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International Sports Studies (ISS) is one of the world’s oldest and most established scholarly sports journals. With its origins dating back to the 1960s, the journal has been a significant force in promoting international and comparative studies of sport worldwide. Working in partnership with the International Society for Comparative Physical Education and Sport, ISS continues to pioneer research with an international focus.

ISS begins its full open access format effective with the 2024 volume, extending its reach and influence in every corner of the world without any access barriers.  This is a proactive move of the  International Society for Comparative Physical Education and Sport towards reducing the environmental impact caused by the production and distribution of printed journal copies and will allow the journal to invest in further innovation, digital development, and sustainability measures. Previous subscription-based issues may still be accessed through Logos Verlag Berlin.

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Current Issue

Vol. 45 No. 2 (2023): Journal of the International Society for Comparative Physical Education and Sport
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Volume 45 Number 2 2023

ISSN: 1443-0770

Journal Editors:
Maria Luisa M. Guinto (Chief Editor), University of the Philippines Diliman, PHL

Editorial: Advancing Quality Physical Education - Evolving Global Perspectives
Maria Luisa M. Guinto
pp: 1-5, 2023-12-21

Quality Physical Education (QPE) Measurement Tool Development
Walter Ho, Dilsad Ahmed, Klaudia Rafael, Rosa Lopez de D’Amico, Branislav Antala, Min Liu, Xiaoxi Dong, Yang Yang Xie
pp: 6-27, 2023-12-21

Understanding Quality Physical Education from the Perspective of Asian PE Professionals
Klaudia Rafael, Walter Ho, Dilsad Ahmed, Yang Yang Xie, Min Liu, Mila Gallardo, Raul Calderon Jr, Naoki Suzuki, Suporntip Pupanead, Kicheon Lee, Vu Viet Bao, Wilfred Wong, Jiaxi Hu, Patrick Ip, Mingching Hsueh
pp: 28-40, 2023-12-21

Voices from PE Professionals in Mindanao: Expectations Underlying Quality Physical Education Development
Yang Yang Xie, Klaudia Rafael, Walter Ho, Mila A. Gallardo, Henry C. Daut, Michelle M. Layao, Atreju Mikhail A. Gallardo
pp: 41-55, 2023-12-21

Socioeconomic Factors and Perceptual Gaps in Quality Physical Education in Japan
Walter Ho, Klaudia Rafael, Yang Yang Xie, Naoki Suzuki, Jiaxi Hu, Keyue Yan
pp: 56-68, 2023-12-21

The Perception of Quality Physical Education in China
Walter Ho, Jiaxi Hu, Klaudia Rafael, Yang Yang Xie, Dilsad Ahmed, Min Liu, Tao Wang, Yimeng Wang
pp: 69-87, 2023-12-21

Quality Physical Education Perceptions Among PE Professionals: an Exploratory Factor Analysis
Md. Dilsad Ahmed, Reza Heydari, Klaudia Rafael, Walter Ho, Mahdi Esfahani
pp: 88-102, 2023-12-21

From Decentralised to Centralised Education: Consequences for Quality Physical Education in Macao SAR
Walter Ho, Klaudia Rafael, Yang Yang Xie, Dilsad Ahmed, Ling Qin, Jiaxi Hu, Zhaojian Cai, Yimeng Wang, Keyue Yan, Rui Gao
pp: 103-119, 2023-12-21

ISCPES News from the President

Published: 12/15/2023
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