Sports is an international, peer-reviewed, open access journal published monthly online by MDPI. The Strength and Conditioning Society (SCS), The European Sport Nutrition Society (ESNS) and The European Network of Sport Education (ENSE) are affiliated with Sports and their members receive discounts on the article processing charges.
  • Open Access— free for readers, with article processing charges (APC) paid by authors or their institutions.
  • High Visibility: indexed within Scopus, ESCI (Web of Science), PubMed, PMC, and other databases
  • Journal Rank: CiteScore - Q1 (Physical Therapy, Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation)
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 28.7 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 3.5 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the first half of 2022).
  • Recognition of Reviewers: reviewers who provide timely, thorough peer-review reports receive vouchers entitling them to a discount on the APC of their next publication in any MDPI journal, in appreciation of the work done.
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Topic in Cells, Life, Physiologia, Sports
Skeletal Muscle Structure and Function in Health and Disease Topic Editors: Gopal J. Babu, Maria Pennuto
Deadline: 15 December 2022
Topic in Biomedicines, Healthcare, IJERPH, JFMK, Sports
Sports Medicine Topic Editor: Virginia Tancredi
Deadline: 31 March 2023
Topic in Healthcare, IJMS, JFMK, Sports
Role of Exercise in Musculoskeletal Disorders Topic Editors: Giuseppe Musumeci, Antonino Bianco
Deadline: 31 May 2023
Topic in Education Sciences, Societies, Sports, Sustainability
The Scholar Practitioner in Sport, Education, and Physical Culture Topic Editors: David Brown, Robyn Jones
Deadline: 30 June 2023
Special Issue in Sports
Advances in Neuromuscular Adaptations to Exercise, Environment, Injury, and Rehabilitation Guest Editors: Markus Gruber, Xin Ye, Nicolas Babault
Deadline: 10 December 2022
Special Issue in Sports
The Effects of Physical Exercise on Children's Health in a School Context Guest Editors: Daniel Almeida Marinho, Henrique Pereira Neiva, Ricardo Manuel Pires Ferraz
Deadline: 20 December 2022
Special Issue in Sports
The Development of Balance Training and Gait Rehabilitation Guest Editors: Adam King, Jennifer Yentes
Deadline: 10 January 2023
Special Issue in Sports
Optimising Interval Training Prescription (Volume II) Guest Editor: François Billaut
Deadline: 20 January 2023
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