About the Journal

The quarterly Health Promotion & Physical Activity (Health Prom Phys Act) is a peer-reviewed, scientific journal that publishes articles concerning disciplines related to medical sciences and health sciences, available in Open Access mode (open-access journal). The publisher of the periodical is the University of Applied Sciences in Tarnow, Poland. The journal has been published under its current name since 2017, and is derived from the biannual Tarnow Scientific Colloquia established in 2016.

Health Promotion & Physical Activity is only published in an electronic version and in the English language.

The mission of the journal is to disseminate and popularise the latest knowledge in the fields of physiotherapy, nursing, medicine, obstetrics, occupational therapy, pharmacy, health management standards and physical culture understood in a broad sense.

The journal Health Promotion & Physical Activity publishes the following types of articles:

Type of work



  • original article

  • review article

  • research report

  • meta-analysis

  • scientific review

  • recommendations / guidelines

  • case study

  • letter to the editor

  • post-conference report

  • editorial


Assigned scientific disciplines

  • medical sciences
  • health sciences
  • physical culture sciences
  • pharmaceutical sciences

Abstracting and Indexing


The Health Promotion & Physical Activity publisher informs, that the 2019 edition of the journal was financed from the funds of Polish Ministry of Science and Higher Education on the basis of contract number 682 / P-DUN / 2019 of July 10, 2019; Task number and name: 2. Digitization of scientific publications and monographs in order to ensure open access to them via the Internet; and tasks: 3. Creating English-language versions of published publications; the amount of funds from DUN: PLN 123,600.