PUBlisheR: Global sports policy review(ISSN (O): 2582-8886)

Volume 1 | Issue 2 (SUMMER 2021)


We accept submissions on different topics related to sports and encourage the authors to adopt a multi-disciplinary approach to their research.  Once the abstract is submitted, the said abstract will be reviewed by our Editorial Board. If the abstract is selected, the author will be intimated and invited to submit the full paper within the deadline mentioned below. The general guidelines are mentioned hereafter:  

Last date of submission of final paper with abstract : 20th November
Maximum Extention of date for submission of final paper: 27th November

Publication Fee: N/A

Registration Fee: N/A

Abstract: 250 words max. with max. 5 keywords 
Final paper: 3000 - 6000 words

Citation Style: We follow APA format (7th Edition).

Example of Citation: 

• Book:

Strunk, W., Jr., & White, E. B. (1979). The guide to everything and then some more stuff. New York, NY: Macmillan. 

Gregory, G., & Parry, T. (2006). Designing brain-compatible learning (3rd ed.). Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin. 

• Chapter of a Book:

Bergquist, J. M. (1992). German Americans. In J. D. Buenker & L. A. Ratner (Eds.), Multiculturalism in the United States: A comparative guide to acculturation and ethnicity (pp. 53-76). New York, NY: Greenwood. 

• Journal Article with DOI: 

Paivio, A. (1975). Perceptual comparisons through the mind's eye. Memory & Cognition, 3, 
635-647. doi:10.1037/0278-6133.24.2.225 


• Journal Article without DOI (when DOI is not available): 

Becker, L. J., & Seligman, C. (1981). Welcome to the energy crisis. Journal of Social Issues, 37(2), 1-7. 
Hamfi, A. G. (1981). The funny nature of dogs. E-journal of Applied Psychology, 2(2), 38 -48. Retrieved from 

• Encyclopedia Articles: 
Brislin, R. W. (1984). Cross-cultural psychology. In R. J. Corsini (Ed.), Encyclopedia of 
psychology (Vol. 1, pp. 319-327). New York, NY: Wiley. 

Developmental genetics. (2005). In Cambridge encyclopedia of child development. 
Retrieved from

• Book Reviews: 

Dent-Read, C., & Zukow-Goldring, P. (2001). Is modeling knowing? [Review of the book Models of cognitive development, by K. Richardson]. American Journal of Psychology, 114, 126-133. 

• Blog post: 
Lincoln, D. S. (2009, January 23). The likeness and sameness of the ones in the middle. 
[Web log post]. Retrieved from 

• Website with no author or date of publication: 

Census data revisited. (n.d.). Retrieved March 9, 2009, from Harvard, Psychology of 
Population website, Do not include retrieval dates unless the source material may change over time. If no DOI has been assigned to the content, provide the homepage URL.

For more information on  APA Manual of Style (7th edition) go to 

General Formatting Guidelines:

  1. Font Style: Times New Roman

  2. Main Title: 16, Bold

  3. Heading: 14, Bold

  4. Subheading: 12, Bold

  5. Body Text: 12.

  6. Spacing: 1.5

  7. Footnotes: 10, Times New Roman

  8. Margin: 2.54 inch (Top, Bottom, Right, Left)

  9.  Alignment: Justified

  10. Page must not have borders 

  11. Please mention the page number on the bottom right corner

Other General Guidelines:


  1. Co-authorship of a maximum of 2 authors is permitted.

  2. Scholarly References and Primary Reference are compulsory. Any statistical data, fact or any other informative text when being used, need to have references to it in the form of footnotes/bibliography/webliography. References should be authentic to be reliable.

  3. The use of tables in the paper is usually not suggested, but if it is imperative to use a table, then the author(s) may.

  4. Submissions that are plagiarised to a level of more than 15% will not be accepted.

  5. Kindly do not mention your name or any other credential in the paper. 

  6. Ensure that the final paper has the abstract attached to it. 

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