عنوان مقاله [English]
The purpose of this study is to analyze the status of studies conducted in the field of sports media in the international arena. The statistical population of the present study is all articles of sport media including 1360 articles which have been indexed in the ISI database since 1983 to 2016, which have been analyzed using Scientometrics and network analysis software. The analyzes include identifying the process of quantitative research over time, superior journals in terms of number of articles, geographical distribution of relevant research, country collaboration networks, and the most commonly used terms in the title, abstract, and keyword. The results showed that from 1983 to 2016, the number of research conducted in the field of sports media has grown relative, from 9 papers in 1983 to 92 papers in 2016. MEDICINE AND SCIENCE IN SPORTS AND EXERCISE magazine published 133 articles with the largest share in the published media. The United States, with a published of 670 articles and 49% of published articles, has the largest share of sports media coverage than other countries. The words "sport", "medium", and "performance", with 138, 129, and 124, are the most frequent in the title and abstract of the published articles, and the keywords of rehabilitation, community and internet are the most frequent keywords in the keywords in the articles.