Special Issue Title:

Physical and Mental Health in Sports

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 29 July 2022

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Special Issue Editor

  • Guest Editor

    Prof. Hugo Sarmento, PhDE-MailWebsite

    Faculty of Sport Sciences and Physical Education, University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal

    Interests: Sport performance; Mental health; Non-communicable diseases; Physical exercise

  • Guest Editor

    Prof. Adilson Marques, PhDE-MailWebsite

    Faculty of Human Kinetics, University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal

    Interests: Physical activity; Depression; Obesity; Diabetes

Special Issue Information

Dear colleagues,

We live in a time when access to sport is relatively easy and where there is a wide range of sports on offer in different contexts (nature, indoor spaces, etc.). The benefits of sport for physical and mental health are well documented. However, the risks associated with sports activity in the context of highly competitive performance are also well known.

We are currently going through an atypical period in which the constraints imposed by the pandemic have changed the routines of athletes, not only in relation to their sports practice but also to their social environment. These new dynamics are also starting to have repercussions for the health of athletes.

Thus, the purpose of this special Issue is to share valuable knowledge gained from recent research in the field of physical and mental health in sports. We expect that experts from this field will contribute their work with the aim of advancing this important area of health science.

Prof. Hugo Sarmento and Prof. Adilson Marques

Guest Editors


Athlete; Team sports; Health related issues; Cognitive function; Psychology; Physiology; Injuries; Depression; Anxiety; Burnout; Illness

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 (5 papers)

Open Access Special Issue

Study of Damage to the Drawing Arm Subacromial Bursa in Recurve Archers Based on a Finite Element Model

Cheng Guo,Kai Liu,Yi Yang,Jin Wu,Jun Yin

DOI: 10.31083/j.jomh1805123

(This article belongs to the Special Issue Physical and Mental Health in Sports)

Abstract ( 775 ) PDF (1.95 MB) ( 130 )

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Correlations between Functional Movement Screening (FMS) Results and the Range of Motion of Lower Limb Joints Young Middle Distance Runners

Yingxiu Mu,Yongzhao Fan,Ali Raza,Qiao Tang

DOI: 10.31083/j.jomh1804097

(This article belongs to the Special Issue Physical and Mental Health in Sports)

Abstract ( 702 ) PDF (205.32 kB) ( 144 )

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Digit Ratio (2D:4D) and Performance of Chinese Elite Archers

Jin Wu,Xinlong Liu,Yujia Wang,Yunlu Zhang,Yongzhao Fan

DOI: 10.31083/j.jomh1811214

(This article belongs to the Special Issue Physical and Mental Health in Sports)

Abstract ( 792 ) PDF (6.8 MB) ( 148 )

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