SHAPE America Journals

SHAPE America produces four signature journals for professionals in health education, physical education and related fields.

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American Journal of Health Education (AJHE)

journal coverThe only refereed journal of its kind to cover today's health education and health promotion issues head on with timely, substantive, and thought provoking articles for professionals working in medical care facilities, professional preparation, colleges and universities, community and public health agencies, schools, and businesses. More >> 

Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance (JOPERD)

journal coverSHAPE America's cornerstone journal, the peer-reviewed JOPERD has been continuously published since 1896. Appealing to practitioners and academics alike, it reaches 12,000+ readers and provides a greater variety of information on health, physical education, recreation, and dance issues than any other publication in the field.  Its acceptance rate, 31% in 2011, is an indicator for the quality of its content. More >> 

Strategies: A journal for Physical and Sport Educators

strategies coverPublished 6 times a year, Strategies is SHAPE America's popular bimonthly journal which delivers practical ideas, how-to information, and tips for sport and physical educators. More >>


Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport (RQES)

journal coverRQES publishes research in the art and science of human movement that contributes to the knowledge and development of theory either as new information, reviews, substantiation or contradiction of previous findings, or as application of new or improved techniques. RQES also publishes research notes and a dialogue section. More >> 


SHAPE America Sponsored Journals

International Sport Coaching Journal (ISCJ)
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ISCJ is a joint venture of SHAPE America and the International Council for Coaching Excellence (ICCE), published by Human Kinetics. Its mission is to advance the profession of coaching through research articles, informative essays, experiential accounts, and systematic applications that enhance the education, development of knowledge, leadership, and best practices of coaches. In short, ISCJ seeks to convey today's art and science of coaching through a perfect blend of relevant studies, technical insights, examples of coaching methods employed around the world, engaging front-line stories, and thought-provoking commentaries. Find out more or subscribe now at Manuscripts can be submitted at

Measurement in Physical Education and Exercise Science Journal (MPEES)

journal coverSubscribe to Measurement in Physical Education and Exercise Science (MPEES) for the best research, test reviews, tutorials, commentaries, and discussions of theoretical and methodological issues in measurement and statistics as they apply to physical education and exercise science. This quarterly is a must for measurement specialists and practitioners interested in measurement of physical activity. More >>