International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity

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Disciplines: Medicine, Nursing

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Duration of manuscript handling phases
Duration first review round 1.7 mnths compare →
Total handling time accepted manuscripts 4.5 mnths compare →
Decision time immediate rejection 28 days compare →
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Average number of review reports 2.5 compare →
Average number of review rounds 2.5 compare →
Quality of review reports 3.5 compare →
Difficulty of reviewer comments 3.5 compare →
Overall rating manuscript handling 1.5 (range 0-5) compare →

Latest review

First review round: 6.4 weeks. Overall rating: 0 (very bad). Outcome: Rejected.

Motivation:
I submitted the manuscript in September and it went through two revisions before letting me know that is was not acceptable in March since it was not registered . This is something they could have put in their instructions for authors (like other journals) or they could have even have informed before sending it out to the reviewers or even after the first review (since I told them at this time that we did not register the study). We chose this journal since it did not state that this was a requirement for the journal. To take 7 months of time and 2 revisions is totally unprofessional and unacceptable. This was not a trivial waste of my time. I will not submit to this journal ever again. One of my friends had a similarly unprofessional experience.