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Now accepting expressions of interest for new JSFD Video Editor position

The JSFD editorial board is seeking expressions of interest for a new video editor to commence in September 2020. We welcome applications from all interested and suitably qualified parties. JSFD is looking to incorporate multimedia content, including video and audio interviews, vignettes, and other content, into JSFD channels. The video editor is responsible for preparing video/podcast announcements, abstracts, interviews, and content for publication on the JSFD website.

JSFD Announces Inaugural Early Career Scholar Award Recipient Sarah Zipp

The Journal of Sport for Development is delighted to announce Dr. Sarah Zipp has been selected as the inaugural JSFD Early Career Scholar Award recipient. The annual award, established in 2019, recognizes an early career JSFD author in recognition of significant scholarly contributions to the sport for development field.

Announcing the JSFD Early Career Scholar Award

We are pleased to announce the “JSFD Early Career Scholar Award,” to be awarded to an early career JSFD author in recognition of significant scholarly contributions to the sport for development field. The winner of the award will be recognized online and in a newsletter shared with all JSFD followers.

Now accepting expressions of interest for JSFD Co-Editor position

The Journal of Sport for Development (JSFD) is seeking expressions of interest from suitably qualified individuals for the role of co-editor. Co-editors oversee the screening and reviewing of submissions and work closely with the Managing Editor to ensure the efficient and effective handling of manuscripts through to publication. The editorial team is responsible for setting and maintaining the editorial direction of JSFD, ensuring a high quality and rigorous review process and governing the work of the Editorial Board.

Volume 7, Issue 13 published

The Journal of Sport for Development (JSFD) is pleased to announce the publication of its thirteenth issue.

Volume 7, Issue 12 published

The Journal of Sport for Development (JSFD) is pleased to announce the publication of its twelfth issue.

Call for papers: Special Issue on Sport and Livelihoods

This special issue seeks to bring together empirical and conceptual work on the area of sport and livelihoods within the sport for development field. For this special issue, all papers that discuss, explore, and/or expand knowledge about the relationship between sport and livelihoods in various local, national, and international contexts are welcome. Papers from different disciplines, perspectives and global regions are invited, including scholar-practitioner contributions.

Announcing formatting transition and new submission category

The Journal of Sport for Development (JSFD) is announcing a formatting transition from Vancouver Referencing to APA (American Psychological Association) Citation format (6th edition). Additionally, JSFD is excited to add a new manuscript submission category of “From the Field” Articles in order to promote the inclusion of authors and articles from non-academic or research backgrounds, such as practitioners.

Call for Special Issue Proposals on Sport and Livelihoods

The Journal of Sport for Development (JSFD) is seeking proposals for a special issue on sport and livelihoods. Sport for development organizations are increasingly delivering programming to improve the livelihoods of disadvantaged populations by increasing employment opportunities or economic development.

Volume 6, Issue 11 published

The Journal of Sport for Development (JSFD) is pleased to announce the publication of its eleventh issue. JSFD’s mission is to examine, advance and disseminate evidence, best practices, and lessons learned from Sport for Development programmes and interventions. JSFD is the first peer-reviewed, open-access journal devoted to exclusively publishing research from the field of Sport for Development.

Volume 6, Issue 10 published

The Journal of Sport for Development (JSFD) is pleased to announce the publication of its tenth issue, a Special Issue on Sport for Development and Peace in Latin America and the Caribbean. Guest editors include: Daniel Parnell, Alexander Cárdenas, Paul Widdop, Pedro-Pablo Cardoso-Castro and Sibylle Lang.

Volume 5, Issue 9 published

The Journal of Sport for Development (JSFD) is pleased to announce the publication of its ninth issue. JSFD’s mission is to examine, advance and disseminate evidence, best practices, and lessons learned from Sport for Development programmes and interventions. JSFD is the first peer-reviewed, open-access journal devoted to exclusively publishing research from the field of Sport for Development.

Volume 5, Issue 8 published

The Journal of Sport for Development (JSFD) is pleased to announce the publication of its eighth issue. JSFD’s mission is to examine, advance and disseminate evidence, best practices, and lessons learned from Sport for Development programmes and interventions. JSFD is the first peer-reviewed, open-access journal devoted to exclusively publishing research from the field of Sport for Development.

Volume 4, Issue 7 published

Publication of Volume 4, Issue 7 The Journal of Sport for Development (JSFD) is pleased to announce the publication of its seventh Issue. Click here to download the full issue (PDF, 2.6mb) JSFD’s mission is to examine, advance and disseminate evidence, best practices, and lessons learned from Sport for Development programmes and interventions. JSFD is […]

Volume 4, Issue 6 Published

Publication of Volume 4, Issue 6 The Journal of Sport for Development (JSFD) is pleased to announce the publication of its sixth Issue. Click here to download the full issue (PDF, 1.3mb) JSFD’s mission is to examine, advance and disseminate evidence, best practices, and lessons learned from Sport for Development programmes and interventions. JSFD is […]

Call for papers: Sport for Development and Peace in Latin America and the Caribbean

JSFD Editors Sport for Development and Peace in Latin America and the Caribbean The aim of this special issue for the Journal Sport for Development (JSFD) is to encourage critical discussions on sport for development and peace (SDP) in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC). Despite a growing body of SDP evidence, there is a […]

Volume 3; Issue 5 Published

Publication of Volume 3, Issue 5 The Journal of Sport for Development (JSFD) is pleased to announce the publication of its fifth Issue, a Special Issue entitled Disability Sport: Changing Lives, Changing Perceptions. Dr. Ian Brittain and Eli A. Wolff served as Editors for this Special Issue. Click here to download the full issue (PDF, 4.7mb) […]

Volume 3; Issue 4 Published

Publication of Issue 4 The Journal of Sport for Development (JSFD) is pleased to announce the publication of its fourth Issue. JSFD is the first peer-reviewed, open-access journal devoted to exclusively publishing research from the field of Sport for Development (SFD). JSFD’s mission is to examine, advance and disseminate evidence, best practices, and lessons learned from SFD […]

Volume 2; Issue 3

Publication of Issue 3 The Journal of Sport for Development (JSFD) is pleased to announce the publication of its third Issue. JSFD is the first peer-reviewed, open-access journal devoted to exclusively publishing research from the field of Sport for Development (SFD). JSFD’s mission is to examine, advance and disseminate evidence, best practices, and lessons learned  from […]

Volume 1; Issue 2

The Journal of Sport for Development (JSFD) is pleased to announce the publication of its second Issue. JSFD is the first peer-reviewed, open-access journal devoted to exclusively publishing research from the field of Sport for Development (SFD). JSFD’s mission is to examine, advance and disseminate evidence, best practices, and lessons learned  from SFD programmes and interventions. […]

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 […]