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Journal of Human Kinetics

The Journal of Academy of Physical Education in Katowice

4 Issues per year

IMPACT FACTOR 2016: 0.798
5-year IMPACT FACTOR: 1.252

CiteScore 2016: 1.16

SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) 2016: 0.483
Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP) 2016: 0.792


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    The Journal of Human Kinetics is a respected interdisciplinary periodical offering the latest research in the science of human movement studies. This comprehensive professional journal features articles and research notes encompassing such topic areas as motor learning and motor development, exercise physiology and biochemistry, sport nutrition, biomechanics, sports training, measurement and evaluation in sport and physical education, anthropology, sports medicine as well as sport history, psychology and pedagogy.

    Aims and Scope

    Why subscribe and read

    JHK brings the latest research results in the area of kinesiology, exercise physiology & nutrition as well as valuable data in physical education, sports training and recreation

    Why submit

    The journal is developing very rapidly and has been placed on the SCIE

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    Editorial Information

    Adam Zając, Academy of Physical Education in Katowice, Poland

    Technical and statistical Editor
    Adam Maszczyk (Poland)

    Language Editors
    Aleksandra Mostowik (Poland), Scott Woska (USA)

    Assiociate Editors-in-Chief (sections)
    Grzegorz Juras (Kinesiology), Aleksandra Żebrowska (Exercise Physiology and Sports Medicine), Zbigniew Waśkiewicz (Sports Training)

    Editorial Board
    Wadim Balsewicz (Russia)
    Paweł Bergman (Poland)
    Gaston Beunen (Belgium)
    Peter Blaser (Germany)
    Klaus Blischke (Germany)
    Janusz Błaszczyk (Poland)
    Tadeusz Bober (Poland)
    Claude Bouchard (USA)
    Małgorzata Chalimoniuk (Poland)
    Jarosław Cholewa (Poland)
    Peter Hirtz (Germany)
    Junggi Hong (Malaysia)
    Artur Jaskólski (Poland)
    Anna Jaskólska (Poland)
    Bojan Jośt (Slovenia)
    Slobodan Jaric (USA)
    Toivo Jurimae (Estonia)
    Grzegorz Juras (Poland)
    Roman Maciej Kalina (Poland)
    Barbara Kłapcińska (Poland)
    Ferman Konukman (USA)
    Józef Langfort (Poland)
    Jose Saavedra (Spain)
    Mark Latash (USA)
    Robert M. Malina (USA)
    Daniel A. Marinho (Portugal)
    Mário António Cardoso Marques (Portugal)
    Heinz Mechling (Germany)
    Dragan Milanović (Croatia)
    Edward Mleczko (Poland)
    Claudio Orizio (Italy)
    Wiesław Osiński (Poland)
    Stanisław Poprzęcki (Poland)
    Joachim Raczek (Poland)
    Algirdas Raslanas (Lithuania)
    Krzysztof Sas-Nowosielski (Poland)
    Kajetan Słomka (Poland)
    Małgorzata Słowińska-Lisowska (Poland)
    Włodzimierz Starosta (Poland)
    Jozsef Tihanyi (Hungary)
    Jose A. Perez Turpin (Spain)
    Jack C. Watson II (USA)
    Guang Yue (USA)
    Aleksandra Żebrowska (Poland)
    Jerzy Żołądź (Poland)
    Hua Guo (USA)
    Michał Plewa (Poland)

    Academy of Physical Education in Katowice
    Mikołowska 72A,
    40-065 Katowice, Poland
    e-mail. jhk@awf.katowice.pl

    Aleksandra Mostowik
    telephone: +48322075134

    Bogumiła Zuga 32A Str.
    01-811 Warsaw, Poland
    T: +48 22 701 50 15

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