Description of the scholarly Journal
The Italian Journal of Sports Pedagogy (Rivista Italiana di Pedagogia dello Sport) is a national and international multilingual scholarly peer-review Journal, published by the General Pedagogy Laboratory of the University of Rome Foro Italico in collaboration with the Chair of Pedagogy of Body and Movement and the SAD Service of the University of Naples Parthenope, and with the Aretè Research Group of Catholic University San Antonio of Murcia (UCAM), Spain. It is promoted by the Foro Italico Foundation. The journal is published twice a year (Spring issue and Autumn issue). It wishes to encourage Italian as well as world-wide diffusion of scholarly contributions to the research in pedagogy and didactis applied to sports and physical activity. The journal accepts contributions not only from scientists and educationists studying the relationships between sports and education, but also from professionals with theoretical and empirical interests relating to an emancipative and critical point of view on sport and pedagogy in contemporary culture and society.
Antonia Cunti, University of Naples Parthenope, Maria Luisa Iavarone, University of Naples Parthenope, Emanuele Isidori, University of Rome Foro Italico (Editorial Manager).
Giuseppe Bertagna, University of Bergamo, Italy, Antonio Sánchez Pato, UCAM-Catholic University San Antonio of Murcia, Spain, Keith Gilbert, University of East London, United Kingdom, Antonio Fraile Aranda, University of Valladolid, Spain, Umberto Margiotta, University of Venice Ca’ Foscari
Maurizio Sibilio, University of Salerno, Italy, Pier Cesare Rivoltella, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart
Fabio Pigozzi, Foro Italico Foundation and University of Rome Foro Italico.
Italian Editorial Board
Mirca Benetton, University of Padova, Sergio Bellantonio, University of Naples Parthenope, Elsa Maria Bruni, University of Chieti G. D’Annunzio, Daniele Coco, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Claudio Crivellari, University of Chieti G. D’Annunzio, Chiara D’Angelo, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Maria Gabriella De Santis, University of Cassino and Southern Lazio, Rosario De Iulio, University of Rome Foro Italico, Alessandra Di Cagno, University of Rome Foro Italico, Alessandra Fazio, University of Rome Foro Italico, Silvia Festuccia, University of Naples Suor Orsola Benincasa, Francesco Lo Presti, University of Naples Parthenope, Paolo Madella, University of Rome Foro Italico, Angela Magnanini, University of Rome Foro Italico, Claudio Mantovani, the CONI School of Sports, Francesca Marone, University of Naples Federico II, Daniele Masala, University of Cassino and Southern Lazio, Claudia Maulini, University of Rome Foro Italico, Mascia Migliorati, University of Rome Foro Italico, Carlo Orefice, University of Florence, Carmen Palumbo, University of Salerno, Furio Pesci, University of Rome Sapienza, Alessandra Priore, University of Naples Parthenope, Rafael Ramos Echazarreta, University of Rome Foro Italico, Luca Regrigeri, University of Molise, Raniero Regni, LUMSA University, Stefano Scarpa, University of Salerno, Fabrizio Manuel Sirignano, University of Naples Suor Orsola Benincasa, Maura Striano, University of Naples Federico II, Francesco Taddei, University of Rome Foro Italico, Fabio Togni, University of Brescia, Sergio Tramma, University of Milan Bicocca.
International Editorial Board
Agita Abele, LSPA-Latvian Academy of Sports Education of Riga, Latvia, Samir Alhewala, Beni Suef University, Egypt, Antonio Calderón, UCAM-Catholic University San Antonio of Murcia, Spain, Domenico Cherubini, UCAM-Catholic University San Antonio of Murcia, Spain, Oscar Chiva Bartoll, University of Valencia, Spain, Andrew Decelis, University of Malta, Republic of Malta, Fernando Garcia Romero, Complutense University of Madrid, Amandio Graça, University of Porto, Portugal, Javier López Frías, Penn State University, USA, Barbara Maussier, UCAM-Catholic University San Antonio of Murcia, Spain, Antonio Monroy Antón, University San Jorge of Zaragoza, Spain, Heather Reid, Morningside College, USA, Clea Hadjistephanou Papaellina, University of Cyprus, Republic of Cyprus, Ivo Jirasek, University of Olomouc, Czech Republic, Sabri Kaya, Kirikkale University, Turkey, Jerzy Kosiewicz, AWF-University of Physical Education of Warsaw, Poland, Josif Sandor, University Babes-Bolyai of Cluj-Napoca, Romania, Miguel Vicente Pedraz, University of León, Spain, Katerina Zounhia, University of Athens, Greece.
Criteria for Publication and Peer Review Policy
All manuscripts sent for publication in this journal must be in Italian, English or Spanish. They will be evaluated according to the following criteria: interest to the general field of pedagogy as applied to sport and physical activity; significance of contribution, originality and innovation; international relevance; coverage of appropriate existing scientific literature; adequacy of methodology, analysis and interpretation; clear and concise writing style and errorfree writing; organization. All papers in this journal will undergo rigorous peer review, based on initial editorial screening of two reviewers from the scientific board who are matched to the manuscript in accordance with their expertise, and review by two anonymous external referees. For more information, see: Publication policy.
Manuela Camerino, Library of the University of Rome “Foro Italico”
Sergio Bellantonio, Claudia Maulini, Mascia Migliorati, Rafael Ramos Echazarreta, Francesco Taddei, Matteo Cacchiarelli, Tiziana Zilli, Stefano Scarpa
Laboratory of General Pedagogy – University of Rome “Foro Italico”
Piazza L. De Bosis, 15 – 00135 Roma, Italy
Department of Movement and Health Sciences – University of Naples Parthenope
Via Medina, 40 – 80133 Napoli, Italy