Frontiers in Physiology is the world’s 3rd most-cited journal in its field and ranks in the top Impact Factor and CiteScore percentiles
Frontiers in Physiology continues to rank among the world’s top physiology journals in terms of influence and quality, as shown by our analysis of the 2017 Journal Citation Reports (JCR-2017; 2018, Clarivate Analytics), 2017 CiteScore edition (2018, Scopus, Elsevier) and other impact metrics.
- The world’s 3rd most-cited journal — and 2nd most-cited open-access journal –in the JCR category of Physiology, with 3,356 citations in 2017 to 1,056 articles published in 2015 and 2016 (Figure 1)
- The world’s 3rd most-cited journal — and most-cited open-access journal — in the CiteScore category of Medical Physiology, with 5,775 citations in 2017 to 1,577 articles published in 2014, 2015 and 2016 (Figure 1)
- Ranks in the 76th percentile of journal Impact Factors in the JCR Physiology category, with an Impact Factor of 3.394 (Figure 2)
- Ranks in the 83rd CiteScore percentile in the Medical Physiology category, with a CiteScore of 3.66 (Figure 2)
- 4,500 published articles to date
- 37,800 citations to date
- 19 million article views and downloads to date
- Articles mentioned 950 times in the news to date
- Articles mentioned 37,900 times on social media to date
Scientific excellence at scale
The impressive performance of Frontiers in Physiology — and all Frontiers journals listed in the JCR and CiteScore metrics — reflects the continued success and influence of the Frontiers Open Science model of scientific excellence at scale.
All of this is only possible thanks to our research community and stellar editorial board. Frontiers congratulates Field Chief Editor George E Billman and all Specialty Chief Editors, as well as the diligent work of the Associate and Review Editors, authors and the Frontiers Journal Management team, for this outstanding achievement.