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Author Guidelines

General information

Manuscripts must be prepared according to the following instructions and submitted via online submission ( Articles submitted must be exclusively from Jurnal Ilmu Faal Olahraga Indonesia (JIFO) and have never been and will not be published in other scientific media. If the article is accepted for publication, then the author recommends that the article be published exclusively in JIFO both through online and print media. Manuscripts can be written in English or Indonesian. Abstracts must be written in English and Indonesian. The manuscript should be typed one space in Times New Roman 12, not on the title page and abstract *. Manuscripts are typed on A4 size pages with a margin of 4 cm on the left and top, 3 cm on the right and bottom. On every page that is not given a page number at the bottom right from the first page to the last page. The maximum length of the manuscript is as follows:

3000-word research

5000-word review

Case Reports and Preliminary Research Reports 2000 words

Manuscripts of research articles, reviews, and preliminary research reports (short communication) are written in the following order: Title Page, Abstract, Introduction, Methods, Results, Discussion, Conclusions, Acknowledgments, Funding, Conflicts of Interest, and Bibliography.

The case report manuscript is written in the following order: Title Page, Abstract, Introduction, Case Presentation, Discussion, Conclusion, Acknowledgments, Funding, Conflict of Interest, and Bibliography.

Please send manuscripts with 3 (three) forms, namely: cover letter, list of authors, and statement letter.

The following is an explanation of each section:

Title page

The title page contains the title of the article (written in a straightforward and informative manner), the name of each author (without the accompanying title and title). The title page is typed in one fifteen-space column in Times New Roman 12.


Abstracts are written in Indonesian and English with a maximum number of 250 words. The abstract is typed in one fifteen-spaced column in Times New Roman 12. The abstract is written in a concise and clear manner which includes the introduction, method, results, discussion, and conclusion of the research. Abstract is completed with 3-6 keywords.


Contains background information that is relevant to the research objectives. The research objectives and hypotheses must be clearly articulated.

Case presentation (for case report type articles)

Description of the patient's condition, outcome measures, protocols, and treatment. Methods and results should report the results of treatments as measured by primary results and other data. Presentation in written words and does not contain words based on the order. Conclusions are drawn in the discussion section.


Methods must be written in detail so that other researchers can reproduce the results obtained. The selection of inclusion and exclusion criteria for research subjects and the statistical methods used must be clearly written. Ethical aspects of the study should be addressed in this section. In this section, ask the patient's consent (using the patient consent form / informed consent). The patient has a right to privacy that cannot be violated without the patient's consent form. Identifying patient information, including patient names, initials, or hospital numbers, cannot be published in written descriptions, photographs, and pedigrees unless the information is important for scientific purposes and the patient gives written consent to be published.

In this section, when reporting on human trials, the author should indicate whether the procedures followed to conform to the ethical standards of the committee responsible for human experiments (institutional and national) and conform to the 1975 Declaration of Helsinki, which was revised in 2000. If there is any doubt whether the research carried out is in accordance with the Declaration of Helsinki, the author should explain the rationale for the approach taken, and show that institutionally it has carried out a review that explicitly presents dubious aspects of the research. When reporting animal experiments, authors should demonstrate institutional/national governance for the care and use of laboratory animals has been followed.


The results of the research are presented in an easy format in the form of 2D images and tables. The total number of tables and figures is 6 (six). Tables and figures have been compiled and presented at the end of the manuscript (after bibliography). Tables may not be presented in pictorial form. 

Each table and figure should be given a short title on it and numbered. Explanations and abbreviations are placed in the caption of the table/figure, not in the title of the table/figure. The table title is typed in Times New Roman 12 and typed in bold settings, the contents of the table are typed in Times New Roman 11. The table caption is typed below the table in Times New Roman 10. Images are presented in good resolution.


The discussion on the research article is carried out on the results obtained and correlated with other relevant studies. The discussion focused on the main results of the study. The limitations of the study and the impact of the research results are described in detail. Discussions on articles of case reports, cases and author opinions are explained by comparing cases with literature. Case evaluation and rational patient management as well as some reasons for choosing treatment procedures are discussed in detail. The author must explain the limitations and recommendations for handling that are supported by references.


Conclusions related to the research objectives.


In this section, the author would like to thank the research assistant who helped during the research process (such as providing literature, laboratory work, computerization, data analysis, checking grammar, checking the contents of the manuscript, and so on). Besides that, thank you can also be conveyed to those who made other contributions such as comments on improvements and writing suggestions.


In this section, please submit funding from certain entities (government, foundation / social organizations, commercial sponsors, academic institutions, etc.) that can be considered to influence, or have the potential to influence, what the authors write on the manuscript. Report all sources of income (or those promised to be paid) directly to the author or author's institution on behalf of the author within the 36 month period prior to submission of the manuscript. If there is no funding, the author can write: This research was not funded by any grant sources

Conflict of interest

In this section please write a conflict of interest statement. A conflict of interest can occur when the author/author's institution has a financial or personal relationship that can inappropriately influence the research being carried out (bias) such as multiple commitments, competing interests, or competing loyalties). A potential conflict of interest occurs when an individual believes that a relationship with another party can influence a scientific judgment. If there is no conflict of interest, the author can write:

All authors stated that there was no potential conflict of interest with research, authorship, and/or the publication of this article.


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 Template, 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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