International Journal of Obesity
|International Journal of Obesity|
Abbreviated title (ISO 4)
|Int. J. Obes.|
|Edited by||R.L. Atkinson, I. Macdonald|
Aims and scope
The journal addresses the development and treatment of obesity, and the functional impairments associated with the obese state. It publishes basic science and clinical studies that address the biochemical, epidemiological, genetical, molecular, metabolic, nutritional, physiological, psychological and sociological aspects of obesity.
Abstracting and indexing
International Journal of Obesity is indexed in the following databases:
- Elsevier BIOBASE
- Chemical Abstracts
- Current Contents/Clinical Medicine
- Current Contents/Life Sciences
According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2013 impact factor of 5.386, ranking it 6th out of 78 journals in the category "Nutrition & Dietetics" and 18th out of 123 journals in the category "Endocrinology & Metabolism".