About Journal

Sport Sciences and Health Research

The  Journal of Sport Sciences and Health Research (SSHR), an "Open Access" journal, is a peer-reviewed scholarly journal dedicated to the advancement of Kinesiology /Sport Medicine; Sport Injury, Corrective Exercise and Adapted Physical Activity and Sport Rehabilitation. It formerly known as Harakat (1999 – 2009) and Sport Medicine (2009-2019) published in Persian language and then the language has changend to english and puplished as journal of exercsie science and medicine (2019-2022). It launched as SSHR in 2022, by publishing original research, scholarly reviews, opinion papers, and research highlights/commentaries in English language, SSHR is committed to constructing a platform for sharing research and scholarly activity to foster international communication and collaboration among researchers. With a distinguished and expert editorial board, SSHR is dedicated to maintaining high academic standards, integrity, research ethics, and excellence by publishing scholarly work of the highest quality in the sub-disciplines of the exercise science and medicine.


Aims and scope

The Journal of Sport Sciences and Health Research is an international multidisciplinary journal, which seek to publish high quality and impactful articles in the following fields:

  • Sport physiology (Biochemistry, Muscles and Nerves and Cardiovascular)
  • Sport injuries and corrective exercise
  • Adapted physical activity
  • Sport rehabilitation
  • Pathomechanics of sport injury and musculoskeletal disorder
  • Motor control and movement behavior
  • Movement learning and motor development
  • Sport psychology
  • Sport biomechanics
  • health and disease relating to sport
  • Exercise and physical activity
  • Physical therapy
  • Habitual therapy
  • Movement therapy
  • Work related musculoskeletal disorders
  • Sport management
  • Sport marketing
  • Sport engineering
  • Sociology of sports
  • Periodization Training for Sports
  • Fitness and Health
  • Dieting and Nutrition
  • The Sport Sciences and Health Research covers Original articles, Case reports, reporting new and important clinical observations or experiences of a novel treatment or instrument, all types of Review articles, as well as Letters to the editor. The journal also aims at maintaining a broad and interdisciplinary approach in order to reflect collaboration with practitioners and scholars from other disciplines.
  • Bibliographic Information


    Sport Sciences and Health Research



    E- ISSN






    Journal Disciplines

    Sports Sciences 


    English (2019 - Now)

    (2009 – 2019: Persian Full-text / English Abstract & Bibliography)

    Start Year

    Summer and Autumn 2009



    Type of Material


    Owner Organization & Publisher

    University of Tehran Press


    Dr. Shahzad Tahmasebi Boroujeni

  •  Open Access Policy
  • Journal of Sport Sciences and Health Research is published by the University of Tehran Press for Scientific Communication. Our philosophy is that all research is for the benefit of humankind, research is the product of an investment by society, and therefore its fruits should be returned to all people without borders or discrimination, serving society universally and in a transparent fashion. That is why University of Tehran provides online free and open access to all of its research publications. The University of Tehran has supported all the publishing costs. Therefore, authors may publish their manuscripts and audiences can download and share the articles, freely. 
  • Copyright
    Under the Bethesda Statement on Open Access Publishing (June 20, 2003), University of Tehran Press are fully compliant with open access mandates, by publishing its articles under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial license 4.0 (CC-BY-NC). Authors retain copyright of their work and can deposit their publication in any repository. This means that articles can be freely redistributed and reused by the author and others as long as the article is properly cited. Published articles in University of Tehran Press can be deposited immediately into an online repository or social network without any cost. Universty of Tehran Press articles can be emailed to colleagues, printed, archived in a collection, included in course-packs, and distributed without restrictions. Please read the full Creative Commons license for further information.
  • Article Processing Charges
  • As University of Tehran has supported most of the publishing costs of Sport Sciences and Health Research, also according to the decision of the Editors' Council of the Journal of the Faculty of Physical Education and Sports Sciences of the University of Tehran, it was decided that the author will pay 2,000,000 Rials for article processing charge and 4,000,000 Rials for publication fees.

  • Subscription
    Journal of Sport Sciences and Health Research has been published as an open access electronic journal, so there is no subscription fee for audiences.
  •  Advertisements
    Journal of Sport Sciences and Health Research has not accepted and published any advertisement in the journal website and articles.