Write your message

:pISSN

:eISSN

Journal of Leisure and Sport Management

  • Editor-in-Chief: Mohammad Ehsani
  • Publication Period: Quarterly
  • This is an Open Access Journal
  • Publisher: Tarbiat Modares University
  • Journal Type: Scientific
  • Publication Format: Electronic

Aims and scope

Leisure and Sport Management Journal (JLSM) is an international peer-reviewed open access journal that covers a wide range of topics related to leisure, recreation, parks, sport, outdoor recreation, tourism, and gender studies.

We invite world-class researchers, academicians, and students to submit unpublished work. As a reflection of the multi- and interdisciplinary nature of these fields, the journal invites papers that use a broad range of perspectives and research methods. The Journal accepts qualitative, quantitative, or mixed methods, case studies, reviews, mini-reviews, perspectives, etc. It aims to:

A) Promoting, enhancing and disseminating research, good practice and innovation in leisure, sport and tourism.

B) encourage greater understanding, links and collaboration across its constituent fields.

 

Peer Review Statement 

 All manuscripts submitted to Journal of Leisure and Sport Management (JLSM) undergo double blind peer review, based on initial editor screening and refereeing by at least two anonymous reviewers.

As part of the submission process, authors are requested to check the following:

1.      The article should be in Microsoft Word document file format.

2.      Article should contain complete details of the corresponding author, E-mail and Full postal address.

3.      The text is double-spaced; uses a 12-point font; Times New Roman; and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.

4.      All necessary files have been uploaded:

Cover letter, manuscript, highlights files, all figures and tables (including titles, description, footnotes), supplemental files.


 
Peer-review process
All submitted articles are evaluated at the submission to meet the structural and subject principles of Journal of Leisure and Sport Management. The matched articles will gone under a double-blinded peer-review process by at least 3 reviewers (expert in the field who are not part of the journal’s editorial staff) who are selected by the Editorial Board members according to their field specialties. The Editorial Board members have the final responsibility to select the articles.
 
Governing body
Journal of Leisure and Sport Management is under the scientific control of Editorial Board whose members are recognized experts in the subject areas included within the journal’s scope. Some executive roles of the Editorial Board members are delegated to the Editor-in-Chief who is well-known in the journal’s scope.
 
Editorial team
Journal of Leisure and Sport Management is under the scientific supervision of the Editorial Team whose members are all experts with high number of publications in their field.
 
Author fees/Access
There are No Fees or Charges at all for submission, reviewing and publishing processes in Journal of Leisure and Sport Management.
Journal of Leisure and Sport Management follows the Bethesda Statement on Open Access Publishing.
 
Copyright
The content of Journal of Leisure and Sport Management is under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International Public License. To the extent this Public License may be interpreted as a contract, we are granted the Licensed Rights in consideration of your acceptance of these terms and conditions, and the Licensor grants you such rights in consideration of benefits the Licensor receives from making the Licensed Material available under these terms and conditions.
 
Process for identification of and dealing with allegations of research misconduct
Publisher and editors of Journal of Leisure and Sport Management are reasonable to identify and prevent the publication of papers where research misconduct has occurred, including plagiarism, citation manipulation, and data falsification/fabrication, among others. In doing so, Journal of Leisure and Sport Management follows COPE’s guidelines in dealing with allegations.
 
Ownership and management
Journal of Leisure and Sport Management is owned by Tarbiat Modares University, Iran, and is managed and published by YektaPub Co.
 
Conflicts of interests
All Journal of Leisure and Sport Management Editorial Board members and the Editor-in-Chief submitted articles are gone under the same reviewing process as the other authors gone. In the cases that a reviewer suspects undisclosed conflict of interest in a submitted manuscript or a reader suspects undisclosed conflict of interest in a published article (all authors are filling the ICMJE Form for Disclosure of Potential Conflicts of Interest at the submission time) Journal of Leisure and Sport Management will follow COPE’s guidelines.
 
Revenue sources/Advertising/Direct marketing
Journal of Leisure and Sport Management is financially supported completely by Tarbiat Modares University, Iran, and has no other sources for earning funds. Journal of Leisure and Sport Management accepts No advertisements in the site or even as a report article.
 
Publishing schedule/Archiving
Journal of Leisure and Sport Management is published 4 issues per year. All the content from the beginning to the end will be available for ever on Journal of Leisure and Sport Management exclusive website. Also Journal of Leisure and Sport Management is included at EBSCOhost and has the plan to enter to Scopus and Thomson-Reuters databases.



