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Universities and research institutions in Spain
Media Ranking in Spain

Subject Area and Category


Federacion Espanola de Docentes de Educacion Fisica



Publication type



19882041, 15791726





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“Challenges”, is an international journal that examines practical and research aspects of the broadly defined areas of physical education, kinesiology, health and the human movement sciences. The Journal publishes on behalf of the Spanish Federation of Teachers of Physical Education (FEADEF) since 2002. Thematic areas: Health, curriculum, pedagogy, play and games, physical activities in the naturalistic environments, special educational, measurement and evaluation, motor behavior, sports, strength and conditioning, leisure and recreation, sport management, gender issues in physical activity, sports physiology, sports medicine, biomechanics, ergonomics and sports psychology, among others. 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 Medicine2017Q3
Orthopedics and Sports Medicine2018Q3
Orthopedics and Sports Medicine2019Q3
Orthopedics and Sports Medicine2020Q3
Orthopedics and Sports Medicine2021Q3
Orthopedics and Sports Medicine2022Q3
Physical Therapy, Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation2017Q3
Physical Therapy, Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation2018Q3
Physical Therapy, Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation2019Q3
Physical Therapy, Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation2020Q3
Physical Therapy, Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation2021Q3
Physical Therapy, Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation2022Q3

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)20160.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20171.105
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20181.604
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20191.547
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20201.609
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20211.526
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20221.637
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20171.105
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20181.604
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20191.547
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20201.630
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20211.464
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20221.687
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20171.105
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20181.604
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20191.599
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20201.418
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20211.413
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20221.830
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 Cites20160
Self Cites201768
Self Cites2018216
Self Cites2019458
Self Cites2020605
Self Cites2021760
Self Cites20221020
Total Cites20160
Total Cites2017105
Total Cites2018332
Total Cites2019648
Total Cites2020978
Total Cites20211208
Total Cites20221689
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 document20160
External Cites per document20170.389
External Cites per document20180.560
External Cites per document20190.453
External Cites per document20200.622
External Cites per document20210.543
External Cites per document20220.668
Cites per document20160.000
Cites per document20171.105
Cites per document20181.604
Cites per document20191.547
Cites per document20201.630
Cites per document20211.464
Cites per document20221.687
% 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 documents20160
Non-citable documents20170
Non-citable documents20180
Non-citable documents20190
Non-citable documents20200
Non-citable documents20210
Non-citable documents20220
Citable documents20160
Citable documents201795
Citable documents2018207
Citable documents2019419
Citable documents2020600
Citable documents2021825
Citable documents20221001
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 documents20160
Uncited documents201740
Uncited documents201871
Uncited documents2019168
Uncited documents2020242
Uncited documents2021316
Uncited documents2022313
Cited documents20160
Cited documents201755
Cited documents2018136
Cited documents2019251
Cited documents2020358
Cited documents2021509
Cited documents2022688
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