About the Journal
Originally published in 1940 by Phi Epsilon Kappa as a quarterly publication for its fraternity members, The Physical Educator (TPE) is one of the longest standing journals providing research-based articles relating to physical education, health, recreation, and other areas. This periodical is now published six times a year and is available for nonmembers and libraries. Phi Epsilon Kappa Fraternity is a national professional fraternity for persons engaged in or pursuing careers in physical education, health, recreation, dance, human performance, exercise science, sports medicine, and sports management.
The Physical Educator is receiving a Journal Impact Factor (JIF)* for the first time in Clarivate’s 2023 Journal Citation Reports (2022 data). The Physical Educator has a current JIF of 0.6.
(*The Journal Impact Factor (JIF) is a ratio which divides a journal’s received citations by a count of its published articles. It is calculated by Clarivate and reflects the yearly mean number of citations of articles published in the last two years in a given journal, as indexed by Clarivate's Web of Science.)
- TPE is indexed in the Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI).
- Citations from the ESCI are included in the citation counts - Journal Citation Reports.
- TPE is discoverable via Web of Science with an identical indexing process to any other indexed journal, with full citation counts, author information and other enrichment.
- Articles in ESCI-indexed journals are included in an author’s h-index calculation, and in analysis conducted on Web of Science data or related products, such as InCites.