About the journal

Journal scope:

The European Journal for Exercise Professionals is an official publication of EuropeActive, available free to all EREPS members. It aims to provide up-to-date information to all exercise professionals, from research to practice and from practice to research on all topics of interest for the fitness industry, active leisure, health promotion and sports fields.

Topics include exercise prescription & assessment, personal training, group exercise, outdoor exercise, sports, health & nutrition, lifestyle, injuries prevention, professional development, special populations (special phases of life, clinical conditions and disabled people), fitness trends, exercise and health costs, worksite health & exercise promotion, physiology and biomechanics of exercise, pedagogy and psychology of sports and exercise, club management, sport law, among others. Its mission is to promote and distribute accurate, unbiased, and authoritative information on health and fitness. The European Journal for Exercise Professionals includes components of research and higher education, marketing and management, vocational education and practice based on EuropeActive’s Fitness Standards and the European Qualifications Framework, as well as continuing education and credit opportunities.

Target audience:

Mainly practitioner-focused, the European Journal for Exercise Professionals will be written for exercise specialists, personal trainers, exercise leaders/instructors, academics and researchers working in the Health & Fitness field, in-training professionals, graduate students in the field of Health & Fitness, programme managers, club managers, rehabilitation specialists, exercise-test technologists, and other professionals related to the Health & Fitness industry.

Journal’s format and frequency:

The European Journal for Exercise Professionals is an on-going peer-reviewed online journal which publishes articles on important trends and developments in the fitness industry and related fields. Each year/volume, the journal will include a number of articles written in English published initially twice a year.

The Journal publishes short articles (up to 3000 words) related to original research, review papers, expert opinion, technical notes, practice updates, and ethical and legal commentaries. Articles will provide evidence-based information that is of immediate use to practitioners. Each article includes a 150-250 words abstract, with open access to general public. This abstract is also in English but there is the option of including another abstract written in the author(s) native language(s).