Steven Stovitz, MD, MS
Sports Medicine Fellowship, Associate Director
Family medicine, sports medicine, adult and pediatric obesity
MD, Medical College of Virginia
MS, University of Minnesota
Lawrence Family Medicine Residency
Fellowship: Hennepin County Medical Center (sports medicine)
Stovitz is a fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine and a senior associate editor at the British Journal of Sports Medicine. His clinical work is divided between the University of Minnesota departments of orthopedic surgery and intercollegiate athletics, where he is a team physician for University athletes. He also sees patients at the University of Minnesota Physicians Sports Medicine Clinic. Stovitz’s primary research involves a variety of issues in the study of obesity.
717 Delaware St SE, Suite 420
Minneapolis, MN 55414
Stovitz SD. Contributions of fitness and physical activity to reducing mortality. Clin J Sports Med. 2012;22(4):380-1.
Vanwormer JJ, Linde JA, Harnack LJ, Stovitz SD, Jeffrey RW. Is baseline physical activity a determinant of participation in worksite walking clubs? Data from the HealthWorks Trial. J Phys Act Health. 2012;9(6):849-56.
Vanwormer JJ, Linde JA, Harnack LJ, Stovitz SD, Jeffrey RW. Self-weighing frequency is associated with weight gain prevention over two years among working adults. Int J Behav Med. 2012;19(3):351-8.
Nelson TF, Stovitz SD, Thomas S, Lavoi NM, Bauer KW, Neumark-Sztainer, D. Do youth sports prevent pediatric obesity? A systematic review and commentary. Current Sports Medicine Reports. 2011;10(6):360-370.
Stovitz SD, Demerath EW, Hannan PJ, Lytle LA, Himes JH. Growing into obesity: Patterns of height growth in those who become normal weight, overweight, or obese as young adults. Am J Hum Biol. 2011;23(5):635-41.