Submission Preparation ChecklistAs part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.
The submission is original work and does not infringe on any third party's copyright.
The author(s) submitting the work is/are the actual author(s) of the work, not a third party.
- The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
- The submission file is in Microsoft Word, RTF, or WordPerfect document file format.
- Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
- The text is double-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); has continuous line numbering; and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
- The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review) have been followed. This is VERY IMPORTANT to ensure that the identity of the author(s) is not known to reviewers. Please be vigilant about this. Submissions which do not follow these directions will be returned to the author(s) for resubmission.
- The title of the manuscript is no more than 100 characters
Feature Articles / Articles de fond
The Feature Articles section publishes substantial (7000 words maximum, not including references, tables and figures) empirical, theoretical, and methodological research papers from a variety of perspectives, methods and data gathering approaches.
Focus and Viewpoint / Point de mire et Point de vue
The Focus section publishes sizable papers (4500 words maximum) on particular topics falling within the scope of the journal. This section may feature a position paper, a keynote address, an essay, a photo or visual essay, a section of a report, and so on.
The Viewpoint section publishes short commentaries (3500 words maximum) or points of view, personal accounts, poems, etc., on any topic falling within the scope of PHEnex.
Reviews and News/ Avis et CommuniquésThe Reviews and News section publishes short book reviews or news about new research methods (1500 words maximum).
Research Note / Note de recherche
Submissions will no longer be accepted for the Research Note section. Please use the Reviews and News section
Abstracts / Résumés
Abstracts are those which have been accepted for sessions during the Council of Professors and Researchers (CUPR) meetings at the Physical Health Education (PHE) Canada annual conference, and other conferences which are willing to share their abstracts with the readers of PHENex .
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