Scimago Journal & Country Rank

Journal of Orthopaedics

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Subject Area and CategoryMedicine
Orthopedics and Sports Medicine
PublisherElsevier BV
Publication typeJournals

The set of journals have been ranked according to their SJR and divided into four equal groups, four quartiles. Q1 (green) comprises the quarter of the journals with the highest values, Q2 (yellow) the second highest values, Q3 (orange) the third highest values and Q4 (red) the lowest values.

Orthopedics and Sports Medicine2014Q4
Orthopedics and Sports Medicine2015Q2
Orthopedics and Sports Medicine2016Q3

The SJR is a size-independent prestige indicator that ranks journals by their 'average prestige per article'. It is based on the idea that 'all citations are not created equal'. SJR is a measure of scientific influence of journals that accounts for both the number of citations received by a journal and the importance or prestige of the journals where such citations come from It measures the scientific influence of the average article in a journal, it expresses how central to the global scientific discussion an average article of the journal is.

Citations per document

This indicator counts the number of citations received by documents from a journal and divides them by the total number of documents published in that journal. The chart shows the evolution of the average number of times documents published in a journal in the past two, three and four years have been cited in the current year. The two years line is equivalent to journal impact factor ™ (Thomson Reuters) metric.

Cites per documentYearValue
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20140.297
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20151.027
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.854
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.297
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20151.027
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.854
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.297
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20151.027
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.591
Total Cites 

Evolution of the total number of citations and journal's self-citations received by a journal's published documents during the three previous years.
Journal Self-citation is defined as the number of citation from a journal citing article to articles published by the same journal.

Self Cites20140
Self Cites20152
Self Cites20162
Total Cites201411
Total Cites201575
Total Cites2016140
External Cites per Doc 
Cites per Doc

Evolution of the number of total citation per document and external citation per document (i.e. journal self-citations removed) received by a journal's published documents during the three previous years. External citations are calculated by subtracting the number of self-citations from the total number of citations received by the journal’s documents.

External Cites per document20140.297
External Cites per document20151.000
External Cites per document20160.841
Cites per document20140.297
Cites per document20151.027
Cites per document20160.854
% International Collaboration

International Collaboration accounts for the articles that have been produced by researchers from several countries. The chart shows the ratio of a journal's documents signed by researchers from more than one country; that is including more than one country address.

YearInternational Collaboration
Citable documents 
Non-citable documents

Not every article in a journal is considered primary research and therefore "citable", this chart shows the ratio of a journal's articles including substantial research (research articles, conference papers and reviews) in three year windows vs. those documents other than research articles, reviews and conference papers.

Non-citable documents20146
Non-citable documents201510
Non-citable documents201617
Citable documents201437
Citable documents201573
Citable documents2016164
Cited documents 
Uncited documents

Ratio of a journal's items, grouped in three years windows, that have been cited at least once vs. those not cited during the following year.

Uncited documents201435
Uncited documents201545
Uncited documents2016115
Cited documents20148
Cited documents201538
Cited documents201666
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