About Journal

Publication Policy

International Journal of Sports Science and Performance (IJSSP) publish scientific articles in English only. The journal publishes regular issues which constitute papers submitted by authors and peer reviewed by external experts in the respective fields. The Editorial Board and the peer reviewers will mandatorily maintain publication ethics by avoiding plagiarism  and stick to the latest  APA format for the submitted articles.

The journal also publishes special issues which are invited by the editor in chief or invited editor on a specific theme. Refer to the call for papers section for updated information.

Follow the submission guidelines and the below mentioned checklist before submitting your article:

Submission checklist

Before submission ensure that:

•  One author has been designated as corresponding author with contact details.

•  Manuscript is complete and all files have been uploaded

•  The manuscript contains and abstract and has key words

•  All figures (include relevant captions 300 dpi resolution at least)

•  All tables (including titles, description, footnotes)

•  Ensure all figure and table citations in the text match the files provided

•  Highlights files (where applicable)

•  Supplemental files (where applicable)

Further considerations

•   Manuscript has been 'spell checked' and 'grammar checked'

•   All references mentioned in the Reference List are cited in the text, and vice versa

•   Permission has been obtained for use of copyrighted material from other sources (including the Internet)

•   A competing interest’s statement is provided (Declaration interest), even if the authors have no competing interests to declare

•  Submission declaration of the originality of article and statement that the article has not being published elsewhere; and/or not being considered for publication elsewhere

Plagiarism Policy

All articles should adhere the publication ethics and publication policy of the university as per UGC guidelines. Plagiarism policy of the university from time to time will be adopted for submitted articles in the International Journal of Sports Science and Performance (IJSSP). Authors should make it mandatory that articles are checked for similarity by the authors, and maintain a similarity index of below ten percent as checked in Turnitin software. All accepted articles will be mandated for plagiarism check in Turnitin software of Kannur University before publication. If plagiarism level is beyond the permitted level, the articles will be returned to the authors for modification and reducing the plagiarism to the stipulated level. The Editor in Chief reserves the right to summarily reject the articles and return it to the authors if the article doesn’t adhere to the plagiarism policy of the journal.