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Physical and Mental Health in Sports

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 29 July 2022

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  • 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

Keywords

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

Manuscript Submission Information

Submissions will be accepted on a rolling basis and reviewed by experts in the field. Rapid peer review and prompt editorial decisions will ensure that quality manuscripts are published on time. The manuscript has not already been published or submitted elsewhere (except conference proceedings papers). If similar work has been published or submitted elsewhere, you must provide a copy of the submitted manuscript. You may not submit your manuscript elsewhere while it is under consideration at the Journal of Men's Health. All manuscripts undergo thorough double-blind peer-review. To check the suitability of the special issue for publishing your manuscript, please read the journal's aims and scope and read or download the guide for authors. You may also send a brief abstract of your work (about 100 words) to the Editorial Office at editor@jomh.org. A guide for authors and other relevant information for manuscript submission is available on the Instructions for Authors page.

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All manuscripts submitted to the Journal of Men's Health are assessed according to the journal standard editorial criteria. If accepted for publication, an Article Processing Charge of 1250 USD applies.

Type of Articles: Original Research, Review, Mini-Review, Systematic Review, Short Communication, Case Report, Letter to the Editor, Commentary, Rapid Report, Meeting Report, News and Views

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