Volume 1, Issue 1


The Journal of Sport for Development (JSFD) is pleased to announce the publication of its first Issue. JSFD is the first peer-reviewed, open-access journal devoted to exclusively publishing research from the field of Sport for Development (SFD). The journal was developed in response to a need to establish a more robust evidence base for the SFD sector, which is generating growing interest worldwide .

JSFD’s mission is to examine, advance and disseminate evidence, best practices, and lessons learned  from SFD programmes and interventions.

Contents of JSFD Issue 1 include:

JSFD is an open-access journal; all articles are freely available to the public.

Click here to download a full PDF of Issue 1

Please circulate this among your colleagues within the SFD sector and beyond.


NOTE: We are taking rolling submissions for the second issue of JSFD, which we aim to release in September 2013.