Journal of the Philosophy of Sport



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Editorial Board


Paul L. Gaffney – St. John’s University, USA

Associate Editor and Book Reviews Editor

Cesar R. Torres, The College at Brockport, State University of New York, USA

Editorial Review Board

Mitchell N. Berman –  University of Pennsylvania, USA
Gunnar Breivik – Norwegian School of Sport Sciences, Norway
W. Miller Brown – Trinity College, USA
Michael Burke – Victoria University of Technology, Australia
Nicholas Dixon – Alma College, USA
Randolf Feezell – Creighton University, USA
Leslie Francis – University of Utah, USA
Jeffrey Fry – Ball State University, USA
Mark Hamilton – Ashford College, USA
Alun Hardman – Cardiff Metropolitan University, UK
Mark Holowchak, Kutztown University, USA
Peter Hopsicker – Penn State Altoona, USA
Leslie A. Howe – University of Saskatchewan, Canada
Li-Hong (Leo) Hsu –  Dah Yeh University, Taiwan
Yoshitaka Kondo – Chukyo University, Japan
Lev Kreft – University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
Kevin Krein –  University of Alaska Southeast, USA
R. Scott Kretchmar – The Pennslyvania State University, USA
Teresa Oliviera Lacerda –  University of Porto, Portugal
Sigmund Loland – Norwegian University for Sports and Physical Education, Norway
William J. Morgan – University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA
Stephen Mumford – University of Nottingham, UK
Claudia Pawlenka –  University of Dusseldorf, Germany
Heather Reid – Morningside College, USA
J.S. Russell – Langara College, Canada
Emily Ryall –  University of Gloucestershire, UK
Pam Sailors –  Missouri State University, USA
Angela Schneider –  University of Western Ontario, Canada
Robert L. Simon – Hamilton College, USA
Claudio Tamburrini – Gothenburg University, Sweden


Submission Guidelines

Guidelines for submission can be found on the Journal website.


Volumes I, II, and III (1974-1976) of the Journal of the Philosophy of Sport are now available on the LA84 Foundationwebsite at  The articles have been webpublished in a searchable f ormat.

Index Listings

Philosopher’s Index,
Physical Education Index,
Social Sciences Citation Index,
Current Contents/Social & Behavioural Sciences,
Social Science Source,
SPORT Database,
Sports Documentation Monthly Bulletin,
Sport Discus,
Academic Abstracts,
Research Alert,
Focus on: Sports Science and Medicine,
Canadian Index,
Sociological Abstracts,
IBZ (International Bibliography of Periodical Literature),
IBR (International Bibliography of Book Reviews),
Faxon Finder.