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International Journal of Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork: Research, Education, and Practiceopen access



Universities and research institutions in Canada

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Multimed Inc.



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The IJTMB is a peer-reviewed journal focusing on the research (methodological, physiological, and clinical) and professional development of therapeutic massage and bodywork and its providers, encompassing all allied health providers whose services include manually applied therapeutic massage and bodywork. The Journal provides a professional forum for editorial input; scientifically-based articles of a research, educational, and practice-oriented nature; readers’ commentaries on journal content and related professional matters; and pertinent news and announcements. 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.

Health Professions (miscellaneous)2009Q4
Health Professions (miscellaneous)2010Q4
Health Professions (miscellaneous)2011Q4
Health Professions (miscellaneous)2012Q2
Health Professions (miscellaneous)2013Q3
Health Professions (miscellaneous)2014Q3
Health Professions (miscellaneous)2015Q3
Health Professions (miscellaneous)2016Q3
Health Professions (miscellaneous)2017Q4
Health Professions (miscellaneous)2018Q3
Health Professions (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)20080.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20092.250
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20100.917
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20110.700
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20122.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.935
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20140.794
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.806
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.891
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20170.707
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20181.353
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20191.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20080.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20092.250
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.917
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.700
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20122.188
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.739
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.846
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.806
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.806
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.533
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20181.417
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20190.958
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20080.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20092.250
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.917
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.625
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.375
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.667
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.846
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.762
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.800
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.500
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20181.571
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20190.929
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 Cites20080
Self Cites20099
Self Cites20108
Self Cites20110
Self Cites20129
Self Cites20133
Self Cites201412
Self Cites20155
Self Cites201618
Self Cites20176
Self Cites201810
Self Cites20194
Total Cites20080
Total Cites20099
Total Cites201011
Total Cites201114
Total Cites201235
Total Cites201317
Total Cites201422
Total Cites201529
Total Cites201625
Total Cites201716
Total Cites201834
Total Cites201923
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 document20080
External Cites per document20090.000
External Cites per document20100.250
External Cites per document20110.700
External Cites per document20121.625
External Cites per document20130.609
External Cites per document20140.385
External Cites per document20150.667
External Cites per document20160.226
External Cites per document20170.333
External Cites per document20181.000
External Cites per document20190.792
Cites per document20080.000
Cites per document20092.250
Cites per document20100.917
Cites per document20110.700
Cites per document20122.188
Cites per document20130.739
Cites per document20140.846
Cites per document20150.806
Cites per document20160.806
Cites per document20170.533
Cites per document20181.417
Cites per document20190.958
% 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 documents20080
Non-citable documents20097
Non-citable documents201018
Non-citable documents201121
Non-citable documents201214
Non-citable documents20136
Non-citable documents201410
Non-citable documents201515
Non-citable documents201619
Non-citable documents201718
Non-citable documents201820
Non-citable documents201919
Citable documents20080
Citable documents20094
Citable documents201012
Citable documents201120
Citable documents201216
Citable documents201323
Citable documents201426
Citable documents201536
Citable documents201631
Citable documents201730
Citable documents201824
Citable documents201924
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 documents20080
Uncited documents20094
Uncited documents201023
Uncited documents201130
Uncited documents201218
Uncited documents201318
Uncited documents201423
Uncited documents201533
Uncited documents201635
Uncited documents201736
Uncited documents201827
Uncited documents201928
Cited documents20080
Cited documents20097
Cited documents20107
Cited documents201111
Cited documents201212
Cited documents201311
Cited documents201413
Cited documents201518
Cited documents201615
Cited documents201712
Cited documents201817
Cited documents201915
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