NWU Libraries uses Open Journal Systems (OJS) as an open-source solution for managing and publishing scholarly journals online.


  • South African Journal for Research in Sport, Physical Education and Recreation

    The South African Journal for Research in Sport, Physical Education and Recreation (SAJRSPER) is a peer-reviewed journal that publishes original research articles, systematic reviews, commentaries, and letters on topics related to Sport and Exercise Science, Physical Education and Recreation. This includes research of topics in the areas of Biomechanics, Kinanthropometry, Kinesiology, Perceptual-Motor Control, Motor Learning, Sport Psychology, Sociology of Sport, Sports Injuries and Rehabilitation, Clinical Exercise interventions, Physical Education, Outdoor- and Recreation-related Activities and Sport Management. Material that is particularly unique and relevant to the subject content at an international and national level would be considered.

  • Journal of Community Psychosocial Research

    The JCPR is committed to publishing high-quality research that aims to improve psychosocial health and well-being. We accept basic and applied research of the following types: Qualitative research, Quantitative research, Mixed-method research, Review studies, Book reviews, and Opinion papers.

    At JCPR, we believe in the power of collaboration and the exchange of ideas.

    Our goal is to publish research that not only advances our understanding of psychosocial health and well-being, but also has real-world implications and applications.

  • Journal of Well-being and Leisure in Africa

    The Journal of Well-being and Leisure in Africa (JWLA) is a scientific, blind peer-reviewed journal, which elicits anonymous reviews of a high standard. JWLA is an open access journal and is licensed by Creative Commons Attribution International. The JWLA accepts manuscripts from the African continent as well as within the international context from the broader Social-, Economic & Management- and Natural (health) Sciences. The JWLA is devoted, but not limited to research in well-being (happiness, satisfaction with life, quality-of-life, and life domains) and leisure (leisure well-being) in its broadened form. The outcomes should focus on well-being as a multidimensional concept, and JWLA furthermore encourages a multidisciplinary approach, from the perspective of individuals, communities and society. JWLA publishes annually, with multiple volumes. All manuscripts submitted to JWLA should provide evidence of ethical approval.