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An assessment of current concussion identification and diagnosis methods in sports settings: a systematic review


Physical activity during pregnancy: a systematic review for the assessment of current evidence with future recommendations

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Aims and scope

BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation is an open access, peer reviewed journal that considers articles on all aspects of sports medicine and the exercise sciences, including rehabilitation, traumatology, cardiology, physiology, and nutrition.

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Annual Journal Metrics

  • Citation Impact 2023
    Journal Impact Factor: 2.1
    5-year Journal Impact Factor: 2.3
    Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP): 0.907
    SCImago Journal Rank (SJR): 0.666

    Speed 2023
    Submission to first editorial decision (median days): 18
    Submission to acceptance (median days): 154

    Usage 2023
    Downloads: 1,132,722
    Altmetric mentions: 1,249

Peer-review Terminology

  • The following summary describes the peer review process for this journal:

    Identity transparency: Single anonymized

    Reviewer interacts with: Editor

    Review information published: Review reports. Reviewer Identities reviewer opt in. Author/reviewer communication

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