Lifestyle and Cardiometabolic Research Unit



Selected Publications from the LCRU (2015-2018)


*For a complete list of publications, visit Dr. Ross’ Google Scholar page.

Student authors are underlined.


Brennan AM, Benson M, Morningstar J, Herzig M, Robbins J, Gerszten RE and Ross R. Plasma metabolite profiles in response to chronic exercise. Medicine and Science in Sport and Exercise (In Press).


de Lannoy L, Sui X, Lavi CJ, Blair SN, Ross R. (2018). Change in submaximal cardiorespiratory fitness and all-cause mortalityMayo Clinic Proceedings. 93(2):184-190.


Davidson T, Vainshelboim B, Kokkinos P, Myers J, Ross R. (2017). Cardiorespiratory fitness versus physical activity as predictors of all-cause mortality in menAmerican Heart Journal. 196:156-62.


de Lannoy LClarke J, Stotz PJ, Ross R. (2017). Effects of intensity and amount of exercise on measures of insulin and glucose: Analysis of inter-individual variabilityPloS One. 12(5): e0177095


Clarke Jde Lannoy L, Ross R. (2017). Comparison of measures of maximal and submaximal fitness in response to exerciseMedicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. 49(4): 711–716.


Ko G, Davidson LE, Brennan AM, Lam M, Ross R. (2016). Abdominal adiposity, not cardiorespiratory fitness, mediates the exercise-induced change in insulin sensitivity in older adultsPloS One. 11(12): e0167734.


Bostad WRicketts TA, Stotz PJ, Ross R. (2016). Cardiovascular disease risk in obese adults assessed using established values for cardiorespiratory fitnessApplied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism. 42:93-95.


Rickets TA, Sui X, Lavie CJ, Blair SN, Ross R. (2016). Addition of cardiorespiratory fitness within an obesity risk classification model identified men at increased risk of all-cause mortalityThe American Journal of Medicine. 129: 536.e13-536.e20


Ross R. (2016). Is setting a criterion for “clinically significant weight loss” necessary? Obesity. 24(4): 791. 


Ross R, Blair SN, Arena R, et al. (2016). Importance of assessing cardiorespiratory fitness in clinical practice: a case for fitness as a clinical vital sign: a scientific statement from the American Heart Association. Circulation. 134:653–699. 


Ross R, de Lannoy L, Stotz PJ. (2015). Separate effects of intensity and amount of exercise on individual cardiorespiratory fitness responseMayo Clinic Proceedings. 90(11):1506-1514.


Ross R, Hudson R, Stotz PJ, Lam M. (2015). Effects of exercise amount and intensity on abdominal obesity and glucose tolerance in obese adults: a randomized trialAnnals of Internal Medicine. 162: 325-334. 

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