Meir Magal, Ph.D., FACSM, ACSM-CEP,is the chair of the School of Mathematics and Sciences, and program director and professor of Exercise Science at North Carolina Wesleyan University. Dr. Magal served on ACSM's Committee for Certification and Registry Boards (CCRB) in several capacities including as chair of the International Subcommittee and as the chair of CCRB. He also served as an associate editor of the 10th edition of ACSM's Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription and as a coeditor on the 6th edition of ACSM's Fitness Assessment Manual.
Barry A. Franklin, Ph.D., FACSM,is director of Preventive Cardiology/Cardiac Rehabilitation at Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI, professor of Physiology, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, and professor of Internal Medicine, Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine. He is a past president of AACVPR (1989) and ACSM (2000). Currently, he holds formal editorial appointments with 16 different scientific/clinical journals, including the American Journal of Cardiology and ACSM's Health & Fitness Journal®.
Gregory B. Dwyer, Ph.D., FACSM,is a clinical exercise physiologist and a distinguished professor in the Department of Exercise Science at East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania (ESU). He has taught for more than 30 years in higher education. He has served ACSM in several capacities as a member of the Committee on Certification and Registry Board, and as a board member of the Clinical Exercise Physiology Association. Dr. Dwyer has written/edited for several textbooks and chapters for ACSM (including ACSM's Certification Review, ACSM's Health-Related Physical Fitness Assessment Manual, and ACSM's Metabolic Calculations Handbook and CD). In addition, he has written and/or presented well more than 100 research abstracts and presentations and authored more than 15 peer-reviewed articles. Dr. Dwyer is also one of the current associate editors for the Journal of Clinical Exercise Physiology.
Deborah Riebe, Ph.D., FACSM, FNAK,is the associate dean of the College of Health Sciences and professor in the Department of Kinesiology at the University of Rhode Island. Dr. Riebe served on ACSM's Board of Trustees, as chair of the ACSM International Health & Fitness Summit, and as chair of ACSM's Committee for Certification and Registry Boards. She is the senior editor of the 10th edition of ACSM's Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription and has authored more than 80 articles in refereed journals and book chapters.
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