Guide for Authors


Instructions for Authors

 REN is an Open Access online journal, which provides quarterly publication of original research articles, review articles, letters and guest-edited single topic issues in all areas related to the effect of nutrition on all aspects of the physiological process during exercise which encompasses metabolic, hormonal, immunological, metabolic disorders, nutrigenomics, toxicological. REN considers the submission of manuscripts that meet the general criteria of significance and scientific excellence. REN uses a double-blind approach for peer-reviewing of manuscripts, in which, the reviewer's name is always concealed from the submitting authors as well as the author(s)'s name from the selected reviewers. The submission with REN is free of charge and each peer-reviewed article that is published in REN is universally and freely accessible via the Internet in an easily readable and printable PDF format.


Online Manuscript Submission

Manuscripts must be submitted by authors via online submission and tracking service at

Manuscripts must be prepared based on either in the standard UK or US English language. English standards should be consistent throughout the manuscripts accordingly. Manuscript with poor English and grammatical errors will be rejected by the editor, thus, Non-native speakers of English are advised to send their manuscript to copyediting services by native speakers of English.

The corresponding author should submit a Cover Letter along with the manuscript, on behalf of all the co-authors (if any), and must be stated that the manuscript is original and has not been published previously either wholly or in part. The designing research protocol, drafting and revising the manuscript submitted to the REN must be approved by all authors. The research protocol with human or animal subjects reported in the manuscript must be performed in accordance with the Declaration of Helsinki in 1975 (last updated in 2008) and the International Principles governing research with human beings and animals. The research protocols of Human studies are required to be approved by the ethics committee (insert code in manuscript) and to obtain informed consent from participants. The conflict of interest should be addressed by the authors in the manuscript.

Manuscripts must be prepared as Microsoft Word (.doc) file, in A4 paper size with margins 1 inch or 2.5 cm all around. The manuscript text must be typed double-spaced, justified alignment, with line numbers (continuous) for the convenience of the reviewers. Manuscript pages should be consecutively Numbered (Arabic numerals) at the bottom and center of each page. References should be based on the Vancouver style and placed by EndNote software.

Manuscripts text should be divided into:

·        Title page

·        Abstract

·        Keywords

·        Introduction

·        Methods

·        Results

·        Discussion

·        Conclusions

·        List of abbreviations

·        Acknowledgement

·        Reference


Peer Review Process

Research in Exercise Nutrition (REN) use a double-blind peer review process to review all types of manuscript and all submitted manuscripts will be reviewed by two members of the editorial board and one outside reviewer, who will be asked to review the manuscript for scientific content, innovation and soundness and whether or not the manuscript is sufficiently clear for publication. The authors are responsible for the content and the ethics of everything that is in the paper. For more information, see the guidelines of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE).

Copyright Transfer

REN is an open-access journal that obeys open access publishing policy, authors are requested to sign and transfer copyright to REN. However, after the publication of the article in REN, the authors have the right to share their articles with scientific societies.