Sports is an international, peer-reviewed, open access journal published monthly online by MDPI. The Strength and Conditioning Society (SCS) and The European Sport Nutrition Society (ESNS) are affiliated with Sports and their members receive a discount on the article processing charges.
  • Open Access— free for readers, with article processing charges (APC) paid by authors or their institutions.
  • High visibility: indexed within Scopus, ESCI (Web of Science), PubMed, PMC, and many other databases
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 19.9 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 3.7 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the first half of 2021).
  • Recognition of Reviewers: reviewers who provide timely, thorough peer-review reports receive vouchers entitling them to a discount on the APC of their next publication in any MDPI journal, in appreciation of the work done.
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Special Issue in Sports
Talent Identification and Development in Youth Sports Guest Editors: Adam Leigh Kelly, Sergio L. Jiménez Sáiz, Sara Diana Leal dos Santos, Alberto Lorenzo Calvo
Deadline: 17 December 2021
Special Issue in Sports
Doping in Sports Guest Editor: Damir Sekulic
Deadline: 31 December 2021
Special Issue in Sports
Fatigue and Recovery in Sport Guest Editors: Nicolas Babault, Joao Luiz Durigan
Deadline: 31 January 2022
Special Issue in Sports
Oxygen Uptake Kinetics during and Recovery from High Intensity Exercise Guest Editor: Simon Marwood
Deadline: 20 February 2022
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