The first European Journal of Sport Science (EJSS) Best Paper Award ceremony took place at ECSS MetropolisRuhr 2017. The selection process was coordinated by the Editor-in-Chief and the 16 Section Editors of the journal. You can read more about the process here.

The first EJSS Best Paper Award winner was Dr Lennart Raudsepp with his work “Bidirectional association between sedentary behaviour and depressive symptoms in adolescent girls”.
Published in Volume 16, Issue 8 | DOI: 10.1080/17461391.2016.1174312

Congratulations Dr Lennart Raudsepp!
Prof Tim Cable, Dr Lennart Raudsepp and Prof Andy Jones at ECSS MetropolisRuhr 2017

In the award ceremony, Editor-in-Chief Professor Andy Jones presented the outstanding achievements of EJSS, including the following:

  • Increased Impact factor 2.690
  • 900 submissions in 2016
  • 70 submitting countries
  • 90 % rejection rate
  • 17 days from submission to decision

Watch the entire Award Ceremony here.

We look forward to your submissions in 2017 and seeing who will be selected as the author of the EJSS Best Paper Award 2018! The 2017 ceremony will take place at the ECSS Dublin 2018.

You still have time to submit and take part in the EJSS Best Paper Award 2018! Good luck!

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