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Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy

Basic Journal Info


Journal ISSN: 09422056, 14337347
Publisher: Springer Verlag
History: 1993-ongoing
Journal Hompage: Link
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Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy

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Official Clinical Journal of the European Society of Sports Traumatology, Knee Surgery and Arthroscopy (ESSKA) Few other areas of orthopedic surgery and traumatology have undergone such a dramatic evolution in the last 10 years as knee surgery, arthroscopy and sports traumatology. Ranked among the top 33% of journals in both Orthopedics and Sports Sciences, the goal of this European journal is to publish papers about innovative knee surgery, sports trauma surgery and arthroscopy. Each issue features a series of peer-reviewed articles that deal with diagnosis and management and with basic research. Each issue also contains at least one review article about an important clinical problem. Case presentations or short notes about technical innovations are also accepted for publication. The articles cover all aspects of knee surgery and all types of sports trauma; in addition, epidemiology, diagnosis, treatment and prevention, and all types of arthroscopy (not only the knee but also the shoulder, elbow, wrist, hip, ankle, etc.) are addressed. Articles on new diagnostic techniques such as MRI and ultrasound and high-quality articles about the biomechanics of joints, muscles and tendons are included. Although this is largely a clinical journal, it is also open to basic research with clinical relevance. Because the journal is supported by a distinguished European Editorial Board, assisted by an international Advisory Board, you can be assured that the journal maintains the highest standards.

Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy

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Impact Factor

The impact factor (IF) or journal impact factor (JIF) of an academic journal is a scientometric factor based on the yearly average number of citations on articles published by a particular journal in the last two years. In other words, the impact factor of 2020 is the average of the number of cited publications divided by the citable publications of a journal. A journal impact factor is frequently used as a proxy for the relative importance of a journal within its field. Normally, journals with higher impact factors are often deemed to have more influence than those with lower ones. However, the science community has also noted that review articles typically are more citable than research articles.

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Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy

Impact Factor History
  • 2019 Impact Factor 3.518
  • 2018 Impact Factor 3.461
  • 2017 Impact Factor 3.243
  • 2016 Impact Factor 3.435
  • 2015 Impact Factor 3.444
  • 2014 Impact Factor 3.485
  • 2013 Impact Factor 3.299
  • 2012 Impact Factor 3.278
  • 2011 Impact Factor 2.647
  • 2010 Impact Factor 2.343
  • 2009 Impact Factor 2.070
  • 2008 Impact Factor 2.102
  • 2007 Impact Factor 2.110
  • 2006 Impact Factor 1.723
  • 2005 Impact Factor 1.605
  • 2004 Impact Factor 1.410
  • 2003 Impact Factor 1.352
  • 2002 Impact Factor 1.234
  • 2001 Impact Factor 1.450
  • 2000 Impact Factor 1.144
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Other Journal Impact Indicator

Any journal impact factor or scientometric indicator alone will not give you the full picture of a science journal. That’s why every year, scholars review current metrics to improve upon them and sometimes come up with new ones. There are also other factors to sider for example, H-Index, Self-Citation Ratio, SJR (SCImago Journal Rank Indicator) and SNIP (Source Normalized Impact per Paper). Researchers may also consider the practical aspect of a journal such as publication fees, acceptance rate, review speed.

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The h-index is an author-level metric that attempts to measure both the productivity and citation impact of the publications of a scientist or scholar. The index is based on the set of the scientist's most cited papers and the number of citations that they have received in other publications


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SCImago Journal Rank (SJR)

SCImago Journal Rank (SJR indicator) is a measure of scientific influence of scholarly 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.