Scandinavian Journal of Medicine & Science in Sports

(The H4-Index of Scandinavian Journal of Medicine & Science in Sports is 26. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 250 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2020-05-01 to 2024-05-01.)
Physical activity: Benefits and challenges during the COVID‐19 pandemic188
Return to training in the COVID‐19 era: The physiological effects of face masks during exercise154
(Indoor) isolation, stress, and physical inactivity: Vicious circles accelerated by COVID‐19?135
Rehabilitation for post‐COVID‐19 condition through a supervised exercise intervention: A randomized controlled trial64
Elite female athletes’ experiences and perceptions of the menstrual cycle on training and sport performance52
Effects of velocity loss in the bench press exercise on strength gains, neuromuscular adaptations, and muscle hypertrophy46
Elite football of 2030 will not be the same as that of 2020: Preparing players, coaches, and support staff for the evolution44
The impact of high‐intensity interval training on inflammatory markers in metabolic disorders: A meta‐analysis43
Motives and barriers to initiation and sustained exercise adherence in a fitness club setting—A one‐year follow‐up study41
How muscles maximize performance in accelerated sprinting37
The importance of ventilatory thresholds to define aerobic exercise intensity in cardiac patients and healthy subjects35
Does exercise intensity matter for fatigue during (neo‐)adjuvant cancer treatment? The Phys‐Can randomized clinical trial35
Clinical management of tendinopathy: A systematic review of systematic reviews evaluating the effectiveness of tendinopathy treatments35
The UEFA Heading Study: Heading incidence in children’s and youth’ football (soccer) in eight European countries33
Effect of velocity loss during squat training on neuromuscular performance29
Effectiveness of blood flow‐restricted slow walking on mobility in severe multiple sclerosis: A pilot randomized trial29
Positive and negative side effects of androgen abuse. The HAARLEM study: A one‐year prospective cohort study in 100 men28
Effects of eccentric training at long‐muscle length on architectural and functional characteristics of the hamstrings28
Exercise training‐induced visceral fat loss in obese women: The role of training intensity and modality28
Step by step: Association of device‐measured daily steps with all‐cause mortality—A prospective cohort Study27
Reopening elite sport during the COVID‐19 pandemic: Experiences from a controlled return to elite football in Denmark27
Injuries and illnesses in Swedish Paralympic athletes—A 52‐week prospective study of incidence and risk factors26
Chronotypes and objectively measured physical activity and sedentary time at midlife26
Performance progression of elite jumpers: Early performances do not predict later success26
How to translate and locally adapt a PROM. Assessment of cross‐cultural differential item functioning26
The effects of exergames on muscle strength: A systematic review and meta‐analysis26