfortunately can only publish a small proportion of manuscripts. The journal's Editorial Board does not enter into negotiations once a decision on a manuscript has been made. The Editor's decision is final. The entire peer-review process will be managed electronically to ensure timely review and publication. Authors can expect an initial decision on their submission within 6 weeks.

ARTICLE STRUCTURE
Introduction
State the objectives of the work and provide an adequate background, avoiding a detailed literature survey or a summary of the results.
Material and methods
Provide sufficient details to allow the work to be reproduced by an independent researcher. Methods that are already published should be summarized, and indicated by a reference. If quoting directly from a previously published method, use quotation marks and also cite the source. Any modifications to existing methods should also be described.
Results
Results should be clear and concise.
Discussion
This should explore the significance of the results of the work, not repeat them. A combined Results and Discussion section is often appropriate. Avoid extensive citations and discussion of published literature.
Conclusions
The main conclusions of the study may be presented in a short Conclusions section, which may stand alone or form a subsection of a Discussion or Results and Discussion section.

 

Reference links
Increased discoverability of research and high-quality peer review are ensured by online links to the sources cited. In order to allow us to create links to abstracting and indexing service Google Scholar, please ensure that data provided in the references are correct. Please note that incorrect surnames, journal/book titles, publication year and pagination may prevent link creation. When copying references, please be careful as they may already contain errors. Use of the DOI is highly encouraged.  Please note the format of such citations should be in the same style as all other references in the paper.

 

Reference Style

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