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  • The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  • The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, or RTF document file format.
  • Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  • The text is single-spaced; uses a 1ุ6-point font and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
  • The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines.

Criteria of Article Submission for Publication in Journal of Modern Sport Management 

       Sport Management Association of Thailand (SMAT) generates Journal of Modern Sport Management (JMSM), peer-review online publication, with 2 issues per year. The aim is to publish innovative empirical, theoretical, and review articles related, but not limited to, sport management such as strategy and management; organizational behavioral and human resource management; business and international management; tourism, leisure and hospitality management; marketing; industrial relations; and education.

       To achieve the goal, editorial board of JMSM adopts the guidelines for Authors as follows;

1. Types of Article

          1.1 Research article is the article systematically composed from the research.

          1.2 Academic article is the article as follows:

               1.2.1 The article is derived from literature review and aims to propagate body of knowledge, experiences or expertise, author’s ideas, or discovery which may be the result of researches being systematically composed.

               1.2.2 The article presents the processes of innovation construction and development.

2. Compositions of Article

          2.1 Front page is limited to one page of A4 paper and consists of:

              2.1.1 Title: not more than 2 lines.  

              2.1.2 Author’s name: with no title and academic standing.

              2.1.3 Affiliation’s name: affiliating agencies of all authors shall be specified and the power shall be put in case the authors come from different agencies.

              2.1.4 Abstract: a minimum of 200 words and a maximum of 300 words.  

              2.1.5 Keywords: 3-5 words approximately.

              2.1.6 Corresponding author: name, last name, major subject, affiliating faculty, and email address are required. Independent scholar is required to specify name, last name, address, and email address.

          2.2 Contents

               2.2.1 Research article consists of:

               Introduction: the background and the importance of the problems including related literature review which causes research objectives and hypotheses shall be explained.

               Research methodology: the research design, the tools and its quality finding, procedure/method of data collection, data analysis or/and method used to verify validity and reliability of data collection shall be clarified.

               Results: the outcome of data collection in accordance with research purposes shall be presented. Tables and/or figures shall be settled. If there is any description under the tables or figures, it should point out the interesting issue or remark a cause of showing the symbols specified in the table.

                Discussion: the results shall be confirmed or analyzed so that readers will clearly see whether the results are in line with hypotheses or whether the findings are consistent with theories and/or whether the previous researches are supporting or conflicting. It also includes discussion of the results to present guidelines of research utilization.

                Conclusion: the main points of findings in the research shall be indicated.

                Acknowledgements (if any): the appreciation to those who are involved in the success shall be expressed. A maximum of 3 lines is required.

                References: A list of documents referred in the article content shall be indicated. If the references are in the Thai language, they must be converted into English. For in-text citation in the Thai article, in case of foreigner’s name, Thai transliterated name should be put together with it in accordance with the criteria of APA format (American Psychological Association).

              2.2.2 Academic article

                      Academic conceptual framework is needed for writing the content of academic article to show linkages of concept and rationale. Moreover, language usage for presenting a piece of work should be explicitly composed such as consistent content arrangement, citing reference in text, etc. so as to enable the readers to understand and realize the importance of the article. Academic article writing should comprise:

             Introduction: to explain background and importance of work

             Methodology: to describe how to obtain data or knowledge

             Conclusion: to summarize the main point or issue of work

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