About the Journal

Focus and Scope

Jurnal Olahraga Papua (JOP) biannually publishes research on various aspects of the sports and exercise sciences, including anatomy, biomechanics, performance analysis, physiology, psychology, sports medicine, sports nutrition, health, and well-being, as well as coaching and talent identification and physical education. The Journal also publishes review articles and book reviews.

The Journal focuses on the human sciences including responses to technologies such as the design of sports equipment and training facilities, athlete selection and recruitment, performance analysis or modification, and stress reduction. To be considered for publication, manuscripts must original and relevant to the aforementioned topics.

It is published by the Master of Sports Education and the Sports Science Faculty, the University of Cenderawasih. However, the readership for this Journal covers academics to practitioners from a range of disciplines and topics of interest.

All articles published in this journal have undergone rigorous peer review, based on initial editor screening and anonymous refereeing.

Peer Review Process

The research article submitted to this online journal will be peer-reviewed at least 2 (two) reviewers (double-blind reviewers). The accepted research articles will be available online following the journal peer-reviewing process. The language used in this journal is English or Indonesia.

Publication Frequency

The journal contains research results in sports science which are published twice a year in June and December by Master of Sport Science and Sport Science Faculty, University of Cenderawasih

Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.


Magister Pendidikan Olahraga dan Fakultas Ilmu Keolahragaan

  • Universitas Cenderawasih

Journal History

Pada awalnya, jurnal tersebut bernama Jurnal Pendidikan Jasmani Olahraga dan Kesehatan (JPJOK) yang terbit pertama kali tahun 2013. Namun, seiring perjalanan JPJOK sempat terhenti publikasinya dan kembali menerbitkan artikel pada tahun 2017. Setelah itu, JPJOK kembali terhenti dan pada tahun 2020, jurnal ini kemudian berganti nama menjadi Jurnal Olahraga Papua (JOP) dengan anggota tim editor dan reviewer berskala nasional.