Journal of Fitness Research

Fitness Research provides a platform for the Journal of Fitness Research to publish new research by leading authorities.

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ISSN: 2201-5655

Aims and Scope

Representing Fitness Research, the journal publishes Position Papers, Original Research, Case Studies, Short Reports, Brief Reviews, Industry Education, and Comments covering a broad range of aspects related to the Exercise, Fitness, Training, and Sport. Topics covered include:

  • physiology,
  • biomechanics,
  • medical (including rehabilitation),
  • sociological issues,
  • psychological issues including behaviour modification, goal setting, motivation,
  • exercise prescription,
  • principles of training,
  • special populations,
  • nutrition and body composition manipulation,
  • health related issues and lifestyle diseases,
  • equipment design, function, and operation,
  • industry practices, education and policy.

Journal of Fitness Research is thus multidisciplinary and encompasses all elements of research related to the fitness industry and the exercise professional. Leading authorities are invited to submit manuscripts dealing with original investigations or comprehensive reviews on selected topics within the four general sections

  1. Physiology and Biomechanics;
  2. Health and Lifestyle;
  3. Exercise Prescription and training; and
  4. Industry Practices.

Manuscripts relevant to the scientific study of Exercise, Fitness, Training, and Sport will be considered for publication. The journal presents research findings to an international audience. The readership for this journal is varied and ranges from academic research workers to professionals in recreation, fitness, clinical exercise, and training. Articles published in Journal of Fitness Research are in an Open Access format and complies with the Budapest Open Access Initiative. Each issue is freely available on the public internet, permitting any users to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of these articles, crawl them for indexing, pass them as data to software, or use them for any other lawful purpose, without financial, legal, or technical barriers other than those inseparable from gaining access to the internet itself.

Peer Review Statement

All research and review articles in this journal have undergone peer review, based on initial editors’ screening and anonymised (double-blind) refereeing by at least two referees.


Journal of Fitness Research makes every effort to ensure the accuracy of all the information (the “Content”) contained in this publication. However, Journal of Fitness Research and its agents and licensors make no representations or warranties whatsoever as to the accuracy, completeness or suitability for any purpose of the Content and disclaim all such representations and warranties whether express or implied to the maximum extent permitted by law. Any views expressed in this publication are the views of the authors and are not the views of Journal of Fitness Research and its associated staff and organisations.

2016 Issues

Vol. 5S ASTN-Q Conference

Vol. 5S ASTN-Q Conference

August 2016

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Vol. 5 No 3

Vol. 5 No 3

December 2016

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