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Experimental Physiology

Vol 102 (12 Issues in 2017)
Edited by: Mike Tipton
Online ISSN: 1469-445X
Published on behalf of Physiological Society
Impact Factor: 2.912
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Experimental Physiology publishes research papers that report novel insights into homeostatic and adaptive responses in health and pathophysiological mechanisms in disease. We welcome papers that embrace the journal’s orientation of translation and integration, which includes studies of the adaptive responses to exercise, acute and chronic environmental challenges, growth and aging, and diseases where integrative homeostatic mechanisms play a key role in the response to and evolution of the disease process. Examples of such diseases include hypertension, heart failure, hypoxic lung disease, endocrine and neurological disorders. Manuscripts that report the use of bioinformatic, genomic, molecular, proteomic and cellular techniques to provide novel insights into integrative physiological and pathophysiological mechanisms are welcomed.

We are also interested in methodological papers reporting important new developments in physiological techniques that could lead to significant new insights.

Papers which observe a significant new physiological behaviour or phenomenon which has the potential to alter the understanding of that field, but which have not yet identified the mechanisms may also be considered.

Such papers should demonstrate experimentally examination and exclusion of a number of plausible mechanisms for the important novel phenomenon.

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Journal statistics

ISI Web of Knowledge 2013 JCR report

Journal Citation Report

Two-Year Impact Factor 2.912
Five-Year Impact Factor 2.937
Immediacy Index 1
Cited Half Life 7.5
Article Influence Score 0.927

The Physiological Society has signed the San Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment (DORA), which calls for new measures to assess the value of scientific research.
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Editorial statistics to end June 2014

Acceptance rate for Research articles 23%
Average time from submission to first decision 23-31 days
Average time from Acceptance to individual article publication online in Early View 44 days
Average time from Acceptance to publication in an Issue 15 wks
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