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Brief Introduction I earned my BS degree in physical education from Carson Newman College in Tennessee. After completing a master’s degree at the University of Georgia, I then earned a doctoral degree in exercise science (with an emphasis in exercise physiology) from the University of Tennessee. I desired additional training in basic science and cell biology, and subsequently completed a PhD in physiology and cell biology from Louisiana State University. ➤ What are your most significant career experiences?

The coordinated interaction of these two systems allows for both subtle and significant changes in body function to occur. A good example of this interaction would be during the start of exercise. 2 ▼ Organizational structure of the nervous system.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the President’s Council on Physical Fitness as new recommendations for physical activity were being developed. S. Surgeon General provided guidelines for the amount of physical activity required to obtain significant health benefits and reduce the risk of developing chronic diseases such as heart disease, hypertension, diabetes, and osteoporosis (39). Furthering its commitment to physical activity, the ACSM joined with several other professional organizations and government agencies in 1995 to form the National Coalition for Promoting Physical Activity (NCPPA) (8).

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