Aims and Scope
This refereed journal publishes six volumes per year since 2016. It publishes high quality articles and book reviews to inform and stimulate discussions relevant to sport management and marketing, recreation, leisure management and sport tourism. It is designed to appeal to anyone with a serious interest in the above fields including academics, practicing managers, students, consultants, etc.
One of the key objectives of the journal is to provide a high level forum for communication between academics and practitioners. To this purpose, the I.J.S.Ma.R.T. aims to be contemporary, integrated and relevant to practiotioners training. Contributions are welcome and expected from both academics and practitioners throughout the international sport management, recreation and sport tourism community.
The main “target group” is non English speaking researchers and practitioners as a mother language. The Journal aims at international interests.
I.J.S.Ma.R.T. publishes original papers, theory-based empirical papers, review papers, case studies, conference reports, book reviews and relevant reports and news. It covers advances in theory, new concepts, methods and applications.
In its effort to support new and creative approaches to the generation and dissemination of knowledge about sport management, recreation and sport tourism, the International Journal of Sport Management, Recreation and Tourism welcomes focused and well-argued papers and proposals for special themed issues of the Journal.
All articles published in IJSMaRT are peer reviewed and upon acceptance will be immediately and permanently free for everyone to read and download.
Peer review statement
All research articles in this journal have undergone rigorous peer review, based on initial editor screening, followed by double-blind, anonymized refereeing by two referees, plus refereeing by the journal’s editor in cases the two referees disagree.
All book review papers in this journal have undergone editorial screening by a designated book reviews editor.
Open access statement
All readers of the journal can read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of these articles, crawl them for indexing, pass them as data to software, or use them for any other lawful purpose, without financial, legal, or technical barriers other than those inseparable from gaining access to the internet itself. The only constraint on reproduction and distribution, and the only role for copyright in this domain, should be to give authors control over the integrity of their work and the right to be properly acknowledged and cited.