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Sports Medicine- Impact Factor, Overall Ranking, h-index, SJR, Rating, Publisher, ISSN, and Other Important Metrics

Last Updated on October 4, 2021

Impact Factor

11.136

h-Index

 184

Rank

 380

SJR

 4.092

Note: The impact score shown here is equivalent to the average number of times documents published in a journal/conference in the past two years have been cited in the current year (i.e., Cites / Doc. (2 years)). It is based on Scopus data and can be a little higher or different compared to the impact factor (IF) produced by Journal Citation Report. Please refer to the Web of Science data source to check the exact journal impact factor ™ (Thomson Reuters) metric.

Important Metrics

Title Sports Medicine
Abbreviation Sports Med.
Publication Type Journal
Subject Area, Categories, Scope Medicine (miscellaneous) (Q1); Orthopedics and Sports Medicine (Q1); Physical Therapy, Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation (Q1); Sports Science (Q1)
h-index 184
Overall Rank/Ranking 380
SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) 4.092
Impact Score 8.28
Impact Factor 11.136 (2020)
Publisher Springer International Publishing AG
Country Switzerland
ISSN 01121642, 11792035


Aim and Scope


Sports Medicine - Practical reviews of current research and current practice in sports medicine and exercise physiology

Sports Medicine bridges the gap between science and practice in the promotion of exercise and health and the scientific assessment, study and understanding of sports performance.

Regular features include: sports injury prevention and treatment; exercise for health; drugs in sport and recommendations for training and nutrition.


About Sports Medicine


Sports Medicine is a journal covering the technologies/fields/categories related to Medicine (miscellaneous) (Q1); Orthopedics and Sports Medicine (Q1); Physical Therapy, Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation (Q1); Sports Science (Q1). It is published by Springer International Publishing AG. The overall rank of Sports Medicine is 380. According to SCImago Journal Rank (SJR), this journal is ranked 4.092. SCImago Journal Rank is an indicator, which measures the scientific influence of journals. It considers the number of citations received by a journal and the importance of the journals from where these citations come. SJR acts as an alternative to the Journal Impact Factor (or an average number of citations received in last 2 years). This journal has an h-index of 184. The best quartile for this journal is Q1.

The ISSN of Sports Medicine journal is 01121642, 11792035. An International Standard Serial Number (ISSN) is a unique code of 8 digits. It is used for the recognition of journals, newspapers, periodicals, and magazines in all kind of forms, be it print-media or electronic. Sports Medicine is cited by a total of 5291 articles during the last 3 years (Preceding 2020).


Sports Medicine Impact Factor 2020-2021


The impact factor (IF) 2020 of Sports Medicine is 11.136, which is computed in 2021 as per it's definition. Sports Medicine IF is increased by a factor of 2.59 and approximate percentage change is 30.23% when compared to preceding year 2019, which shows a rising trend. The impact factor (If), also denoted as Journal impact factor (JIF), of an academic journal is a measure of the yearly average number of citations to recent articles published in that journal. It is based on Web of Science data.

Table Setting

Impact Factor Trend


Year wise Impact Factor (IF) of Sports Medicine. Based on Web of Science data.


Year Impact Factor (IF)
2021/2022Coming Soon
2020 11.136
2019 8.551
2018 7.583
2017 7.074
2016 6.832
2015 5.579
2014 5.038
2013 5.320
2012 5.237
2011 5.155
2010 5.072

Sports Medicine Impact Score 2020-2021


The impact score (IS) 2020 of Sports Medicine is 8.28, which is computed in 2021 as per its definition. Sports Medicine IS is increased by a factor of 0.75 and approximate percentage change is 9.96% when compared to preceding year 2019, which shows a rising trend. The impact score (IS), also denoted as Journal impact score (JIS), of an academic journal is a measure of the yearly average number of citations to recent articles published in that journal. It is based on Scopus data.

