The journal Science in Olympic Sport aims to promote various aspects of the Olympic sport and the Olympic movement in a comprehensive and integrated manner. Sport science is viewed broadly, having overlapping context with related disciplines such as pedagogics, physiology, psychology, medicine, kinesiology, biomechanics, economics, management, etc. Journal welcomes studies dealing with training and performance in Olympic kinds of sport, including Youth and Professional Sports.
Editorial Board of the journal “Science in Olympic sport” prevents from publication low significance or dubious nature articles. Stringent requirements for manuscripts submitted to the journal and careful screening guaranteed through a mandatory reviewing by internal and external referees provide barrier to such articles.
The journal «Science in the Olympic sport» is committed to a high standard of editorial ethics.
- Editorial board is used the principles of ethics of scientific publications upon recommendations of Committee of Publication Ethics (COPE) and Cambridge University Press. We expect all editors, reviewers, authors and readers will stick those principles.
- Editorial board endorse the principles embodied in the Helsinki Declaration and expect that all research involving humans has been performed in accordance with these principles. We expect authors to respect human participants’ right to privacy, and to gain any necessary consent to publish before submitting to us.
- Main responsibility to disclose full information remains on author submitting manuscript. Any cases of redundant (duplicate) publication, plagiarism, fabricated data, ghostwriting, guest authorship etc. are indication of scientific dishonesty and all such cases will be exposed and adequate institutions will be informed (institutions employing the author, scientific societies, scientific editors associations etc.).
- Editors are ethically obliged to pursue the case of any misconducts or to submit it for consideration to the ethics commission of the institution of the author’s employers.
- All misconducts in any information that the article consist and conflict of interests of persons who have direct or indirect relation to the publication of an article are settled according to journal’s ethical politic, the law of Ukraine in the field of intellectual property, recommendations of COPE.
By submitting a manuscript for publication the author (s):
- Agrees to put up a full text version in the Internet;
- Agrees with the principles of ethics of scientific publications upon recommendations of COPE.
- Confirms that the article has not been accepted for publication, published or under reviewing in other journals (we reserve the right to check submissions through appropriate plagiarism checking tools).
More details about ethical policy of journal you can find here.
All open access articles are distributed under the terms Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License , which allows others to share (copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format), adapt (remix, transform, and build upon the material), revise, and base articles on derivatives for non-commercial purposes. New works must be credited and distributed on a non-commercial basis, licensing of derivatives under the same conditions is not required.
Conflict of interests
- Authors, editors and reviewers of journal are required to declare any potential conflicts of interest that could interfere with the objectivity or integrity of a publication.
- The editorial office should acquire information on sources of financing of a publication, financial contributions of research institutions, scientific associations and other («financial disclosure»).
- Authors should disclose at the time of submission any financial arrangement they may have. Such information will be held in confidence while the paper is under review and will not influence the editorial decision, but if the article is accepted for publication, the editors will usually discuss with the authors the manner in which such information is to be communicated to the reader.
- The journal expects that authors will not have any financial interest in a company (or its competitor) that makes a product discussed in the article. Journal policy requires that reviewers, editors reveal in a letter to the Editor-in-Chief any relationships that they have that could be construed as causing a conflict of interest with regard to a manuscript under review. The letter should include a statement of any financial relationships with commercial companies involved with a product under study.