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editorial & advisory Board

Founders & Co-Founders

Dr. Jill Alexander Ph.D.

Dr. David Rhodes Ph.D.

The Journal of Elite Sport Performance is managed by an editorial group. Our editors are experienced practitioners currently working in elite sport, have extensive experience in publishing peer-reviewed research and/or are qualified to doctoral PhD level.

Editor in Chief: 

Dr. Jill Alexander Ph.D. Senior Lecturer Course Lead MProf in Elite PerformanceSchool of Sport & Health Sciences, Research & Funding Lead Football Performance Hub UCLan.  

(University of Central Lancashire, UK).  

ORCID 0000-0002-6492-1621 

Managing Editor:

Dr. David Rhodes Ph.D. Senior Lecturer and Course Lead DProf in Elite Performance, Institute of Coaching and Performance (ICaP), Football Performance Hub Lead UCLan. 

(University of Central Lancashire, UK). 

ORCID 0000-0002-4224-1959

Associate Editors:

Hon. Professor Dr. Mark Gillett, Consultant in Sport, Exercise and Musculoskeletal Medicine MB BS, MSc(SEM), FRCS(Edin), Dip IMC RCSEd, FRCEM, FFSEM(UK&I), PG Cert(MSK US) Premier League (University of Central Lancashire, UK).

Dr. Damian Harper Ph.D., CSci, ASCC, MSc, FHEA, BASES Accredited Sport and Exercise Scientist, Lecturer in Elite Performance,

Institute of Coaching and Performance (ICaP), Football Performance Hub (University of Central Lancashire, UK). ​

ORCID 0000-0002-5430-1541

Dr. Neval Grazette Ph.D., BSc (hons), Research & Innovation Project Manager at Manchester City Football Club. 

ORCID 0000-0001-7555-9974

Dr. Ian Varley Ph.D., MSc, BSc (hons), FHEA, Senior Lecturer in Exercise Physiology, Department of Sport Science (Nottingham Trent University, UK). 

ORCID 0000-0002-3607-8921

John Kiely Senior Lecturer in Performance and Innovation,  PE and Sports Sciences (University of Limerick, Ireland).

Dr. Chris Yiannaki, DProf, MA, BSc (Hons), PGCE, HEA Fellow, UEFA'B', Lecturer in Elite Performance, Institute for Coaching and Performance (ICaP), Football Performance Hub (University of Central Lancashire, UK).

ORCID 0000-0001-6771-0398

Our associate editors are high-impact researchers, recognised leaders of applied practice as Medical Consultants, Sports Scientists, Medicine, Analysis or Performance Practitioners in their field.  The associate editors invite appropriate reviewers and oversee the process between author submission and reviewer feedback. Our associate editors make the decision to accept or reject a manuscript to the chief editorial board based on collaborative reviewer feedback, and consider the quality, ethical standards and validity of the research. 

Reviewers

Manuscripts may be rejected without full review if considered inappropriate for the Journal of Elite Sport Performance.  If considered appropriate by the editors, peer reviewers are then chosen by the editors and advisory board to provide written opinions and recommendations, with the aim of improving the submitted manuscript for publication. Any manuscript deemed suitable by the editors of Journal of Elite Sport Performance for full review will be subjected to a double-blind peer review.  The peer-review process for the Journal of Elite Sport Performance takes into full account possible bias due to related or conflicting interests. The editor will seek advice from associate editors or experts in a specific area and send manuscripts submitted for publication to reviewers chosen for their expertise and judgment to referee the quality and reliability of manuscripts.