EDITORIAL ETHICS

The journal "Pedagogics, psychology, medical-biological problems of physical training and sports" is committed to a high standard of editorial ethics.
  1. Editorial board is used the principles of ethics of scientific publications upon recommendations of International Committee of Medical Journal Editors, Committee of Publication Ethics.
  2. Editorial board endorse the principles embodied in the Helsinki Declaration and expect that all research involving humans has been performed in accordance with these principles. All human studies must have been approved by the investigator's Institutional Review Board. A copy of the relevant documentation should be included with the manuscript.
  3. Conflicts of interests of persons who have direct or indirect relation to the publication of an article or any information that the article consist are settled according to the law of Ukraine in the field of intellectual property.
ETHICAL STANDARDS

Reliability of science is one of its qualitative foundations. Readers should be guaranteed that authors of publications present the results of their work in a clear, reliable and honest manner regardless of the fact whether they are the direct authors of publication or they took benefit of specialized help (natural or legal person).
Openness of information on any party contributing to preparation of a publication (content-related, material, financial etc. input) is proof of ethical attitude of a research worker and of high editorial standards and that is an indication of both good practice and social responsibility.
We require authors to disclose contribution of individual authors to preparation of a manuscript.
Author's declared contributions are published on the first page of the agreement about cession of rights in publication.
Main responsibility to disclose full information remains on author submitting manuscript. Any cases of redundant (duplicate) publication, plagiarism, fabricated data, ghostwriting, guest authorship etc. are indication of scientific dishonesty and all such cases will be exposed and adequate institutions will be informed (institutions employing the author, scientific societies, scientific editors associations etc.).
The editorial office should acquire information on sources of financing of a publication, financial contributions of research institutions, scientific associations and other ("financial disclosure").

By submitting a manuscript for publication the author (s):
  1. Agrees to put up a full text version in the Internet (agreement about cession of rights in publication);
  2. Agrees with the principles of ethics of scientific publications upon recommendations of International Committee of Medical Journal Editors, COPE.
Plagiarism Policy

The editorial board is very strict regarding plagiarism. The journal believes that taking the ideas and work of others without giving them credit is unfair and dishonest. Copying even one sentence from someone else's manuscript, or even one of your own that has previously been published, without proper citation is considered plagiarism-use your own words instead. The editorial board retains the absolute authority to reject the review process of a submitted manuscript if it subject to minor or major plagiarism and even may cancel the publication upon the complaint of victim(s) of plagiarism.
When dealing with cases of a possible misconduct JOURNAL follows the ethics flowcharts developed by the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE), available at: http://publicationethics.org/resources/flowcharts.
Journal document all incidents of scientific dishonesty especially of violation of ethical principles followed in science.
Journal provides free, immediate and permanent online access to the full text of all articles.

Retractions
Journal recognizes the importance of the integrity and completeness of the scholarly record to researchers and librarians and attaches the highest importance to maintaining trust in the authority of its electronic archive. On rare occasions, when the scientific information in an article is substantially undermined, it may be necessary for published articles to be retracted. Journal will follow the COPE guidelines in such cases.

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