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

Last Updated on May 27, 2022

Impact Score

3.41

h-Index

 25

Rank

 4852

SJR

 0.894

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
Publication Type Journal
Subject Area, Categories, Scope Orthopedics and Sports Medicine (Q1); Physical Therapy, Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation (Q1)
h-index 25
Overall Rank/Ranking 4852
SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) 0.894
Impact Score 3.41
Publisher MDPI AG
Country Switzerland
ISSN 20754663




About Sports


Sports is a journal covering the technologies/fields/categories related to Orthopedics and Sports Medicine (Q1); Physical Therapy, Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation (Q1). It is published by MDPI AG. The overall rank of Sports is 4852. According to SCImago Journal Rank (SJR), this journal is ranked 0.894. 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 25. The best quartile for this journal is Q1.

The ISSN of Sports journal is 20754663. 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 is cited by a total of 2061 articles during the last 3 years (Preceding 2021).


Sports Impact Score 2021-2022


The impact score (IS) 2021 of Sports is 3.41, which is computed in 2022 as per its definition. 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 Impact Score 2022 Prediction


IS 2021 of Sports is 3.41. If the same upward trend persists, impact score may rise in 2022 as well.


Impact Score Trend


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


Year Impact Score (IS)
2022/2023 Coming Soon
2021 3.41
2020 ''
2019 ''
2018 ''
2017 ''
2016 ''
2015 ''
2014 ''

Sports h-index


  Table Setting

Sports has an h-index of 25. It means 25 articles of this journal have more than 25 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 ISSN


The ISSN of Sports is 20754663. 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 Rank and SCImago Journal Rank (SJR)


The overall rank of Sports is 4852. According to SCImago Journal Rank (SJR), this journal is ranked 0.894. 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 Publisher


Table Setting

Sports is published by MDPI AG. It's publishing house is located in Switzerland. Coverage history of this journal is as following: 2013-2021. 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.


How to publish in Sports


If your research field is/are related to Orthopedics and Sports Medicine (Q1); Physical Therapy, Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation (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/



Impact Score, h-Index, and Other Important Details of These Journals, Conferences, and Books


Journal/Conference/Workshop/Book Title Type Ranking Publisher h-index Impact Score
Iranian Journal of Biotechnology journal 14637 National Institute of Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology 23 1.40
Western Journal of Nursing Research journal 9486 SAGE Publications Inc. 66 1.76
Chinese Journal of Agrometeorology journal 20303 Editorial Board of Chinese Journal of Agrometeorology 9 0.65
Soins Pediatrie/Puericulture journal 24345 Elsevier Masson s.r.l. 3 0.05
Journal of Zoology journal 6872 Wiley-Blackwell 99 2.31
Etudes Rurales journal 20510 Editions EHESS: Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales 13 0.20
CNS Drugs journal 2809 Adis International Ltd 115 5.95
Journal of Gambling Issues journal 15007 Centre for Addiction and Mental Health 14 1.31
Control Engineering and Applied Informatics journal 16405 Romanian Society of Control Engineering and Technical Informatics 19 1.48
Current Opinion in Lipidology journal 3506 Lippincott Williams and Wilkins Ltd. 129 3.05

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