Tom Samaras' Publications List

Article Index

Publications on Human Body Size:

Samaras TT. (2020) Height and longevity—a changing viewpoint. WJPPS, 9 (9): 570-574 abstract id/12979

Samaras, T. T., Marson, S. M., & Lillis, J. P. (2019). International Data Demonstrating the Inverse Height and Life Expectancy Between the Sexes: Height and life expectancy. SOCIALSCI JOURNAL, 4, 1-9.

Samaras T, Marson S, Lillis J. (2018). The close inverse relationship between male and female height and life expectancy. Innovation in Aging, 2(suppl_1), 888-889.

Samaras TT. (2118) Hidden benefits of shorter, smaller bodies. 2018. JSRR. 19(2): 1-7, 2018; article no. JSRR.40878.

Samaras TT. (2018) Harmful ramifications of secular growth. Cardiovasc Disord Med. 3:

Samaras TT. (2018). Implications of excessive nutrition and increased body height and weight. Annals of Nutrition & Food Science. 2(6), Article 1037.

Samaras TT. (2018). What’s good about being shorter. SOJ Psychol 5(1): 1-4: DOI:

Samaras TT,  Biological parameters explain why shorter or smaller people have lower cardiovascular disease and greater longevity. 2017. JSRR. 15(1): 1-16, 2017; Article no. JSRR.34729. Doi:10.9734/JSRR/2017/34729

Samaras TT, Health risks of higher birth weight, rapid growth, early maturation and taller height. Women’s Health Bulletin. 2015 July; 2(3): e26805.

Samaras, TT. Longevity in specific populations. Reference Module in Biomedical Sciences. Elsevier, 2014. Doi: 10.1016/B978-0-12-801238-3.02878-6.

Samaras T. Human size. The biology of why it is best to be small [Feedback]. World Nutrition February 2014, 5, 2, 197-199.

Samaras Thomas T. Why Smaller Humans are in our Future. Policy Innovations, Carnegie Council. 10/20/2014

Samaras TT. Evidence from eight different types of studies showing that smaller body size is related to greater longevity, Journal of Scientific Research & Reports. 2014, 3(16): 2150-2160. 

Thomas T. Samaras. Shorter human height has its merits and demerits. ISpectrum Magazine. July-August 2014, issue 08. Pp. 13-24 Download Magazine

Thomas Samaras.  Human Size: Short men live longer.  WN Feedback, World Nutrition. July-August 2014, 5, 7-8, 692 (13 of 22) Download Magazine and go to page 692

Thomas T. Samaras. How height is related to our health and longevity: A review. Nutrition and Health. 2012, 21: 247-261

Thomas T. Samaras. Shorter height is related to lower cardiovascular disease risk--A narrative review, The Indian heart Journal, 2013, 65: 66-71.

Salaris L, Poulain M, and TT Samaras. Height and survival at older ages among males born in an in-land village in Sardinia (1866-1915). Biodemography and Social Biology, 2012; 58:1, 1-13.

Thomas T. Samaras, Commentary. Human growth, height, size: Reasons to be small, World Nutrition, 2011, 2,3:108-135

Thomas T. Samaras, Ramifications of increasing birth weight, accelerated growth and greater height on health, the obesity epidemic, and longevity, Journal of Chinese Clinical Medicine, 2010, 5(8): 433-449.