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

Country South Africa  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of South Africa
10
H Index
Subject Area and CategoryHealth Professions
Physical Therapy, Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation
Sports Science

Social Sciences
Education
PublisherUniversity of Stellenbosch
Publication typeJournals
ISSN03799069
Coverage2008-ongoing
Scope Suid-Afrikaanse Tydskrif vir Navorsing in Sport, Liggaamlike Opvoedkunde en Ontspanning The South African Journal for Research in Sport, Physical Education and Recreation is published by the Southern African Alliance for Sport Science, Physical Education and Recreation. Contributions from the fields of Sport Science, Movement Education, Recreation/Leisure Studies, Exercise Science and Dance Studies will be considered for publication. The articles submitted will be administered by the appropriate Review Editor and evaluated by two or more referees.

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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
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
Sports Science2009Q4
Sports Science2010Q4
Sports Science2011Q4
Sports Science2012Q4
Sports Science2013Q4
Sports Science2014Q4
Sports Science2015Q4
Sports Science2016Q4
Sports Science2017Q4
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
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)20130.292
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20140.490
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.375
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.504
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20170.348
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)20160.405
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.333
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)20170.279
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
Total Cites20080
Total Cites20091
Total Cites20106
Total Cites201123
Total Cites201215
Total Cites201315
Total Cites201433
Total Cites201530
Total Cites201645
Total Cites201744
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 document20160.342
External Cites per document20170.280
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 document20160.405
Cites per document20170.333
% 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
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
Citable documents20080
Citable documents200922
Citable documents201046
Citable documents201170
Citable documents201280
Citable documents201372
Citable documents201474
Citable documents201588
Citable documents2016111
Citable documents2017132
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 documents2017103
Cited documents20080
Cited documents20091
Cited documents20104
Cited documents201118
Cited documents201212
Cited documents201312
Cited documents201417
Cited documents201523
Cited documents201630
Cited documents201729
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