"CfP: Scholarly journal" tag

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).

Call for Papers | The Australian and New Zealand Sports Law Journal. Call ends 29 September 2017

The 2016 Australian and New Zealand Sports Law Association (ANZSLA) Journal will be published in the coming months and submissions of articles are now invited for the 2017 ANZSLA Journal. he articles will be double blind peer refereed by two suitable persons, determined by the Editor, in consultation with the ANZSLA Journal Editorial Committee.

Call for Papers | “Fat and Physical Activity” | Special issue of Fat Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Body Weight and Society. Call ends December 2017

This special issue invites contributions across a range of disciplines and methodological and theoretical approaches within fat studies that pursue questions advancing knowledge about physical activity, fat, health and wellbeing.

Call for Papers | “The Uniqueness of the Sport Context” | Special Issue of the Journal of Global Sport Management. Call ends March 31, 2018

Manuscripts are currently being solicited for an upcoming special issue of the Journal of Global Sport Management. As the field of sport management has evolved, challenges have been raised concerning the uniqueness of sport management education content and research. Accordingly, this special issue welcomes submissions that highlight or even demonstrate the uniqueness of the sport context.

Call for Papers | “Bernard Suits’ Legacy: New Inspirations and Interpretations” | Special issue of Sport, Ethics, and Philosophy. Call ends October 30, 2017

Ten years after the death of Bernard Suits (1925-2007), the influence of his ideas on the philosophy of sport is still very strong. This special issue of Sport, Ethics, and Philosophy is dedicated to philosophical and moral questions related to Bernard Suit’s legacy. We welcome in particular papers dealing with new ideas and interpretations of Suits.

Call for Papers | “Athlete Activism and Sports Industry Social Responsibility” | Special issue of Journal of Legal Aspects of Sport. Call ends March 1, 2018

This JLAS issue aspires to elevate the discourse about social responsibility in sports by improving understanding of related legal and ethical rights and obligations. We welcome thoughtful articles that identify the legal and ethical tensions in this arena, and articulate principles and standards for protecting those rights and enforcing those obligations.