IJBNPA is recruiting Associate Editors. Check out more information on the role and the deadline to submit an application.
Congratulations to Dr Hidde van der Ploeg, Dr Léonie Uijtdewilligen, Professor Ester Cerin, Professor Clare Collins, and Professor Kirsten Davison! International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity is a top-rated Springer Nature journal. These exceptional editors performed in the top percentile of journals based on data collected from the Journal Author Satisfaction Survey. We're recognising extraordinary editors for their commitment and passion to their journals. Learn more about editorial excellence.
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COVID-19 and impact on peer review
As a result of the significant disruption that is being caused by the COVID-19 pandemic we are very aware that many researchers will have difficulty in meeting the timelines associated with our peer review process during normal times. Please do let us know if you need additional time. Our systems will continue to remind you of the original timelines but we intend to be highly flexible at this time.
ISBNPA Xchange Initiative 2021 is shaping up to be another great conference under the theme of “Thinking independently together – Let’s dance around the world!”
28 Symposia and over 420 abstracts were selected for ISBNPA XChange sessions and will be presented as a mix of live, simu-live and on-demand recordings.
Stay tuned for more details as we plan to release the final schedule by early May.
Until then, make sure you register before the prices go up on May 1st.
The live and simu-live sessions will be held on:
- June 8, 2021 – in time zone convenient for attendees from Australia, Asia and New Zealand
- June 9, 2021 – in time zone convenient for attendees from Europe and Africa
- June 10, 2021 – in time zone convenient for attendees from North and South Americas
Aims and scope
International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity (IJBNPA) is an open access, peer-reviewed journal offering high quality articles, rapid publication and wide diffusion in the public domain.
IJBNPA is devoted to furthering the understanding of the behavioral aspects of diet and physical activity and is unique in its inclusion of multiple levels of analysis, including populations, groups and individuals and its inclusion of epidemiology, and behavioral, theoretical and measurement research areas. IJBNPA prioritises research based on randomised controlled trials (RCTs), systematic reviews (with or without meta-analyses, as appropriate), and observational studies. IJBNPA will also review other study designs such as strong or ground-breaking methodological papers, rigorous qualitative studies, debate papers and commentaries. IJBNPA publishes pilot studies only in exceptional circumstances and it does not publish protocol papers or letters to the editors.
International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity (IJBNPA) is publishing a series of papers providing more background and discussion of the guidelines and their implications for research and practice. These papers are published as part of a collaboration involving WHO, the Guideline Development Group (GDG), other scientists, the British Journal of Sports Medicine, the Journal of Physical Activity and Health, and IJBNPA.
Collection published on 26 November 2020
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The International Society of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity (ISBNPA) stimulates, promotes and advocates innovative research and policy
in the area of behavioral nutrition and physical activity toward the betterment of human health worldwide.
International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity (IJBNPA) is the official journal of The International Society of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity (ISBNPA). Members of the Society will receive a 20% discount on the article-processing charge for articles they publish in IJBNPA. Members of ISBNPA should go to the society website before proceeding with submission.
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"Physical activity and healthy nutrition can play a major role in the prevention and treatment of the leading non-communicable diseases. Research in this area is rapidly evolving and our journal aims to present research of the highest standard that will inform practitioners, policy makers and fellow researchers."
Hidde van der Ploeg, Editor-in-Chief, International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity
The official journal of The International Society of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity (ISBNPA)
Annual Journal Metrics
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27 days to first decision for all manuscripts
144 days from submission to acceptance
20 days from acceptance to publication
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