Steven Stovitz, MD, CAQ, FACSM

Steven Stovitz, MD, CAQ, FACSM
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Sports Medicine Clinic
909 Fulton St. SE
Minneapolis MN 55455

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U.S. News & World Report 2012 Top Doctor

Mpls. St. Paul Magazine "Top Doctor" - (2012, 2013, 2014)


Stovitz SD, Batt ME. The epidemic has gone global: can Exercise is Medicine help quell the tide? Br J Sports Med. 2010 Aug;44(10):693. PubMed PMID: 20670971.

Stovitz SD, Hannan PJ, Lytle LA, Demerath EW, Pereira MA, Himes JH. Child height and the risk of young-adult obesity. Am J Prev Med. 2010 Jan;38(1):74-7. PubMed PMID: 20117560; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2818981.

Schuster J, Coetzee JC, Stovitz SD. Foot pain: biomechanical basics as a guide for assessment and treatment. PhysSportsmed. 2009 Jun;37(2):80-6. Review. PubMed PMID: 20048513.

Stovitz SD. The pyramid of sports medicine and child health. Br J Sports Med. 2010 Jan;44(1):4-7. Epub 2009 Nov 16. PubMed PMID: 19919947.

Stovitz SD. Shorter adults, yet taller children: what's up? Br J Nutr. 2009 Aug;102(3):329-30. Epub 2009 Jan 28. PubMed PMID: 19175948.

Stovitz SD, Pereira MA, Vazquez G, Lytle LA, Himes JH. The interaction of childhood height and childhood BMI in the prediction of young adult BMI. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2008 Oct;16(10):2336-41. Epub 2008 Jul 24. PubMed PMID: 18719630; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2747360.

Stovitz S. Sports medicine, on the forefront of spreading a little love in this world. Br J Sports Med. 2008 May;42(5):313. PubMed PMID: 18460608.

Stovitz SD, Pardee PE, Vazquez G, Duval S, Schwimmer JB. Musculoskeletal pain in obese children and adolescents. Acta Paediatr. 2008 Apr;97(4):489-93. PubMedPMID: 18363957.

Stovitz SD, Schwimmer JB, Martinez H, Story MT. Pediatric obesity: the unique issues in Latino-American male youth. Am J Prev Med. 2008 Feb;34(2):153-60. PubMed PMID: 18201646.

Stovitz SD, Steffen LM, Boostrom A. Participation in physical activity among normal- and overweight Hispanic and non-Hispanic white adolescents. J Sch Health.2008 Jan;78(1):19-25. PubMed PMID: 18177296.

Schmitz KH, Hannan PJ, Stovitz SD, Bryan CJ, Warren M, Jensen MD. Strength training and adiposity in premenopausal women: strong, healthy, and empowered
study. Am J Clin Nutr. 2007 Sep;86(3):566-72. PubMed PMID: 17823418.

Stovitz SD, Johnson RJ. "Underuse" as a cause for musculoskeletal injuries: is it time that we started reframing our message? Br J Sports Med. 2006 Sep;40(9):738-9. PubMed PMID: 16929048; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2564383.

Stovitz SD, Satin DJ. Professionalism and the ethics of the sideline physician. Curr Sports Med Rep. 2006 May;5(3):120-4. Review. PubMed PMID: 16640946.

Stovitz SD, VanWormer JJ, Center BA, Bremer KL. Pedometers as a means to increase ambulatory activity for patients seen at a family medicine clinic. J Am Board Fam Pract. 2005 Sep-Oct;18(5):335-43. PubMed PMID: 16148243.

Stovitz SD, Arendt EA. NSAIDs should not be used in treatment of stress fractures. Am Fam Physician. 2004 Oct 15;70(8):1452, 1454. PubMed PMID: 15526733.

Stovitz SD, Johnson RJ. NSAIDs and musculoskeletal treatment: what is the clinical evidence? Phys Sportsmed. 2003 Jan;31(1):35-52. PubMed PMID: 20086440.

Stovitz SD, Satin DJ. Ethics and the athlete: why sports are more than a game but less than a war. Clin Sports Med. 2004 Apr;23(2):215-25, vi. PubMed PMID: 15183568.



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