Žurnalas „Baltic Journal of Sport & Health Sciences“

ISSN 2351-6496
Tęstinis mokslo darbų rinkinys (žurnalas) „Baltic Journal of Sport & Health Sciences“ leidžiamas nuo 1968 m.

Žurnale „Baltic Journal of Sports & Health Sciences“ spausdinami originalūs ir apžvalginiai šių mokslo krypčių (šakų) straipsniai:

  • Socialiniai mokslai (fizinis ugdymas, treniravimo sistemos, sporto pedagogika, sporto psichologija, sporto sociologija, sporto mokslo metodologija, sporto vadyba, rekreacija ir turizmas).
  • Biomedicinos mokslai (sporto fiziologija, judesių valdymas ir mokymasis, sporto biochemija, sporto medicina, kineziterapija ir ergoterapija, fizinis aktyvumas ir sveikata, sporto biomechanika, taikomoji fizinė veikla).
  • Humanitariniai mokslai (sporto istorija, sporto filosofija, sporto teisė, sporto terminologija).

Žurnalas įtrauktas į EBSCO Publishing Inc., SPORTDiscus, Index Copernicus, eLABa duomenų bazes.

INSTRUCTIONS FOR CONTRIBUTORS

 

1. Aims and scope

The BJSHS journal publishes research articles in the following areas: Social Sciences (Physical Education, Sports Coaching, Sports Pedagogy, Sports Psychology, Sports Sociology, Research Methods in Sports, Sports Management, Recreation and Tourism), Biomedical and Health Sciences (Coaching Science, Sports Physiology, Motor Control and Learning, Sports Biochemistry, Sports Medicine, Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy, Physical Activity and Health, Sports Biomechanics, Adapted Physical Activity) and Humanities (Sports History, Sports Philosophy, Sports Law, Sports Terminology). The issues contain editorials, reviews of recent advances, original scientific articles, case studies.

Peer-Review Statement

All papers undergo the regular review process by at least two members of the Editorial Board or by expert reviewers selected by the Editorial Board.

The author (reviewer) has the option of the blind review. In this case the author should indicate this in their letter of submission to the Editor-in-Chief. This letter is sent along with the article (review).

2. Online Submission of manuscripts

The manuscript with an accompanying covering letter proving that the article submitted is original and not previously published should be submitted via online Manuscript Submission System following the link: www.manuscriptmanager.com/bjshs/.

Online submission consists of 5 steps:

• Step 1: Log in or create a new user account (by inserting a unique email address and password) and enter personal details.

• Step 2: Enter the manuscript details, title, authors, abstract and other necessary material.

• Step 3: Upload manuscript file(s). For online submission, articles should be prepared using a word processor program e.g. Word (MS Office) and saved as “doc” files. Do not zip the files or use any file compressor software. The manuscript should be submitted in two files (title page file and article file). Images should be submitted separately.

Title Page File:

Include the title of the article; the authors’ names and surnames and their institutional affiliations (indicating the city and the country); mailing address, telephone and fax number, and e-mail address for the corresponding author.

Article File:

The main text of the article, beginning from the title of the article and Abstract till References (including tables and figures) should be in this file. Do not include your names and affiliations in this file.

• Step 4: Enter covering letter to the Editor and response to reviewers if resubmitting.

• Step 5: Check submission details and send.

 

3. Preparation of manuscripts (Article File)

The manuscript must be written in English. The guideline for the preparation of manuscripts is the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (6th edition).

The title page should contain the title of the article; the authors’ names and surnames and their institutional affiliations (indicating the city and the country); mailing address, telephone and fax number, and e-mail address for the corresponding author.

Page 2 should include the abstract (250 words) revealing the scientific problem and providing the major data of the research. It must be structured into the following sections: Background. Methods. Results. Conclusion. Keywords (from 3 to 5 informative words and/or phrases) should not duplicate words in the title.

The full text of the manuscript should begin on page 3. It should be structured as follows:

Introduction. It should contain a clear statement of the problem of the research, the extent of its solution, the new arguments for its solution (for theoretical papers), most important papers on the subject, the aim, the object and the original hypothesis of the study.

