Tagged: Exercise medicine

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Liz Joy

Medical Director, Senior Outcomes Researcher

Dr Joy is the Medical Director for Outcomes Research for Clinical Programs at Intermountain Healthcare in Salt Lake City. In addition, she practices Family Medicine and Sports Medicine with the Orthopedic Specialty Group at the Avenues Specialty Clinic by LDS Hospital. I am a Professor at the University of Utah in the Department of Family and Preventive Medicine.

She serves as Vice President for the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) and have held 2 terms of office on the Board of Trustees for the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine. She is on the Editorial Board for The Clinical Journal of Sports Medicine, and is Associate Editor for Current Sports Medicine Reports. She serves on the Exercise Is Medicine Task Force for the ACSM, and also on the American Heart Association?s Nutrition, Physical Activity and Metabolism Committee.

She has authored many journal articles and textbook chapters on a wide variety of topics in sports medicine. Her research interests lie in the areas of physical activity assessment and promotion, practice-based research in primary care, the Female Athlete Triad, and sports injury prevention.

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Steven Blair

Professor, Departments of Exercise Science and Epidemiology & Biostatistics

Steven N. Blair, P.E.D., FACSM, is professor in the departments of exercise science and epidemiology and biostatistics at the Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina.

Dr. Blair is a past-president of the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), National Coalition for Promoting Physical Activity, and the American Academy of Kinesiology and Physical Education as well as co-Chair of the Exercise is Medicine Science Committee.

He has received awards from many professional associations, including a MERIT Award from the National Institutes of Health, an ACSM Honor Award, the Robert Levy Lecture Award, and the Population Research Prize from the American Heart Association.

Dr. Blair is also one of the few individuals outside the U.S. Public Health Service to be awarded the U.S. Surgeon General's Medallion. His research focuses on the associations between lifestyle and health, with a specific emphasis on exercise, physical fitness, body composition, and chronic disease. He has published more than 450 papers and chapters in the scientific literature, and served as the senior scientific editor for the U.S. Surgeon General's Report on Physical Activity and Health.

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