Journal of Physical Education, Recreation and Dance

About

journal coverJournal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance (JOPERD) is SHAPE America's largest, most frequently published, and most wide-ranging periodical. It is SHAPE America's cornerstone journal, providing information on a variety of health, physical education, recreation and dance issues. Recent issues of JOPERD have included articles on teaching strategies, fitness, legal issues, assessment, dancing, teacher education, adapted physical education, leisure for older adults, the use of technology, and ethics and gender equity in sports and physical education.

Mission

JOPERD’s mission is to advance the common goals and discrete roles of health, physical education, recreation and dance professionals who are committed to improving the quality of life through the movement arts and sciences, sport and leisure.

Publication Information

JOPERD (ISSN 0730-3084; Online ISSN, 2168-3816) is published nine times per year, and has an acceptance rate that hovers around 30%. 

Journal Content

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Contact

Thomas F. Lawson
Managing Editor
tlawson@shapeamerica.org