About Journal

Research Journal of Sports and Health Psychology (RJSHP) is a refereed journal designed to significantly advance thought, theory, and research on applied aspects of sport and exercise psychology. Submissions such as experimental studies, qualitative research, correlational studies, case studies, position papers, critical reviews, theoretical developments specific to applied research conducted in sport and/or exercise settings, or having significant applied implications to sport and exercise, are appropriate content for the RJSHP.

RJSHP welcomes research articles from physical educators, sports scientists, health educators, coaches, athlete trainers and research scholars profoundly involved in physical education researches from all over the world to report their research findings and experiences with us. Applications of the publications are open throughout the year.

Aim and Scope

The purpose of Research Journal of Sports and Health Psychology (RJSHP) is to promote the development of psychological theory, research, and intervention in Sport and Health Psychology. RJSHP provides authors or their research sponsors and funders with the option of paying a publishing fee and thereby making an article fully and permanently available for free online access–open access–immediately on publication to anyone, anywhere, at any time. This option is made available once an article has been accepted in peer review.

RJSHP welcomes research articles from physical educators, sports scientists, health educators, coaches, athlete trainers and research scholars profoundly involved in physical education researches from all over the world to report their research findings and experiences with us. Applications of the publications are open throughout the year.

Current Issue

Commentary Article
Some Tips for the Phenomenon of the Yips in the Sports
Some Tips for the Phenomenon of the Yips in the Sports
Bando H, Moriyasu Aa and Murakami M

Biomedical: Res J Sport Health Psychol 2019, 1: 1

Research article
Serial Killers Profiling and Target Victims: Is There A Connection?
Serial Killers Profiling and Target Victims: Is There A Connection?
Mohammad B. Mustafa

Biomedical: Res J Sport Health Psychol 2019, 1: 1

Commentary Article
Role of Psychology in Sport Activities
Role of Psychology in Sport Activities
Sinisa Franjic

Biomedical: Res J Sport Health Psychol 2019, 1: 1

Research article
Electroconvulsive Therapy and Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation as Strategies in the Treatment of Depression
Electroconvulsive Therapy and Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation as Strategies in the Treatment of Depression
Ana Carolina Dalarmelina Almança and Tostes JG

Biomedical: Res J Sport Health Psychol 2019, 1: 1

Commentary Article
Is Psychology Based on a Fallacy?
Is Psychology Based on a Fallacy?
Welles JF

Biomedical: Res J Sport Health Psychol 2020, 2: 1

Research article
Research article
Reporting Head Injuries in Athletics
Reporting Head Injuries in Athletics
Hollis Z

Biomedical: Res J Sport Health Psychol 2020, 2: 2

Review article
Self-Esteem of Male Students with Smoking Behavior in Makassar City Indonesia
Self-Esteem of Male Students with Smoking Behavior in Makassar City Indonesia
Manangsang F, Marianthi D, Pakadang RS, Yuniritha E, Pujiastuti ES and Agussalim A

Biomedical: Res J Sport Health Psychol 2021, 3: 1

Research article
Research article
Commentary Article
Activation of Spring-Like Muscle in the Body for Healthy Walking and Running
Activation of Spring-Like Muscle in the Body for Healthy Walking and Running
Moriyasu A, Murakami M and Bando H

Biomedical: Res J Sport Health Psychol 2021, 3: 2

Research article
Subacute Development of Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR) In Diabetic Patient with Clinical Efficacy of Tocilizumab and Xultophy
Subacute Development of Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR) In Diabetic Patient with Clinical Efficacy of Tocilizumab and Xultophy
Bando H, Hayashi K, Igata K, Miki K, Kamoto A, Yasuoka E and Yasuoka T

Biomedical: Res J Sport Health Psychol 2022, 4: 2

Review article
Sportive Performance and Sports Genes A Brief Review
Sportive Performance and Sports Genes A Brief Review
Oral O, Rezaee Z, Tatlibal P and Rashidlamir A

Biomedical: Res J Sport Health Psychol 2022, 4: 2

Research article
Self-Guided Mental Training in Military Pentathlon
Self-Guided Mental Training in Military Pentathlon
Stocker H, Lechner C and Wiener I

Biomedical: Res J Sport Health Psychol 2022, 4: 2

Case Report
Effective Autonomic Nerve Treatmentsin Female Patient with Migraine and Tension-Type Headache (TTH)
Effective Autonomic Nerve Treatmentsin Female Patient with Migraine and Tension-Type Headache (TTH)
Moriyasu A, Bando H, Takasugi M, Hanabusa H and Murakami M

Biomedical: Res J Sport Health Psychol 2022, 4: 4

Commentary Article
Development of Health Literacy from Activities of Culture, Leisure, and Sports
Development of Health Literacy from Activities of Culture, Leisure, and Sports
Konoike S, Bando H and Takenaka M

Biomedical: Res J Sport Health Psychol 2022, 4: 4



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  •   Alzheimer’s disease                   
  •   Neural Injury and Repair
  •   Anxiety Disorder     
  •   Cognitive Psychology
  •   Anxiety and Decision Making
  •   Clinical Physiology
  •   Cognition
  •   Common Sports Injuries
  •   Depressive Symptoms
  •   Epidemiology of sports injuries
  •   Health Psychology
  •   Human movement sciences
  •   Humanities and Social psychology
  •   Injury prevention
  •   Interdisciplinary Sciences
  •   Intervention
  •    Clinical and Counselling Psychology
  •   Joint injury
  •   Kinesiology
  •   Motor learning and control
  •   Neurophysiology
  •   Older adult and elderly sport participation
  •   Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine
  •   Pain Mechanisms
  •   Paralympic sport
  •   Physical education
  •   preclinical
  •   clinical
  •   and public health domains
  •   psychological and behavioural factors in physical health
  •   Psychological Guidelines
  •   Rehabilitation and training
  •   Sports Medicine
  •   Stress Disorders
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