Journals | World Obesity Federation


World Obesity publishes four scientific, peer-reviewed journals, each focusing on a different area of obesity research: systematic reviews, pediatrics, clinical treatment, and science and practice.


Obesity Reviews

2022 Impact Factor: 10.867

Obesity Reviews is the highest cited obesity journal and publishes review articles from disciplines related to obesity and its associated comorbidities. The journal contributes to education and inter-professional development by providing new insight into all aspects of the disease including underlying causes, treatment, management and prevention, public health, policy and behavioral components as well as the basic science underpinning the etiology and pathophysiology of obesity and its comorbidities.

Articles published in Obesity Reviews are of particular interest to all professionals concerned with understanding obesity and its associated comorbidities and the optimal approaches for their treatment and prevention. The reviews published in this journal will provide important insight for all health-related professionals including endocrinologists, cardiologists, gastroenterologists, obstetricians, psychologists and psychiatrists, and bariatric physicians.  

Editor: Prof. Brian Oldfield

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Pediatric Obesity

2022 Impact Factor: 3.910

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: Prof. Michael I Goran

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Clinical Obesity

Indexed in MEDLINE and PubMed

2022 Impact Factor: 3.3

Clinical Obesity is an international peer-reviewed journal publishing high quality translational and clinical research papers and reviews focussing on obesity and its co-morbidities.

Editor: Prof. Shahrad Taheri

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Obesity Science & Practice

Launched in 2015, Obesity Science & Practice is a new international peer-reviewed journal publishing the latest scientific and medical research papers to combat obesity's global pandemic.

Editor-in-Chief:  David B.Sarwer

Objectives of Obesity Science and Practice: 

  • To refine new medical, behavioral, dietary, pharmalogic and surgical approaches to treat obesity
  • To publish a diverse range of scientific and medical research papers to engage healthcare professionals and individuals
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