Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

The scope of the MoHE journal encompasses all kinesiology-related disciplines but is not limited to papers focused on:

  • Human Movement Studies
  • Sports Engineering
  • Human Performance
  • Physical Activity & Health
  • Sports Medicine
  • Management & Sports Studies
  • Rehabilitation

 

Section Policies

Articles

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Technical Report

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed
 

Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.

 

Ethics and Malpractice Statement

Movement, Health & Exercise (MoHE) is devoted to practicing the highest standards of publication ethics possible. Any form of publication malpractice is strictly prohibited. We are obligated to publish original work that has scholarly value and significance. We expect nothing less from our editorial board, reviewers as well as authors in allowing us to accomplish our goal. MoHE acts in accordance with the codes of conduct and international standards established by the Committee on Publication Ethics. MoHE is fully committed to assuring that best practices on ethical matters, errors, retractions, as well as providing legal review if deemed necessary.

EDITOR’S RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. The Chief Editor is responsible for determining the articles that should be published;
  2. The Chief Editor may discuss with other section editors or reviewers in arriving at a decision;
  3. The Chief Editor shall assess the manuscripts for their scholarly content without any bias with regards to race, gender, sexual orientation, religious belief, ethnic origin, citizenship, or political philosophy of the authors;
  4. The Chief Editor shall not disclose any form of information about a submitted manuscript to anyone other than the corresponding author, reviewers, potential reviewers, other editorial advisers, and the publisher, as appropriate;
  5. The Chief Editor shall ensure a fair and adequate peer review process;
  6. Unpublished materials disclosed in a submitted manuscript must not be used by anyone who has a view of the manuscript in his or her own research;
  7. The Chief Editor should safeguard the integrity of the published record by issuing corrections and retractions when needed and pursuing suspected or alleged research and publication delinquency.

EDITORIAL BOARD RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. The Editorial Board must at all times keep the information pertaining to submitted manuscripts confidential.
  2. The Editorial Board must disclose any potential conflict(s) of interest.
  3. The Editorial Board must assess the manuscripts only for their scholarly content.
  4. The Editorial Board is in authority for making publication decisions for submitted manuscripts.

REVIEWER’S RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Information regarding manuscripts submitted by authors shall be kept confidential and be treated as privileged information;
  2. Reviews should be conducted objectively and shall be no personal criticism of the author(s). Reviewers should substantiate their views with supporting arguments;
  3. Reviewers should also identify related published work that has yet been cited by the authors. Any statement that had been previously reported elsewhere shall be accompanied by the relevant citation;
  4. Reviewers should alert the Editors shall there be considerable resemblance or overlap between the manuscript under consideration and any other published article of which they have personal knowledge;
  5. In case, any reviewer feels that it is not possible for him/her to complete the manuscript review within the stipulated time frame, then the reviewer must notify the editors, so that the manuscript could be sent to another reviewer(s);
  6. Reviewers should not review manuscripts in which they have the conflict(s) of interest consequential from competitive, collaborative, or other relationships or connections with any of the authors, companies, or institutions connected to the manuscripts.

AUTHOR’S RESPONSIBILITIES 

  1. The Authors should display their results without   fabrication, falsification or inappropriate data manipulation
  2. The Authors should describe their methods clearly and unambiguously so that their findings can be reproduced by others;
  3. The Authors should adhere to ethical publication requirements in which the submitted work is original, is not plagiarized, and has not been published elsewhere;
  4. The Authors must declare that the manuscript is not presently being considered for publication elsewhere;
  5. The Authors should ensure that if the authors have used the work and/or words of others this must be appropriately cited;
  6. The Authors should take mutual responsibility for submitted and published work;
  7. The Authors should ensure that the authorship accurately reflects individuals’ contributions to the work and its reporting; and where there are others who have participated in certain substantive aspects of the research project, they should also be duly acknowledged;
  8. The Authors should disclose any relevant funding sources and any existing or potential conflict(s) of interest;
When an author discovers a significant error or inaccuracy in his/her own published work, it is the author’s responsibility to promptly alert the journal editors and the editor to withdraw and subsequently correct the paper.