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Journal of physical activity & health

Country United States  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of United States
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Subject Area and CategoryMedicine
Orthopedics and Sports Medicine
PublisherHuman Kinetics Publishers Inc.
Publication typeJournals
ISSN15433080, 15435474
Scope The Journal of Physical Activity and Health (JPAH) publishes original research and review papers examining the relationship between physical activity and health, studying physical activity as an exposure as well as an outcome. As an exposure, the journal publishes articles examining how physical activity influences all aspects of health. As an outcome, the journal invites papers that examine the behavioral, community, and environmental interventions that may affect physical activity on an individual and/or population basis. The JPAH is an interdisciplinary journal published for researchers in fields of chronic disease.


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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 Medicine2008Q2
Orthopedics and Sports Medicine2009Q1
Orthopedics and Sports Medicine2010Q1
Orthopedics and Sports Medicine2011Q1
Orthopedics and Sports Medicine2012Q1
Orthopedics and Sports Medicine2013Q1
Orthopedics and Sports Medicine2014Q1
Orthopedics and Sports Medicine2015Q1
Orthopedics and Sports Medicine2016Q1
Orthopedics and Sports Medicine2017Q2

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)20070.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20080.813
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20091.848
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20102.134
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20112.399
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20122.691
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20132.597
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20142.873
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20152.359
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20162.341
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20171.962
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20070.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20080.813
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20091.848
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20102.134
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20112.462
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20122.447
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20132.440
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20142.617
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20152.226
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20162.205
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20171.853
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20070.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20080.813
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20091.848
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20102.117
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20112.118
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20122.031
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20131.997
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20142.252
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20151.859
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20161.989
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20171.656
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 Cites20070
Self Cites20083
Self Cites200917
Self Cites201048
Self Cites201163
Self Cites201255
Self Cites201354
Self Cites201479
Self Cites201582
Self Cites2016176
Self Cites201754
Total Cites20070
Total Cites200839
Total Cites2009244
Total Cites2010540
Total Cites2011832
Total Cites20121079
Total Cites20131120
Total Cites20141196
Total Cites20151084
Total Cites20161270
Total Cites20171264
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 document20070
External Cites per document20080.750
External Cites per document20091.720
External Cites per document20101.945
External Cites per document20112.275
External Cites per document20122.322
External Cites per document20132.322
External Cites per document20142.444
External Cites per document20152.057
External Cites per document20161.899
External Cites per document20171.774
Cites per document20070.000
Cites per document20080.813
Cites per document20091.848
Cites per document20102.134
Cites per document20112.462
Cites per document20122.447
Cites per document20132.440
Cites per document20142.617
Cites per document20152.226
Cites per document20162.205
Cites per document20171.853
% 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 documents20070
Non-citable documents20080
Non-citable documents20092
Non-citable documents20106
Non-citable documents201116
Non-citable documents201220
Non-citable documents201320
Non-citable documents201413
Non-citable documents201511
Non-citable documents201614
Non-citable documents201712
Citable documents20070
Citable documents200848
Citable documents2009132
Citable documents2010253
Citable documents2011338
Citable documents2012441
Citable documents2013459
Citable documents2014457
Citable documents2015487
Citable documents2016576
Citable documents2017682
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 documents20070
Uncited documents200824
Uncited documents200940
Uncited documents201077
Uncited documents201194
Uncited documents2012141
Uncited documents2013145
Uncited documents2014126
Uncited documents2015142
Uncited documents2016193
Uncited documents2017204
Cited documents20070
Cited documents200824
Cited documents200994
Cited documents2010182
Cited documents2011260
Cited documents2012320
Cited documents2013334
Cited documents2014344
Cited documents2015356
Cited documents2016397
Cited documents2017490
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