About the Journal

The Journal of Kinesiology & Wellness (JKW) is a peer-reviewed online journal that covers issues in physical activity, health, wellness, and sport. JKW is a publication of the Western Society for Kinesiology and Wellness (WSKW). Accepted papers are published on a rolling basis. JKW publishes two editions each year. The first, or Annual Edition, consists of scholarly papers based on original research (experimental, descriptive, historical, or philosophical) and the invited John Massengale Paper. The John Massengale Paper is an invitation-only paper authored by a prominent scholar.  The second, or Student Edition, is reserved for scholarly papers based on original research (experimental, descriptive, historical, or philosophical) in which a student (undergraduate, or graduate) is the lead author. The full volume is published each year in January, which includes the WSKW Chronicles. The WSKW Chronicles include post-conference proceedings such as conference abstracts. 

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