Obesity

Cover image for Vol. 23 Issue 8

Editors: Eric Ravussin and Donna Ryan

Impact Factor: 3.734

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2014: 15/77 (Nutrition & Dietetics); 43/128 (Endocrinology & Metabolism)

Online ISSN: 1930-739X

Associated Title(s): Obesity Science & Practice

Overview


Obesity is the official journal of The Obesity Society. Available in print and online, Obesity is dedicated to increasing knowledge, fostering research, and promoting better treatment for people with obesity and their loved ones. Obesity publishes important peer-reviewed research and cutting-edge reviews, commentaries, public health and medical developments.


Aims and Scope


Obesity is owned by and is the official publication of The Obesity Society. The journal offers prompt publication of high-quality original research and presents new information in the areas of clinical nutrition medicine, pharmacology, nutrition medicine, genetics, adipogenesis, behavioral epidemiology, biophysics and lipid metabolism, exercise and human physiology, nutritional epidemiology, phenotyping, fat cell physiology, aging, neuroscience, transgenic models, metabolic syndrome, nutrition behavior, pediatric obesity, and adipocyte cell biology.

Obesity features a front section to help readers stay abreast of the latest information. This section includes: editorials, commentaries, reviews, information about articles of interest in the issue, and timely and relevant coverage of research that defines the field.


Readership


Endocrinologists, cardiologists, gastroenterologists, nutritionists, dietitians, paediatricians, obstetricians, rheumatologists, general practitioners, surgeons, bariatric surgeons, funding bodies and policy makers with interests in obesity


Keywords


Obesity, obese, overweight, obesity facts, obesity prevention, body-weight, weight, body fat, waist circumference, type 2 diabetes, leptin, adipocytes, adipogenesis, adipokines, lipid metabolism, fat, cholesterol, metabolism, metabolic disorders, metabolic syndrome, diet, dietary, dietary intake, over-eating, nutrition, weight gain, anti-obesity, childhood obesity, weight loss, physical activity, exercise, behavior, psychology, gastric banding, bariatric surgery, epidemiology, pharmacology, research, reviews, clinical, journal, The Obesity Society.


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