Health Fitness Instructor's Handbook

Health Fitness Instructor's Handbook

by Howley
     
 

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About the Authors:

     Edward T. Howley, PhD, is a professor of exercise science at the  University of Tennessee, where he frequently has been honored for his

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About the Authors:

     Edward T. Howley, PhD, is a professor of exercise science at the  University of Tennessee, where he frequently has been honored for his  excellence in teaching. He received the university’s Alexander Prize for  Teaching and Scholarship in 1999, the College of Education John Tunstall  Outstanding Professor Award in 1995 and 1987, the University of Tennessee  Alumni Association Outstanding Teacher Award in 1987, and the George F. Brady Teaching Award in 1979 and 1986. Most recently, he received the  Alumni Achievement Award from the School of Education at the University of  Wisconsin and the Gatorade Sports Science Institute’s Excellence in  Education Award.

       Howley holds a PhD in physical education from the University of Wisconsin  at Madison and certification as a program director from the American  College of Sports Medicine (ACSM). He is currently the president of ACSM and has previously served as president of their Southeast Chapter. He has been active in ACSM’s certification committee activities and was an  associate editor of the sixth edition of the ACSM’s Guidelines for  Exercise Testing and Prescription. 

     B. Don Franks received his PhD in exercise science from the University of  Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) in 1967 while working under fitness pioneer T.K. Cureton Jr. He served on the UIUC faculty until 1970 and later taught at Temple University in Philadelphia and at the University of  Tennessee at Knoxville. He was senior program advisor for the President’s  Council on Physical Fitness and Sports in 1995. Previously, he was professor in and chair of the department of kinesiology at Louisiana State  University. Currently, he teaches kinesiology at the University of Maryland at College Park.

       Franks is a fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine, the  American Academy of Kinesiology and Physical Education (AAKPE), and the  Research Consortium of the American Alliance for Health, Physical  Education, Recreation and Dance (AAHPERD). He is also a former president of AAKPE and the Research Consortium of AAHPERD, where he advocated a  health-related approach to physical fitness and helped to develop the  first Health-Related Physical Fitness Test. Franks has received many  honors, including the AAHPERD Physical Fitness Council Honor Award and the President’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports’ Distinguished Service Award.   

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780873229586
Publisher:
Human Kinetics Publishers
Publication date:
08/01/1997
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
538
Product dimensions:
8.94(w) x 11.34(h) x 1.52(d)

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