Guidelines For Authors

The Faculty of Sport Science and Recreation, at the Universiti Teknologi MARA, 40450 Shah Alam, SELANGOR, MALAYSIA, welcomes manuscripts on original research, theoretical reviews and applications from professionals and practitioners in the field of Sport Science and Recreation, in Malaysia, Asia and the rest of the world, with the understanding that contents are original and have not been previously published or currently been submitted to other journals for publication. The Editorial Board of the Malaysian Journal of Sport Science and Recreation is prepared to consider for publication:

  • Reports of empirical studies likely to further our understanding of Sports Science and Sports Management;
  • Critical reviews of the literature;
  • Theoretical contributions; and
  • Applied contributions.

The Editorial Board and two anonymous referees will assess all submitted manuscripts in terms of their scientific merit, readability, and interest to a general readership, to decide their inclusion in the journal.

Initially, the manuscript would be reviewed by the Editorial Board to assess its academic merit. Those considered to be without academic merit would be returned to the author(s).

Manuscripts deemed appropriate to have academic merit will be submitted to two anonymous referees considered to have expertise in the area relating to the contents of the manuscripts for review.The referees will not be made aware of the identity of the author(s).

All information about the authorship including personal acknowledgements and institutional affiliations should, therefore, be confined to a removable front page (and the text should be free of all clues that might reveal the identity of the author (s).