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Acta Kinesiologica Journal (AK) is an international peer-reviewed journal that examines practical and research aspects of Sport Physiology, Sport Psychology, Sport Pedagogy, Sport Traumatology and Sport Performance. The editorial mission of AK is to advance the knowledge of Sport and Exercise Physiologists, Sport Scientists, Sport Physicians, Orthopaedic Sports Medicine and Sport-Performance researchers. The journal promotes the publication of research in Sport Physiology and related disciplines that has direct practical application to enhancing Sport Performance and Public Health. The journal publishes original research, brief reports, Invited Commentary / Technical Note, Systematic Review - Meta Analysis, and Letter to the Editor. The intended breadth of AK includes team sports, individual sports, performance aspects of environmental physiology, applied sport nutrition, strength and conditioning, biomedical science, and applications of sport technology. Controlled experimental and observational research of a comprehensive or systematic nature is welcome, provided that appropriate standards of scientific methodology and analysis are met. The journal will be of interest to Sport Scientists, Sport Psychologist, Orthopaedic Sports Medicine, Sport Physicians, Coaches, Academic Researchers, Students, and related professionals.

Current Issue

Vol. 17 No. 1. (2023): Vol.17. Issue 1. 2023.
Acta kinesiologica, Vol.17.Issue 1. August 2023.

Dear Esteemed Readers, Contributors, and Colleagues,

Since its inception in 2007 under the aegis of Founder and Prof. Dr. Sc. Žarko Bilić, Acta Kinesiologica has ascended to a reputable standing, a feat achieved through assiduous effort. As we usher in the epoch of 2023, the editorial team of Acta Kinesiologica aspires to broaden scholarly horizons under the newly adopted ethos: "Everyone is Free to Demonstrate."

We are delighted to unveil the 2023 edition of Acta Kinesiologica, featuring momentous changes designed to augment the calibre, reach, and influence of our esteemed publication. We are also pleased to announce a new co-publishing partnership with the European Institute for Talents, Education, Research, & Development. Concurrently, we are launching an intuitive, user-friendly submission system to facilitate contributions from the academic community.

These developments serve as an unequivocal affirmation of our unflagging commitment to the advancement of scientific understanding and innovation within the realm of Kinesiology. For the first time in its storied history, Acta Kinesiologica has been acknowledged by Clarivate Analytics and included in the Web of Science Core Collection, receiving an Impact Factor rating of 0.3. Moreover, the journal has gained accreditation from ANVUR (Italian National Agency for the Evaluation of Universities and Research Institutes) as a Scientific Journal within Area 11.

As the incoming Editor-in-Chief, I am honoured to present our distinguished editorial team:

Executive Editors: 

Franjo Lovrić, University of Mostar, Bosnia-Hercegovina

Dražen Čular, University of Split Faculty of Kinesiology, Croatia

Associate Editors:

Nicola Maffulli, Queen Mary University of London, UK

Luca Paolo Ardigò, NLA University College, Oslo, Norway

Alessandro Moura Zagatto, Sao Paulo State University, Brazil

Leonardo Alexandre Peyré-Tartaruga, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

Domenico Martone, University of Naples Parthenope, Italy

Antonio Dello Iacono, University of the West of Scotland, UK

Editorial Board members:

Luca Russo, Iul University, Italy

Olfa Turki, University of Tunis, Tunisia

Gian Mario Migliaccio, San Raffaele Roma Open University, Italy

Fabio Y. Nakamura, University of Maia, Portugal

Brian Hanley, Leeds Beckett University, United Kingdom

Alin Larion, University of Costanta, Romania

Antonio Frizziero, University of Parma, Italy

Francesco Oliva, San Raffaele Roma Open University, Italy

Monoem Haddad, Qatar University, Qatar

Nebojsa Trajkovic, University of Belgrade, Serbia

Wissem Dhahbi, Police College, Qatar

Anis Chaouachi, University of Tunis, Tunisia

Francesco Ceccarini, New York University Abu Dhabi, Arab Emirates

Antonio Buglione, San Raffaele Roma Open University, Italy

Hadi Nobari, University of Extremadura, Spain

As we embark upon this invigorating new chapter, our allegiance to the promotion of superior research—a cornerstone for both scientific advancement and societal well-being—remains unswerving.

We cordially invite you to partake in this dynamic voyage by contributing your invaluable research, joining our esteemed reviewer community, or by simply engaging with and citing the scholarly work we disseminate.

Your unwavering support and trust in Acta Kinesiologica serve as the linchpins for our continued prosperity. We eagerly anticipate another annum of groundbreaking scientific discoveries and academic brilliance.

Yours Faithfully,

Warm regards,

Prof. Johnny Padulo 


Acta Kinesiologica


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e-ISSN: 1840-3700 p-ISSN: 1840-2976 

UDK: 796 Catalogue: COBISS BH

Published: 04-09-2023
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