Best Paper Award Criteria
Open to all age groups and career levels.Section Editors will nominate papers for consideration according to the following criteria:
1. Originality: The paper is innovative and constructively engages with new or complex problems.
2. Significance: The paper makes an important contribution to the advancement of knowledge in sport science.
3. Methodological rigour: The paper uses robust and appropriate methods to address the research question.
4. Potential impact: The paper has the potential to alter prevailing theory or practice in sport science.