"CfP: Scholarly journal" tag

Call for Papers | “Beyond the US: The Globalization of Intercollegiate Athletics” | Special issue of Journal of Global Sport Management. Call ends October 1, 2018

This special issue seeks to investigate the nature of various aspects of US-based intercollegiate athletics that can shed light on its uniqueness and distinctiveness. While college athletics in the US is unique, numerous countries are exploring plans to develop a system of intercollegiate athletics in their own markets.

Call for Papers | “Experimental Research in Sport Consumer Behavior” | Special Issue of Sport Marketing Quarterly. Call ends December 15, 2017

This special issue seeks to: (a) further the theoretical understanding of sport consumers through experimental methods and (b) enhance awareness and appreciation of the benefits of using an experimental approach in sport consumer behavior research.

Call for Papers | “Multispecies Leisure: Human-animal Interactions in Leisure Landscapes” | Special issue of Leisure Studies. Call ends September 30, 2018

This special issue aims to contribute towards a greater understanding of leisure as a complex, multispecies phenomenon. We welcome contributions from multidisciplinary and international perspectives that consider how understanding of (human) leisure experiences is enhanced through consideration of multispecies perspectives and environments.

Call for Papers | “Community sport and social inclusion: International perspectives” | Special issue of Sport in Society. Call ends October 15, 2017

This volume seeks to bring together the latest cutting-edge research related to the dynamics of inclusion/exclusion in community sport, as well as the broader outcomes and impacts that community sport programmes/events may have in promoting, or hindering, social inclusion in other areas of life, such as employment, education and migrant integration.

Call for Papers | “Football Business & Management” | Special Issue of Managing Sport & Leisure. Call ends January 31, 2017

This special issue aims to promote the expansion of multi-disciplinary enquiries into global football based practice, developing the understanding of football as a highly relevant commercial, social, and cultural phenomenon, and welcomes contributions from both applied and theoretical work which addresses football inquiry, method, and practice, at local, regional, and international levels.

Call for Papers | “The Dark Side of Performance Enhancement, Sport and Lifestyle” | Special issue of Performance Enhancement & Health. Call ends March 1, 2018

Each year people spend billions of dollars to get in shape, improve their appearance and to maintain or restore a healthy lifestyle. For this special issue we are interested in the fine line dividing a healthy lifestyle and an unhealthy obsession with improving the human condition – the ‘dark side’ of performance enhancement, sport and lifestyle.

Call for papers | “Football. A multidisciplinary perspective on the world’s most popular sport” | Special issue of German Journal of Exercise and Sport Research. Call ends December 31, 2017

This thematic issue will include a broad range of perspectives on football from science and medicine (e.g. physiology, exercise science, biomechanics), the humanities (e.g. philosophy, history, physical education) as well as social and behavioral academic disciplines (e.g. sociology, psychology, sport management) to arrive at a multifaceted description and theoretical understanding of the world’s most popular sport.

Call for Papers | “Sport for Social Change: Bridging the Theory-Practice Divide” | Special Issue of Journal of Sport Management. Call ends August 30, 2018

Sport for social change, broadly speaking, captures change that occurs both in and through sport. Scholars engaged in sport for social change are well positioned to make essential contributions to the nexus between theory and practice. Empirical and conceptual work focusing on theory to practice and practice to theory perspectives within the sport for social change genre is welcome for this special issue.

Call for Papers | “Sports & Spirituality in Catholic Higher Education” | Special issue of Journal of Catholic Higher Education

Inspired by the Pontifical Council for Culture’s 2016 “Sport at the Service of Humanity” conference, as well as a 2017 follow-up event at Villanova University, an upcoming edition of the Journal of Catholic Higher Education will examine the intersection of sports and spirituality in Catholic higher education.

Call for Papers | “Transitions in Sport Life” | Special issue of Sport in Society. Call ends October 1, 2017

Transitions in sport life is a rapidly growing research and applied area in sport sciences – especially in sport psychology and sport sociology. We invite well contextualized, theoretically and methodologically sounded papers based on empirical quantitative, qualitative, or mixed-method projects, case studies, and applied research (e.g. support system in the transitions).