Methods. In this part the choice of specific methods of the research should be grounded. The research participants, methods, apparatus and procedures should be identified in sufficient detail. If the methods of the research used are not well known and widely recognized the reasons for the choice of a particular method should be stated. References should be given for all non-standard methods used. Appropriate statistical analysis should be performed based upon the experimental design carried out. It is necessary to indicate the methods of mathematical statistics applied (statistical reliability, statistical power, confidence interval, effect size), and to explain the estimation of the sample size. Information that will identify human subjects must not be included. Research involving human subjects should be carried out following the principles of the Declaration of Helsinki.

Results. The findings of the study should be presented concisely, consistently and logically, not repeating the chosen methods. The statistical significance and statistical power of the finding should be denoted.

Discussion. At the beginning of the discussion section the authors should provide major original research statements that are supported by the data. We recommend structuring the discussion of the findings into subsections (each original research finding should be discussed in a different subsection). The data and the conclusions of the research are compared to the data obtained by other researchers evaluating their similarities and differences. Authors should emphasize the original and important features of the study and avoid repeating all the data presented within the Results section.

Conclusions. The conclusions provided should be formulated clearly and logically avoiding excessive verbiage. The most important requirement for the research conclusions is their originality in the world. It is advisable to indicate the further perspectives of the research.

Acknowledgements. On the Acknowledgement Page the authors are required to state all funding sources, and the names of companies, manufacturers, or outside organizations providing technical or equipment support (in case such support had been provided).

References. Only published materials (with the exception of dissertations) and sources referred to in the text of the article should be included in the list of references. References should be consistent with the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (6th edition).

Manuscripts must be typed in 1.5 space and in 12 pt. font with 3 cm margin on the left and 1.5 cm on the right, 2.5 cm margins at the top and the bottom of the page. Pages should be numbered in the bottom right-hand corner beginning with the title page numbered as page 1.  Line numbering should be switched on.

All abbreviations should be explained in parentheses what they stand for on their first occurrence in the text. Non-standard special abbreviations and symbols need only to be defined at first mention. The results of all measurements and symbols for all physical units should be those of the System International (SI) Units. In the text of the article all numbers up to ten are to be written in words and all numbers starting from eleven on – in Arabic figures.

Every table should have a short subtitle with a sequential number given above the table (the tables are numbered in the same sequence as that of references given in the text). All explanations should be in the text of the article or in a short note added to the table. The symbols and abbreviations given in the tables should coincide with the ones used in the text. The location of the table should be indicated in the text, e.g. [Insert Table 1 here].

All figures are to be numbered consecutively giving the sequential number in Arabic numerals, e.g. Figure 1. The location of the figure should be indicated the text, e.g. [Insert Figure 1 here]. The figures should be presented in open file formats so that they could be edited.

In-text references should be cited as follows: Brown (2011) investigated… or: An investigation (Brown, 1991) found …. References cited in the text with two authors should list both names: Wright and Mander (2002) found…; Reviews of research on sport and reading (Wright & Morgan, 2001) have concluded…. references cited in the text with three, four, or five authors, list all authors at first mention; with subsequent citations, include only the first author’s last name followed by et al.: Campbell, Brady, Bradley, and Smithson (1991) found … (first citation); Campbell et al. (1991) found … (subsequent citations); (Campbell, Brady, Bradley, & Smithson,1991), (Campbell et al., 1991). References cited in the text with six or more authors should list the first author et al. throughout.

In the reference section, references should be listed in alphabetical order taking account of the first author. First the references in Latin characters are given, then – in Russian (Cyrillic) characters. For works up to seven authors, list all authors. For eight or more authors, list the first six, then ellipses followed by the last author’s name. In the case when there are several references of the same author published at the same year, they must be marked by letters, e.g. 2001 a, 2001 b, etc. in the list of references and in the article, too.

 

Examples:

Books (print and online)

Author, A. A. (year). Title of work. Location: Publisher.

Author, A. A. (year). Title of work. doi:xx.xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

Author, A. A. (year). Title of work. Retrieved from http://www.xxxxxxxxxxx

Author, A. A. (year). Title of work. Retrieved from xxxxxxxxxxxx database.

Chapter in a book:

Author, A. (year). Title of chapter. In E. Editor (Ed.), Title of book (pp. xx–xx). Location: Publisher.

Author, A. (year). Title of chapter. In E. Editor (Ed.), Title of book (pp. xx–xx). Retrieved from http://xxxxxxxxx

Author, A. (year). Title of chapter. In E. Editor (Ed.), Title of book (pp. xx–xx). doi:xxxxxxxxxx

Journal and newspaper articles (print and online)

Author, A. A., Author, B. B., & Author, C. C. (year). Article title. Journal Title, volume number (issue number), page numbers.

