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Motriz. Revista de Educacao Fisicaopen access



Universities and research institutions in Brazil

Subject Area and Category


Universidade Estadual Paulista (UNESP)

Universidade Estadual Paulista Julio de Mesquita Filho in Scimago Institutions Rankings



Publication type



14159805, 19806574





How to publish in this journal


Motriz was designed to disseminate the knowledge of exercise science that is relevant to all researchers and professional involving either basic or applied researches. Motriz encourages manuscript submissions from different field in exercise science including sports training, adaptative sports, sports psychology, biomechanics and neural control of movement, physical activity and health,sports coaching,and adventure sports and leisure. 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 (social science)2011Q4
Health (social science)2012Q4
Health (social science)2013Q4
Health (social science)2014Q3
Health (social science)2015Q4
Health (social science)2016Q3
Health (social science)2017Q3
Health (social science)2018Q4
Health (social science)2019Q3
Health (social science)2020Q4
Medicine (miscellaneous)2011Q4
Medicine (miscellaneous)2012Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)2013Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)2014Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)2015Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)2016Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)2017Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)2018Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)2019Q3
Medicine (miscellaneous)2020Q4
Sports Science2011Q4
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)20110.200
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20120.340
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.279
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20140.397
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.407
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.502
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20170.688
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20180.574
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20190.665
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20200.712
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.200
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.340
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.279
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.405
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.398
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.542
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.728
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20180.521
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20190.676
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20200.613
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.200
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.340
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.248
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.290
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.396
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.478
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.483
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20180.481
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20190.600
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20200.486
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 Cites20112
Self Cites20123
Self Cites201312
Self Cites201411
Self Cites201511
Self Cites20167
Self Cites20172
Self Cites20184
Self Cites201911
Self Cites20206
Total Cites20100
Total Cites20116
Total Cites201236
Total Cites201351
Total Cites2014102
Total Cites201594
Total Cites2016116
Total Cites2017131
Total Cites201885
Total Cites201998
Total Cites202092
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 document20110.133
External Cites per document20120.311
External Cites per document20130.213
External Cites per document20140.365
External Cites per document20150.356
External Cites per document20160.517
External Cites per document20170.721
External Cites per document20180.503
External Cites per document20190.608
External Cites per document20200.577
Cites per document20100.000
Cites per document20110.200
Cites per document20120.340
Cites per document20130.279
Cites per document20140.405
Cites per document20150.398
Cites per document20160.542
Cites per document20170.728
Cites per document20180.521
Cites per document20190.676
Cites per document20200.613
% 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 documents20120
Non-citable documents20130
Non-citable documents20143
Non-citable documents20153
Non-citable documents20163
Non-citable documents20171
Non-citable documents20182
Non-citable documents20192
Non-citable documents20201
Citable documents20100
Citable documents201130
Citable documents2012106
Citable documents2013183
Citable documents2014249
Citable documents2015233
Citable documents2016211
Citable documents2017179
Citable documents2018161
Citable documents2019143
Citable documents2020149
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 documents201125
Uncited documents201274
Uncited documents2013142
Uncited documents2014177
Uncited documents2015172
Uncited documents2016140
Uncited documents2017110
Uncited documents2018101
Uncited documents201989
Uncited documents202095
Cited documents20100
Cited documents20115
Cited documents201232
Cited documents201341
Cited documents201475
Cited documents201564
Cited documents201674
Cited documents201770
Cited documents201862
Cited documents201956
Cited documents202055
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