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TRAINING CHAMPIONS: Engaging Health Care Executives

Cecil, Beth R.D., L.D.; Reed, Brandy L. Exercise Physiologist, ACE-PT, ACE-LWMC; Henning, Natalie Exercise Physiologist, ACE-PT, ACE-LWMC, GFI, AHS

ACSM'S Health & Fitness Journal: May/June 2011 - Volume 15 - Issue 3 - pp 29-33
doi: 10.1249/FIT.0b013e3182160f17


* From this article, the reader should understand the benefits of a healthy and active administrative team and learn effective strategies to incorporate wellness programs into the lives of busy health care executives.

Discover proven fitness and nutrition program ideas that turn health care executives into wellness champions.

Beth Cecil, R.D., L.D., is a wellness dietitian at the Owensboro Medical Health System HealthPark. She herein provides outpatient nutritional counseling for individuals of all ages, leads weight management programs for children and adults, and speaks on nutrition throughout the community. She holds a bachelor of science degree in dietetics from the University of Kentucky and has a certificate of training in childhood and adolescent weight management. She writes the weekly "Eating Well" column in the Owensboro Messenger-Inquirer newspaper.

Brandy L. Reed, Exercise Physiologist, ACE-PT, ACE-LWMC, is a graduate of Western Kentucky University, with a bachelor of science degree in exercise science. She also holds personal training and lifestyle and weight management consultant certifications from the American Council of Exercise, as well as fundamentals of Yoga certification from SCW Fitness Education. Her current work focuses on engaging executives, prenatal and postnatal exercise, personal training, and group fitness.

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Natalie Henning, Exercise Physiologist, ACE-PT, ACE-LWMC, GFI, AHS, holds a bachelor of science degree in sports medicine from the University of Evansville. She has been in the fitness industry for more than 20 years and has served the last 11 years as manager of Health and Fitness at the Owensboro Medical Health System HealthPark. Here she has led a fitness team of more than 25 staff members that includes exercise physiologists, personal trainers, and group fitness instructors.

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