About the Journal

  1. Moment is the time when a multidisciplinary journal is needed as the phenomenon of international change of mankind is occurring in a complex way.
  2. Publisher is specialized in the field of multidisciplinary science, and this journal is also an interdisciplinary journal, covering all academic fields related to human protection in all fields of research.
  3. At the core, analyzes, and provides direction to sensuous human protection issues that are being discussed internationally.
  4. Detail with human protection-related issues in the fields of life, beauty, fashion, and health from a multidisciplinary perspective.

Aims & Scope

Area 1 Multidisciplinary
Area 2 Arts & Humanities Other Topic
Area 3 Operations Research & Management Science

Open Access, Citation & Index

Area 1 KCI (Korea Citation Index)
Area 2 EBSCO
Area 3 ProQuest
Area 4 Exribris
Area 5 Google Scholar

Latest Articles


  • Purpose: The purpose of this study is to examine and understand the effect of sympathetic understanding of fans on the attractiveness and emotional reaction of sports stars, which not only has a significant national or social impact, but also significantly influences the fans' purchase or intention of purchase of sports related products. Furthermore, it is to help to form a relationship with the fans, and also helps he clubs or teams improve their image using sports stars and establish marketing strategies. Method: In this study, 290 professional sports fans as of 2022 were surveyed, and the convenience sampling was used for the sampling method, and the survey was conducted using the Self-Administration Method. Among the collected questionnaires, 281 questionnaires were used as valid samples, excluding the data with insincere responses or omission of some of the contents of the survey. The measurement tool is a questionnaire, and the data processing was carried out using the SPSS 24.0 Program, a statistical package program, and frequency analysis, reliability verification, factor analysis, correlation analysis, and multiple regression were performed. Results: In this study, as a result of factor analysis and reliability verification performed, the sympathetic understanding consisted of two factors, cognitive factor α=.883 and emotional factor α=.836. The attractiveness was consisted of three factors, and it turned out to be a friendliness factor α=.867, an intimacy factor α=.851, and a similarity factor α=.799. The emotional reaction consisted of two factors, positive factor α=.855 and negative factor α=.830. According to the method and process used in the study, the overall result is that the fans' sympathetic understanding of sports stars affects the attractiveness and emotional reaction. Conclusion: In this study, the fans' sympathetic understanding of sports stars influences attractiveness and emotional reaction, and in sports clubs or teams, players' performances, including signing players, and the players' personal or social activities can win sympathy from their fans, and it requires much effort for a long period of time to win such kind of sympathy, and the most basic thing is a sincere activity. If these sincere activities are continued, naturally, the fans feelings towards the club or players will change positively, and that change will lead to purchase of sports related products or a change in positive attitudes related to it.
    Keyword:Sports, Sports Stars, Sympathetic Understanding, Attractiveness, Emotional Reaction
  • Purpose: It can be said that the human desire to be beautiful has been with the history of mankind along with basic needs such as food, clothing and shelter. In Korean society, the social image of men's appearance is gradually opening up, and the beauty industry for men's semi-permanent makeup is gradually expanding. Therefore, what kind of image people have about men's semi-permanent makeup procedures was checked. Method: In this study, type analysis was conducted using the Q-methodology. A Q-statement was composed through literature analysis and in-depth interview, and a 9-point scale Q-classification was performed by selecting a Q-sample and a P-sample and using the forced classification method. For factor analysis for type classification, principal component analysis was performed using the PC-QUANL program. Results: As a result of the study, three types were derived. Type I was a ‘genderless type’ and showed an open attitude, thinking that there was no distinction between men and women in appearance care. Type II is a ‘consideration type’, showing a positive reaction to male appearance care and semi-permanent makeup procedures, and respecting personal preferences. Type III was a ‘conservative thinking type’ and had a negative and conservative reaction to male appearance care and semi-permanent makeup procedures. Conclusion: This study explored the meaning of male and female semi-permanent makeup treatment images of various age groups using the Q-methodology. As a result of the study, an overall perspective on the image of men's semi-permanent makeup was confirmed. It is expected that it will be used as an in-depth and efficient data in future research on men's semi-permanent makeup.
    Keyword:Q-Methodology, Male, Semi-Permanent Makeup, Image, Classification
