Journal History

2013 The inaugural issue was released. Sports was published as a quarterly journal.
2016 Sports was indexed in Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI)—Web of Science.
2018 Sports was indexed in PubMed.
2019 Sports adopted a monthly publication schedule.
2020 Sports was indexed in Scopus—Elsevier.
2022 Sports received its first CiteScore (2021) of 4.5, ranked 41/218 (Q1) in “Physical Therapy, Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation”, and ranked 57/284 (Q1) in "Orthopedics and Sports Medicine".
2023 The year 2023 marks the 10th Anniversary of Sports.
Sports received its first Impact Factor (2.7), ranked 43/121 (Q2) in “Sport Sciences”.
Sports received its CiteScore (2022) of 5.2, ranked 36/226 (Q1) in "Physical Therapy, Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation", and ranked 55/289 (Q1) in "Orthopedics and Sports Medicine".


2013–present Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Eling Douwe de Bruin
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