Call for Papers - PHE Journal

Monday, February 6, 2017


Physical and Health Education Canada is now accepting peer reviewed & general interest papers for the PHE Journal


Journal Key Facts

The Physical and Health Education Journal (PHE Journal) is known worldwide as one of the leading periodicals in physical and health education. As PHE Canada’s signature piece, this practical journal provides a forum to highlight, analyze, discuss and share many of the leading-edge teaching techniques, hot issues, and school successes in the fields of school health and physical education. 

Published quarterly in a modern digital format, the journal's goal is to strengthen collaboration and partnerships between researchers, academics, decision makers, and front-line workers. 


Author Guidelines 

We accept peer reviewed or general interest research articles, case studies, reviews and interviews that advance the theory and practice of physical and health education. All scholarly submissions are subject to a rigorous double-blind peer review process before they are accepted. 

General interest content should introduce new research, offer a fresh perspective, a first-person account or success story, or provide service to our readership. The tone should be professional, warm and accessible, rather than formal or academic.

Subjects of interest include: physical education; health education; mental health; holistic health; physical literacy; health literacy; nutrition; dance education; international guidelines; policy; pedagogy; advocacy; and leadership development. 

Submission Guidelines 

Abstracts, articles, and inquiries can be submitted by email to Melissa Campeau, Editor-in-Chief, at 

Peer Reviewed Articles should be between 2500-3000 words. All research, facts, figures and quotations must be properly cited

Abstracts should be a maximum of 150 words.

General Interest Articles should be between 500-900 words.

A brief (maximum 50 word) author biography and picture should be included with both peer reviewed and general interest submissions. 

Submission Deadlines for 2017

Issue 1 - Published in Spring

Submission Deadline: February 27

Issue 2 - Published in Summer

Submission Deadline: May 19

Issue 3 - Published in Fall

Submission Deadline: August 18

Articles should relate to a "Back to School" theme

Issue 4 - Published in Winter

Submission Deadline: November 17