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Motricidadeopen access



Universities and research institutions in Portugal

Subject Area and Category


University of Tras-os-Montes and Alto Douro

University of Tras-os-Montes and Alto Douro in Scimago Institutions Rankings



Publication type



21822972, 1646107X





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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
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

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)20110.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20120.152
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.191
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20140.491
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.658
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.544
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20170.460
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20180.427
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20190.379
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.152
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.191
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.491
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.588
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.497
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.440
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20180.347
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20190.299
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.152
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.191
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.468
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.393
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.534
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.343
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20180.261
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20190.193
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
Total Cites20110
Total Cites20125
Total Cites201313
Total Cites201454
Total Cites201570
Total Cites201672
Total Cites201780
Total Cites201869
Total Cites201967
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 document20140.436
External Cites per document20150.487
External Cites per document20160.372
External Cites per document20170.379
External Cites per document20180.307
External Cites per document20190.290
Cites per document20110.000
Cites per document20120.152
Cites per document20130.191
Cites per document20140.491
Cites per document20150.588
Cites per document20160.497
Cites per document20170.440
Cites per document20180.347
Cites per document20190.299
% 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
Citable documents20110
Citable documents201233
Citable documents201368
Citable documents2014110
Citable documents2015119
Citable documents2016145
Citable documents2017182
Citable documents2018199
Citable documents2019224
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 documents201586
Uncited documents2016112
Uncited documents2017149
Uncited documents2018166
Uncited documents2019201
Cited documents20110
Cited documents20124
Cited documents201310
Cited documents201438
Cited documents201544
Cited documents201644
Cited documents201748
Cited documents201850
Cited documents201941
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