Scimago Journal & Country Rank

Sports Engineering


United States

Universities and research institutions in United States
Media Ranking in United States

Subject Area and Category


Springer Nature



Publication type



14602687, 13697072





How to publish in this journal


Sports Engineering publishes papers on the application of engineering to sport and is the journal of the International Sports Engineering Association (ISEA). The journal is primarily interested in original contributions which concern the effect of equipment on athlete performance and safety. Using both experimental and theoretical approaches, areas of interest include: mechanics; dynamics; aerodynamics; fluid dynamics; instrumentation; sports surfaces; materials; biomechanics (related to the interaction with equipment) and safety. The journal serves as a forum where research, industry and the sports sector exchange expertise, knowledge and innovative ideas. Join the conversation about this journal

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.

Biomedical Engineering2010Q4
Biomedical Engineering2011Q2
Biomedical Engineering2012Q2
Biomedical Engineering2013Q2
Biomedical Engineering2014Q2
Biomedical Engineering2015Q2
Biomedical Engineering2016Q3
Biomedical Engineering2017Q2
Biomedical Engineering2018Q2
Biomedical Engineering2019Q3
Biomedical Engineering2020Q3
Biomedical Engineering2021Q3
Biomedical Engineering2022Q3
Mechanical Engineering2010Q3
Mechanical Engineering2011Q2
Mechanical Engineering2012Q2
Mechanical Engineering2013Q2
Mechanical Engineering2014Q2
Mechanical Engineering2015Q2
Mechanical Engineering2016Q3
Mechanical Engineering2017Q2
Mechanical Engineering2018Q2
Mechanical Engineering2019Q2
Mechanical Engineering2020Q2
Mechanical Engineering2021Q2
Mechanical Engineering2022Q2
Mechanics of Materials2010Q4
Mechanics of Materials2011Q2
Mechanics of Materials2012Q2
Mechanics of Materials2013Q2
Mechanics of Materials2014Q2
Mechanics of Materials2015Q2
Mechanics of Materials2016Q3
Mechanics of Materials2017Q2
Mechanics of Materials2018Q2
Mechanics of Materials2019Q2
Mechanics of Materials2020Q2
Mechanics of Materials2021Q2
Mechanics of Materials2022Q3
Modeling and Simulation2010Q4
Modeling and Simulation2011Q2
Modeling and Simulation2012Q2
Modeling and Simulation2013Q2
Modeling and Simulation2014Q2
Modeling and Simulation2015Q2
Modeling and Simulation2016Q3
Modeling and Simulation2017Q2
Modeling and Simulation2018Q2
Modeling and Simulation2019Q2
Modeling and Simulation2020Q3
Modeling and Simulation2021Q3
Modeling and Simulation2022Q3
Orthopedics and Sports Medicine2010Q4
Orthopedics and Sports Medicine2011Q2
Orthopedics and Sports Medicine2012Q2
Orthopedics and Sports Medicine2013Q2
Orthopedics and Sports Medicine2014Q2
Orthopedics and Sports Medicine2015Q3
Orthopedics and Sports Medicine2016Q3
Orthopedics and Sports Medicine2017Q3
Orthopedics and Sports Medicine2018Q2
Orthopedics and Sports Medicine2019Q3
Orthopedics and Sports Medicine2020Q3
Orthopedics and Sports Medicine2021Q3
Orthopedics and Sports Medicine2022Q3
Physical Therapy, Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation2010Q3
Physical Therapy, Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation2011Q2
Physical Therapy, Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation2012Q2
Physical Therapy, Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation2013Q2
Physical Therapy, Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation2014Q2
Physical Therapy, Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation2015Q2
Physical Therapy, Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation2016Q3
Physical Therapy, Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation2017Q2
Physical Therapy, Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation2018Q2
Physical Therapy, Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation2019Q2
Physical Therapy, Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation2020Q2
Physical Therapy, Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation2021Q2
Physical Therapy, Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation2022Q2
Sports Science2010Q4
Sports Science2011Q3
Sports Science2012Q2
Sports Science2013Q3
Sports Science2014Q3
Sports Science2015Q3
Sports Science2016Q4
Sports Science2017Q3
Sports Science2018Q3
Sports Science2019Q3
Sports Science2020Q3
Sports Science2021Q3
Sports Science2022Q3

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.

Total Documents

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

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)20090.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20100.714
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20111.255
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20121.400
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20131.356
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20141.344
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20151.107
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20161.406
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20171.311
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20181.551
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20191.208
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20201.219
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20211.806
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20221.639
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20090.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.714
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20111.255
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20121.400
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20131.227
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20141.247
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20151.095
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20161.387
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20171.250
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20181.605
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20191.093
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20201.240
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20211.796
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20221.643
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20090.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.714
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20111.255
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20121.089
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20131.080
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20141.042
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.981
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20161.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20171.200
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20181.407
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20191.038
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20201.217
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20211.682
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20221.540
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 Cites20090
Self Cites20101
Self Cites20117
Self Cites201215
Self Cites20139
Self Cites201411
Self Cites20158
Self Cites20164
Self Cites201712
Self Cites201827
Self Cites201914
Self Cites202020
Self Cites202117
Self Cites202217
Total Cites20090
Total Cites201025
Total Cites201164
Total Cites2012112
Total Cites201381
Total Cites201496
Total Cites201581
Total Cites2016104
Total Cites201795
Total Cites2018130
Total Cites2019118
Total Cites2020124
Total Cites2021167
Total Cites2022115
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 document20090
External Cites per document20100.686
External Cites per document20111.118
External Cites per document20121.213
External Cites per document20131.091
External Cites per document20141.104
External Cites per document20150.986
External Cites per document20161.333
External Cites per document20171.092
External Cites per document20181.272
External Cites per document20190.963
External Cites per document20201.040
External Cites per document20211.613
External Cites per document20221.400
Cites per document20090.000
Cites per document20100.714
Cites per document20111.255
Cites per document20121.400
Cites per document20131.227
Cites per document20141.247
Cites per document20151.095
Cites per document20161.387
Cites per document20171.250
Cites per document20181.605
Cites per document20191.093
Cites per document20201.240
Cites per document20211.796
Cites per document20221.643
% 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 documents20090
Non-citable documents20101
Non-citable documents20112
Non-citable documents20122
Non-citable documents20131
Non-citable documents20141
Non-citable documents20153
Non-citable documents20163
Non-citable documents20173
Non-citable documents20182
Non-citable documents20193
Non-citable documents20202
Non-citable documents20213
Non-citable documents20224
Citable documents20090
Citable documents201034
Citable documents201149
Citable documents201278
Citable documents201365
Citable documents201476
Citable documents201571
Citable documents201672
Citable documents201773
Citable documents201879
Citable documents2019105
Citable documents202098
Citable documents202190
Citable documents202266
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 documents20090
Uncited documents201021
Uncited documents201119
Uncited documents201230
Uncited documents201326
Uncited documents201428
Uncited documents201539
Uncited documents201631
Uncited documents201731
Uncited documents201830
Uncited documents201952
Uncited documents202048
Uncited documents202123
Uncited documents202215
Cited documents20090
Cited documents201014
Cited documents201132
Cited documents201250
Cited documents201340
Cited documents201449
Cited documents201535
Cited documents201644
Cited documents201745
Cited documents201851
Cited documents201956
Cited documents202052
Cited documents202170
Cited documents202255
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