Submission Preparation ChecklistAs 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.
- 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).
- The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, or RTF document file format.
- Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
- 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.
- The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines.
Subject matter and text categories:
physical (biological) anthropology and all relevant biological and medical topics in biological anthropology, bio-archaeology and clinical anthropology, specifically on human auxology, ageing and senescence in both living and past populations; genetic determinants and environmental (geographic, socio-economic, nutritional and other lifestyle behaviours) factors contributing to variation in human physique and health status; health-related quality of life; human reproductive ecology; human evolutionary behaviour; microevolutionary changes such as secular trends in physical growth and maturation; methodological and methodical issues of biological anthropology; the application of concepts from the field of biological anthropology to clinical settings.
articles developed at the request of the Editors, original experimental studies, meta- analyses, overviews, reviews of literature and short notes on preliminary findings, case studies, opinions and recommendations regarding issues relevant in the disciplines concerned and also book reviews. Our chronicle has been moved to the PTA bulletin.
papers delivered for publication should include:
contributions from individual authors., These contain information on the authors of the concept, assumptions, and the methods and study protocol used in development of the publication. The submitting author assumes major responsibility for this. The Editors, pursuant to the applicable law, are obliged to document any cases of scientific malpractice (ghostwriting and guest authorship), including to report them to relevant authorities [see: "Dobre praktyki w procedurach recenzencyjnych w nauce" (Good Practice in Review Procedures in Science), Ministry of Science and Higher Education, Warsaw 2011; available at: www.ptantropologiczne.pl tab: Anthropological Review]
the financial disclosure must include the source and manner of research financing, and the role of sponsors and financing institutions in article content.
any conflict of interest,
a statement that the paper has not been previously published or concurrently submitted to an editorial office of another journal, and also that it is approved by all authors and the institutions where it was developed.
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