About This Journal

Baltic Journal of Health and Physical Activity (Balt J Health Phys Act), published by Gdansk University of Physical Education and Sport (Poland), was launched – as a yearbook in print - in 1994. The journal has undergone many significant changes since then, and now it is a peer-reviewed high-quality online quarterly journal. The journal is published quarterly (March, June, September, December issues). The only version of the journal is an online version.

The topics of articles published in Baltic Journal of Health and Physical Activity cover a wide spectrum of issues related to physical education, health sciences, human physiology, sports medicine, sports and recreation, sports theory, and public health. Manuscripts submitted to the journal must contain novel data from theoretical and experimental research or be of practical application in the field of sport and health sciences.

Members of the Scientific Board include international specialists, representing various fields of studies, which guarantees a peer review process and a high scientific level of the journal.

Manuscripts are considered for publication on condition that they are submitted solely to this journal and, therefore, have not been and will not be published elsewhere, in part or in whole. Baltic Journal of Health and Physical Activity must receive in writing the exclusive assignment of the Copyright Agreement along with the manuscript submission.

To ensure the highest level of scientific and editorial ethics, the journal strives to follow the guidelines set out by the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE).

In order to enhance our internationalization and competitiveness, the journal uses Elsevier’s Digital Commons editorial system for submitting, tracking and publishing manuscripts online.

COSTS: The entire process of submitting an article is free of charge; the authors are not charged any fee at ANY stage of the process. Likewise, publication of the article at the journal’s website https://www.balticsportscience.com/ is not subject to any charges.