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Special Issue Title:

Sports and physical activities for men’s health

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 30 November 2021

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  • Guest Editor

    Sung-Un ParkE-MailWebsite

    Associate Professor, PhD, Department Chair, Department of Sport & Leisure Studies, Shingyeong University, South Korea

    Interests: Sport in society, Health behavior, Sports organizations, Taekwondo research, Research methods

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

It is our pleasure to have this special issue on “Sports and physical activities for men’s health” with the Journal of Men’s Health.

Regular physical activity, such as participation in sports, can prevent many types of chronic diseases such as heart disease, stroke, diabetes and osteoporosis. It can also improve psychological health by reducing anxiety, stress, and depression. Therefore, encouraging participation in sports is one of the most effective ways to increase physical activity. Especially, Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, sports and physical activity are expected to be poor, and this is believed to adversely affect the health of men and women.

The purpose of this special issue is to examine the effectiveness of participation in various sports and physical activities on men’s health. It is expected that we will be able to review various aspects of effective sports and physical activities for promoting men’s health.

In this special issue, we welcome contributions that describe and enumerate the sports and physical activities for men's, health. Your contribution is welcome in form of original article, case report, commentary and review. This special issue allows an opportunity to address the following types of topics.

Topics of Interest:

Sports and physical activities for health promotion.

Sports and physical activities for social development.

Sports and physical activities during COVID-19 pandemic.

Gender Differences in sports and physical activities.


Sports, Physical activities, Health behavior, COVID-19, Gender.

Manuscript Submission Information

Submissions will be accepted on a rolling basis and reviewed by experts in the field. Rapid peer review and prompt editorial decisions will ensure that quality manuscripts are published on time. The manuscript has not already been published or submitted elsewhere (except conference proceedings papers). If similar work has been published or submitted elsewhere, you must provide a copy of the submitted manuscript. You may not submit your manuscript elsewhere while it is under consideration at the Journal of Men's Health. All manuscripts undergo thorough double-blind peer-review. To check the suitability of the special issue for publishing your manuscript, please read the journal's aims and scope and read or download the guide for authors. You may also send a brief abstract of your work (about 100 words) to the Editorial Office at A guide for authors and other relevant information for manuscript submission is available on the Instructions for Authors page.

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Article Processing Charges (APC)

All manuscripts submitted to the Journal of Men's Health are assessed according to the journal standard editorial criteria. If accepted for publication, an Article Processing Charge of 1250 USD applies.

Type of Articles: Original Research, Review, Mini-Review, Systematic Review, Short Communication, Case Report, Letter to the Editor, Commentary, Rapid Report, Meeting Report, News and Views

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Published Papers (8 papers)

Open Access Special Issue

The effects of BCAA and creatine supplementation on anaerobic capacity and ball kicking speed in male football players

Ahmet Mor,Kürşat Acar,Ali Kerim Yılmaz,Erkal Arslanoglu

Online publish date: 24 June 2021

DOI: 10.31083/jomh.2021.058

Abstract ( 827 ) PDF (1.68 MB) ( 234 )

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Prosocial and antisocial behaviors in Turkish female and male football players

Kürşat ACAR,Hakkı MOR,Fatih KARAKAŞ,Ali Kerim YILMAZ,Cansel ARSLANOGLU,Ahmet MOR

Online publish date: 28 June 2021

DOI: 10.31083/jomh.2021.062

Abstract ( 608 ) PDF (1.39 MB) ( 176 )

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Elbow plank exercise improves immunocyte function and physical fitness in an elderly male: a case study

Ki-Soo Lee,Seung-Jae Heo,Gwang-Seok Hyun,Sang-Kyun Park,Jun-Youl Cha,Yong-Seok Jee

Online publish date: 18 October 2021

DOI: 10.31083/jomh.2021.134

Abstract ( 418 ) PDF (2.75 MB) ( 158 )

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Evaluating process and outcomes of interventions for promoting sport participation among South Korean university students

Junhye Kwon,Seiyeong Park,Chiyoung Ahn,Chung Gun Lee

Online publish date: 26 October 2021

DOI: 10.31083/jomh.2021.137

Abstract ( 358 ) PDF (109.12 kB) ( 136 )

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Analysis of cardiopulmonary function, energy metabolism, and exercise intensity and time according to the number of repetitions of Taekwondo Taegeuk Poomsae in Taekwondo players

Won-Sang Jung,Hwang-Woon Moon,Jeong-Weon Kim,Hun-Young Park,Jong-Beom Park,Sang-Hwan Choi,Jae-Don Lee,Sang-Seok Nam

Online publish date: 27 October 2021

DOI: 10.31083/jomh.2021.140

Abstract ( 475 ) PDF (26.13 MB) ( 169 )

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The effect of center-based versus home-based training for rehabilitation of chronic ankle instability in recreational athletes

Quan Jiang,Yong Hwan Kim,Joung Kyue Han

Online publish date: 28 October 2021

DOI: 10.31083/jomh.2021.142

Abstract ( 442 ) PDF (3.2 MB) ( 172 )

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