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European Journal of Preventive Cardiology

Risk Factors, Epidemiology, Rehabilitation and Sports Cardiology

Addressing causes and prevention of cardiovascular disease, cardiovascular rehabilitation and exercise physiology

The European Journal of Preventive Cardiology embraces all the scientific, clinical and public health disciplines that address the causes and prevention of cardiovascular disease, as well as cardiovascular rehabilitation and exercise physiology. It serves the interests of complementary ESC Working Groups and other European professional societies such as hypertension, atherosclerosis, diabetes, internal medicine, behavioural medicine and general practice.

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Mission Statement

The European Journal of Cardiovascular Prevention & Rehabilitation became the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology in January 2012.

"We believe this will greatly help the Journal to take its position as the prime Journal in preventive cardiology and will make it even more obvious for authors of high quality research in this domain to find our editorial offices."
Editor in Chief Diederick E. Grobbee, MD, PhD, FESC

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Presentation and Impact Factor

The European Journal of Preventive Cardiology is the official journal of the European Association of Preventive Cardiology. It provides an avenue for reports of the European Heart Network, national heart foundations, non-governmental and governmental organisations, and the European Union.

European Journal of Preventive Cardiology information

Editor-in-Chief: M. F. Piepoli, FESC (IT)

New Print ISSN: 2047-4873
New Online ISSN: 2047-4881
Volume 24 - year 2017
18 issues

Rates for EAPC Members

Special rates for EAPC members available here (European Association of Preventive Cardiology of the ESC)

Impact Factor

European Journal of Preventive Cardiology is already indexed by Index Medicus/Medline.

Impact Factor 2016 = 3.606
2003 = 1.990, 2004 = 3, 2005 = 2.333, 2006 = 1.1979, 2007 = 2.221, 2008 = 2.361, 2009 = 2.511, 2010 = 2.633, 2011 = 2.634, 2012 = 3.903 (incl. pre name change cites), 2013= 3.691, 2014 = 3.319, 2015 = 3.361

Instructions to Authors

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Information on how to submit manuscripts can be found here: Instructions to authors.

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