Journal History

Jurnal SPORTIF : Jurnal Penelitian Pembelajaran is an aspiration of the Lecturers in the Departement of Physical Education Health and Recreation, The University of Nusantara PGRI Kediri. In an effort to provide a forum for the publication of scientific works, especially the teachers and our lecturers as the manager of jurnal SPORTIF intends to publish a scientific journal called jurnal SPORTIF. Jurnal SPORTIF was established on November 1, 2015 published by the Departement of Physical Education Health and Recreation, The University of Nusantara PGRI Kediri.

Jurnal SPORTIF : Jurnal Penelitian Pembelajaran is published 2 (two) times a year. The first Editor in Chief at is Drs. Slamet Junaidi, M.Pd. Jurnal SPORTIF  was first published on Volume 1 No. 1 of November 2015 with ISSN 2477-3379 (Online). At that time, the journal stood without a standard rule because of our lack of understanding as the editorial board. Logo, aims and scope, layout and process of article management still not done well. Including unpublished Volume 1 Number 2 due to poor understanding by the editorial board. Starting issue of Volume 2 No. 1 of May of 2016, Jurnal SPORTIF : Jurnal Penelitian Pembelajaran has applied peer review with expert partner of bebestari in its field and has scientific works both national and international level since last 3 years. From then on the jurnal SPORTIF attempts to improve the publication marked by the change of editorial board that was originally led by Drs. Slamet Junaidi, M.Pd. replaced by Yulingga Nanda Hanief, M.Or. In addition, the layout or template of the journal also changes according to Ristekdikti scientific accreditation guidelines. In 2016 the management of SPORTIF journal articles editing is still semi-electronic. This is because the process of sending the manuscript is still sent via email. Website of Jurnal SPORTIF also undergoes a migration of url, originally in 2016 having its address at switching to It had an impact on the indexing agencies that have indexed the jurnal SPORTIF to be non-functional, eventually the editor-in-chief conducted a site improvement on each of the indexing agencies.

Jurnal SPORTIF has been indexed by IPI (Indonesian Publication Index), SINTA (Science and Technology Index), Google Scholar, ISJD, BASE and Indonesia One Search. By mid-2017, jurnal SPORTIF  have been indexed DOAJ (Directory of Open Access Journals). As early as 2018, jurnal SPORTIF have subscribed to DOI (Digital Object Identifier) member From CrossRef. Currently, Editor in Chief is trying to apply the journal electronics, where both the author's submission and editing management are done online on the OJS dashboard menu.

Since the publication of volume 4 number 1 of May 2018 Jurnal SPORTIF : Jurnal Penelitian Pembelajaran  have changed in journal logos and journal covers.

We are pleased to inform you that starting from the issue of Volume 4 Issue 2 November 2018 is the prime number of the Jurnal SPORTIF: Jurnal Penelitian Pembelajaran in collaboration with the Association of Sport Study Programs of PGRI (APOPI) in which this cooperation was agreed on 29 September 2018 in Bali coincides with inauguration of the management by the PB PGRI Center.

Since Volume 4 Issue 2 November 2018, the journal has been ACCREDITATED with grade "SINTA 2" by the Ministry of Research, Technology and Higher Education (RistekDikti) of The Republic of Indonesia as an achievement for the peer-reviewed journal which has excellent quality in management and publication. The recognition published in Director Decree No. 10/E/KPT/2019 April 4, 2019 effective until 2022.

Starting in 2020 the frequency of publication becomes 4 monthly, which is published in April, August, and December. This also applies to article template changes.Templates used starting in 2020 can be downloaded by clicking here.


End of 2020, Mr. Yulingga Nanda Hanief, M.Or. resigned from the Editor in Chief. Starting January 2021, Editor in Chief will be replaced by M. Akbar Husein Allsabah, M.Or. The resignation letter was posted on the Instagram account @jurnal.sportif on November 30, 2020. Here's the posting page.