Call for Papers
Measurement in Physical Education and Exercise Science
(Part of the Routledge Olympic Special Issue Collection)
Theme: World Records and Best Performance Trends and Predictions in Swimming And Track and Field: Is Sky the Limit?
Guest Editors: Yuanlong Liu and Frank H. Fu
Papers are invited for a special issue that focuses on the theme “World Record and Best Performance Trend and Predictions in Swim, Track and Field: Is Sky the Limit?” With other themes of several journals of the publisher, Routledge, the unique Olympics themed special issue would serve as a part of the educational and academic legacy of the Olympic and Paralympic Games to be staged in London in 2012. The special issue is expected to be in print before the International Convention on Science, Education and Medicine in Sport (ICSEMIS) to be held in July 2012, shortly before the start of the London Olympic and Paralympic Games on 27 July.
Authors are invited to submit a manuscript on the theme “World Record and Best Performance Trend and Predictions in Swim, Track and Field: Is Sky the Limit?” The purpose of this special issue is to bring together scientific and critically analytic articles (i.e., data based and scientific evidenced studies) focusing on, but not limited to, the following topics:
1. Scientific modeling and prediction on swim, track and field performances and competitions in the new millennium
2. Research on understanding human limitations related to swim, track and field world best performances and records
3. “Faster, higher and stronger” Is sky the limit?
4. Male and female performance comparisons: Will women soon outrun the man?
5. Factors for running/swim faster and jump higher: Is it all in the genes?
Authors are invited to submit an abstract for preliminary review to the Special Issue Editors Yuanlong Liu or Frank H. Fu (yuanlong.liu@...
) by March 1st, 2011. The Final papers should be submitted to the Special Issue Editors by July 1st, 2011. Articles around 25 pages (Times New Roman 12-pint double space in a MS word file) should be in English and conform to the APA reference style. All authors must confirm at submission that they take full responsibility for the scientific content of the article and that the manuscript is not also under consideration with another journal or previously published (including reports freely available on the Internet). Submissions will be subject to a blind review. Authors should refer to the author’s guide on the Measurement in Physical Education and Exercise Science (http://www.tandf.co.uk/journals/titles/1091367X.asp
) for full details on manuscript submission.
Inquiries about the submission of manuscripts should be directed to the Special Edition Editors
Drs. Yuanlong Liu and Frank H. Fu: email yuanlong.liu@...
Yuanlong Liu, phD
Sec. Editor of MPEES
Dept. of Health, Physical Education
Western Michigan University
Kalamazoo, MI 49008
Tel: (269) 387-2674
Fax: (269) 387-2704