Education Journal Guides for Contributors
(Revised at the editorial meeting on May 9,
2014; implemented on January 1, 2015)
※For better editing and review, we expect the contributors to read
the guides carefully. Incomplete submissions or submissions without the “Checklist
for Contribution to Physical Education
Journal” and the “Copyright Transfer Agreement” will not be processed.
1. Physical Education Journal adheres to
the principles of publishing original research papers relating to physical
education and the field of sports. Any human, social or natural sciences empirical
studies, in both Mandarin and English, relating to physical activity are
welcome. The review papers will be published under the condition of the
invitation from the editor in chief and approval of the peer review.
2. The Journal
is published quarterly in March, June, September, and December. It accepts
submissions year round and initiates the review process upon receipt of a
submissions will undergo a mutually anonymous review process. Please ensure
that neither personal information nor other information identifying the
contributor appears on the manuscript. The procedure from receiving
manuscripts, reviewing, to the defense will take 2 to 5 months. For more detailed
review procedure, please read the “Editing and Review Procedure” of this Journal.
Guidelines for Manuscript
(1) For the reviewers’ convenience, please
type the paper from left to right, in a 12-point font size, with a page number and a line number displayed
at the left side of each page.
(2) Please fill out the online contribution
system with the title of the paper, author’s name, author’s institution, city,
nationality, zip code of the author’s location, telephone number, fax number,
E-mail address, a running title (i.e. a simplified title) within 20 Chinese
(3) Chinese and English abstracts need to be
included in the manuscript. Introduction,
Methodology, Results, Conclusion, and Keywords should be in bold font. The paper
relating to social history of sports or philosophy of sport is allowed to adopt
other appropriate format, yet an abstract summarizing the main points of the
paper is still required. The keywords should be no more than five; the Chinese
abstract is 400~600 words; the English abstract is 300~600 words.
(4) Except those papers relating to social
history or philosophy, the general papers should include five clear and irreplaceable
chapters: introduction, methodology, results, discussion, and
reference. The Chinese subheadings
in the paper should be marked in order as follow: 壹、一、（一）、1、(1)、a、(a). The papers
relating to social history of sports or philosophy of sport are allowed to
adopt other appropriate formats yet need to be constructed with a clear problem
statement and report structure, which includes the following sections: the
context of the problems, the theoretical dialogues and citations, applications
and analyses of evidences, and the theoretical significances or the domestic
and international significances. APA format is required in the bibliography of
(5) The charts in the paper should be titled
and marked in order as Table 1, Table 2… or Figure 1, Figure 2, and so on. The
content of the charts should be clear and brief. Please see Part 3 of APA
format in this Journal for the sample of charts.
(6) The numbers appearing in the text should
be typed in Arabic number. Please adopt SI system for unit and use standardized
international signs and symbols as much as possible.
(7) A foreign name should be translated into Chinese
as much as possible; the original name should be attached in a parenthesis as its
Chinese name appears for the first time. Except for the proper nouns, the
original name should be typed without a capital letter. The full name is
required as the abbreviation of the Chinese or English name appears in the text
for the first time.
(8) The printing pages of the paper should be
no more than 15 pages after typesetting. The author should pay NT$1,000 for each page (starting with page 16) if the printing pages of
the paper are over 15. Yet, the total pages should be no more than 22.
5. The Journal
will provide every accepted Chinese manuscript with the service of Romanized
bibliography and the English editing for the readers’ reference and citation.
The service for every accepted manuscript charges NT$1,000.
Please cite and reference in APA 6th edition style for the
bibliography or in the Chinese citation style which is presented in the
journal-provided sample. We value the citations from the newest and the
most-related original journal essays more than that from MA theses,
dissertations, or materials from the textbooks.
author of the accepted paper has to sign the “Copyright Transfer Agreement” and
agree to transfer the copyright to Physical
Education Journal. No part of the content of the paper may be reproduced in
any other publications or website without prior permission.
Administrative affairs fee for contribution: member of Society of Physical
Education NT$1,500; nonmember NT$2,000; account no.: 01399771; account name: 中華民國體育學會林靜萍 (National
Society of Physical Education of the Republic of China, Lin, Jing-Ping)
submit the following documents to complete the contribution: (1) a converted
PDF file without the author’s personal information; (2) Copyright Transfer Agreement;
(3) Checklist for Contribution; (4) the payment receipt of administrative affairs
fee for reviewing. Please mail the documents (2) ~ (4) to the editorial team of
Physical Education Journal, National Society of Physical of the Republic of
China, (P.O.BOX 97-46 Taipei City 11699) or send the documents to email@example.com.
The Journal is allowed to invite the renowned academic experts or scholars to
submit manuscripts or to program special issue on its own initiative. The
review/contribution procedure of this kind of manuscripts should follow the Journal’s
In the case that a manuscript has several co-authors, please complete the
online contribution with a contact person’s name and account. We will contact
and discuss the review affairs with the contact person.
When filling in online contribution, the contributor may provide no more than 3
“avoided reviewers” for the editors’ reference.
If the author of the manuscript is an editorial committee member of the Journal,
the editor in chief may assign other area editors to handle the manuscript.
Also, the author of the manuscript should provide the list of avoided reviewers
and other information relating to review.