About the Journal

The journal features a combination of theoretical and practical articles, complemented by a wide range of case studies and regular features, identifying key implications for practitioners. Its scope will include the following topics:

  • Behavioral studies of Health and Physical Literacy
  • Barriers and disparities associated with Health and Physical Literacy
  • Biomechanics and physiological studies of Physical Activity
  • The impact of facilities and organizational structures on health and physical literacy
  • Policy analysis regarding Health and Physical Literacy
  • Recreation, Leisure and Physical Literacy across the Lifespan
  • Management of Programs associated with Health or Physical Literacy
  • Pedagogy of Health and Physical Literacy
  • Community Engagement to foster Health and Physical Literacy

And other similar physical or health literacy-focused topics that the Editorial Board deems of interest.  Original research, scholarly reviews, and the application of research in practice are acceptable.  

ONLINE ISSN: 2832-9430


To request a special edition of JOHPL, please email the following in one PDF document:

1) Background and Purpose of the Special Edition (300 word limit)

2) Number of anticipated contributors and article types (200 word limit) 

3) Suggested timeline 

4) Names and Curriculum Vitae of Guest Editors (minimum 2, maximum 4)