Dr. Ross Julian, PhD

Dr. Ross Julian, PhD
Institute of Sport and Exercise Sciences
Westfälische Wilhelms University Münster
Horstmarer Landweg 62b
48149 Münster
Phone: +49 (0) 251 8332470

Lecturer at the Institute of Sport and Exercise Sciences University Münster

PhD Topic: Physiology of female football


PhD Project:

Determination of profiles for female football performance, based on physiological and blood-born parameters, creating a data base for performance parameters in female football and evaluating the influence of the menstrual cycle on performance parameters (expected submission: 2018).


PhD Publications:

Julian R, Hecksteden A, Fullagar HH, Meyer T. The effects of menstrual cycle phase on physical performance in female soccer players. PLoS One. 2017 Mar 13;12(3):e0173951. 

Julian R, Meyer T, Fullagar HH, Skorski S, Pfeiffer M, Kellmann M, Ferrauti A, Hecksteden A. Individual Patterns in Blood-Borne Indicators of Fatigue-Trait or Chance.  J Strength Cond Res. 2017 Mar;31(3):608-619. 

Julian R, Skorski S, Schimpchen J, Hecksteden A, Tim Meyer. Changes in physical fitness and blood-borne parameters over one season in non-professional female footballers. Sport Performance & Science Reports, 2019 URL:

Julian R, Skorski S, Hecksteden A, Pfeifer C, Bradley PS, Schulze E, Meyer T. Menstrual cycle phase and elite female soccer match-play: influence on various physical performance outputs. Sci Med in Football, 2020 1, 1-8. doi: 10.1080/24733938.2020.1802057.