Sport Biosciences

Previous Name: "Harakat"

A Journal of Faculty of Physical Education and Sport Sciences

University of Tehran

Editor-in-Chief: Dr. Ali Asghar Ravasi (Professor of University of Tehran)

Director in Charge: Dr Abbas Ali Gaeini(Professor of University of Tehran)


The Journal of Sport Biosciencesis (JSB) an official publication of the University of Tehran. It is a professional double-blind peer reviewed Internet-based journal devoted to original research and reveiw articles in exercise physiology. The journal is directed by the Editor-In-Chief with supporting editorial assistance via associate editors knowledgeable in the field of exercise physiology. All papers are published in Persian, with English extended abstracts. 

The JSB uses the World Association of Medical Editors’ definition of editorial freedom and adopts the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE), encounter with ethical misbehavior.

 JSB scope covers all aspects of exercise physiology and welcomes submissions on the response to acute exercise as well as the adaptation to exercise training programs from the molecular and cellular level to individual systems and extending to the integrated multi-systemic response of the intact organism in both humans and animals.

This quarterly published journal  has been publishing in printed format entitled as “HARAKAT” renamed to “Journal of Sport Biosciences” since 2009.

Violation Notice: The person is subject to treat as indicated in International Instruction in Committee of Publication Ethics (COPE). To avoid any form of plagiarism, each manuscript newly submitted to the Journal of Sport Biosciences (JSB), will be checked regarding plagiarism using Hamyab.


This journal allows reuse and remixing of its content, in accordance with Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License (CC BY 4.0) and allows authors to retain the copyrights without restrictions.


 Copyright Notice

Authors who publish with this journal agree to the following terms:

  1. Authors retain copyright and grant the journal right of first publication with the work simultaneously licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License that allows others to share the work with an acknowledgement of the work's authorship and initial publication in this journal.
  2. Authors are able to enter into separate, additional contractual arrangements for the non-exclusive distribution of the journal's published version of the work (e.g., post it to an institutional repository or publish it in a book), with an acknowledgement of its initial publication in this journal.
  3. Authors are permitted and encouraged to post their work online (e.g., in institutional repositories or on their website) prior to and during the submission process, as it can lead to productive exchanges, as well as earlier and greater citation of published work (See The Effect of Open Access).

 Journal archiving

Journal of Sport Biosciences deposits the articles that it publishes in multiple digital archives to guarantee long-term digital preservation.

These archives include:

Islamic World Science Citation Center (ISC),  Scientific Information Database (SID), 

MagIranNoormagsNational Library and Archeives of IR. IRAN,  ...



Copyright issues: The Journal of Sport Biosciencesallows authors to retain the copyrights without restrictions

Authors’ rights: The name and email addresses of all authors are kept confidential and are solely used in journals of the University of Tehran. It would not be available for any other person of organization. 

Double-Blind Peer Review: The review system of the journal is confidential. 


Author reprints

E-Print in journal sit is free for everyone.


Article Processing Charges

 The Journal of Sport Biosciences have charges for submissions, 1000000 and 2000000 rials respectively after review and acceptance phases.


 License terms

 The whole content of the journal is made freely available and users are allowed to copy and redistribute the material, transform, and build upon the material as long as they cite the source.

 All versions of the articles are also allowed to be deposited in an institutional or other repository of the author’s choice without embargo


  • Open Access Policy


Open Access articles are free for anyone to submit, read and download, all over the world

 We try to provide an online open access journal system, to provide an opportunity for various researchers to publish their articles free of cost, and to access all published articles as free. All articles in Journal of Sport Biosciences (JSB) are available online (Open Access) at no cost. This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.

All of the journal articles are free to access immediately from the date of publication. There are no author charges prior to publication, and no charge for readers to download articles and reviews for their own scholarly use.







Bibliographic Information



Journal of Sport Biosciences


University of Tehran

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Online ISSN


Publication Type





Persian Full-text/ English Abstract & Bibliography)

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Website URL

Journal of Sport Biosciences (


Place of Publication


Journal Discipline

Applied Exercise Physiology, Sport Nutrition, Developmental Exercise Physiology, Environmental Exercise Physiology

Type of publishing Articles

Original Articles and Reviews

Type of Access

Open Access (OA)

Type of License

Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)

Full text available format


Plagiarism Detection Software

Sinaweb - Hamyab

Types of Reviews


Principles of Publishing Ethics

COPE’s Code of Conduct and Best Practices

Document Identifier Type


Writing style and reference style


No of Indexed Databases


Acceptance Rate




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