WKU Announces Launch of First Electronic Journal on TopSCHOLARâ„¢
James Navalta and Scott Lyons, Department of Physical Education and Recreation, launched WKUâ€™s first electronic journal on TopSCHOLARâ„¢ – the research and creative activity database of WKU. The International Journal of Exercise Science published volume 1, no. 1 in January 2008.
The primary aim of The International Journal of Exercise Science is to engage undergraduate and graduate students in scholarly activity as authors and reviewers as they develop into professionals. This is the first journal of its type that focuses on student research, student authors and reviewers. The first issue contains an invited editorial and four articles.
The journal can be accessed at http://digitalcommons.wku.edu/ijes/ or the TopSCHOLAR site at http://digitalcommons.wku.edu and click on Journals and peer-reviewed series.
TopSCHOLAR is Kentuckyâ€™s first university-wide digital research repository. It works to preserve and disseminate the intellectual output of the University community and makes it available to researchers worldwide. For more information contact Connie Foster, Project Director, at 270-745-6151.
January 29, 2008