Acta Physiologica

The Scandinavian Physiological Society publishes the scientific journal Acta Physiologica in collaboration with Wiley-Blackwell. Acta Physiologica is one of the oldest physiology journals still published. It started 1889–1939 under the name “Skandinavisches Archiv für Physiologie”, the name was then changed to Acta Physiologica Scandinavica 1940–2005, and from 2006 Acta Physiologica. Acta Physiologica is the official Journal of the Federation of European Physiological Societies (FEPS).

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Manuscripts by Continent Received from 1 October 2020 to 31 August 2021


  • 2020 Impact Factor: 6.3
  • ISI Journal Citation Reports Ranking, 2020: 8/81 (Physiology)
  • Median time from submission to first decision is just 15 days


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Aims and Scope

Acta Physiologica is an important forum for the publication of high quality original research in physiology and related areas by authors from all over the world. Acta Physiologica is a leading journal in human/translational physiology while promoting all aspects of the science of physiology. The journal publishes full-length original articles on important new observations as well as reviews and commentaries.

Key articles from 2016 online

Some of the top downloaded articles published in Acta Physiologica in 2016 are now free to all researchers. Click on the article titles of interest at the site, and you will be taken to the full-text article, where you can read, search and cite. See the list at this website.

Acta Physiologica Congress

Abstracts of selected meetings associated with FEPS and FEPS member societies, e.g. SPS, are published on the meeting website.

You will find meeting index, author index, online journal and a link to APHs homepage at this link. It is also possible to search after authors by name and affiliation, abstract title and text.