Table Setting

Sports Medicine Impact Score 2021 Prediction


IS 2020 of Sports Medicine is 8.28. If the same upward trend persists, impact score of joule may rise in 2021 as well.


Impact Score Trend


Year wise Impact Score (IS) of Sports Medicine. Based on Scopus data.


Year Impact Score (IS)
2021/2022 Coming Soon
2020 8.28
2019 7.53
2018 6.93
2017 6.55
2016 6.94
2015 6.19
2014 5.74

Sports Medicine h-index


  Table Setting

Sports Medicine has an h-index of 184. It means 184 articles of this journal have more than 184 number of citations. The h-index is a way of measuring the productivity and citation impact of the publications. The h-index is defined as the maximum value of h such that the given journal/author has published h papers that have each been cited at least h number of times.




Sports Medicine ISSN


The ISSN of Sports Medicine is 01121642, 11792035. ISSN stands for International Standard Serial Number.

An ISSN is a unique code of 8 digits. It is used for the recognition of journals, newspapers, periodicals, and magazines in all kind of forms, be it print-media or electronic.

Table Setting

Sports Medicine Rank and SCImago Journal Rank (SJR)


The overall rank of Sports Medicine is 380. According to SCImago Journal Rank (SJR), this journal is ranked 4.092. SCImago Journal Rank is an indicator, which measures the scientific influence of journals. It considers the number of citations received by a journal and the importance of the journals from where these citations come.


Sports Medicine Publisher


Table Setting

Sports Medicine is published by Springer International Publishing AG. It's publishing house is located in Switzerland. Coverage history of this journal is as following: 1984-2020. The organization or individual who handles the printing and distribution of printed or digital publications is known as Publisher.


Call For Papers


Visit the official website of the journal/conference to check the further details about the call for papers.


Abbreviation


The IS0 4 standard abbreviation of Sports Medicine is Sports Med.. This abbreviation ('Sports Med.') is well recommended and approved for the purpose of indexing, abstraction, referencing and citing goals. It meets all the essential criteria of ISO 4 standard.

ISO 4 (International Organization for Standardization 4) is an international standard that defines a uniform and consistent system for abbreviating serial publication titles and journals.


How to publish in Sports Medicine


If your research field is/are related to Medicine (miscellaneous) (Q1); Orthopedics and Sports Medicine (Q1); Physical Therapy, Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation (Q1); Sports Science (Q1), then please visit the official website of this journal.


Acceptance Rate


The acceptance rate/percentage of any academic journal/conference depends upon many parameters. Some of the critical parameters are listed below.

  • The demand or interest of researchers/scientists in publishing in a specific Journal/Conference.
  • Peer review complexity and timeline.
  • The mix of unsolicited and invited submissions.
  • The time it takes from manuscript submission to final publication.
  • And Many More.

It is essential to understand that the acceptance rate/rejection rate of papers varies among journals. Some Journals considers all the manuscripts submissions as a basis of acceptance rate computation. On the other hand, few consider the only manuscripts sent for peer review or few even not bother about the accurate maintenance of total submissions. Hence, it can provide a rough estimation only.

The best way to find out the acceptance rate is to reach out to the associated editor or to check the official website of the Journal/Conference.


Credits and Sources


  • Scimago Journal & Country Rank (SJR), https://www.scimagojr.com/
  • Journal Impact Factor, https://clarivate.com/



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Year wise Impact Factor (IF) of Sports Medicine

Impact Factor Table

Year Impact Factor (IF)
2021/2022Coming Soon
2020 11.136
2019 8.551
2018 7.583
2017 7.074
2016 6.832
2015 5.579
2014 5.038
2013 5.320
2012 5.237
2011 5.155
2010 5.072



Year wise Impact Score (IF) of Sports Medicine

Impact Score Table

Year Impact Score (IS)
2021/2022 Coming Soon
2020 8.28
2019 7.53
2018 6.93
2017 6.55
2016 6.94
2015 6.19
2014 5.74



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