Research in Sport Management and Motor Behavior- Submission Instruction
Submission Instruction

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Author Guidelines
Preparation of Manuscripts
The submitted manuscript labeled as “original research” MUST include the title page, abstract, introduction, method(s), findings, discussion and/or conclusion, acknowledgment, and references. However, case reports MUST include an unstructured abstract, introduction, case presentation, discussion, and/or conclusion. Review articles may have a structured abstract, background or introduction, review of the literature, and conclusion. Use only standard abbreviations; avoid using them in the title and abstract. The full term for which an abbreviation stands should precede its first use in the text unless it is a standard unit of measurement.
 The title page: The complete title of the manuscript, the name of all the authors with their highest qualifications, the department or institution to which they are affiliated, corresponding author address, e-mail, and Tel/Fax numbers.
 Authorship: Authors should have participated sufficiently in the work to take scientific responsibility and have substantial contributions to the paper meeting the criteria. All authors must complete and submit a signed Authorship Form stating the ‘authors’ contribution’, ‘financial disclosure’, and ‘funding/ support’.
The Abstract: All original articles must accompany by a structured abstract of up to 250 words. It should be structured in Background and Aims, Methods, Findings, and Conclusion followed by 4 to 6 Keywords. Unstructured abstract should reflect the content concisely in less than 150 words.
Introduction: This should summarize the purpose and the rationale for the study. It should neither review the subject extensively nor should it have data or conclusions of the study.
Method(s): This should include an exact method, participants, design, observation, or experiment. If a questionnaire or apparatus is used, validity and reliability should be mentioned. Statistical methods must be mentioned and specify any general computer program used. The measurement units used should be clearly mentioned.
Results: It should be presented in the form of text, tables, and/or illustrations. The contents of the tables should not be repeated in the text. Instead, a reference to the table number may be given. If it facilitates conveying the content to the reader, using sub-headings within some sections is allowed.
Discussion and/or Conclusion: This should emphasize the present findings and the variations or similarities with other works carried out in the field. The detailed data should not be repeated in the discussion again. Rather, emphasize the new and important aspects of the study and the conclusions that follow from them. Limitations of the study should be addressed where applicable.
Acknowledgment: All contributors who do not meet the criteria for authorship should be covered in the acknowledgment. Financial and material support should also be acknowledged. If the work is based on a thesis, it should be acknowledged clearly in this section.

References: Vancouver
 JOURNAL EXAMPEL: Hogan N, Bizzi E, Mussa-Ivaldi FA, Flash T. Controlling multijoint motor behavior. Exercise and sport sciences reviews. 1987;15:153-90.
BOOK EXAMPEL: Fairbrother JT. Fundamentals of motor behavior. Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics; 2010.


Required files to be uploaded:

Five essential files must be submitted through the manuscript submission system: 1. The main file of the manuscript (without the names of the authors), 2. Title page in the mentioned format, 3. Authorship form (must include the title of the article and the name and surname of all authors and be signed by all authors), 4. Conflicts of Interest form (must be signed by the Corresponding Author and uploaded with the article file), and 5. Cover Letter. 

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