Journals

October 2016

– Obesity – childhood obesity. Issue, views , strategies and action. Physical education, physical activity and obesity?

 Journal Submissions

Submissions to the New Zealand Physical Educator may be lodged with the editor at any time, though it helps to indicate your interest to the editor well in advance of each publication. General submissions are required at least 6 weeks prior to the publication date, while peer-refereed articles are required at least 10 weeks prior to publication. The Physical Educator is published three times annually in early February, July and October. Email the editor: editor@penz.org.nz 

– 10 June for July Journal

– 9 Sept. for October Journal

– 2 Dec for Feb Journal

Referred articles

These articles must be of a scholarly quality and relevant to New Zealand physical educators. Articles received for this section will be reviewed by a selection of the Journals research panel prior to being approved for publication. Refereed articles should not exceed 3,000 words, and must be printed ‘clean’ with no advertisements within their section. Submission should be accompanied with a high resolution digital photo of the authors head/shoulders, along with a brief single paragraph bio. Referred article deadlines are ideally 4 months prior to publication, so 

– 1 March for July Journal

– 1 June for Oct. Journal

– 1 Oct for Feb.  Journal

Feature articles

Feature articles may be between 1,500 and 3,000 words. These articles may be refereed or non-refereed, and must be of high quality and of relevance to all levels of physical educators wherever possible. Submission should be accompanied with a high resolution digital photo of the authors head/shoulders, along with a brief single paragraph bio. High resolution digital images may be submitted for inclusion with the submitted article. Submitted images may be included at the discretion of the editor, as space and opportunity allows.

Educators Opinions

This section invites submissions from writers with specific interest in either the tertiary, secondary, primary or early childhood sectors. Submissions should focus specifically on a current issue or topic of concern to raise awareness or encourage reflection of teachers practice. Articles may be up to 1,000 words, and be accompanied by high resolution digital images for inclusion with the submitted article. Submitted images may be included at the discretion of the editor, as space and opportunity allows. Submissions should be accompanied with a high resolution digital photo of the authors head/shoulders, along with a brief single paragraph bio.

Student voice

This section invites submissions from students with specific interest in either the tertiary, secondary, primary or early childhood sectors. Submissions should focus specifically on the student’s perception of a current issue or topic of interest, to raise awareness of the students experience and or opinions. Articles may be up to 1,000 words, and be accompanied by high resolution digital images for inclusion with the submitted article. Submitted images may be included at the discretion of the editor, as space and opportunity allows. Submissions should be accompanied with a high resolution digital photo of the authors head/shoulders, along with a brief single paragraph bio.

Overseas Articles

Contributions from overseas writers is encouraged. However relevance and links to the New Zealand context and curriculum must be explicit.

Digital Images/Photos

A range of context specific digital images are always welcome. Images should be of good quality and a high resolution and provided in a j.peg format. Submissions for cover photos in particular, must be very high resolution to ensure a good quality of the enlarged image.