Registered Reports in Kinesiology

Registered Reports in Kinesiology welcomes investigations with null results and is designed to reduce publication bias and the file-drawer problem. Registered Reports in Kinesiology aims to highlight the most reproducible and methodologically rigorous research in Kinesiology; as such, novelty, anticipated impact, and surprise of research results will never be criteria for publication. Acceptance decisions will not be made based on the study outcomes.

Article Types

Registered Reports in Kinesiology accepts Systematic Reviews, Meta-Analyses, Scoping Reviews, Original Investigations, and Replications. All submissions must follow a registered report format.

Publication Fees

Article processing charges are minimal, and used for basic operating costs (e.g., domain name registration, hosting, digital object identifiers, plagiarism checks, etc.). Registered Reports in Kinesiology charges $96.00 per article for authors who are not members of STORK. Members of STORK will not be charged article processing fees. You can join STORK at

If you cannot afford the publication fee, please contact an editor at

Journal Values

Open Access

Registered Reports in Kinesiology values open access and the ability to share research widely and freely. Registered Reports in Kinesiology does not want readers with fewer resources to have barriers to reading relevant research.

You can help keep the journal functioning by donating (one-time or ongoing) at The society is grateful for your contributions.


Registered Reports in Kinesiology values mentoring and growth. Early career researchers are invited to apply to be managing editors.


Like the Society for Transparency, Openness, and Replication in Kinesiology (STORK), Registered Reports in Kinesiology values transparency and openness. Each year, metadata about the journal will be reported on the society’s website ( This metadata will include journal acceptance rates, the total number of submissions, mean and median peer-review duration, acceptance rates by gender, acceptance rates by academic rank, and acceptance rates by location.

Registered Reports in Kinesiology also facilitates the ability for peers and the public to ask questions about and comment on the research published in the journal.