• Publishes original research articles, letters, reviews/mini- reviews and guest edited thematic issues on various topics related to Physical Education.

Aims and Scope

The section titled “Physical Education” of the journal Current Social Sciences aims to publish original research articles, letters, reviews/mini-reviews and guest-edited thematic issues on various topics related to the sciences of physical activity and sports. Scientifically based works of a quantitative, qualitative and mixed nature that help to delve into the various dimensions of physical activity and sports sciences, such as education, health, management, training, history, global sporting events, social theory of exercise, sport, physical culture, (physically active) body, and body image, encourage to stimulate further research, critical thinking, and theory development on topics ranging from global professional sport, coaching, commercial exercise/fitness, and physical activity to education and recreation.

This section is not limited to a specific aspect of the field but is devoted to a wide range of sub- fields. Articles of interdisciplinary nature are particularly welcome. Basic theoretical developments, applications, case studies, novel approaches and processes, and empirical research are among the topics covered in the papers. Submissions in the following areas are of special interest to the readers of this journal:

  • Biomechanics
  • Child psychomotricity
  • Didactics and training theories in physical and sports activities
  • Didactics of physical education, motor games, corporal expression, and dance
  • Ergonomics and sports psychology
  • Gender and physical sports activity
  • Health and quality of life
  • Initial and permanent training in the field of physical education and sports
  • Leisure and recreation, sports management
  • Motor development and learning
  • Physical activities in the natural, terrestrial, aquatic and aerial environment
  • Physical activity
  • Physical activity and obesity
  • Physical and mental health
  • Physical education in early childhood education
  • Physical education in primary and secondary education
  • Physical education teacher training
  • School sports
  • Special educational needs, gender, multiculturalism, emotions and appropriate behaviours in sports practice
  • Sports initiation
  • Sports physiology and medicine
  • Sports recreation
  • Sports training and physical preparation
  • Section Editor-in-Chief

    Pedro Gil Madrona
    University of Castilla-La Mancha
    Ciudad Real

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