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RICYDE. Revista internacional de ciencias del deporteopen access



Universities and research institutions in Spain

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Ramon Canto Alcaraz



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RICYDE. Revista Internacional de Ciencias del Deporte, is an on-line magazine with the objective of offering scientific based articles, aiming to develop a deep knowledge of Physical Activity and Sports Science. The specific contents of this journal will deny any simple popular articles, and those with the only aim of exposing opinions and not conclusions based on investigation. The International Journal of Sport Science – RICYDE- will only publish original works that apart from the previous stated conditions have a specific structure, inherent to the contents of scientific articles. RICYDE will have the condition of a free open Internet Journal. 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.

Physical Therapy, Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation2011Q3
Physical Therapy, Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation2012Q3
Physical Therapy, Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation2013Q3
Physical Therapy, Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation2014Q3
Physical Therapy, Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation2015Q3
Physical Therapy, Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation2016Q3
Physical Therapy, Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation2017Q3
Physical Therapy, Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation2018Q3
Physical Therapy, Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation2019Q3
Physical Therapy, Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation2020Q3
Sports Science2011Q3
Sports Science2012Q4
Sports Science2013Q4
Sports Science2014Q4
Sports Science2015Q4
Sports Science2016Q4
Sports Science2017Q4
Sports Science2018Q4
Sports Science2019Q4
Sports Science2020Q4

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)20100.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20110.500
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20120.784
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.422
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20140.547
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.831
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.595
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20170.669
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20181.057
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20191.290
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20201.472
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.500
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.784
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.422
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.538
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.663
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.574
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.720
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20181.141
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20191.141
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20201.151
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.500
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.784
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.435
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.397
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.710
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.524
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.855
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20181.117
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20190.694
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20201.190
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 Cites20100
Self Cites20110
Self Cites20123
Self Cites20135
Self Cites20147
Self Cites201518
Self Cites20165
Self Cites20177
Self Cites20188
Self Cites20197
Self Cites20208
Total Cites20100
Total Cites20111
Total Cites201229
Total Cites201327
Total Cites201450
Total Cites201559
Total Cites201654
Total Cites201767
Total Cites2018105
Total Cites2019105
Total Cites2020107
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 document20100
External Cites per document20110.500
External Cites per document20120.813
External Cites per document20130.393
External Cites per document20140.512
External Cites per document20150.494
External Cites per document20160.557
External Cites per document20170.698
External Cites per document20181.128
External Cites per document20191.114
External Cites per document20201.088
Cites per document20100.000
Cites per document20110.500
Cites per document20120.784
Cites per document20130.422
Cites per document20140.538
Cites per document20150.663
Cites per document20160.574
Cites per document20170.720
Cites per document20181.141
Cites per document20191.141
Cites per document20201.151
% 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 documents20100
Non-citable documents20110
Non-citable documents20125
Non-citable documents20138
Non-citable documents20149
Non-citable documents20156
Non-citable documents20166
Non-citable documents20177
Non-citable documents20186
Non-citable documents20194
Non-citable documents20202
Citable documents20100
Citable documents20112
Citable documents201232
Citable documents201356
Citable documents201484
Citable documents201583
Citable documents201688
Citable documents201786
Citable documents201886
Citable documents201988
Citable documents202091
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 documents20100
Uncited documents20111
Uncited documents201222
Uncited documents201348
Uncited documents201460
Uncited documents201556
Uncited documents201660
Uncited documents201755
Uncited documents201843
Uncited documents201944
Uncited documents202046
Cited documents20100
Cited documents20111
Cited documents201215
Cited documents201316
Cited documents201433
Cited documents201533
Cited documents201634
Cited documents201738
Cited documents201849
Cited documents201948
Cited documents202047
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