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Journal of Human Sport and Exerciseopen access



Universities and research institutions in Spain

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University of Alicante. Faculty of Education

Universitat d'Alacant in Scimago Institutions Rankings



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JHSE contributes to the continuing professional development of sport and exercise sciences, including a high-level research in biomechanics, exercise physiology, sports history, nutrition, and a wide range of social and ethical issues in physical activity, and other aspects of sports medicine related quality of life and biophysical investigation of sports performance. 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 Rehabilitation2011Q4
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 Rehabilitation2016Q2
Physical Therapy, Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation2017Q4
Physical Therapy, Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation2018Q3
Physical Therapy, Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation2019Q2
Physical Therapy, Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation2020Q3
Physical Therapy, Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation2021Q3
Sports Science2011Q4
Sports Science2012Q4
Sports Science2013Q4
Sports Science2014Q4
Sports Science2015Q4
Sports Science2016Q3
Sports Science2017Q4
Sports Science2018Q4
Sports Science2019Q3
Sports Science2020Q4
Sports Science2021Q4

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)20110.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20120.470
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.514
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20140.648
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.607
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.672
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20170.545
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20180.709
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20191.494
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20201.059
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20211.262
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.470
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.514
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.633
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.485
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.633
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.448
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20180.794
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20191.633
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20201.063
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20211.275
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.470
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.514
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.406
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.411
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.567
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.508
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20180.845
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20191.604
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20200.997
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20211.237
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 Cites20128
Self Cites201317
Self Cites201415
Self Cites201543
Self Cites201626
Self Cites20176
Self Cites201830
Self Cites2019124
Self Cites2020109
Self Cites2021187
Total Cites20100
Total Cites20110
Total Cites201231
Total Cites201375
Total Cites2014159
Total Cites2015132
Total Cites2016167
Total Cites201791
Total Cites2018170
Total Cites2019405
Total Cites2020491
Total Cites2021792
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 document20110.000
External Cites per document20120.354
External Cites per document20130.400
External Cites per document20140.578
External Cites per document20150.328
External Cites per document20160.536
External Cites per document20170.421
External Cites per document20180.657
External Cites per document20191.161
External Cites per document20200.836
External Cites per document20210.984
Cites per document20100.000
Cites per document20110.000
Cites per document20120.470
Cites per document20130.514
Cites per document20140.633
Cites per document20150.485
Cites per document20160.633
Cites per document20170.448
Cites per document20180.794
Cites per document20191.633
Cites per document20201.063
Cites per document20211.275
% 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 documents20121
Non-citable documents20131
Non-citable documents20142
Non-citable documents20151
Non-citable documents20161
Non-citable documents20171
Non-citable documents20181
Non-citable documents20196
Non-citable documents20205
Non-citable documents20216
Citable documents20100
Citable documents20112
Citable documents201265
Citable documents2013145
Citable documents2014249
Citable documents2015271
Citable documents2016263
Citable documents2017202
Citable documents2018213
Citable documents2019242
Citable documents2020457
Citable documents2021615
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 documents20112
Uncited documents201243
Uncited documents201398
Uncited documents2014162
Uncited documents2015209
Uncited documents2016200
Uncited documents2017156
Uncited documents2018129
Uncited documents2019143
Uncited documents2020259
Uncited documents2021317
Cited documents20100
Cited documents20110
Cited documents201223
Cited documents201348
Cited documents201489
Cited documents201563
Cited documents201664
Cited documents201747
Cited documents201885
Cited documents2019105
Cited documents2020203
Cited documents2021304
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