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Author Guidelines

SIPATAHOENAN journal will provide a peer-reviewed forum for the publication of thought-leadership articles, briefings, discussion, applied research, case and comparative studies, expert comment and analysis on the key issues surrounding the Youth, Sports, and Health Education, and its various aspects. Analysis will be practical and rigorous in nature. 

Prospective authors must adhere to the following guidelines: (1) Article length is 10 pages minimum and 20 pages maximum, including bibliography and appendices; (2) Abstract and its key words are included; (3) Article may be written by three persons maximum; (4) Article may also be written in English as well as in Indonesian and Malay languages; and (5) Attach a bio mentioning author’s current profession, photo, postal and e-mail addresses. 

The article should follow the outline:

Title (brief, clear, and interesting)

Name of author (with full address and e-mail)

Abstract (in two languages i.e. English and Indonesian/Malay languages)


Sub title

Sub title

Sub title (adjusted as needed)

Conclusion (including the recommendation)

Bibliography (contains literature cited in the text) 

Citation takes the following form: “…” (Mahendra, 2014:75). Bibliography from books, journals, and unpublished sources should be written in the following form, respectively: 

Babbie, E.R. (2001). The Practice of Social Research. Belmont, California: Wadsworth Thompson Learning, 9th edition.

Mallet, C.J. (2003). “Why the Fire Burn so Brightlt” in International Journal of Sports Psychology, 3, pp.117-131.

Din, Anuar. (2010). “Gaya Kepimpinan, Kepuasan Kerja, dan Pengurusan Program Latihan Jurulatih terhadap Kepuasan Atlet Sekolah Sukan”. Unpublished Ph.D. Thesis. Kota Kinabalu: UMS [Universiti Malaysia Sabah]. 

Internet sources and interview should include place and date of access, for example: 

Vilani, L.H.P. & D.M. Samulski. (2009). “Situational Leadership II and the Coach-Athlete Relationship in Brazil Table Tennis”. Available online also at: [accessed in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia: January 14, 2015].

Interview with Amung Ma’mun, Chairperson of APAKSI (the Association of All Indonesia Sports’ Experts and Practitioners), in Bandung, Indonesia, on 25th January 2015. 

The article should be sent at least 3 (three) months prior to the publication (April and October), addressed to the editor of SIPATAHOENAN: South-East Asian Journal for Youth, Sports & Health Education. It is recommended that the article should be sent via e-mail at: and 

Information on the article’s possible publication will also be sent via e-mail. SIPATAHOENAN is the scientific journal nationally, regionally, and internationally, especially for the scholars of Southeast Asia regions. Published articles will require that the authors contribute the journal fee for editing, printing, and shipping costs which amount will be determined later by the editorial board.   

Authors of published articles and paid the journal fee, he/she will get the journal prints; and his/her full article in PDF and photograph will also be displayed in the journal website. 

Since early 2016, the website of SIPATAHOENAN journal has been migrated from web based on WP (Word Press) program at: towards the web based on OJS (Open Journal System) program at: 

Meanwhile, authors of published articles and unpaid the journal fee, he/she will not get the journal print. For unpublished articles, it will also not be returned, except on written requests from the author. 

Articles in the SIPATAHOENAN: South-East Asian Journal for Youth, Sports & Health Education do not necessarily represent the views of the Editor or the Editorial Committee. The Editor is responsible for the final selection of the content for the SIPATAHOENAN journal and reserve the right to reject any material deemed inappropriate for publication. Responsibility for opinions expressed and for the accuracy of facts published in the SIPATAHOENAN journal rests solely with the individual authors.


Bandung, Indonesia: April 21, 2016

Sincerely yours,


Dr. Haji Amung Ma'mun
Vice Chief Editor of the SIPATAHOENAN Journal in Bandung; Senior Lecturer at the Faculty of Sports and Health Education UPI (Indonesia University of Education) in Bandung; and Expert Staff for MENPORA RI (Minister at the Ministry of Youth and Sports of the Republic of Indonesia) in Jakarta, Indonesia. 

Office address (for corresponding):
Minda Masagi Press, Sekretariat ASPENSI, Komp Vijaya Kusuma B-11 No.16 Cipadung, Bandung 40614, Jawa Barat, Indonesia. Website:


Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.

  1. The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  2. The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, RTF, or WordPerfect document file format.
  3. Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  4. The text is single-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
  5. The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
  6. If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.

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