عنوان مقاله [English]
Objective: At present, scientific research and production are considered as one of the main infrastructures of any country's development, and the number of articles published in prestigious journals of the world as well as received citations as well as the quality of articles are among the main criteria for measuring scientific production.
Methods: This study used quantitative and qualitative indicators of Scimagojr (SJR) database for analyze the scientific evidence of Iran in four areas: Sport Sciences, Health Information Management, Physiotherapy, Sports Therapy and Professional Health (Professional Health Care Professionals) from the beginning of 1996 to the end of 2016, and the products of these four areas are: They compare each other quantitatively (number of published articles) and qualitatively (Hirsch index).
Results: The results of the research showed that during the period of 1996-2016, the most scientific productions in Iran were in the field of sports science (864 scientific degrees) and the lowest scientific output was related to the scientific field of professional health (99 scientific degrees). The country has ranked Iran in the thirty-first place in the world of science, third in the Middle East and sixth Asia. Hirsh in this area was also reported 39, which indicates the poor quality of published articles.
Conclusion: The results of this study showed that the country of Iran in the studied areas, especially the sports field, is not in a decent position in quantitative and qualitative terms of the articles produced and the average citation received by each article in the sports science is relatively less than the total citations of Iran and less half of the global rate.