Scimago Journal & Country Rank

Archives of Bone and Joint Surgeryopen access



Universities and research institutions in Iran

Subject Area and Category


Mashhad University of Medical Sciences

Mashhad University of Medical Sciences in Scimago Institutions Rankings



Publication type



2345461X, 23454644





How to publish in this journal


The Archives of Bone and Joint Surgery (ABJS) aims to encourage a better understanding of all aspects of Orthopedic Sciences. The journal accepts scientific papers including original research, review article, short communication, case report, and letter to the editor in all fields of bone, joint, musculoskeletal surgery and related researches. The Archives of Bone and Joint Surgery (ABJS) will publish papers in all aspects of today`s modern orthopedic sciences including: Arthroscopy, Arthroplasty, Sport Medicine, Reconstruction, Hand and Upper Extremity, Pediatric Orthopedics, Spine, Trauma, Foot and Ankle, Tumor, Joint Rheumatic Disease, Skeletal Imaging, Orthopedic Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation, Orthopedic Basic Sciences (Biomechanics, Biotechnology, Biomaterial..). 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 Medicine2014Q4
Orthopedics and Sports Medicine2015Q3
Orthopedics and Sports Medicine2016Q3
Orthopedics and Sports Medicine2017Q2
Orthopedics and Sports Medicine2018Q2
Orthopedics and Sports Medicine2019Q2
Orthopedics and Sports Medicine2020Q3

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)20130.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20140.333
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.613
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.954
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20171.309
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20181.321
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20191.577
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20201.587
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.333
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.613
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.954
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20171.315
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20181.290
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20191.475
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20201.452
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.333
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.613
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.926
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20171.380
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20181.088
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20191.337
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20201.339
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 Cites20147
Self Cites20155
Self Cites201611
Self Cites201723
Self Cites201840
Self Cites201933
Self Cites20206
Total Cites20130
Total Cites201410
Total Cites201557
Total Cites2016144
Total Cites2017263
Total Cites2018280
Total Cites2019357
Total Cites2020360
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 document20140.115
External Cites per document20150.634
External Cites per document20160.985
External Cites per document20171.297
External Cites per document20181.188
External Cites per document20191.459
External Cites per document20201.573
Cites per document20130.000
Cites per document20140.333
Cites per document20150.613
Cites per document20160.954
Cites per document20171.315
Cites per document20181.290
Cites per document20191.475
Cites per document20201.452
% 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 documents20144
Non-citable documents201511
Non-citable documents201616
Non-citable documents201715
Non-citable documents201815
Non-citable documents201920
Non-citable documents202023
Citable documents20130
Citable documents201426
Citable documents201582
Citable documents2016135
Citable documents2017185
Citable documents2018202
Citable documents2019222
Citable documents2020225
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 documents201420
Uncited documents201558
Uncited documents201676
Uncited documents201790
Uncited documents2018101
Uncited documents2019102
Uncited documents2020118
Cited documents20130
Cited documents201410
Cited documents201535
Cited documents201675
Cited documents2017110
Cited documents2018116
Cited documents2019140
Cited documents2020130
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