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Orthopaedic Journal of Sports Medicineopen access

Country United States  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of United States
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Subject Area and CategoryMedicine
Orthopedics and Sports Medicine
PublisherSAGE Publications Inc.
Publication typeJournals
Scope The Orthopaedic Journal of Sports Medicine (OJSM), developed by the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM), is a global, peer-reviewed, open access journal that combines the interests of researchers and clinical practitioners across orthopaedic sports medicine, arthroscopy, and knee and shoulder arthroplasty. The aim of OJSM is to provide a truly international source of high-quality peer-reviewed clinical research, relevant basic and translational research, and review articles. Topics include original research in the areas of: Orthopaedic sports medicine, including surgical and nonsurgical treatment of orthopaedic sports injuries, Arthroscopic surgery (shoulder/elbow/wrist/hip/knee/ankle/foot), Relevant translational research, Sports traumatology/epidemiology, Knee and shoulder arthroplasty. OJSM also publishes relevant systematic reviews and meta-analyses as well as consensus statements and scientific meeting abstracts of affiliated societies.


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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 Medicine2014Q2
Orthopedics and Sports Medicine2015Q3
Orthopedics and Sports Medicine2016Q3
Orthopedics and Sports Medicine2017Q1
Orthopedics and Sports Medicine2018Q1

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)20130.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20141.462
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.500
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20161.119
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20172.239
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20182.374
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20141.462
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.500
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20161.119
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20172.089
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20182.787
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20141.462
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.500
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.961
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20172.791
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20182.585
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 Cites20130
Self Cites20149
Self Cites20157
Self Cites201624
Self Cites201784
Self Cites2018133
Total Cites20130
Total Cites201457
Total Cites2015133
Total Cites2016413
Total Cites2017984
Total Cites20181463
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 document20130
External Cites per document20141.231
External Cites per document20150.474
External Cites per document20161.054
External Cites per document20171.911
External Cites per document20182.533
Cites per document20130.000
Cites per document20141.462
Cites per document20150.500
Cites per document20161.119
Cites per document20172.089
Cites per document20182.787
% 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 documents20130
Non-citable documents2014114
Non-citable documents2015281
Non-citable documents2016451
Non-citable documents2017339
Non-citable documents2018180
Citable documents20130
Citable documents201439
Citable documents2015266
Citable documents2016369
Citable documents2017471
Citable documents2018525
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 documents20130
Uncited documents2014129
Uncited documents2015472
Uncited documents2016635
Uncited documents2017502
Uncited documents2018285
Cited documents20130
Cited documents201424
Cited documents201575
Cited documents2016185
Cited documents2017308
Cited documents2018420
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