Sumy State Pedagogical University named after A. S. Makarenko
ISMA University of Applied Sciences

Dear colleagues!
We invite you to participate in the activities of the authors’ team
to write a collective monograph

"Promising Areas for the Development of Physical Culture, Sports, Fitness and Recreation"

Scholars, academic staff, and postgraduate students, who have or are obtaining a degree in physical education, sport, fitness and recreation, are invited to contribute to writing a collective monograph.
The future publication will be a result of the activities of the authors’ team united by a common idea to present achievements of their researches.

Editorial Board:

Romans Djakons,, Professor, Academician,
President of ISMA University of Applied Sciences.
Rybalko Petro Fedorovych,
Doctor of Pedagogy, Professor, Professor at the Department of Theory and Methods of Physical Culture,
Sumy State Pedagogical University named after A. S. Makarenko;
Tomenko Oleksandr Anatoliiovych,
DSc (Physical Education and Sports), Professor, Head of the Department of Theory and Methods of Physical Culture,
Sumy State Pedagogical University named after A. S. Makarenko;
Liannoi Mykhailo Olehovych,
PhD in Pedagogy, Professor, Director of the Institute of Physical Culture,
Sumy State Pedagogical University named after A. S. Makarenko;
Bermudes Diana Valeriivna,
PhD in Pedagogy, Associate Professor, Head of the Department of Theory and Methods of Sports,
Sumy State Pedagogical University named after A. S. Makarenko

The monograph is published by the European publishing house “Izdevnieciba “Baltija Publishing” (Riga, Latvia) and recommended for printing by the institution’s academic council. Three reviewers, who are mentioned in the monograph’s output data, guarantee an independent review.

The monograph is awarded ISBN that permits authors to participate in developing the collective scientific paper published in the country of the EU.

DOI is assigned to every article included in the collective monograph that allows the authors to find their scientific work on the Open Ukrainian Citation Index (OUCI) site, which was developed by specialists of the State Scientific and Technical Library of Ukraine on behalf of the Collegium of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine.

The monograph will be available on the website of the European publisher “Izdevnieciba “Baltija Publishing” at the link.

The authors of the collective monograph’s section receive an electronic layout of the collective monograph and a certificate.

Why is the publication of the monograph section valuable?
(for fulfilling the licensing conditions, to obtain the degree of Doctor and Candidate of Sciences, for awarding the degree of Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), for young scientists)

Key Dates:

The submission of application forms and articles for publishing in the monograph: before February 24, 2023 (inclusively).

Feedback on papers acceptance: within 1–2 working days after papers receipt.

E-mail distribution of the monograph’s layout and the certificate: after May 12, 2023.

Registration Procedure:

To publish contributions in the collective monograph, authors should act as follows:

  1. fill in an application form and send a manuscript to for peer-review before February 24, 2023;
  2. send a copy of the payment confirmation following the manuscript's approval for publication.

Re: Collective monograph on physical education.

Monograph Target Topics:

  1. Modern problems of physical culture education of different population groups.
  2. Historical and sociological aspects of the development of physical culture and sports in Ukraine and the EU countries.
  3. Fitness and recreation: problems and prospects.
  4. Scientific and methodical aspects of training athletes.
  5. Physical education and sports in the information and digital environment.
  6. Psychological and pedagogical aspects of training specialists in physical culture and sports.
  7. Olympic education.

Article Requirements:

An article should be a holistic document of scientific content that involves the results of the author’s original researchers.

The volume of the monograph subsection should be at least 15–30 pages. A4 paper format, line space – 1,5; Times New Roman, 14 size; all margins – 20 mm.

3 persons are a maximum number of authors.
Languages: Latvian, English and Ukrainian.

Article General Structure:

Monograph section name; author’s surname and initials in the publication’s language.

A paper should have the following structure: a short introduction (1–2 pages), 2–3 equally weighted sections and conclusion (1 page), summary: 7–10 sentences in the article’s language (to indicate a range of problems and research results).

The article must have per-page citations as well as References at the end. Citations should be indicated with a number without brackets and dots using Microsoft Word references.

To improve the quality level of scientific citations in the scientometric database Open Ukrainian Citation Index (OUCI), it is important to indicate DOI for every source which it has.

Attention! References are in a source language and executed taking into account the National Standard of Ukraine DSTU 8302: 2015 “Information and documentation. Bibliographic reference. General principles and rules of composition”.

Author’s full name and information: scientific degree and rank, post, affiliation; address of employment place (in English regardless of the publication’s language).

Attention! In case of submitting a non-English article, an author should additionally submit an English name of the section and its structural elements (subsections) (see a design sample).

Representative Office in Ukraine:

Center for Ukrainian and European Scientific Cooperation (according to signed international cooperation agreement with ISMA University of Applied Sciences)

Contact person – Demchenko Krystyna Hryhorivna – Coordinator of scientific events and projects on physical sciences.
Telephone: +38 (068) 487 24 43

Sample of Ukrainian monograph section

Sample of English monograph section