About the Journal

Aims and Scope

The Open Sports Sciences Journal is an Open Access online journal which publishes research articles, reviews, letters, and guest edited single topic issues in all areas of sports sciences, such as anthropology, biochemistry, biomechanics, epidemiology, growth and motor development, motor control and learning, measurement and evaluation, physiology, pedagogy, psychology, history, philosophy or sociology. The emphasis of the Journal is on the human sciences, broadly defined, and applied to physical activity, sport and exercise. Topics covered also include design of analysis systems, sports equipment, research into training, and modeling and predicting performance.

The Open Sports Sciences Journal, a peer reviewed journal, is an important and reliable source of current information on developments in the field. The emphasis will be on publishing quality articles rapidly and freely available worldwide.

About the Editor

R.J. Fernandes
Porto Biomechanics Laboratory (LABIOMEP)
University of Porto

Brief Biography

Ricardo is a Doctor on Sport Sciences by the Faculty of Sport - University of Porto where is teaching since 1995. He is part of the Direction Board of Porto Biomechanics Laboratory and member of the Centre of Research, Education, Innovation and Intervention in Sport. He is interested particularly on the biophysical characterization specially centred on the availability and use of energy in cyclic sports and on water polo game analysis. He participates frequently in international congresses, authored over 120 papers in journals with impact factor and has an h-index of 19.

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