Information for authors

The “Human” Journal publishes original, professional and review papers, scientific acknowledgements and reviews twice a year printed and online. Editorial board of the journal encourages authors to submmit their papers to e-mail: For all informations about publication you can contact executive editor Dr. Husnija Hasanbegovic at his personal e-mail address: Authors should provide the address of the institution they work at, the telephone number and e-mail address in addition to paper. If there is more than one author per work, first three authors give the address of the institution they work at, and the editorial board will consider the first author as contact person. The accepted papers are published online and in the printed vesion. Authors that published their paper will receive the copy of the journal by mail to their postal address.

The journal “Human”, publishes the original, scientific manuscripts regarding issues of human rehabilitation, and it includes the topics as development rehabilitation, educative rehabilitation, communicative rehabilitation, culture rehabilitation, post-surgery medicine rehabilitation, psychic rehabilitation, social rehabilitation, penology and professional rehabilitation, as well as others areas of science (see about us page). The journal will publish the articles that have empirical and theoretical contribution to science and if it’s analysis can find application in theory and practice. The scientific debates and review articles will not be published if they have no clearly defined problem of research, and if they have no suggestion for solving the problem with aim to improve theory or practice.

The most valuable criteria for accepting the article is elaborated contribution of their survey to theory or practice. It is necessary to clearly point out application importance at the end of description of introduction part.
The quality evaluation of the article takes into consideration the importance of the problem that author is dealing with, and the suitability of used methodology in certain problem solving.

The manuscripts are considered for review if the same work will not be published elsewhere, and all authors, and if necessary institution officers where the author/s is/are employed, have to prove that paper has not been published elsewhere. The necessity of institution’s consent for sensitive article publishing is evaluated by authors themselves but also the responsibility for eventual charges related to publishing articles that institution does not support. If the journal editor requests the authorization, the authors are asked to have positive critic toward that admittance and transparent correspondence. It is assumed that any person cited as a source of personal communication has approved such citation; written authorization may be required at the Editor’s discretion. The scientific articles published in journal “Human” present the opinions of authors and will not be considered as the opinion of editorial board of the journal.

After manuscript submission if it is accepted for publishing copyright in every form and media exclusively belongs to publisher. If authors evaluate that their survey requires copyright fee for intellectual property the request for payment is needed in addiction to article. After that the board will make final decision about acceptance of offered suggestion. If the authors give away their rights it is necessary to send affidavit on the specified form for that purpose.
The manuscripts should be submitted online using the form which is available on journal web page. All questions about article submission or using web-page, authors can send to operating editor to address

All questions related to articles publishing and other questions can be sent to postal address of journal editor “Istraživanja u humanoj rehabilitaciji”, Ive Andrća 4/2/9, Tuzla. Authors have the possibility of paying for articles publishing if they express the need for fast publishing or publishing color pictures or graphs. The names of authors that paid for publishing will not be noted.

Manuscript preparation

Manuscripts should conform to the conventions specified in the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (6th Edition) (1200 Seventeenth Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20036). Printed manuscripts must be typewritten, double-spaced on 81/2 x 11-inch (or A4) white paper, with numbered pages. Page 1 should contain the title of the article, author(s) name(s) (without degrees), affiliation(s), a short title not exceeding 45 characters and spaces, and the complete mailing address of the person to whom correspondence should be sent. Page 2 should contain an abstract of 100-150 words. Language should be accessible for a wide range of readers of English wherever possible. The contents should be prepared with chapters: Introduction; Material and Methods, Results; Discussion; Conclusion and Literature.

Authors should be sensitive to the use of terminology that might be obsolete or offensive to readers. Abbreviations should not be used, other than as described in the APA Manual. Endnotes (to be published as footnotes) should conform to APA standards and they should be used only when absolutely necessary. Tables should conform to APA standards. Do not type any vertical lines. Every column must have a clear heading. All illustrations are considered as figures and must be supplied in a finished form ready for reproduction upon acceptance. Consult the APA Publication Manual. Illustrations in color can be accepted only if the authors defray the cost.


See APA Manual Edition 6 for further information on references. Please note that the references have been updated to reflect APA Edition 6. Please ensure that you include the city AND state of publication for all books, and please include the DOI number for all journal articles.


Details of all funding sources for the work in question should be given in a separate section entitled ‘Funding.” The sentence should begin: ‘This work was supported by …’ then full official name of funding agency or institutions or persons, it is necessary to put the numbers of funding decisions.


The Human Research in Rehabilitation does not charge publishing articles. All content is freely available without charge to the user or his/her institution.


Please note that by submitting an article for publication you confirm that you are the corresponding/submitting author and that Institute for Human Rehabilitation may retain your email address for the purpose of communicating with you about the article. You agree to notify Human Journal immediately if your details change. If your article is accepted for publication Human Journal will contact you. Please note that Human Journal does not retain copies of rejected articles.

It is a condition of publication in the journal that authors grant an exclusive license to Institute for Human Rehabilitation. This ensures that requests from third parties to reproduce articles are handled efficiently and consistently and will also allow the article to be as widely disseminated as possible. As part of the license agreement, authors may use their own material in other publications, provided that the journal is acknowledged as the original place of publication and Institute for Human Rehabilitation is acknowledged as the publisher.

Conflict of interests

At the point of submission, Human Journal policy requires that each author reveal any financial interests or connections, direct or indirect, or other situations that might raise the question of bias in the work reported or the conclusions, implications, or opinions stated – including pertinent commercial or other sources of funding for the individual author(s) or for the associated department(s) or organization(s), personal relationships, or direct academic competition. When considering whether you should declare a conflicting interest or connection please consider the conflict of interest test: Is there any arrangement that would embarrass you or any of your co-authors if it was to emerge after publication and you had not declared it?

Corresponding authors are required to confirm whether they or their co-authors have any conflicts of interest to declare, and to provide details of these. If the Corresponding author is unable to confirm this information on behalf of all co-authors, the authors in question will then be required to submit their statement to the Editorial Office. It is the Corresponding author’s responsibility to ensure that all authors adhere to this policy.
If the manuscript is published, Conflict of Interest information will be communicated in a statement in the published paper.

NOTE: We, the editors, inform the authors that in accordance with statutory requirements, the journal is not liable for any form of plagiarising, and the sole responsibility for such actions lies upon authors of the articles. We encourage the readers to give both the positive and the negative feedback to us.