Special Issue Title:

Sports and physical activities for men’s health

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 30 November 2021

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Special Issue Editor

  • Guest Editor

    Sung-Un ParkE-MailWebsite

    Associate Professor, PhD, Department Chair, Department of Sport & Leisure Studies, Shingyeong University, South Korea

    Interests: Sport in society, Health behavior, Sports organizations, Taekwondo research, Research methods

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

It is our pleasure to have this special issue on “Sports and physical activities for men’s health” with the Journal of Men’s Health.

Regular physical activity, such as participation in sports, can prevent many types of chronic diseases such as heart disease, stroke, diabetes and osteoporosis. It can also improve psychological health by reducing anxiety, stress, and depression. Therefore, encouraging participation in sports is one of the most effective ways to increase physical activity. Especially, Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, sports and physical activity are expected to be poor, and this is believed to adversely affect the health of men and women.

The purpose of this special issue is to examine the effectiveness of participation in various sports and physical activities on men’s health. It is expected that we will be able to review various aspects of effective sports and physical activities for promoting men’s health.

In this special issue, we welcome contributions that describe and enumerate the sports and physical activities for men's, health. Your contribution is welcome in form of original article, case report, commentary and review. This special issue allows an opportunity to address the following types of topics.

Topics of Interest:

Sports and physical activities for health promotion.

Sports and physical activities for social development.

Sports and physical activities during COVID-19 pandemic.

Gender Differences in sports and physical activities.


Sports, Physical activities, Health behavior, COVID-19, Gender.

Manuscript Submission Information

Manuscripts should be submitted online by submit system. Manuscripts can be submitted until the deadline. All papers will be peer-reviewed. Accepted papers will be published continuously in the journal (as soon as accepted) and will be listed together on the special issue website. Original articles, case reports or comprehensive reviews are invited. For planned papers, a title and short abstract (about 100 words) can be sent to the Editorial Office for announcement on this website. Submitted manuscripts should not have been published previously, nor be under consideration for publication elsewhere (except conference proceedings papers). All manuscripts are thoroughly refereed through a double-blind peer-review process. A guide for authors and other relevant information for submission of manuscripts is available on the Instructions for Authors page. JOMH is an international peer-reviewed open access journal published by MRE Press. As of January 2021, JOMH will change to a monthly journal. Please visit the Instructions for Authors page before submitting a manuscript.The Article Processing Charge (APC) for publication in this open access journal is $2000. We normally offer a discount greater than 30% to all contributors invited by the Editor-in-Chief, Guest Editor (GE) and Editorial board member. Submitted papers should be well formatted and use good English.

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Published Papers (14 papers)

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The effects of BCAA and creatine supplementation on anaerobic capacity and ball kicking speed in male football players

Ahmet Mor,Kürşat Acar,Ali Kerim Yılmaz,Erkal Arslanoglu

DOI: 10.31083/jomh.2021.058

(This article belongs to the Special Issue Sports and physical activities for men’s health)

Abstract ( 2230 ) PDF (1.78 MB) ( 308 )

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Prosocial and antisocial behaviors in Turkish female and male football players

Kürşat ACAR,Hakkı MOR,Fatih KARAKAŞ,Ali Kerim YILMAZ,Cansel ARSLANOGLU,Ahmet MOR

DOI: 10.31083/jomh.2021.062

(This article belongs to the Special Issue Sports and physical activities for men’s health)

Abstract ( 1526 ) PDF (1.48 MB) ( 218 )

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Elbow plank exercise improves immunocyte function and physical fitness in an elderly male: a case study

Ki-Soo Lee,Seung-Jae Heo,Gwang-Seok Hyun,Sang-Kyun Park,Jun-Youl Cha,Yong-Seok Jee

DOI: 10.31083/jomh.2021.134

(This article belongs to the Special Issue Sports and physical activities for men’s health)

Abstract ( 1698 ) PDF (2.85 MB) ( 206 )

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Evaluating process and outcomes of interventions for promoting sport participation among South Korean university students

Junhye Kwon,Seiyeong Park,Chiyoung Ahn,Chung Gun Lee

DOI: 10.31083/jomh.2021.137

(This article belongs to the Special Issue Sports and physical activities for men’s health)

Abstract ( 1167 ) PDF (201.08 kB) ( 153 )

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Analysis of cardiopulmonary function, energy metabolism, and exercise intensity and time according to the number of repetitions of Taekwondo Taegeuk Poomsae in Taekwondo players

Won-Sang Jung,Hwang-Woon Moon,Jeong-Weon Kim,Hun-Young Park,Jong-Beom Park,Sang-Hwan Choi,Jae-Don Lee,Sang-Seok Nam

DOI: 10.31083/jomh.2021.140

(This article belongs to the Special Issue Sports and physical activities for men’s health)

Abstract ( 1473 ) PDF (26.13 MB) ( 203 )

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Correlation between thigh skinfold thickness and physical fitness factors in Korean adults and older individuals

Dong Wook Lee,San Sung Hwang,Hee Seong Jeong,Wi-Young So

DOI: 10.31083/j.jomh1801022

(This article belongs to the Special Issue Sports and physical activities for men’s health)

Abstract ( 995 ) PDF (233.29 kB) ( 152 )

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Comparative Analysis of Exercise Intensity in Taekkyeon Training Movements

Su-geon Jin,Wi-Young So,Dong-il Seo

DOI: 10.31083/j.jomh1810209

(This article belongs to the Special Issue Sports and physical activities for men’s health)

Abstract ( 873 ) PDF (418.19 kB) ( 129 )

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