Does physical fitness and parenting transformational style predict happiness and wellbeing and distress in adolescents?

  1. Alberto Ruiz-Ariza
  2. Manuel Jesús de la Torre Cruz
  3. Kaija Appelqvist Schmidlechner
  4. Emilio J. Martínez López
  5. Nina Tamminen
Retos: nuevas tendencias en educación física, deporte y recreación

ISSN: 1579-1726 1988-2041

Year of publication: 2020

Issue: 38

Pages: 626-631

Type: Article

DOI: 10.47197/RETOS.V38I38.78198 DIALNET GOOGLE SCHOLAR lock_openDialnet editor

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SCImago Journal Rank

  • Year 2020
  • SJR Journal Impact: 0.31
  • Best Quartile: Q3
  • Area: Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Quartile: Q3 Rank in area: 183/315
  • Area: Education Quartile: Q3 Rank in area: 767/1693
  • Area: Physical Therapy, Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation Quartile: Q3 Rank in area: 120/238

Índice Dialnet de Revistas

  • Year 2020
  • Journal Impact: 2.160
  • Field: EDUCACIÓN Quartile: C1 Rank in field: 10/240
  • Field: DEPORTE Quartile: C1 Rank in field: 1/43


  • Social Sciences: B

Scopus CiteScore

  • Year 2020
  • CiteScore of the Journal : 2.0
  • Area: Education Percentile: 64
  • Area: Physical Therapy, Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation Percentile: 49
  • Area: Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Percentile: 47

Journal Citation Indicator (JCI)

  • Year 2020
  • Journal Citation Indicator (JCI): 0.26
  • Best Quartile: Q4
  • Area: HOSPITALITY, LEISURE, SPORT & TOURISM Quartile: Q4 Rank in area: 97/129


(Data updated as of 18-04-2023)
  • Total citations: 1
  • Recent citations: 1

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