Scimago Journal & Country Rank

Motricidadeopen access



Universities and research institutions in Portugal
Media Ranking in Portugal

Subject Area and Category


University of Tras-os-Montes and Alto Douro

Universidade de Tras-os-Montes e Alto Douro in Scimago Institutions Rankings



Publication type



21822972, 1646107X





How to publish in this journal


Journal Motricidade publishes relevant original research and review articles, that are methodologically sound, theoretically grounded and that will potentially contribute to the scientific areas of sports science, human movement, human development, and health-promoting the international debate on those topics. Both qualitative and quantitative research are welcome. Manuscripts may be accepted for publication on the condition that contains original theoretical or experimental data, which has not yet been published partially or totally elsewhere, neither submitted nor being considered for publication elsewhere. Manuscripts must be drafted in English and comply with the guidelines of the International Committee of the Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE) and the American Psychological Association (APA) for the presentation of scientific articles in peer-reviewed journals. Whenever suitable or appropriate, the submitted manuscript must clearly report that also complies with the best ethical practices, and approval was granted beforehand by an ethics committee or institutional review board. 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.

Orthopedics and Sports Medicine2012Q4
Orthopedics and Sports Medicine2013Q4
Orthopedics and Sports Medicine2014Q3
Orthopedics and Sports Medicine2015Q4
Orthopedics and Sports Medicine2016Q4
Orthopedics and Sports Medicine2017Q4
Orthopedics and Sports Medicine2018Q4
Orthopedics and Sports Medicine2019Q4
Orthopedics and Sports Medicine2020Q4
Orthopedics and Sports Medicine2021Q4
Orthopedics and Sports Medicine2022Q4
Physical Therapy, Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation2012Q4
Physical Therapy, Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation2013Q4
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 Rehabilitation2018Q4
Physical Therapy, Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation2019Q4
Physical Therapy, Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation2020Q4
Physical Therapy, Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation2021Q4
Physical Therapy, Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation2022Q4

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)20110.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20120.139
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.173
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20140.458
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.627
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.538
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20170.455
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20180.405
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20190.362
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20200.384
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20210.514
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20220.468
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.139
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.173
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.458
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.546
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.506
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.437
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20180.333
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20190.277
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20200.321
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20210.527
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20220.382
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.139
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.173
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.440
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.363
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.550
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.344
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20180.258
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20190.179
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20200.344
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20210.309
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20220.373
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 Cites20110
Self Cites20120
Self Cites20132
Self Cites20146
Self Cites201512
Self Cites201618
Self Cites201711
Self Cites20188
Self Cites20192
Self Cites20202
Self Cites20217
Self Cites20222
Total Cites20110
Total Cites20125
Total Cites201313
Total Cites201455
Total Cites201571
Total Cites201679
Total Cites201786
Total Cites201872
Total Cites201967
Total Cites202061
Total Cites202199
Total Cites202255
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 document20110
External Cites per document20120.152
External Cites per document20130.162
External Cites per document20140.445
External Cites per document20150.496
External Cites per document20160.421
External Cites per document20170.412
External Cites per document20180.322
External Cites per document20190.290
External Cites per document20200.331
External Cites per document20210.511
External Cites per document20220.384
Cites per document20110.000
Cites per document20120.139
Cites per document20130.173
Cites per document20140.458
Cites per document20150.546
Cites per document20160.506
Cites per document20170.437
Cites per document20180.333
Cites per document20190.277
Cites per document20200.321
Cites per document20210.527
Cites per document20220.382
% 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 documents20110
Non-citable documents20123
Non-citable documents20137
Non-citable documents201410
Non-citable documents201511
Non-citable documents201611
Non-citable documents201715
Non-citable documents201817
Non-citable documents201918
Non-citable documents202012
Non-citable documents20218
Non-citable documents20226
Citable documents20110
Citable documents201233
Citable documents201368
Citable documents2014110
Citable documents2015119
Citable documents2016145
Citable documents2017182
Citable documents2018199
Citable documents2019224
Citable documents2020178
Citable documents2021180
Citable documents2022138
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 documents20110
Uncited documents201232
Uncited documents201365
Uncited documents201482
Uncited documents201584
Uncited documents2016109
Uncited documents2017148
Uncited documents2018164
Uncited documents2019200
Uncited documents2020149
Uncited documents2021132
Uncited documents2022108
Cited documents20110
Cited documents20124
Cited documents201310
Cited documents201438
Cited documents201546
Cited documents201647
Cited documents201749
Cited documents201852
Cited documents201942
Cited documents202041
Cited documents202156
Cited documents202236
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