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
Research on Neuromuscular Function, Recovery and Physiological Adaptation Guest Editors: Stuart Goodall, Glyn Howatson
Deadline: 31 July 2021
Special Issue in Sports
Researching Sports Biomechanics for Disabled People Guest Editor: Luca Paolo Ardigo
Deadline: 30 August 2021
Special Issue in Sports
Nutritional Support for Adaptations to Training in Endurance Athletes Guest Editors: Jeffrey S. Martin, Michael D. Roberts
Deadline: 30 September 2021
Special Issue in Sports
Habituation to Dehydration during Exercise: Impact on Health and Physical and Cognitive Performance Guest Editor: Éric Goulet
Deadline: 20 October 2021
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