  • Purpose: This study seeks to present ways to realize tourism and unification for North and South Koreas based on the development of tourist destinations which can help link tourism to exchanges including mutual visits for the separated families of North and South Koreas, the North-South dialogue, politics, economy, culture and sports by developing tourist destinations from which politics of the two Koreas are fully excluded towards the realization of multi purposed tourism as well as the realization of mutual tourism for the two Koreans absent South Korean tourists for North Korea. Based on which, it would be possible to review, first, the development of tourist destinations of South Korea through which South Koreans can visit Mt. Geumgang of North Korea and North Koreans can visit tourist destinations of South Korea. Second, it would be possible to review a plan for carrying out exchanges for the mutual visits of separated families by linking the exchanges of separated families of North and South Koreas at Mt. Geumgang of North Korea with tourist destinations of South Korea. Third, by developing tourist destinations for the purposes of tourism only which North Korea might demand, it would be possible to review alternatives for North Korea's South Korean tourist destinations in the future. Fourth, based on the aforesaid, the purpose of tourism and unification may be realized and tourist exchanges may be reviewed under the premise of free travel. Methods: This study seeks to analyze changes in the tourism related conditions according to the expected changes in the North-South Korean relations and changes in tourism due to the expected changes of the NorthSouth Korean relations via the previous data. Furthermore, through the current status of human exchanges of North Korea, the start of the North-South Korean tourism, and the performance achievements of Mt. Geumgang tourism, this study seeks to examine and understand the changes in the North-South Korean relations according to the North-South Korean summit and the tourism related feng shui storytelling intended for the North-South Korean tourism. Results: Achieving a form of tourism through the North-South Korean exchanges is the top priority. Hence, in order to achieve the purpose of feng shui tourism in the future, it would be necessary to develop the tourist destinations from which politics of North and South Koreas are completely excluded. Towards this end, it is necessary to develop a tourist program by utilizing the tomb of Kim Tae-Seo located at Mt. Moak in Jeonbuk in which the North Korean leadership expressed deep interest ever since the North-South Summit of 2000. To this end, it will be necessary to develop a program which utilizes the storytelling of tourist feng shui utilizing the simple Korean culture which goes beyond the politics, while developing tourism. Conclusion: Tourism has clear points of contact for the unification, and it will be necessary to utilize the points of contact for the North-South Korean tourism through the mutual linkage of the North-South Korean relations moving forward to achieve the purpose of tourism and expect the unification on the Korean Peninsula.
    Keyword:North-South Korean Tourism, Agreement, Inter-Korean Relations, Feng Shui, Storytelling
  • Purpose: The purpose of this study is to analyze the research trends of the Christian bibliotherapy related papers published in Korea over the past two decades. Method: This study was conducted with the papers extracted with the topic of 'Christian bibliotherapy' from among the papers published in Korea from 2003 to 2022 and the papers published in specialized academic journals. The papers to be analyzed were searched and collected with the topic of ’Christian bibliotherapy‘ for the papers published in academic journals as well as the dissertatio ns for master’s and doctoral degrees, which were published from 2003 until 2022 via the database within the search site of the Korea Education and Research Information Service (http://www.riss.co.kr). They were also included in the cases where bibliotherapy was performed with the Bible in addition to the Christian bibliotherapy. Results: As a result of this study, future research on Christian bibliotherapy needs to increase the studies on clinical bibliotherapy targeting various age groups, clarify the specific process of bibliotherapy, and needs to be supplemented with the studies on the process of training Christian bibliotherapy experts. Conclusion: This study will provide the basic data for the Christian bibliotherapy related studies, and will further present future research directions for the Christian bibliotherapy researchers.
    Keyword:Bibliotherapy, Christian Bibliotherapy, Research Trends, Research Content Analysis, Research Subject Analysis
  • Purpose: The beauty industry in Korea has triggered a global syndrome, and in particular, in the beauty industry, which is a labor intensive one highly dependent on human resources, a tool for more efficient and effective manpower management is undergoing discussion on the qualification rating, and hence, it is necessary to study the difference according to job performance. Method: Those who have obtained a national qualification related to the Korean hair in order to analyze the technical job performance according to the qualification rating of the state hair stylist license acquisition as well as those with over 10 years of field experience were subjected to the questionnaire survey. Results: For the hair stylist related qualification and licensed practitioners, the general job performance for each qualification such as cut, perm, hair styling, blow dry, hair evaluation and prescription, hair styling proficiency, and professional work, etc., were surveyed, and consequently, it turned out that there was a difference in job performance in the order of master craftsman, technician, and license, and the difference in job performance of license compared to master craftsman turned out to be larger. Conclusion: Hence, the license issued following the completion of education at universities, etc., has demonstrated a significantly lower job performance compared to the qualification, and in other fields, the qualification system is operated from technician to industrial engineer, and from industrial engineer to master craftsman. However, it is considered that this is so because the qualification system of the beauty area is directly connected to the master craftsman. Accordingly, in order to foster it into a global industry, it would be necessary to improve and supplement specific qualification rating which is realistic, independent, and reflective of the times, moving away from the focus placed on regulations and policies, and as an improvement point and future tasks to be pursued, studies on customer reliability, work habits, interpersonal relationship skills, and quality improvement, which are individual job skills of the state hair stylist license holder, ought to be conducted as well.
    Keyword:State Hair Stylist License, Technician, Job Performance, Master Craftsman, License

