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Sports and physical activities for men’s health

Submission deadline: 30 November 2021
Special Issue Editors
Sung-Un Park, PhD
Department of Sport & Leisure Studies, Shingyeong University, Hwaseong-si, Republic of Korea
Interests: sport in society; health behavior; sports organizations; taekwondo research; research methods
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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.

Sung-Un Park

Guest Editor

Keywords
Sports
Physical activities
Health behavior
COVID-19
Gender
Manuscript Submission Information

Manuscripts should be submitted via our online editorial system at https://imr.propub.com by registering and logging in to this website. Once you are registered, click here to start your submission. Manuscripts can be submitted now or up until the deadline. All papers will go through peer-review process. Accepted papers will be published in the journal (as soon as accepted) and meanwhile listed together on the special issue website. Research articles, reviews as well as short communications are preferred. For planned papers, a title and short abstract (about 100 words) can be sent to the Editorial Office to announce on this website.

Submitted manuscripts should not have been published previously, nor be under consideration for publication elsewhere (except conference proceedings papers). All manuscripts will be thoroughly refereed through a double-blind peer-review process. Please visit the Instruction for Authors page before submitting a manuscript. The Article Processing Charge (APC) in this open access journal is 1500 USD. Submitted manuscripts should be well formatted in good English.

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Open Access Case Report
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, ... Yong-Seok Jee
J. Mens. Health 2022, 18(4), 84; https://doi.org/10.31083/jomh.2021.134
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Sports and physical activities for men’s health)
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Open Access Original Research
Evaluating process and outcomes of interventions for promoting sport participation among South Korean university students
Junhye Kwon, Seiyeong Park, Chiyoung Ahn, Chung Gun Lee
J. Mens. Health 2022, 18(4), 85; https://doi.org/10.31083/jomh.2021.137
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Sports and physical activities for men’s health)
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Open Access Original Research
Prosocial and antisocial behaviors in Turkish female and male football players
Kürşat ACAR, Hakkı MOR, Fatih KARAKAŞ, Ali Kerim YILMAZ, ... Ahmet MOR
J. Mens. Health 2022, 18(2), 27; https://doi.org/10.31083/jomh.2021.062
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Sports and physical activities for men’s health)
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Open Access Original Research
Correlation between thigh skinfold thickness and physical fitness factors in Korean adults and older individuals
Dong Wook Lee, San Sung Hwang, Hee Seong Jeong, Wi-Young So
J. Mens. Health 2022, 18(1), 22; https://doi.org/10.31083/j.jomh1801022
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Sports and physical activities for men’s health)
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Open Access Original Research
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
J. Mens. Health 2022, 18(1), 5; https://doi.org/10.31083/jomh.2021.058
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Sports and physical activities for men’s health)
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