Advances in Physical Education

ISSN Print: 2164-0386    ISSN Online: 2164-0408

Call For Papers

    Special Issue on Sports and Adolescent Development


    Sports development in adolescence will lay the physiological foundation for adulthood. As parents or coaches, children should be given more diversified sports in their development stage. During adolescence, gender differences also become more apparent and may significantly impact sports participation. Exercise is a natural way of life for human beings. Regular exercises and sports increases strength and encourages children normal physical development, improve self-concept, inclusion and social competence. The goal of this Special Issue is to provide a platform for scientists worldwide to promote, share, and discuss various new issues and developments in the area of sports and adolescent development.


    In this special issue, we intend to invite front-line researchers and authors to submit original researches and review articles on exploring sports and adolescent development. Potential topics include, but are not limited to:

    • Sports skills acquisition
    • Physical activity and fitness enhancement
    • Adolescent and sports training
    • Adolescent and sports education
    • Effects of exercise on physical and mental health
    • The law of adolescents' physical development
    • Adolescents' competitive sports

    Authors should read over the journal’s For Authors carefully before submission. Prospective authors should submit an electronic copy of their complete manuscript through the journal’s Paper Submission System.


    Please kindly notice that the “Special Issue” under your manuscript title is supposed to be specified and the research field “Special Issue – Sports and Adolescent Development” should be chosen during your submission.


    According to the following timetable:


    Submission Deadline

    November 20th, 2019

    Publication Date

    January 2020


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