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The International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance – Journal of the month

Our journal of the month for April is the International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance (IJSPP). The journal has been in existence since 2006 and has an impact factor of 3.042.

What is IJSPP?

The International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance focuses on sport physiology and performance and is dedicated to advancing the knowledge of sport and exercise physiologists, sport-performance researchers and other sport scientists.

The journal publishes authoritative peer-reviewed research in sport physiology and related disciplines, with an emphasis on work having direct practical applications in enhancing sport performance in sport physiology and related disciplines.

IJSPP is expanding from 8 to 10 issues per year in 2017 (January, February, March, April, May, July, August, September, October and November).

You may have seen our recent story Strength and conditioning training to improve your 5k run timeThe research from this post was originally published in The International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance.


The editorial mission of IJSPP is to improve the knowledge of sport and exercise physiologists, sport scientists, sport physicians and sport-performance researchers. The journal promotes the publication of research in sport physiology and related disciplines that have direct practical application to enhancing sport performance, preventing decrements in performance, or enhancing recovery of athletes.

The journal publishes original research reports, invited reviews, commentaries, technical reports, case studies and an editorial section.

The intended breadth of IJSPP includes team sports, individual sports, performance aspects of environmental physiology, applied sports 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 is of interest to sport scientists, sport physicians, coaches, academic researchers, students and related professionals.

Latest issue

Original research
Invited Commentary
Brief Review
Brief Report


Individual access for 12 months is available from just £97.00 / €147.00 for a 12-month subscription or only £73.00 / €110.00 for students.

If you are part of an institution this journal is available for £724.00 / €1,101.00 for both the online and print versions for one year’s access. The journal is also available to buy as an online only product (£617.00 / €938.00) or as a print-only product (£670.00 / €1,018.00). These prices are valid until 1st August 2107 and are exclusive of VAT.

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