Scholarly Publications


  1. Severin R, Phillips SA  Respiratory Muscles and Chemoreflex Sensitivity in Heart Failure: A Breath of Fresh Air. Can J Cardiol. 2017 Apr;33(4):433-436. doi: 10.1016/j.cjca.2017.02.003. Link To Paper 
  2. Severin, R, Interdisciplinary Management of the Frail Post-ICU Patient, The Spectrum, Special Edition: Malnutrition, Sep 2018, 32-37
  3. Severin, R et al. The Crossroads of Aging: An Intersection of Malnutrition, Frailty and Sarcopenia, Topics in Geriatric Rehabilitation, Jan 2019, Vol 35, Issue 1. p 79–87 doi: 10.1097/TGR.0000000000000218 Link to Paper (Open Access)
  4. Severin, R et al, Precision Medicine in Weight Loss and Healthy Living, Progress in Cardiovascular Disease 2019 Jan 3. pii: S0033-0620(18)30264-0. doi: 10.1016/j.pcad.2018.12.012. Link to Paper 
  5. Gonçalves da Silva A, Sardeli A, Delgado André L, Severin R, de Oliveira C, Hassan C, Borghi-Silva A, Phillips SA, Exercise Training Does Improve Cardiorespiratory Fitness in Post Bariatric Surgery Patients, Obesity Surgery Link to Paper
  6. Severin, R et al, Outpatient Physical Therapist Attitudes Toward and Behaviors in Cardiovascular Disease Screening: A National Survey. Physical Therapy, pzz042, Link to Paper (Open Access)


Textbook Chapters 

  1. Severin R, et al, Chapter 16. Obesity and Respiratory Skeletal Muscles, in; Walrand, Stéphane (Ed) “Nutrition and Skeletal Muscle”, First Edition. Cambridge, MA, Academic Press, November 2018, ISBN: 9780128104224 Link to Chapter