Open access

All articles published by The Journal for Human Performance in Athletics are made freely and permanently accessible online immediately upon publication, without subscription charges or registration barriers.
As authors of articles published in The Journal for Human Performance in Athletics you are the copyright holders of your article and have granted to any third party, in advance and in perpetuity, the right to use, reproduce or disseminate your article, according to our license agreements.

Peer-review policy

Peer-review is the system used to assess the quality of a manuscript before it is published. Independent researchers in the relevant research area assess submitted manuscripts for originality, validity and significance to help editors determine whether the manuscript should be published in their journal.
The benefit of transparent peer review is that it increases transparency. In addition, published reports can serve an educational purpose in helping facilitate training and research into peer review.
Manuscripts submitted to The Journal for Human Performance in Athletics, are assessed by our editors and/or peer reviewers. Overall editorial responsibility for the journal is with the Editor. Section Editors provide oversight for manuscripts submitted to their section.

Editorial policies

All manuscripts submitted to The Journal for Human Performance in Athletics, Medicine and Rehabilitation should adhere to our editorial policies. 

Appeals and complaints

Authors who wish to appeal a rejection or make a complaint should, in the first instance, contact the Editor who will provide details of the journal’s complaints procedure.

Who Can Submit?

Anyone may submit an original article to be considered for publication in The Journal of Human Performance in Athletics provided he or she owns the copyright to the work being submitted or is authorized by the copyright owner or owners to submit the article. Authors are the initial owners of the copyrights to their works (an exception in the non-academic world to this might exist if the authors have, as a condition of employment, agreed to transfer copyright to their employer).

General Submission Rules

Submitted articles cannot have been previously published, nor be forthcoming in an archival journal or book (print or electronic). Please note: “publication” in a working-paper series does not constitute prior publication. In addition, by submitting material to The Journal of Human Performance in Athletics, the author is stipulating that the material is not currently under review at another journal (electronic or print) and that he or she will not submit the material to another journal (electronic or print) until the completion of the editorial decision process at The Journal of Human Performance in Athletics If you have concerns about the submission terms for The Journal of Human Performance in Athletics please contact the editors.

Formatting Requirements

Journal of Human Performance in Extreme Environments has no general rules about the formatting of articles upon initial submission. After acceptance for publication, however, the final article must be submitted as a Microsoft Word or Rich Text file following the guidelines of the 6th edition of the American Psychological Association.

Rights for Authors

Authors retain copyright to their works but license the right to publish to the Journal. Further details are provided in the submission agreement that authors agree to when submitting an article.

Publication Ethics and Malpractice Statement

Authors must guarantee that submitted manuscripts have not been published elsewhere, are not currently under review elsewhere, and have been submitted with the full knowledge of their institutional home.

Any manuscripts that do not meet originality requirements will be rejected without peer-review.

All manuscripts will be reviewed based on intellectual content without regard for age, gender, race/ethnicity, sexual orientation, country of origin, or political philosophy of the authors.

All manuscripts submitted for peer-review are kept strictly confidential by editors and reviewers. At no time will editors or reviewers utilize submitted materials without the consent of the authors.

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