Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

It gives me great pleasure and honor to welcome you to the THE SPARK. It is my expectation that this journal will give our field an academic voice and a venue for research that will enhance our critical and intellectual understanding of sports education related issues. Ultimately, as any academic endeavor must begin and end with the interests of enriching the existing knowledge in mind, I believe THE SPARK will play its role appropriately. The Journal is, therefore, the ideal venue for the discussion of quality research in our field. In this way, we hope we will be able to fill an important academic niche. As such we welcome and encourage submission of quality original academic research focused on a wide range of sports related issues. We are honored to share the work of so many committed and thoughtful people. We appreciate your support and are so happy to have you as a contributor and reader of our journal. The journal editorial team is committed to maintain a high international and scientific standard by publishing original articles of research in order to establish the journal as one of the informative journals in sports education. The journal editorial board appeals to all researchers globally to contribute genuinely to advance the task of our journal in order to serve the academic community. We are looking forward to receiving your submission of articles, reports and notes.

Scope includes but is not limited to innovation in the fields of: Sports, Sports Sciences, Physical Education, Social Sciences, Bio Mechanics, Movement; Cognitive Development, Education, Sports Medicine, Motor Learning and training methodology. 



Section Policies


Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Peer Review Process

I am pleased to inform all researchers/authors that the “THE SPARK” has gone online. The Journal follows blind peer review process, which is widely accepted as an objective process for the selection of quality papers. In this regard the role of referees is vital for maintaining quality standards for our journal. Therefore, all manuscript submitted to this journal are required to pass the peer review outlined below.


Publication Frequency

THE SPARK is an annual open access International Research Journal


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.



THE SPARK, a research journal, is a peer-reviewed annual research journal that publishes the research work of scholars, practitioners and academicians to impart the quality of empirical and theoretical research. Knowledge economy is the way forward for Pakistan in this competitive era. In order to emphasize upon the importance of research and innovation and to supplement its policy of promoting R & D activities, the University is looking for the research papers from all the researchers to contribute.

Plagiarism Policy

This journal believes in the originality and novelty of research and, therefore, a newly submitted paper will, first, will be checked for similarity index. After satisfactorily fulfilling this conditions, the paper will, then be considered for review. Otherwise the papers will be rejected at the first level.

The journal, therefore, strongly suggest NOT to use or copy any part of the already published materials.