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Voprosy kurortologii, fizioterapii, i lechebnoi fizicheskoi kultury

Country Russian Federation  - SIR icon
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Subject Area and CategoryMedicine
Medicine (miscellaneous)
Publisher Izdatel'stvo Meditsina
Publication typeJournals
Coverage1955, 1961-1963, 1965-2020
Scope The journal “Voprosy kurortologii, fizioterapii i lechebnoy fizicheskoy kul’tury” is the oldest Russian journal that publishes articles concerning the medical application of therapeutic physical factors. The journal was founded in1923 on the initiative of professor P.N. Obrosov, the then head of Department of Health Resort Management, personally supported by Minister for Health N.A. Semashko. The journal highlights the key issues of fundamental studies, physical methods for the treatment of various diseases, recent achievements of domestic and foreign researchers, and applications of innovative technologies in the clinical practice. The journal publishes results of the studies on mechanisms of physiological and therapeutic action of physical factors, effects of therapeutic physical training, data on the methods for the treatment, rehabilitation, primary and secondary prophylaxis, remedial therapy of various pathological conditions. The journal provides an important forum for discussions of complicated and debatable theoretical and practical problems of health resort medicine, physiotherapy, and therapeutic physical training with the participation of leading specialists in these fields. Results of research and reports of practicing physicians appearing in the journal cover the experience with the use of physical and therapeutic methods in the practical work of medical and health resort facilities, organization of physiotherapeutic services.


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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.

Medicine (miscellaneous)1999Q4
Medicine (miscellaneous)2000Q4
Medicine (miscellaneous)2001Q4
Medicine (miscellaneous)2002Q4
Medicine (miscellaneous)2003Q4
Medicine (miscellaneous)2004Q4
Medicine (miscellaneous)2005Q4
Medicine (miscellaneous)2006Q4
Medicine (miscellaneous)2007Q4
Medicine (miscellaneous)2008Q4
Medicine (miscellaneous)2009Q4
Medicine (miscellaneous)2010Q4
Medicine (miscellaneous)2011Q4
Medicine (miscellaneous)2012Q4
Medicine (miscellaneous)2013Q4
Medicine (miscellaneous)2014Q4
Medicine (miscellaneous)2015Q4
Medicine (miscellaneous)2016Q4
Medicine (miscellaneous)2017Q4
Medicine (miscellaneous)2018Q4
Medicine (miscellaneous)2019Q4

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)19990.003
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20000.030
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20010.024
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20020.022
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20030.024
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20040.020
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20050.027
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20060.016
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20070.022
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20080.043
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20090.032
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20100.035
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20110.016
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20120.024
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.054
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20140.037
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.019
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.074
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20170.067
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20180.145
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20190.128
Cites / Doc. (3 years)19990.003
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20000.023
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20010.026
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20020.009
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20030.020
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20040.018
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20050.030
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20060.016
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20070.025
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20080.049
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20090.027
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.030
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.018
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.027
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.055
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.040
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.026
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.074
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.087
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20180.145
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20190.139
Cites / Doc. (2 years)19990.004
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20000.022
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20010.022
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20020.004
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20030.029
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20040.019
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20050.024
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20060.014
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20070.015
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20080.029
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20090.013
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.031
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.025
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.026
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.046
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.032
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.021
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.064
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.088
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20180.155
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20190.124
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 Cites19990
Self Cites20000
Self Cites20010
Self Cites20020
Self Cites20030
Self Cites20040
Self Cites20050
Self Cites20060
Self Cites20070
Self Cites20080
Self Cites20090
Self Cites20100
Self Cites20110
Self Cites20120
Self Cites20130
Self Cites20140
Self Cites20150
Self Cites20160
Self Cites20170
Self Cites20180
Self Cites20190
Total Cites19991
Total Cites20008
Total Cites20019
Total Cites20023
Total Cites20037
Total Cites20046
Total Cites200510
Total Cites20065
Total Cites20078
Total Cites200815
Total Cites20099
Total Cites201010
Total Cites20116
Total Cites20128
Total Cites201315
Total Cites201410
Total Cites20156
Total Cites201616
Total Cites201718
Total Cites201829
Total Cites201926
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 document19990.003
External Cites per document20000.023
External Cites per document20010.026
External Cites per document20020.009
External Cites per document20030.020
External Cites per document20040.018
External Cites per document20050.030
External Cites per document20060.016
External Cites per document20070.025
External Cites per document20080.049
External Cites per document20090.027
External Cites per document20100.030
External Cites per document20110.018
External Cites per document20120.027
External Cites per document20130.055
External Cites per document20140.040
External Cites per document20150.026
External Cites per document20160.074
External Cites per document20170.087
External Cites per document20180.145
External Cites per document20190.139
Cites per document19990.003
Cites per document20000.023
Cites per document20010.026
Cites per document20020.009
Cites per document20030.020
Cites per document20040.018
Cites per document20050.030
Cites per document20060.016
Cites per document20070.025
Cites per document20080.049
Cites per document20090.027
Cites per document20100.030
Cites per document20110.018
Cites per document20120.027
Cites per document20130.055
Cites per document20140.040
Cites per document20150.026
Cites per document20160.074
Cites per document20170.087
Cites per document20180.145
Cites per document20190.139
% 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 documents19991
Non-citable documents20002
Non-citable documents20012
Non-citable documents20021
Non-citable documents20030
Non-citable documents20041
Non-citable documents20052
Non-citable documents20063
Non-citable documents20072
Non-citable documents20082
Non-citable documents20091
Non-citable documents20103
Non-citable documents20112
Non-citable documents20122
Non-citable documents20130
Non-citable documents20140
Non-citable documents20150
Non-citable documents20160
Non-citable documents20170
Non-citable documents20180
Non-citable documents20190
Citable documents1999352
Citable documents2000348
Citable documents2001341
Citable documents2002340
Citable documents2003351
Citable documents2004330
Citable documents2005330
Citable documents2006307
Citable documents2007318
Citable documents2008307
Citable documents2009331
Citable documents2010332
Citable documents2011326
Citable documents2012292
Citable documents2013272
Citable documents2014250
Citable documents2015227
Citable documents2016217
Citable documents2017206
Citable documents2018200
Citable documents2019187
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 documents1999352
Uncited documents2000342
Uncited documents2001336
Uncited documents2002338
Uncited documents2003345
Uncited documents2004326
Uncited documents2005326
Uncited documents2006305
Uncited documents2007312
Uncited documents2008296
Uncited documents2009324
Uncited documents2010325
Uncited documents2011322
Uncited documents2012286
Uncited documents2013258
Uncited documents2014241
Uncited documents2015221
Uncited documents2016201
Uncited documents2017188
Uncited documents2018176
Uncited documents2019162
Cited documents19991
Cited documents20008
Cited documents20017
Cited documents20023
Cited documents20036
Cited documents20045
Cited documents20056
Cited documents20065
Cited documents20078
Cited documents200813
Cited documents20098
Cited documents201010
Cited documents20116
Cited documents20128
Cited documents201314
Cited documents20149
Cited documents20156
Cited documents201616
Cited documents201718
Cited documents201824
Cited documents201925
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