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 24.7 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 3.8 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the second 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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Skeletal Muscle Structure and Function in Health and Disease Topic Editors: Gopal J. Babu, Maria Pennuto
Deadline: 15 December 2022
Special Issue in Sports
The Effects of Pre-Workout Supplementation on Exercise Performance Guest Editor: Clayton L. Camic
Deadline: 30 June 2022
Special Issue in Sports
Advances in Association between Changes in Feelings of Energy and Fatigue and Sports Performance Guest Editor: Ali Boolani
Deadline: 25 July 2022
Special Issue in Sports
Physiology and Physical Demands of Intermittent Exercise Guest Editors: Kieran Collins, Dominic Doran
Deadline: 31 August 2022
Special Issue in Sports
Acute Resistance Exercise: Performance Effects on Competitive Athletes Guest Editors: Argyris Toubekis, Giorgos Paradisis
Deadline: 20 September 2022
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