Scopus indexed physiology journals

Scopus is the largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature: scientific journals, books, and conference proceedings. Scopus is currently indexing nearly 36,377 journals from approximately 11,678 publishers. In this blog post, we will be listing Scopus-indexed physiology journals.

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There are more than 500 Scopus indexed journals that publish physiology related research. However, we are listing the top 40 Scopus indexed physiology journals. More physiology journals can be found at

Top 40 Scopus indexed Physiology Journals

S. No.Journal TitlePublisherJournal ScopeSJR
1Annual Review of Plant BiologyAnnual Reviews Inc.Cell Biology (Q1); Molecular Biology (Q1); Physiology (Q1); Plant Science (Q1)8.131
2CirculationLippincott Williams and Wilkins Ltd.Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine (Q1); Physiology (medical) (Q1)7.8
3Nature MetabolismSpringer BerlinCell Biology (Q1); Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism (Q1); Internal Medicine (Q1); Physiology (medical) (Q1)7.045
4Annual Review of PhysiologyAnnual Reviews Inc.Physiology (Q1)6.429
5Circulation ResearchLippincott Williams and Wilkins Ltd.Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine (Q1); Physiology (Q1)4.531
6Sleep Medicine ReviewsElsevier BVNeurology (Q1); Neurology (clinical) (Q1); Physiology (medical) (Q1); Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine (Q1)3.053
7New PhytologistWiley-Blackwell Publishing LtdPhysiology (Q1); Plant Science (Q1)3.047
8Circulation: Arrhythmia and ElectrophysiologyLippincott Williams and Wilkins Ltd.Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine (Q1); Medicine (miscellaneous) (Q1); Physiology (medical) (Q1)2.985
9Bone ResearchNature Publishing GroupEndocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism (Q1); Histology (Q1); Physiology (Q1)2.575
10JACC: Clinical ElectrophysiologyElsevier USACardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine (Q1); Physiology (medical) (Q1)2.562
11PhysiologyAmerican Physiological SocietyPhysiology (Q1)2.552
12Cardiovascular ResearchOxford University PressCardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine (Q1); Physiology (Q1); Physiology (medical) (Q1)2.481
13BMC BiologyBioMed Central Ltd.Agricultural and Biological Sciences (miscellaneous) (Q1); Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology (miscellaneous) (Q1); Biotechnology (Q1); Cell Biology (Q1); Developmental Biology (Q1); Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics (Q1); Physiology2.324
14Heart RhythmElsevierCardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine (Q1); Physiology (medical) (Q1)2.256
15AngiogenesisSpringer NetherlandsCancer Research (Q1); Clinical Biochemistry (Q1); Physiology (Q1)2.227
16Plant PhysiologyAmerican Society of Plant BiologistsGenetics (Q1); Physiology (Q1); Plant Science (Q1)2.166
17Journal of Cachexia, Sarcopenia and MuscleWiley-BlackwellOrthopedics and Sports Medicine (Q1); Physiology (medical) (Q1)2.159
18Comprehensive PhysiologyJohn Wiley and Sons Inc.Medicine (miscellaneous) (Q1); Physiology (Q1); Physiology (medical) (Q1)2.14
19Plant, Cell and EnvironmentWiley-Blackwell Publishing LtdPhysiology (Q1); Plant Science (Q1)2.029
20Basic Research in CardiologyD. Steinkopff-VerlagCardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine (Q1); Physiology (Q1); Physiology (medical) (Q1)2.022
21Physiological ReviewsAmerican Physiological SocietyMedicine (miscellaneous) (Q1); Molecular Biology (Q1); Physiology (Q1); Physiology (medical) (Q1)13.693
22Cell MetabolismCell PressCell Biology (Q1); Molecular Biology (Q1); Physiology (Q1)10.037
23EuropaceOxford University PressCardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine (Q1); Physiology (medical) (Q1)1.899
24Translational ResearchMosby Inc.Biochemistry (medical) (Q1); Medicine (miscellaneous) (Q1); Physiology (medical) (Q1); Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health (Q1)1.857
25Journal of Experimental BotanyOxford University PressPhysiology (Q1); Plant Science (Q1)1.823
26Neuropathology and Applied NeurobiologyWiley-Blackwell Publishing LtdHistology (Q1); Neurology (Q1); Neurology (clinical) (Q1); Pathology and Forensic Medicine (Q1); Physiology (medical) (Q1)1.785
27Antioxidants and Redox SignalingMary Ann Liebert Inc.Biochemistry (Q1); Cell Biology (Q1); Clinical Biochemistry (Q1); Medicine (miscellaneous) (Q1); Molecular Biology (Q1); Physiology (Q1)1.706
28mSystemsAmerican Society for MicrobiologyBiochemistry (Q1); Computer Science Applications (Q1); Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics (Q1); Genetics (Q1); Microbiology (Q1); Modeling and Simulation (Q1); Molecular Biology (Q1); Physiology (Q1)1.691
29Neurobiology of StressElsevier BVBiochemistry (Q1); Cellular and Molecular Neuroscience (Q1); Endocrine and Autonomic Systems (Q1); Endocrinology (Q1); Molecular Biology (Q1); Physiology (Q1)1.637
30Free Radical Biology and MedicineElsevier Inc.Biochemistry (Q1); Physiology (medical) (Q1)1.625
31SleepOxford University PressNeurology (clinical) (Q1); Physiology (medical) (Q1)1.58
32American Journal of Physiology – Endocrinology and MetabolismAmerican Physiological SocietyEndocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism (Q1); Physiology (Q1); Physiology (medical) (Q1)1.572
33Journal of PhysiologyWiley-Blackwell Publishing LtdPhysiology (Q1); Sports Science (Q1)1.557
34Acta PhysiologicaJohn Wiley and Sons LtdPhysiology (Q1)1.497
35Biology of SportInstitute of SportOrthopedics and Sports Medicine (Q1); Physical Therapy, Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation (Q1); Physiology (medical) (Q1); Sports Science (Q1)1.475
36American Journal of Physiology – Cell PhysiologyAmerican Physiological SocietyCell Biology (Q1); Physiology (Q1)1.468
37American Journal of Physiology – Lung Cellular and Molecular PhysiologyAmerican Physiological SocietyCell Biology (Q1); Physiology (Q1); Physiology (medical) (Q1); Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine (Q1)1.466
38Neurogastroenterology and MotilityWiley-Blackwell Publishing LtdEndocrine and Autonomic Systems (Q1); Gastroenterology (Q1); Physiology (Q1)1.451
39Cell StressBiochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology (miscellaneous) (Q1); Molecular Medicine (Q1); Physiology (Q1); Cancer Research (Q2)1.434
40American Journal of Physiology – Renal PhysiologyAmerican Physiological SocietyPhysiology (Q1); Urology (Q1)1.413
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