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Universities and research institutions in Spain
Media Ranking in Spain

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Federacion Extremena de Balonmano, University of Extremadura



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Scope Journal of Sport Sciences (EBM-J Sport Sci) is an international scientific peer-reviewed journal in electronic format only. The journal aims to disseminate quality knowledge research on the physical activity, sport and physical education sciences. Articles may be published in Spanish, English and Portuguese. The publication is quarterly [v1: January-April; v2: May-August; v3: September-December). EBM-J Sport Sci editors first evaluate all the manuscript received to identify that they comply with the scope and journal guidelines. If the requirements are met, they subsequently undergo a double-blind peer-review process. EBM-J Sport Sci especially valued the papers that include a practical application section of physical education and sport in order to better contribute to society. EBM-J Sport Sci publishes empirical research carried out from any methodological approach, knowledge discipline (analysis of training and competition, education, gender studies, psychology, medicine, sociology, economics, history, etc.), type of sports conception (recreational, educational, sports performance), as well as meta-analyses and quality theoretical reviews (only 10% of this type of work will be published). 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 Rehabilitation2022Q4
Physical Therapy, Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation2023Q3
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2022Q3
Social Sciences (miscellaneous)2023Q3
Tourism, Leisure and Hospitality Management2022Q4
Tourism, Leisure and Hospitality Management2023Q4

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)20190.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20200.762
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20210.738
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20220.730
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20230.885
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20190.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20200.762
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20210.738
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20220.730
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20230.970
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20190.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20200.762
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20210.738
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20220.857
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20230.978
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 Cites20190
Self Cites20201
Self Cites20213
Self Cites20225
Self Cites202310
Total Cites20190
Total Cites202016
Total Cites202131
Total Cites202246
Total Cites202364
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 document20190
External Cites per document20200.714
External Cites per document20210.667
External Cites per document20220.651
External Cites per document20230.818
Cites per document20190.000
Cites per document20200.762
Cites per document20210.738
Cites per document20220.730
Cites per document20230.970
% 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 documents20190
Non-citable documents20200
Non-citable documents20210
Non-citable documents20220
Non-citable documents20230
Citable documents20190
Citable documents202021
Citable documents202142
Citable documents202263
Citable documents202366
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 documents20190
Uncited documents202016
Uncited documents202126
Uncited documents202236
Uncited documents202331
Cited documents20190
Cited documents20205
Cited documents202116
Cited documents202227
Cited documents202335
% Female Authors

Evolution of the percentage of female authors.

YearFemale Percent
Documents cited by public policy (Overton)

Evolution of the number of documents cited by public policy documents according to Overton database.

Documents related to SDGs (UN)

Evoution of the number of documents related to Sustainable Development Goals defined by United Nations. Available from 2018 onwards.

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