Material published in SFT should be original. Articles reproduced previously in other journals and specialist study publications should not be submitted. Falsified data, plagiarism and any other inappropriate act, which could lead to false conclusions, is unethical.

Detailed information concerning Publication Ethics and Publication Malpractice Statement (based on Elsevier recommendations and COPE’s Best Practice Guidelines for Journal Editors) which should be read before submitting the article for publication, can be found under the following link.


The articles sent to the editing office are checked by Internet anti-plagiarism system ( If an author sends his/her article to the editing office he or she automatically accepts the fact that the article can be assessed in such a context. All cases of author’s unreliability in research will be reported by the editing staff to appropriate administrative authorities.