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Exercise Physiology, Exercise Science, Exercise, Exercise Rehabilitation, Fitness, Kinesiology, Exercise Training, Sports Medicine, Exercise Equipment, Fitness Equipment, Physical Education, Sports Nutrition,


B.S. (Physical Education), University of Illinois, 1958
M.S. (Physical Education), University of Illinois, 1960
Ph. D. (Physical Education and Exercise Physiology), University of Illinois, 1963


1963-67 U. S. Public Health Service Commissioned Officer (Lt. Cmdr.) Heart Disease Control Program, USPHS
1963: Physical Activity Consultant, Washington, D.C.
1965: Research Associate, Division of Cardiology, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington
1966: Visiting Assistant Professor, Laboratory for Human Performance Research, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania
1967-70 Assistant Professor, Applied Physiology, Laboratory for Human Performance Research, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania
1970-71 Wissenschaftlicher Assistent, Herzfunktionslabor, Lehrstuhl für Kreislaufforschung und Leistungsmedizin, Medizinische Universitätsklinik, Freiburg, West Germany
1970-77 Professeur Agrégé (Associate Professor), Département d’Education Physique, Université de Montréal, Montréal, Québec
1971-75 Agrégé de Recherche (Research Associate), Institut de Cardiologie de Montréal, Montréal, Québec
1975-76 Conseiller scientifique, Centre EPIC de Médecine Préventive et d’Activité Physique, Montréal, Québec
1977-83 Professor, Faculty of Physical Education, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario
1983-95 Professor, Department of Exercise Science and Physical Education, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona
1982-83 Director, Human Performance Laboratory
1983-95 Director, Exercise and Sport Research Institute, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona
1996-99 Adjunct Professor, Department of Medicine, Indiana University, Indianapolis
1996-2006 Professor, Department of Kinesiology, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana
2006- Professor Emeritus


American College of Sports Medicine

1962-64 Member; 1964-present. Fellow; 1968-present
1970-83 Member, Board of Trustees
1973-74 Member, Finance & Postgraduate Education Committees
1974-75 Member, Finance, International Relations, Dates and Sites and Nominating Committees; Chair, Fund-Raising Committee
1975-76 Member, Administrative Council; Member, Program and Long-Range Planning Committees; Chair, Finance and Special Projects Committees
1976-77 Vice-President (Education); Member, Administrative Council; Member, Program, Long-Range Planning and Awards and Tributes Committees; Chair, Special Projects Committee; Book Review Editor, Sports Medicine Bulletin
1977-78 Chair, Finance Committee; Chair, Subcommittee on Program Director Certification, Preventive and Rehabilitative Exercise Committee; Member, Special Projects Committee; Book Review Editor, Sports Medicine Bulletin
1978-79 President-Elect
1979-80 President
1980-81 Immediate Past-President; Member, National Center Fund-Raising, Relocation and Building Committees; Member, Long-Range Planning Committee
1981-84 Chair, National Center Fund-Raising Committee; Member, Long-Range Planning, International Relations and National Center Relocation and Building Committees
1984-86 Chair, International Relations Committee; Member, Fund-Raising Advisory Committee
1986-93 Chair, International Relations Committee; Delegate to the Fédération Internationale de Médecine Sportive and to the Confederación Panamericana de Medicina del Deporte
1988 Chair, Ad Hoc Committee on Restructuring of the Preventive/Rehabilitative Exercise Committee
1989-96 Member, Editorial Advisory Board, Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise
1990-93 Member, Budget and Finance Committee
1993-95 Treasurer; Chair, Budget and Finance Committee; Member, Administrative Council; Member, Strategic Planning Committee; Member, Ad Hoc Committee on ACSM Scientific Publications
1993-98 Chair, Organizing Committee 1998 FIMS World Congress; Member,International Relations Committee
2009-16 Chair, International Advisory Council, Exercise is Medicine; Member, Strategic Planning Committee
2009- Co-Chair, Planning Committee 2010-2022 International Congresses, Exercise is Medicine; Member, International Relations Committee
2020-23 Member, Editorial Board, ACSM’s Health & Fitness Journal

American Council on Exercise

2015-Member, Scientific Advisory Panel
2017- Senior Advisor on Exercise Science

Red de Actividad Física de las Américas – Physical Activity Network of the Americas (RAFA-PANA)

2017- Member
2019-22 Member, Executive Committee

Canadian Association of Sports Sciences

1972-88 Member
1975-78 Secretary and Member, Executive Council
1980-82 Chairman, Committee on Fitness Certification
1987-88 Section Editor, Physiology. Canadian Journal of Sport Sciences

Fédération Internationale de Médecine Sportive (FIMS)

1992-2006 Member
1998-2006 Member, Scientific Commission

Confederación Panamericana de Medicina del Deporte

1994-99 Chair, Scientific Commission

American Alliance of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance

1961-96 Member
1964-96 Member, Research Council
1983-96 Fellow, Research Consortium

American Academy of Kinesiology and Physical Education

1980-98 Member
1990-92 Secretary/Treasurer

International Council of Sport Science and Physical Education

1992-02 Member, Executive Board
1992-94 Regional Director, North America
1994-00 Vice President, Scientific Services
2000-02 Acting Treasurer

American Heart Association

1966-85 Fellow, Council on Epidemiology
1985-88 Member, Board of Directors, Maricopa Division, Arizona Heart Association
1985-90 Member, Research Advisory Committee, Arizona Affiliate

1981-99 Member, Editorial Advisory Board, SHAPE Magazine

1982 – Spokesperson and Coordinator for four Sports Nutrition Seminars; sponsored by the American College of Sports Medicine and the Banana Bunch

1983 – Executive Study Tour Director (Concordia University, Montreal); Physical Education and Sport in the German Democratic Republic

1985-95 Member, Institutional Review Board, Arizona Heart Institute, Phoenix. Vice-Chair, 1992-95

1986-91 Member, Scientific Advisory Board, Rockport Walking Institute

1986-88 Member, Steering Committee to plan the USA exhibit “Sport and its Science,” 1988 Exposition in Brisbane, Australia; co-sponsored by USIA and ACSM

1987-2007 Chair, National Medical Advisory Committee for the YMCA of the USA

1993- Member, Scientific Advisory Board, Life Fitness Academy; 1997- 2000, Director

1993-2008 Member, Editorial Board, Journal of Sports Medicine and Physical Fitness (Italy), Science et Motricité (France), Selección (Argentina), Archivos de Medicina del Deporte (Spain), Kinesiology (Croatia) and Revista Brasileira de Ciência e Movimento (Brazil)

1998-2005 Member, Scientific Advisory Board, Bally Life Fitness.

2013-2018 Member, Scientific Advisory Board, Performance Health Systems


1985 Recipient, Citation Award, American College of Sports Medicine

1995 Recipient, Recognition Award, Southwest Chapter of the ACSM

1996 Recipient, Philip Noel Baker Research Award, International Council of Sport
Science and Physical Education

2001 Recipient (as member of the Steering Committee of the HERITAGE Family
Study), Sport Science Award of the IOC President for Biomedical Sciences,
International Olympic Committee and International Council of Sport Science and
Physical Education

2001 Thomas K. Cureton Lecturer, American College of Sports Medicine Annual

2001 Peter C. Farrell International Visiting Professor, Department of Health & Sport
Science, School of Physiology & Pharmacology, University of New South Wales,
Sydney, Australia

2002 Michael L. Pollock Lecturer, American College of Sports Medicine Annual

2011 Doctor Honoris Causa, Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary

2014 Recipient, Honor Award, American College of Sports Medicine

2020-23 F ulbright Specialist


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