International Journal of Developmental Sport Management (IJDSM) welcomes papers from Sport Management researchers, practitioners and advanced level graduate students globely.

The IJDSM is an online publication and publishes quarterly in sequence January, April, July, and October. IJDSM has Editors who can help improve the English in papers submitted by researchers for whom English is not a first or native language.

Abstracts are required for all submitted papers. They should not normally exceed 1200 words in length, and must be original and have not been published in another publication.

The IJDSM is not supported or sponsored by any outside organization, in order to compensate the readers time a nonrefundable USD $120 dollars reader fee must be redeemed along with manuscript submission.

Please review our SUBMISSION GUIDELINES for style and other requirements before submitting your manuscript to IJDSM.


The IJDSM editorial board welcomes novel papers from artful thinking creative global sport management academics and professionals around the globe. All research articles in this journal have undergone rigorous peer review, based on initial editor screening, followed by double-blind, anonymized refereeing by two referees, plus refereeing by the journal’s editor in cases the two referees disagree.

Research projects should be specific to the Sport Management subject and should not exceed more than 12 pages in length.

The proposed work must be original and should not be published previously in another publication.

The papers must be submitted electronically, saved as MICROSOFT WORD if possible, to Editor at


The IJDSM welcomes ongoing empirical work, theoretical inquiries, review papers, case studies and shorter research notes.

Each submission should have:

    • a cover page with its title
    • names and affiliations of each author
    • authors’ contact information (emails and mailing addresses)
    • correspondence should be entered in with the first named author unless otherwise specified.
    • The IJDSM assures an anonymous or blind review of each submission.

Literature citation should be uniform in style in the text and references. Footnotes should be avoided as far as possible; Referencing should ideally be in the APA style, with (name, date) and page number, if appropriate, in the text and an alphabetical list of references at the end of the paper.


Address your $120 USD check for readers-fee to:

Prof. Dr. Ergun Yurdadon
288 Private Road Patchogue, NY, 11772 USA


Subscription Rates

Institutional 1 year $140.00

Individual 1 year $110.00

Student 1 year $80.00

Individual/Institutional Order USA

Prof. Dr. Ergun Yurdadon

288 Private Road Patchogue, New York 11772

Phone: 850-316-6116


Individual/Institutional Order Turkey

Dr. Selhan Ozbey

1820/2 Sok 18/3 Aykut Apartment, Bostanli Karsiyaka, Izmir, Turkey

Cell phone: 90532 6866863

E- Mail:

Send manuscripts, preferably by email to the Editor.


Prof. Dr. Ergun Yurdadon

288 Private Road Patchogue, NY, 11772 USA

Reprints of articles published in International Journal of Developmental Sport Management can be obtained through Please contact the Reprints Administrator Prof. Dr. Ergun Yurdadon at to obtain a quotation or to place an order. Copies of the Journal can be purchased separately at the author’s special rate of $25.00 per copy.