Publishing Schedule

Submission 1/20 4/20 7/20 10/20
Editorial Review 1/30 4/30 7/30 10/30
Double Blind Peer Review 2/20 5/20 8/20 11/20
Review-Form Reflection Review 2/25 5/25 8/25 11/25
Accepted 2/25 5/25 8/25 11/25
Manuscript Editing Review 2/30 5/30 8/30 11/30
Scientific Proofreading <15th> <15th> <15th> <15th>
Open & Hybrid Review 3/15 6/15 9/15 12/15
Published 3/30 6/30 9/30 12/30



Jaebum Lee

Myongji University, ROK
[Curriculum Vitae]

Editorial Advisory Boards

Heejung We General Affairs Dankook University, ROK
Yeonsu Byeon Intelligence Korea Health Qigong Association, ROK
Chanhyung Lee Management Myounji University, ROK
Heonju Ha Planning Dongbang Culture University, ROK
Dong Liang International International Health Qigong Association, China

Managing Editor

Sungwoo Sim

Baekseok Arts University, ROK
[Curriculum Vitae]

Editorial Review Boards

Dongho Lim Dongbang Culture University, ROK
Shouyan Tang Lingnan Normal University, China

Editor in Chief

Eunsook Kim

Seokyeong University, ROK
[Curriculum Vitae]

Executive Editors

Jungsoon Choi

Yewon Arts University, ROK
[Curriculum Vitae]

Sangbum Lee

National Association of Mayors of Korea, ROK
[Curriculum Vitae]

Associate Editor Boards

Hongfu Tang Sangmyung University, ROK
Sile Wang Anqing Normal University, China

Assistant Editor Boards

Youngyol Y. Schanz Slippery Rock University, USA
Yongai Zhang Xi’an Medical University, China
Supachai Teeramungcalanon University of International Business and Economics, China
Zhongxuan Jin Shenyang Sport University, China
Naok Hirata Okinawa Recovery Center, Japan
George Van Doorn Federation University Australia, Australia
Graham Brooks University of Wolverhampton, UK
Minfen Liu China International Hyperthermia Association, Taiwan
Sandip Kumar Mishra Jawaharlal Nehru University, India


JUN. 23 National Tax Service of Republic of Korea (493-92-00207)
DEC. 05 Inaugural General Meeting
2016 FEB. 05 International Journal of Protection, Security & Investigation (ISSN 2423-8368)
JUN. 30 First Journal Publication (Japan)
OCT. 11 Digital Object Identifier (DOI)
Google Scholar
APR. 30 I2OR
MAY. 07 ProQuest
MAY. 15 Infobase Index
2020 NOV. 02 KCI (Korea Citation Index)
DEC. 30 International Journal of Protection, Security & Investigation Title Alteration: Protection Convergence (ISSN 2436-1151)
2021 JUL. 01 Journal Publication Change Address (Republic of Korea)

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