Attribution-NonCommercial 
CC BY-NC

This license lets others remix, tweak, and build upon your work non-commercially, and although their new works must also acknowledge you and be non-commercial, they don’t have to license their derivative works on the same terms.
View License Deed | View Legal Code



Director-in-charge
Ansari, Mojtaba; Associate Professor
Affiliation: Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran
Email: ansari_m@modares.ac.ir
Tel: 02188008090

Editor-in-chief
Pourjafar ,Mohammadreza; Professor
Affiliation: Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran
Email: pourja_m@modares.ac.ir
Tel: 02182883731​
Editorial Board

Ayvazian, Simon
; Professor of Architecture
Affiliation: University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran
Email: ayvazsim@ut.ac.ir
Tel: -
 
Bemanian, Mohammad Reza; Professor of Architecture
Affiliation: Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran
Email: bemanian@modares.ac.ir
Tel: -
 
Taghvayi, Ali Akbar, Associate Professor of Urban and Rural Planning
Affiliation: Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran
Email: taghvaea@modares.ac.ir
Tel: +98 (21) 82883721
 
Tehrani, Farhad; Associate Professor -
Affiliation: Shahid Beheshti University, Tehran, Iran
Email: f-fakhari@cc.sbu.ac.ir
Tel: -
 
Habib, Farah; Associate Professor
Affiliation: Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran
Email: f.habib@srbiau.ac.ir
Tel: -
 
Diba, Darab; Professor  of  -
Affiliation: Tehran University, Tehran, Iran
email: -
Tel: -
 
Mehdinejad, Mohammad Javad; Associate Professor of Architecture
Affiliation: Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran
Email: mahdavinejad@modares.ac.ir
Tel: +98 (21) 82883739
 
Kalantari Khalilabad, Hosein; Associate Professor of Urban Planning
Affiliation: Academic Center of Education Culture and Research, -, -
Email: h_kalantari2005@yahoo.com
Tel: -
 
Mousavi, Seyed Ya'qub; Associate Professor of Social Sciences
Affiliation: Al-Zahra University, Tehran, Iran
Email: ymousavi90@yahoo.com
Tel: -


Aims and scope

Leisure and Sport Management Journal (JLSM) is an international peer-reviewed open access journal that covers a wide range of topics related to leisure, recreation, parks, sport, outdoor recreation, tourism, and gender studies.

We invite world-class researchers, academicians, and students to submit unpublished work. As a reflection of the multi- and interdisciplinary nature of these fields, the journal invites papers that use a broad range of perspectives and research methods. The Journal accepts qualitative, quantitative, or mixed methods, case studies, reviews, mini-reviews, perspectives, etc. It aims to:

A) Promoting, enhancing and disseminating research, good practice and innovation in leisure, sport and tourism.

B) encourage greater understanding, links and collaboration across its constituent fields.

 

Peer Review Statement 

 All manuscripts submitted to Journal of Leisure and Sport Management (JLSM) undergo double blind peer review, based on initial editor screening and refereeing by at least two anonymous reviewers.

As part of the submission process, authors are requested to check the following:

1.      The article should be in Microsoft Word document file format.

2.      Article should contain complete details of the corresponding author, E-mail and Full postal address.

3.      The text is double-spaced; uses a 12-point font; Times New Roman; and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.

4.      All necessary files have been uploaded:

Cover letter, manuscript, highlights files, all figures and tables (including titles, description, footnotes), supplemental files.

 

Cover letter

All submissions must include a cover letter in a separate word/pdf file that includes:

A) Declaration from the corresponding author on behalf of all co-authors.

B) An explanation of the suitability of the article in this journal in the view of the journal's aims and scope.

 

Article Structure

Paper should be approximately 8,000 words, including an abstract (150-300 words), notes, and references.

 

Paper Title: Concise and informative using bold, 16 points, Times New Roman font. Avoid abbreviations and formulae where possible.

 

Author's Complete Details: Kindly provide complete details for each author including Email ID.

 

Highlights: Highlights are optional but highly encouraged for this journal, as they increase the discoverability of your article via search engines. They consist of a short collection of bullet points that capture the novel results of your research as well as the new methods that were used during the study.

 

Abstract: The Article should contain an abstract. The abstract should state briefly the purpose of the research, the principal results and major conclusions. The abstract should be self-contained and citation-free and should not exceed 300 words.

 

Keywords: Immediately after the abstract, provide 5-8 keywords. These keywords will be used for indexing purposes.


Introduction: This section should state the objectives of the work and provide an adequate background, avoiding a detailed literature survey or a summary of the results. The author should state the hypothesis or definition of the problem the research was designed to solve.

Materials and Methods: The properties of the materials used in the article, the way they are used, etc. should be included. The method used should be described in detail in a clear and understandable way. It can be divided into subsections if several methods are described.


Results and Discussion: This section should explore the significance of the results of the work. All the results should be provided along with appropriate discussion. Results should be clear and concise. Discussion should explore the significance of the results of the work, not repeat them. 

Conclusions: This section should clearly explain the main conclusions of the work, highlighting its importance and relevance. The main conclusions of the study may be presented in a short Conclusions section.


Acknowledgments: Collate acknowledgements in a separate section at the end of the article before the references and do not, therefore, include them on the title page, as a footnote to the title or otherwise. List here those individuals who provided help during the research.


References: Please ensure that every reference cited in the text is also present in the reference list (and vice versa). APA Rules should be applied as a reference and use.