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International Review of Sport and Exercise Psychology

Country United States  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of United States
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Subject Area and CategoryHealth Professions
Sports Science

Applied Psychology
PublisherTaylor and Francis
Publication typeJournals
ISSN1750984X, 17509858
Scope International Review of Sport and Exercise Psychology is the first scholarly, peer-reviewed journal that publishes critical reviews of research literature in sport and exercise psychology. Typically, these reviews evaluate relevant conceptual and methodological issues in the field and provide a critique of the strengths and weaknesses of empirical studies that address common themes or hypotheses. The reviews present summaries of, and conclusions about, the current state of knowledge concerning topics of interest, as well as assessments of relevant unresolved issues and future trends. Reviews of research literature on theories, topics and issues that are at the interface with mainstream psychology are especially welcome.


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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.

Applied Psychology2010Q2
Applied Psychology2011Q2
Applied Psychology2012Q2
Applied Psychology2013Q1
Applied Psychology2014Q1
Applied Psychology2015Q1
Applied Psychology2016Q1
Applied Psychology2017Q2
Applied Psychology2018Q1
Sports Science2010Q2
Sports Science2011Q2
Sports Science2012Q2
Sports Science2013Q1
Sports Science2014Q1
Sports Science2015Q1
Sports Science2016Q1
Sports Science2017Q2
Sports Science2018Q1

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)20090.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20101.417
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20112.381
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20122.931
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20134.132
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20144.944
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20156.184
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20166.067
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20175.591
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20185.818
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20090.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20101.417
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20112.381
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20122.931
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20134.269
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20145.370
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20155.900
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20165.750
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20173.971
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20185.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20090.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20101.417
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20112.381
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20122.882
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20134.176
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20145.474
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20155.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20163.769
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20172.739
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20187.056
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 Cites20100
Self Cites20115
Self Cites20123
Self Cites20133
Self Cites20144
Self Cites20155
Self Cites20163
Self Cites20170
Self Cites20181
Total Cites20090
Total Cites201017
Total Cites201150
Total Cites201285
Total Cites2013111
Total Cites2014145
Total Cites2015177
Total Cites2016207
Total Cites2017135
Total Cites2018165
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 document20101.417
External Cites per document20112.143
External Cites per document20122.828
External Cites per document20134.154
External Cites per document20145.222
External Cites per document20155.733
External Cites per document20165.667
External Cites per document20173.971
External Cites per document20184.970
Cites per document20090.000
Cites per document20101.417
Cites per document20112.381
Cites per document20122.931
Cites per document20134.269
Cites per document20145.370
Cites per document20155.900
Cites per document20165.750
Cites per document20173.971
Cites per document20185.000
% 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 documents20102
Non-citable documents20114
Non-citable documents20126
Non-citable documents20136
Non-citable documents20146
Non-citable documents20155
Non-citable documents20164
Non-citable documents20172
Non-citable documents20181
Citable documents20090
Citable documents201012
Citable documents201121
Citable documents201229
Citable documents201326
Citable documents201427
Citable documents201530
Citable documents201636
Citable documents201734
Citable documents201833
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 documents20104
Uncited documents201110
Uncited documents201213
Uncited documents201310
Uncited documents20148
Uncited documents20157
Uncited documents201612
Uncited documents20176
Uncited documents20184
Cited documents20090
Cited documents201010
Cited documents201115
Cited documents201222
Cited documents201322
Cited documents201425
Cited documents201528
Cited documents201628
Cited documents201730
Cited documents201830
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