It is the mission of the Journal of Physical Activity & Health (JPAH) to be the primary global outlet for research relevant to the science and practice of physical activity as it relates to health and health outcomes.
JPAH is peer reviewed and publishes original research and practice reports as well as review papers. Of interest is work studying the role of physical activity as it relates to health as well as reports of efforts to increase physical activity on individual and community levels. JPAH is an interdisciplinary journal published for researchers and practitioners in fields of disease and injury prevention and control where physical activity may play a vital role. JPAH also devotes attention to original research and reports on issues related to physical activity assessment, surveillance and practice.