عنوان مقاله [English]
Using scientometric techniques, this paper tries to examine the position of Iranian sport sciences researches in Web of Science during time span 2000-2016. This research uses scientometric techniques. Documents indexed in Web of Science comprises the population of the current study. Findings revealed that during 2000-2016, a total of 615 articles were in the field of sport science in Web of Science. On the other hand, results indicated that Rahnama N is the most productive scientist, Sadeghi H is the most cited researcher, and Sadeghi H owns the highest h-index. Iranian authors of sport sciences have many collaborative articles with their counterparts in USA, Canada, and England, respectively. Moreover, “Exercise”, “Training”, and “Muscle” are the most frequent words in Iranian sport sciences researches. Generally, scientific productions in the field of sport sciences show a significant increase from 2000 onwards. The content analysis of Iranian sports sciences researchers revealed that the majority of articles are about the impact of exercise on body systems, rehabilitation issues, and movement analysis.