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Acta Salus Vitae

Abbreviation: Acta Salus Vitae

Published by: College of Physical Education and Sport PALESTRA; Society of Research in Wellness

Publisher Location: Prague, Czech Republic

Journal Website:
http://vstvs.palestra.cz/node/121


Range of citations in the SafetyLit database: 2014; 2(1) -- 2014; 2(1)

Publication Date Range: 2013 --

Title began with volume (issue): 1(1)

Number of articles from this journal included in the SafetyLit database: 1
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pISSN = 1805–8787


Find a library that holds this journal: http://worldcat.org/issn/1805–8787

Journal Language(s): Czech


Aims and Scope (from publisher): The mission of the scientific journal "Acta Salus Vitae" is publishing of original peer-reviewed scientific papers in English. The journal is published 2 times a year with deadlines of 1st May and 1st November of the actual year. Scientific journal "Acta Salus Vitae" is the first scientific journal in the Czech and European environment presenting serious scientific results in the field of wellness. By publishing this scientific journal in the modern scheme of Web of Science we aim to create new scientific platform in the down defined base of wellness and its consequences in the area of health promotion and quality of life. Scientific platform of the journal is open for wellness problematic experts, e.g. pedagogues, educators, physicians, physiotherapists, physiologists, psychologists, coaches, etc. The platform of the scientific journal" Acta Salus Vitae" is determined in the thematic areas:

• Scientific theoretical foundations of wellness, health and quality of life. Methodology of research in wellness. Philosophical and ethical principles.

• Physical, mental, social, moral and economic aspects in relation to human health. Wellness in the environmental context. Wellness issues in the school and work environment. Intervention projects, applied research.

• Wellness and lifestyle. Principles of protective and health nourishment. Sleep habits in relation to wellness and quality of life. Adequate exercise regime, adapted physical activities. Wellness programs and wellness procedures in relation to health benefits.

In antic the word "Salus" was used for Roman goddess as a personification of harmony, peace, health and prosperity. This word can be used in the new scientific context to express the content the modern concept of "wellness". According the definition of WHO: “Wellness is the optimal state of health of individuals and groups. There are two focal concerns: the realisation of the fullest potential of an individual physically, psychologically, socially, spiritually and economically, and the fulfilment of one´s role in the family, community, place of worship, workplace and other settings.” – WHO (2000). The world health report 2000. Health Systems: Improving Performance. WHO: Geneva. http://www.who.int/healthpromotion/about/HPRGlossary_NewTerms.pdf Research in this field represents a new broad sphere of research.