About Journal of Functional Morphology and Kinesiology


The Journal of Functional Morphology and Kinesiology (ISSN 2411-5142) is a peer-reviewed, international, multidisciplinary open-access journal dedicated to all aspects and advancement of Anatomy, Histology, Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, Physical Therapy, Sports Therapy, Rehabilitation and Rheumatology.

Through a distinguished, carefully selected international editorial board, JFMK will adopt the highest academic standards, impeccable integrity, and an efficient publication platform.

JFMK publishes original, high quality and impactful research, in the following fields: Anatomy, Functional Anatomy, Functional Morphology, Histology, Kinesiology, Movement and Health Sciences, Gait Analyses, Posture Analyses, Orthopaedics, Rheumatology, Sport And Exercise Medicine, Injury Prevention and Clinical Rehabilitation, Sports Rehabilitation, Physical Therapy, Exercise and Sport Physiology, Public Health Promotion, Physical Activity, Epidemiology, Biomechanics, Motor Control and Behavior, Sport and Exercise, Biochemistry and Nutrition, Sport and Exercise Psychology, Exercise and Brain Health, Physical Education, Corrective Exercise, Strength and Conditioning, Athletic Training and Human Performance, Movement and Neurodegenerative Diseases, Musculoskeletal Disorders, Tissue Engineering, Mechanobiology, Health Sports Technology and Movement Analyses, Exercise and Health as well as the Social and Behavioural Aspects of Sport and Exercise and basic research in these fields.

Article types accepted include research highlight, commentary, opinion, review, original article, case study, letter to the editor, communications, conference proceedings and others type of scientific contributions according to MDPI guidelines.

We encourage scientists to publish their experimental and theoretical results in as much detail as possible. There is no restriction on the length of either papers or figures/tables. The full experimental details must be provided so that the results can be reproduced. We also encourage the publication of timely reviews and of commentaries on hot topics of interest for the scientific community.

MDPI Publication Ethics Statement

JFMK is a member of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE). MDPI takes the responsibility to enforce a rigorous peer-review together with strict ethical policies and standards to ensure to add high quality scientific works to the field of scholarly publication. Unfortunately, cases of plagiarism, data falsification, inappropriate authorship credit, and the like, do arise. MDPI takes such publishing ethics issues very seriously and our editors are trained to proceed in such cases with a zero tolerance policy. To verify the originality of content submitted to our journals, we use iThenticate to check submissions against previous publications. MDPI works with Publons to provide reviewers with credit for their work.

Book Reviews

Authors and publishers are encouraged to send review copies of their recent related books to the following address. Received books will be listed as Books Received within the journal's News & Announcements section.

St. Alban-Anlage 66
CH-4052 Basel

Copyright / Open Access

Articles published in JFMK will be Open-Access articles distributed under the terms and conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution License (CC BY). The copyright is retained by the author(s). MDPI will insert the following note at the end of the published text:

© 2021 by the authors; licensee MDPI, Basel, Switzerland. This article is an open access article distributed under the terms and conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/).


Reprints may be ordered. Please contact for more information on how to order reprints.

Announcement and Advertisement

Announcements regarding academic activities such as conferences are published for free in the News & Announcements section of the journal. Advertisement can be either published or placed on the pertinent website. Contact e-mail address is .

Editorial Office

Ms. Molly Lu
Managing Editor

For further MDPI contacts, see here.

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