Open Access Sports medicine Journals

A list of Open Access Sports medicine journals for you to publish your manuscript in

Sports medicine is medical branch concerned with the effects of sport and exercise

Open access (OA) is a key part of making research shareable and reproducable. All journal articles published open access undergoe the same rigorous peer review process.

Our team made this list of Sports medicine Open Access journals with the aim to help you to decide where to publish your Sports medicine manuscript.
The list below includes all high-impact factor Sports medicine journals as well as new up and comming journals where it might also be more affordable to publish.Rather than displaying just the most relevant Sports medicine journals, we have made an in-depth list of all the open accesss Sports medicine journals. Use our different columns — number of papers, number of citations, and relevance — to find the best Sports medicine venue for your manuscript.

The DOAJ columns refers to the The Directory of Open Access Journals, a list of open access journals, maintained by Infrastructure Services for Open Access.
There are certain criteria a journal must meet to be indexed by DOAJ, and thus inclusion in the DOAJ index is seen by scholars as a mark of quality.

All the open access Sports medicine journals in this list are indexed in
If you spot any mistakes in this table of Sports medicine OA journals, don’t hesitate to send us an email.

Open Access Sports medicine Journals
NameISSNDOAJPublisherNo. of PapersCitationsRelevanceWebsite
Annals of applied sport science2322-4479Armenian Green Publishing Co.1042557.7Website
Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology1590-9921Springer Nature10041107156.7Website
BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders1471-2474Springer Nature771513332040.1Website
Sri Lankan journal of sports and exercise medicine2659-238XSri Lanka Journals Online14635.7
Journal of sports and exercise medicine2694-2283Open Access Pub6133.3
Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition1550-2783Springer Nature10621910625.3Website
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where can I publish my Sports medicine paper?
You can publish your Sports medicine paper in the Open Access journals in this list
What is Open Access (OA)?
Open Access is the free online access of research articles coupled with the rights to use and distribute these articles fully in the digital environment.
What does “relevance” mean in the table?
It refers to the level of association between a journal being listed and the concept it is listed under, from 0-100. For example, the Journal Of Physics Through Computation has a relevance of “100” when listed under “Open Access Computer Science Journals” because it has relevance to the field of Computer Science.
How do you count total number of citations?
The citations show how often works from this journal are referenced in other research papers. This data is obtained from OpenAlex. Even though the accuracy is debatable, it could help you determine how prestigious a journal is on the whole.
Where can I find other lists like this one?
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How can I publish my paper on
Our aim at is to disseminate existing open access research papers. For this reason, we do not publish any papers. What we do is that once a paper has been published, we index it in so that more people can find and access a journal article.
What is an APC?
Article Processing Charges (APCs) are charged to authors of scholarly articles during the publication process. APCs are used by open access journals.
What are the different Open Access types?
Although there are Gold, Green, Hybrid, Bronze, Diamond, and Black Open Access licenses, here are the most common ones: Full Gold Open Access: article is freely and permanently accessible for everyone, immediately after publication. Hybrid Open Access: refers to a publishing model in which subscription-based journals allow authors to make individual articles gold open access immediately on payment of an article publication charge. Green Open Access: refers to the possibility to make subscription-based journal articles open access by uploading the peer-reviewed and accepted author manuscript to an institutional repository (such as DiVA)