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Sports Medicine

Impact, Factor and Metrics, Impact Score, Ranking, h-index, SJR, Rating, Publisher, ISSN, and More

Last Updated on October 31, 2023

Impact Score

2022-2023

9.35

h-Index

2022-2023

 213

Rank

2022-2023

 522

SJR

2022-2023

 3.292

Note: The impact score or impact index 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 and Factor

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 213
Overall Rank/Ranking 522
SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) 3.292
Impact Score 9.35
Publisher Springer International Publishing AG
Country Switzerland
ISSN 01121642, 11792035
Best Quartile Q1
Coverage History 1984-2022




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 522. According to SCImago Journal Rank (SJR), this journal is ranked 3.292. 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 213. 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 4849 articles during the last 3 years (Preceding 2022).


Sports Medicine Impact IF 2022-2023


The Impact IF 2022 of Sports Medicine is 9.35, which is computed in 2023 as per its definition. Sports Medicine IF is decreased by a factor of 0.51 and approximate percentage change is -5.17% when compared to preceding year 2021, which shows a falling trend. The impact IF, 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 IF 2023 Prediction


Impact IF 2022 of Sports Medicine is 9.35. If the same downward trend persists, Impact IF may fall in 2023 as well.


Impact IF Trend


Year wise Impact IF of Sports Medicine. Based on Scopus data.


Year Impact IF
2023/2024 Coming Soon
2022 9.35
2021 9.86
2020 8.40
2019 8.12
2018 7.26
2017 6.73
2016 7.10
2015 6.40
2014 5.77

Sports Medicine h-index


  Table Setting

Sports Medicine has an h-index of 213. It means 213 articles of this journal have more than 213 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 522. According to SCImago Journal Rank (SJR), this journal is ranked 3.292. 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 of Sports Medicine by Year


Year SJR
2023/2024 Coming Soon
2022 3.292
2021 3.806
2020 4.092
2019 3.290
2018 3.194
2017 3.367
2016 3.297
2015 2.692
2014 2.527

Ranking of Sports Medicine by Year


Year Ranking
2023/2024 Coming Soon
2022 522
2021 415
2020 380
2019 554
2018 586
2017 530
2016 548
2015 804
2014 905

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: 1984-2022. 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.



Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


What's the latest impact IF of the Sports Medicine?

Sports Medicine latest impact IF is 9.35. It's evaluated in the year 2022. The highest and the lowest impact IF or impact score of this journal are 9.86 (2021) and 5.77 (2014), respectively, in the last 9 years. Moreover, its average IS is 7.67 in the previous 9 years.


What's the SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) of the Sports Medicine?

The Sports Medicine has an SJR (SCImago Journal Rank) of 3.292, according to the latest data. It is computed in the year 2023. In the past 9 years, this journal has recorded a range of SJR, with the highest being 4.092 in 2020 and the lowest being 2.527 in 2014. Furthermore, the average SJR of the Sports Medicine over the previous 9-year period stands at 7.67.


What's the latest h-index of the Sports Medicine?

The latest h-index of the Sports Medicine is 213.


Who's the publisher of the Sports Medicine?

The Sports Medicine is published by the Springer International Publishing AG, with its country of publication being the Switzerland.


What's the current ranking of the Sports Medicine?

The Sports Medicine is currently ranked 522 out of 27955 Journals, Conferences, and Book Series in the latest ranking. Over the course of the last 9 years, this journal has experienced varying rankings, reaching its highest position of 380 in 2020 and its lowest position of 905 in 2014.


What's the abbreviation or short name for the Sports Medicine?

The standard ISO4 abbreviation for the Sports Medicine is Sports Med..


Is the "Sports Medicine" classified as a Journal, Conference and Proceedings, Trade Journal or Book Series?

Sports Medicine is classified as a journal that the Springer International Publishing AG publishes.


What's the scope or major areas of the Sports Medicine?

The Sports Medicine encompasses the following areas:

  • Medicine (miscellaneous)
  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine
  • Physical Therapy, Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation
  • Sports Science

For a more comprehensive understanding of its scope, check the official website of this journal.


What's the ISSN of the Sports Medicine?

The Sports Medicine is assigned the following International Standard Serial Numbers (ISSN): 01121642, 11792035.


What's the best quartile of the Sports Medicine?

The best quartile for the Sports Medicine is Q1 (2022).


What's the coverage history of the Sports Medicine?

The Sports Medicine coverage history can be summarized as follows: 1984-2022.


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 Score (IS) of Sports Medicine

Impact Score Table

Year Impact Score (IS)
2023/2024 Coming Soon
2022 9.35
2021 9.86
2020 8.40
2019 8.12
2018 7.26
2017 6.73
2016 7.10
2015 6.40
2014 5.77



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