Guide for Authors
Archives in Sport Management and Leadership (ASML) is published by the Movement behavior and sport management department, University of Isfahan, Iran. Publishes diverse categories of articles. All types of articles are subject to double-blind peer-review. The journal publishes the following types of contribution:
All ASML publications are in English. Authors whose first language is not English should make sure their manuscript is written in idiomatic English before submission. Please write your text in good English . No language and copy-editing services are provided by the ASML. Hence, authors who feel their manuscript may require editing to eliminate possible grammatical or spelling errors are encouraged to obtain such services prior to submission. Authors are responsible for all costs associated with such services.
Submission Declaration and Verification
By submitting an article, you ensure that your work has not been published previously, except in the form of a conference abstract or as part of a published lecture or thesis for an academic qualification. This implies that the manuscript is not under consideration for publication elsewhere and its submission is approved by all authors and responsible authorities where the work was carried out. It is highly important that if an acceptance is offered, your work will not be published elsewhere in the same form, in English or in any other languages, including electronically without the written consent of the University of Isfahan as the Publisher. Authors should not submit the same manuscript, in the same or different languages, simultaneously to more than one journal.
All contributing authors should qualify for authorship. The order of authorship should be a joint decision of the co-authors. Sufficient participation in the work is of utmost importance. Authorship credit should be based on substantial contribution to conception and design, execution, or analysis and interpretation of data. All authors should be involved in drafting the manuscript or revising it critically for important intellectual content, must have read and approved the final version of the manuscript and approve of its submission to the ASML.
1- According to the laws of the University of Isfahan, the author of the article is required to be a faculty member of the universities or research institutes, unless all authors of the article have no academic affiliation. Therefore, the authors should have academic/organizational email.
a) The name of the student,
b) Supervisor (corresponding author),
Use the template to write the Manuscript. it consists of Title, Abstract, Keywords, Background, Methods, Results, Discussion, Conclusions, Declaration of Conflicting Interests, acknowledgement and References
Arrange references as a simple list at the end of your manuscript based on our EndNote and Mendeley style.
The submitted manuscripts must follow the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (APA), seventh edition.
References should be hyperlinked.
Submission to this journal occurs online. Manuscripts submitted via email are not processed. Please read the following instructions carefully and follow them closely to ensure that the review and publication of your article is as efficient and quick as possible. ASML only considers the materials submitted in electronic form via the journal's online submission system. The editorial office reserves the rights to return manuscripts that are not in accordance with the ASML instructions for authors. Once you have prepared your manuscript according to the instructions below, you can then submit your work via our online submission platform.
During the online submission process, authors are asked to provide:
1) Manuscript Type: Review Article or Original Article
2) Manuscript Title: authors need to insert the main and running title
3) Journal section: It includes one of the following topics
4) Abstract: The abstract should be a maximum of 250 words. The abstract should state briefly and clearly the purpose and setting of the research, the principal findings and major conclusions, and the article's contribution to knowledge.
5) Keywords: Authors need to add up to 6 keywords separately into the online system during submission, and should accurately reflect the content of the article. Abbreviations/acronyms could be used with their expansions. The keywords will be used for indexing purposes. Please prepare the keywords according to the following instructions:
6) Attach Files: authors MUST upload the following four mandatory files and forms:
Note: uploading the supplementary files (eg, spss file ) are optional.
7) Cover Letter & Checklist: uploading cover letter is optional
8) Finish Submission: authors need to review the submission before clicking the submit button.
All manuscripts submitted to the ASML are checked by the editorial office for conformance to the ASML instructions. Non-conforming manuscripts are returned to authors.
Note: All correspondence, including editor's decisions, revision requests, and etc., is sent to the lead corresponding author.