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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, sports medicine, sport nutrition, biomechanics, sports training, as well as measurement and evaluation in sport and physical education, especially taking into account sport’s competitive and elite aspects.

    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 and sports training.

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

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    Submission of Manuscripts

    Instructions for Authors

    Please submit your manuscripts to Journal of Human Kinetics via email to: jhk@awf.katowice.pl

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    Editorial Information

    Adam Zając, Academy of Physical Education in Katowice, Poland

    Associate Editors-in-Chief
    Slobodan Jaric (USA), University of Delaware, Newark, USA
    Zbigniew Waśkiewicz, Academy of Physical Education in Katowice, Poland

    Technical and Statistical Editor
    Adam Maszczyk (Poland)

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

    Assiociate Editors (sections)
    Grzegorz Juras (Kinesiology)
    Aleksandra Żebrowska (Exercise Physiology and Sports Medicine)
    Zbigniew Waśkiewicz (Sports Training)
    Krzysztof Sas-Nowosielski (Behavioural Sciences in Sport)

    Editorial Board
    Alexander Gil Arias (Spain)
    Alexandre Dellal (France)
    Algirdas Raslanas (Lithuania)
    Amr Saber Hamza (Egypt)
    Anna Jaskólska (Poland)
    Artur Jaskólski (Poland)
    Barbara Kłapcińska (Poland)
    Bartosz Krawczyński (Poland)
    Bojan Jośt (Slovenia)
    Carmen Krewer (Germany)
    Chris Mills (UK)
    Claude Bouchard (USA)
    Claudio Orizio (Italy)
    Daniel A. Marinho (Portugal)
    Dragan Milanović (Croatia)
    Edward Mleczko (Poland)
    Ferman Konukman (USA)
    Gaston Beunen (Belgium)
    Guang Yue (USA)
    Heinz Mechling (Germany)
    Hua Guo (USA)
    Jack C. Watson II (USA)
    Jan Chmura (Poland)
    Janusz Błaszczyk (Poland)
    Jerzy Żołądź (Poland)
    Jose A. Perez Turpin (Spain)
    Jose Saavedra (Spain)
    Jozsef Tihanyi (Hungary)
    Józef Langfort (Poland)
    Junggi Hong (Malaysia)
    Kajetan Słomka (Poland)
    Klaus Blischke (Germany)
    Magdalena Stania (Poland)
    Małgorzata Chalimoniuk (Poland)
    Małgorzata Słowińska-Lisowska (Poland)
    Mário António Cardoso Marques (Portugal)
    Mark Latash (USA)
    Miguel Angel Gomez Ruano (Spain)
    Miłosz Czuba (Poland)
    Miran Kondrič (Slovenia)
    Miroslav Petr (Czech Republic)
    Olaf Prieske (Germany)
    Pedro Figueiredo (Brazil)
    Peter Blaser (Germany)
    Peter Hirtz (Germany)
    Petr Stastny (Czech Republic)
    Pietro Picerno (Italy)
    Ricardo J. Fernandes (Portugal)
    Robert Lockie (USA)
    Robert M. Malina (USA)
    Slobodan Jaric (USA)
    Stanisław Poprzęcki (Poland)
    Tadeusz Bober (Poland)
    Tiago M. Barbosa (Portugal, Singapore)
    Todd Shoepe (USA)
    Wiesław Osiński (Poland)
    Włodzimierz Starosta (Poland)
    Xin Ye (USA)

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

    Bogumiła Zuga 32A Str.
    01-811 Warsaw, Poland

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