Author, A. A., Author, B. B., & Author, C. C. (year). Article title. Journal Title, volume number (issue number), page numbers. doi:xx.xxxxxxxxxxxxxx

Author, A. A., Author, B. B., & Author, C. C. (year). Article title. Journal Title, volume number (issue number), page numbers. Retrieved from http://www.xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

These are the most common examples cited. For a complete list of examples please consult Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, 6th ed.

 

hological Association, 6th ed.

Albertas Skurvydas (Lithuanian Sports University, Lithuania)
Janis Zidens (Latvian Academy of Sports Education, Latvia)
Matti Pääsuke (University of Tartu, Estonia)
Audronius Vilkas (Lithuanian University of Educational Sciences, Lithuania)
Juris Grants (Latvian Academy of Sports Education, Latvia)
Arvydas Stasiulis (Lithuanian Sports University, Lithuania).
Jonas Poderys (Lithuanian Sports University, Lithuania)

Executive Editorial Board

Editor-in-Chief: Jonas Poderys (Lithuanian Sports University, Lithuania)

Deputy Editors-in-Chief:

Matti Pääsuke (University of Tartu, Estonia)
Juris Grants (Latvian Academy of Sports Education, Latvia)
Audronius Vilkas (Lithuanian University of Educational Sciences, Lithuania)
Gediminas Mamkus – Communication and External Affairs Manager (Lithuanian Sports University, Lithuania)
Dalia Mickevičienė – Executive Secretary (Lithuanian Sports University, Lithuania)
Diana Karanauskienė – Language Editor (Lithuanian Sports University, Lithuania)

Section Editors

Sports Coaching

Kazys Milašius (Lithuanian University of Educational Sciences, Lithuania)
Jaak Jurimae (University of Tartu, Estonia)

Biomechanics

Danguolė Satkunskienė (Lithuanian Sports University, Lithuania)
Janis Lanka (Latvian Academy of Sports Education, Latvia)

Sports Physiology

Alfonsas Vainoras (Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Lithuania)
Vahur Oopik (University of Tartu, Estonia)

Health, Rehabilitation and Adapted Physical Activity

Helena Gapeyeva (University of Tartu, Estonia)
Algirdas Raslanas (Lithuanian University of Educational Sciences, Lithuania)

Social Sciences in Sport

Vello Hein (University of Tartu, Estonia)
Romualdas Malinauskas (Lithuanian Sports University, Lithuania)

International Editorial Board

Eugenija Adaškevičienė (Klaipėda University, Lithuania)
Herman Van Coppenolle (Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium)
Liudmila Dregval (Lithuanian University of Health Sciences)
Uldis Gravitis (Latvian Academy of Sport Education)
Elvyra Grinienė (Lithuanian Sports University)
Anthony C. Hackney (The University of North Carolina, USA)
Irayda Jakušovaitė (Lithuanian University of Health Sciences)
Rasa Jankauskienė (Lithuanian Sports University)
Robertas Jucevičius (Kaunas University of Technology)
Diana Karanauskienė (Lithuanian Sports University)
Kęstutis Kardelis (Lithuanian Sports University)
Aleksandras Kriščiūnas (Lithuanian University of Health Sciences)
Dalia Mickevičienė (Lithuanian Sports University)
Dragan Milanovič (Zagreb University, Croatia)
Jonas Poderys (Lithuanian Sports University)
Antonin Rychtecky (Charles University in Prague)
Danguolė Satkunskienė (Lithuanian Sports University)
Antanas Skarbalius (Lithuanian Sports University)
Albertas Skurvydas (Lithuanian Sports University)
Henryk Sozanski (Academy of Physical Education in Warsaw, Poland)
Aleksas Stanislovaitis (Lithuanian Sports University)
Arvydas Stasiulis (Lithuanian Sports University)
Alfonsas Vainoras (Lithuanian University of Health Sciences)

2018

Baltic Journal of Sport & Health Sciences, 2018, 1 (108)

Baltic Journal of Sport & Health Sciences, 2018, 2 (109)

2017

Baltic Journal of Sport & Health Sciences, 2017, 1 (104)

Baltic Journal of Sport & Health Sciences, 2017, 2 (105)

Baltic Journal of Sport & Health Sciences, 2017, 3 (106)

Baltic Journal of Sport & Health Sciences, 2017, 4 (107)

