Monday, January 21, 2013

CFP: The future of youth sport and youth sport policy

Dear Colleague

We are inviting you to submit your research to the forthcoming special issue on The future of youth sport and youth sport policy, to be published in International Journal of Sport Policy and Politics

The development of young people and particularly their health, education and broader socialisation is a ubiquitous public policy concern. For many governments sport is an important element in youth policy whether as an element in the school curriculum, a vehicle for health education, an aspect of community/youth work or as an element in leisure provision. For a significant minority of governments the participation of young people in sport is also part of an elite sport development strategy predicated, to an extent, on the early identification of sporting talent... read more at:

Key Details

Deadline for the submission of abstracts: 22nd March 2013
Abstracts should be sent to David Haycock, Editorial Assistant at:

Deadline for submission of papers: 30th November 2013
Paper length: Between 8,000 and 10,000 words including references

Submission process:
Papers should be submitted through ScholarOne -

Further guidelines can be found at:

Kind regards,
Zita Balogh
Sport, Leisure & Tourism Journals

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