Scimago Journal & Country Rank

South African Journal for Research in Sport, Physical Education and Recreation

Country

South Africa

Universities and research institutions in South Africa

Subject Area and Category

Publisher

University of Stellenbosch

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H-Index

15

Publication type

Journals

ISSN

03799069

Coverage

2008-2020

Information

Homepage

How to publish in this journal

SAJRSPER@nwu.ac.za

Scope

The South African Journal for Research in Sport, Physical education and Recreation (SAJRSPER) is a peer-reviewed journal that publishes original research articles, systematic reviews, commentaries, and letters on topics related to Sport and Exercise science, Physical education and Recreation. This includes research of topics such as bio-mechanics, motor control, sport injuries and rehabilitation, clinical exercise interventions, physical education, as well as outdoor and recreation related topics. Material that is particularly unique and relevant to the subject content at an international and national level would be considered. Join the conversation about this journal
Quartiles

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.

CategoryYearQuartile
Education2009Q4
Education2010Q4
Education2011Q4
Education2012Q4
Education2013Q4
Education2014Q4
Education2015Q4
Education2016Q4
Education2017Q4
Education2018Q4
Education2019Q3
Education2020Q4
Physical Therapy, Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation2009Q4
Physical Therapy, Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation2010Q4
Physical Therapy, Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation2011Q3
Physical Therapy, Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation2012Q4
Physical Therapy, Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation2013Q4
Physical Therapy, Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation2014Q3
Physical Therapy, Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation2015Q3
Physical Therapy, Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation2016Q4
Physical Therapy, Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation2017Q4
Physical Therapy, Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation2018Q4
Physical Therapy, Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation2019Q3
Physical Therapy, Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation2020Q4
Sports Science2009Q4
Sports Science2010Q4
Sports Science2011Q4
Sports Science2012Q4
Sports Science2013Q4
Sports Science2014Q4
Sports Science2015Q4
Sports Science2016Q4
Sports Science2017Q4
Sports Science2018Q4
Sports Science2019Q4
Sports Science2020Q4
SJR

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.

YearSJR
20090.101
20100.123
20110.173
20120.141
20130.137
20140.182
20150.189
20160.179
20170.164
20180.186
20190.258
20200.147
Total Documents

Evolution of the number of published documents. All types of documents are considered, including citable and non citable documents.

YearDocuments
200822
200924
201024
201132
201216
201326
201446
201539
201647
201760
201835
201930
202010
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)20080.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20090.045
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20100.130
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20110.329
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20120.265
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.323
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20140.490
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.375
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.528
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20170.386
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20180.422
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20190.519
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20200.570
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20080.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20090.045
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.130
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.329
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.188
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.208
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.446
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.341
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.414
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.371
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20180.397
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20190.528
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20200.456
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20080.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20090.045
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.130
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.188
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.107
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.250
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.357
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.264
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.365
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.326
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20180.364
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20190.337
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20200.415
Total Cites 
Self-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.

CitesYearValue
Self Cites20080
Self Cites20090
Self Cites20101
Self Cites20113
Self Cites20122
Self Cites20131
Self Cites201410
Self Cites20156
Self Cites20167
Self Cites20177
Self Cites20184
Self Cites201910
Self Cites20200
Total Cites20080
Total Cites20091
Total Cites20106
Total Cites201123
Total Cites201215
Total Cites201315
Total Cites201433
Total Cites201530
Total Cites201646
Total Cites201749
Total Cites201858
Total Cites201975
Total Cites202057
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.

CitesYearValue
External Cites per document20080
External Cites per document20090.045
External Cites per document20100.109
External Cites per document20110.286
External Cites per document20120.163
External Cites per document20130.194
External Cites per document20140.311
External Cites per document20150.273
External Cites per document20160.351
External Cites per document20170.318
External Cites per document20180.372
External Cites per document20190.461
External Cites per document20200.460
Cites per document20080.000
Cites per document20090.045
Cites per document20100.130
Cites per document20110.329
Cites per document20120.188
Cites per document20130.208
Cites per document20140.446
Cites per document20150.341
Cites per document20160.414
Cites per document20170.371
Cites per document20180.397
Cites per document20190.528
Cites per document20200.456
% 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
20084.55
200916.67
20108.33
20110.00
20126.25
20133.85
201413.04
201515.38
20168.51
201721.67
201825.71
201923.33
202040.00
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.

DocumentsYearValue
Non-citable documents20080
Non-citable documents20090
Non-citable documents20100
Non-citable documents20110
Non-citable documents20120
Non-citable documents20130
Non-citable documents20140
Non-citable documents20150
Non-citable documents20160
Non-citable documents20170
Non-citable documents20181
Non-citable documents20191
Non-citable documents20201
Citable documents20080
Citable documents200922
Citable documents201046
Citable documents201170
Citable documents201280
Citable documents201372
Citable documents201474
Citable documents201588
Citable documents2016111
Citable documents2017132
Citable documents2018145
Citable documents2019141
Citable documents2020124
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.

DocumentsYearValue
Uncited documents20080
Uncited documents200921
Uncited documents201042
Uncited documents201152
Uncited documents201268
Uncited documents201360
Uncited documents201457
Uncited documents201565
Uncited documents201681
Uncited documents2017101
Uncited documents2018106
Uncited documents201996
Uncited documents202084
Cited documents20080
Cited documents20091
Cited documents20104
Cited documents201118
Cited documents201212
Cited documents201312
Cited documents201417
Cited documents201523
Cited documents201630
Cited documents201731
Cited documents201840
Cited documents201946
Cited documents202041
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