Pediatric Obesity

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Launched in 2006, Pediatric Obesity is a leading publication which presents the latest research on obesity during childhood and adolescence. The journal publishes findings which are currently the subject of intense interest to the scientific community, and are of increasing concern to health policy-makers and the public.                         

Editor: Michael Goran

Impact Factor 2011: 2.986

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2011: 12/113 (Pediatrics)

Online ISSN: 2047-6310

The aim of Pediatric Obesity is to rapidly establish itself as the leading journal for high quality papers including, but not limited to, the following:

  • Genetic, molecular, biochemical and physiological aspects of obesity – basic, applied and clinical studies
  • Metabolic consequences of child and adolescent obesity
  • Epidemiological and population-based studies of child and adolescent overweight and obesity
  • Measurement and diagnostic issues in assessing child and adolescent adiposity, physical activity and nutrition
  • Clinical management of overweight and obese children and adolescents
  • Co-morbidities linked to child and adolescent obesity – mechanisms, assessment, and treatment
  • Life-cycle factors eg familial, intrauterine and developmental aspects of child and adolescent obesity
  • Nutrition security and the "double burden" of obesity and malnutrition
  • Health promotion strategies around the issues of obesity, nutrition and physical activity in children and adolescents
  • Community and public health measures to prevent overweight and obesity in children and adolescents

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