International Journal of Obesity

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International Journal of Obesity  
International Journal of Obesity.jpg
Discipline Nutrition, dietetics
Language English
Edited by R.L. Atkinson, I. Macdonald
Publication details
Publication history
Frequency Monthly
Standard abbreviations
Int. J. Obes.
ISSN 0307-0565 (print)
1476-5497 (web)
LCCN 2005243855
OCLC no. 26074170

The International Journal of Obesity (abbreviated as IJO) is a peer-reviewed medical journal published by the Nature Publishing Group.

Aims and scope[edit]

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.[1]

Abstracting and indexing[edit]

International Journal of Obesity is indexed in the following databases:

According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal had a 2014 impact factor of 5.004, ranking it 7th out of 77 journals in the category "Nutrition & Dietetics" and 19th out of 128 journals in the category "Endocrinology & Metabolism".[2]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ International Journal of Obesity - Aims and Scope
  2. ^ "International Journal of Obesity". 2014 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Science ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2015. 

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