Journal of Sport Behavior




The Journal of Sport Behavior publishes original, empirical, investigative, and theoretical papers dealing with the studies of behavior in the areas of game and sport. Unsolicited reviews of books will also be accepted for publication. Empirical studies or innovation which have practical application for the coach or athlete are also accepted. Essentially, the Journal of Sport Behavior is interested in sociological, psychological, anthropological, and related applications to the science of sport.

This journal is published quarterly (March, June, September, & December), and is listed in the Physical Education on Index, the Psychological Abstracts, PsychINFO, the SPORT database, and SPORT Discus. Subscriptions rates: In the USA and its possessions - $40.00 library rates; Foreign - $60.00 per year (airmail only) beginning Volume 25 2002.

Directions for Authors

Authors should submit the following:

1. Cover Letter
2. Title page containing affiliation information for all authors and the full contact information for the corresponding author
3. Blinded title page containing NO identifying information
4. Abstract (200-250 words)
5. Manuscript (single spaced, Times New Roman 12 point font, line numbering)
6. Tables/Figures

All manuscripts MUST conform to the style and procedure described in the most recent publication manual for the American Psychological Association. Manuscripts submitted that do not adhere to the approved submission process will not be reviewed. Please make sure to review all headings, labeling, references, and tables/figures before submitting to make certain that you are adhering to APA formatting.

Submitting a manuscript

If you would like to submit a manuscript to the Journal of Sport Behavior please access our website at After accessing our website, you will need to create a username and password. Once you have registered you will be able to submit your paper.

Contact Information

All matters pertaining to manuscript submissions should be directed to Dr. Caitlyn Hauff (Editor) at or 251-460-7698.

All matters pertaining to subscription services should be directed to Dr. Benjamin Hill (Editor) at or (251) 460-7081.

Mailing Address:
Journal of Sport Behavior Office
Department of Psychology, 307 University Blvd. N., UCOM 1000
University of South Alabama
Mobile, AL 36608-0002 USA

Phone: (251) 341-3079
Fax: (251) 460-6320