2016

Baltic Journal of Sport & Health Sciences, 2016, 1 (100)

Baltic Journal of Sport & Health Sciences, 2016, 2 (101)

Baltic Journal of Sport & Health Sciences, 2016, 3 (102)

Baltic Journal of Sport & Health Sciences, 2016, 4 (103)

2015

Baltic Journal of Sport & Health Sciences, 2015,  1 (96)

Baltic Journal of Sport & Health Sciences, 2015, 2 (97)

Baltic Journal of Sport & Health Sciences, 2015,  3 (98)

Baltic Journal of Sport & Health Sciences, 2015,  4 (99)

2014

Baltic Journal of Sport & Health Sciences, 2014,  4 (95)

Baltic Journal of Sport & Health Sciences, 2014,  3 (94)

Baltic Journal of Sport & Health Sciences, 2014,  2 (93)

Baltic Journal of Sport & Health Sciences, 2014,   1 (92)

2013

Ugdymas. Kūno kultūra. Sportas, 2013, 4 (91)

Ugdymas. Kūno kultūra. Sportas, 2013,3 (90)

Ugdymas. Kūno kultūra. Sportas, 2013, 2 (89)

Ugdymas. Kūno kultūra. Sportas, 2013,1 (88)

2012

Ugdymas. Kūno kultūra. Sportas, 2012, 4 (87)

Ugdymas. Kūno kultūra. Sportas, 2012, 3 (86)

Ugdymas. Kūno kultūra. Sportas, 2012, 2 (85)

Ugdymas. Kūno kultūra. Sportas, 2012, (84)

2011

Ugdymas. Kūno kultūra. Sportas, 2011, 4 (83)

Ugdymas. Kūno kultūra. Sportas, 2011, 3 (82)

Ugdymas. Kūno kultūra. Sportas, 2011, 2 (81)

Ugdymas. Kūno kultūra. Sportas, 2011, 1 (80)

2010 

Ugdymas. Kūno kultūra. Sportas, 2010, 4 (79)

Ugdymas. Kūno kultūra. Sportas, 2010, 3 (78)

Ugdymas. Kūno kultūra. Sportas, 2010, 2 (77)

Ugdymas. Kūno kultūra. Sportas, 2010, 1 (76)

2009

Ugdymas. Kūno kultūra. Sportas, 2009, 4 (75)

Ugdymas. Kūno kultūra. Sportas, 2009, 3 (74)

Ugdymas. Kūno kultūra. Sportas, 2009,  2 (73)

Ugdymas. Kūno kultūra. Sportas, 2009,  1 (72)
2008

Ugdymas. Kūno kultūra. Sportas, 2008,  4 (71)

Ugdymas. Kūno kultūra. Sportas, 2008,  3 (70)

Ugdymas. Kūno kultūra. Sportas, 2008,  2 (69)

Ugdymas. Kūno kultūra. Sportas, 2008,  1 (68)

2007

Ugdymas. Kūno kultūra. Sportas, 2007,  4 (67)

Ugdymas. Kūno kultūra. Sportas, 2007,  3 (66)

Ugdymas. Kūno kultūra. Sportas, 2007,  2 (65)

Ugdymas. Kūno kultūra. Sportas, 2007,  1 (64)

2006   
Ugdymas. Kūno kultūra. Sportas, 2006,  1 (60)

Ugdymas. Kūno kultūra. Sportas, 2006,  2 (61)

Ugdymas. Kūno kultūra. Sportas, 2006,  3 (62)

Ugdymas. Kūno kultūra. Sportas, 2006,  4 (63)

2005

Ugdymas. Kūno kultūra. Sportas, 2005,  2 (56)

Ugdymas. Kūno kultūra. Sportas, 2005,  3 (57)

Ugdymas. Kūno kultūra. Sportas, 2005, 4 (58)

Ugdymas. Kūno kultūra. Sportas, 2005, 5  (59)

2004

Ugdymas. Kūno kultūra. Sportas, 2004, 3(53)

Ugdymas. Kūno kultūra. Sportas, 2004, 2(52)

Ugdymas. Kūno kultūra. Sportas, 2004, 1(51)

2003
Ugdymas. Kūno kultūra. Sportas, 2003, 4(49)

Ugdymas. Kūno kultūra. Sportas, 2003, 3(48)

Ugdymas. Kūno kultūra. Sportas, 2003, 2(47)