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Nutrition and Sports Science Open Access Research

Welcome to our open access page that highlights featured research from our journals in sports science and clinical nutrition fields. Browse articles, blogs, themed content, information on upcoming events and more.

Call for Papers and Special Issues

Nutrition JournalNutrition Journal has launched a special issue on sex and gender differences on dietary intake and other dietary behaviors across the life course. 

The special issue is open to submissions until the end of December 2020. More information about the scope and the submitting process can be found here. The special issue is guest-edited by Professor Clare Collins from the University of Newcastle in Australia.

Featured collection: Special issue on food, health, and environmental sustainability

The first batch of articles in the Special Issue on Food, health, and environmental sustainability have been published. The special issue is co-guest-edited by Dr. Sharon Kirkpatrick at University of Waterloo in Canada and Dr. Camille Lassale at Hospital del Mar Medical Research Institute (IMIM) in Spain.

Nutrition & MetabolismFeatured collection: Special issue on Precision Nutrition

Nutrition & Metabolism has launched a special issue on Precision Nutrition. Co-guest-edited by Dr Martha Field and Dr Anna Thalacker-Mercer from University of Cornell in the USA, the special issue is dedicated to improving our knowledge in precision nutrition and involves the following topics.

  • The link between metabolism and chronic diseases
  • Strategies to define responders and non-responders to nutritional interventions
  • Associations between nutrient intake and health/disease state
  • Biomarkers for metabolic disease
  • Conditionally essential nutrients in health and disease
  • Links between nutrient intake and the microbiome

Read the collection here.

Featured Journals

Balanced nutritional dietNutrition & Metabolism publishes studies with a clear focus on nutrition and metabolism with applications ranging from nutrition needs, exercise physiology, clinical and population studies, as well as the underlying mechanisms in these aspects. Read more

Dietary alterations modulate the microRNA 29/30 and IGF-1/AKT signaling axis in breast Cancer liver metastasis

Association between added sugar intake and micronutrient dilution: a cross-sectional study in two adult Swedish populations

Acute and chronic effects of multivitamin/mineral supplementation on objective and subjective energy measures

Sports nutritionInternational Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity (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.  Read more

WHO guidelines on 24-h Sedentary behaviors and physical activity

Can consumer wearable activity tracker-based interventions improve physical activity and cardiometabolic health in patients with chronic diseases? A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials

One size does not fit all: identifying clusters of physical activity, screen time, and sleep behaviour co-development from childhood to adolescence

Population-level physical activity surveillance in young people: are accelerometer-based measures ready for prime time?

Sports Food and NutritionOne of the most cited Open Access journals in both “Endocrinology & Metabolism” and “Cardiac & Cardiovascular systems”, Cardiovascular Diabetology is also one of the quickest and most efficient journals in serving an author’s needs. With an average time of under a month from submission to first decision, including the first round of peer review, authors know that they will get a speedy response. Our single-blind peer-review system, manned by experts in the field, is responsive and rigorous. Read more

Association of the insulin resistance marker TyG index with the severity and mortality of COVID-19

Research progress on alternative non-classical mechanisms of PCSK9 in atherosclerosis in patients with and without diabetes

Legacy effect of fibrate add-on therapy in diabetic patients with dyslipidemia: a secondary analysis of the ACCORDION study

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