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Communication and Sport

Country United Kingdom  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of United Kingdom
10
H Index
Subject Area and CategorySocial Sciences
Communication
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)
PublisherSAGE Publications Ltd
Publication typeJournals
ISSN21674809, 21674795
Coverage2016-ongoing
Scope Communication & Sport is a peer-reviewed bimonthly journal that publishes research to foster international scholarly understanding of the nexus of communication and sport. C&S publishes research and critical analysis from diverse disciplinary and theoretical perspectives to advance understanding of communication phenomena in the varied contexts through which sport touches individuals, society, and culture. C&S examines both communication in sport and the communication of sport by considering sport in light of communication processes, strategies, industries, texts, and reception. C&S welcomes studies of sport and media in mass and new media settings, research on sport in interpersonal, group, organizational, and other communication contexts, and analyses of sport rhetoric, discourse, and narratives. C&S encourages studies of sport communication and media from broad disciplinary vistas including sport studies/sociology, management, marketing, politics, economics, psychology, philosophy, history, education, kinesiology, health, as well as cultural, policy, urban, gender, sexuality, race, and ability studies. C&S is theoretically diverse, and articles featuring qualitative, quantitative, critical, historical, and other methods are equally welcome.

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Quartiles

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.

CategoryYearQuartile
Communication2017Q2
Communication2018Q1
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2017Q2
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2018Q1
SJR

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.

YearSJR
20170.385
20180.721
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)20150.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20162.200
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20172.372
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20182.380
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20162.200
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20172.372
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20182.380
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20162.200
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20172.372
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20181.627
Total Cites 
Self-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.

CitesYearValue
Self Cites20150
Self Cites20161
Self Cites201728
Self Cites201860
Total Cites20150
Total Cites201644
Total Cites2017102
Total Cites2018188
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.

CitesYearValue
External Cites per document20150
External Cites per document20162.150
External Cites per document20171.721
External Cites per document20181.620
Cites per document20150.000
Cites per document20162.200
Cites per document20172.372
Cites per document20182.380
% 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
20159.09
20164.35
20178.11
201811.11
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.

DocumentsYearValue
Non-citable documents20150
Non-citable documents20162
Non-citable documents20172
Non-citable documents20183
Citable documents20150
Citable documents201620
Citable documents201743
Citable documents201879
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.

DocumentsYearValue
Uncited documents20150
Uncited documents20166
Uncited documents201713
Uncited documents201837
Cited documents20150
Cited documents201616
Cited documents201732
Cited documents201845
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