Physiology: Animal Function and Reproduction

Physiology Basics

What was the first professional organization of physiologists?

The first organization of physiologists was the Physiological Society, founded in 1876 in England. In 1878, the Journal of Physiology began publication as the first journal dedicated to reporting results of research in physiology. The American counterpart, the American Physiological Society, was founded in 1887; their sponsored publication, the American Journal of Physiology, was first published in 1898.


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