Share this article on:

You Asked For It: Question Authority

Nieman, David C. Dr.P.H., FACSM

doi: 10.1249/01.FIT.0000312424.45076.05
DEPARTMENTS: You Asked For It: Question Authority

Discusses the importance of losing excess weight in order to live a long and high quality life

David C. Nieman, Dr.P.H., FACSM, is professor and director of the Human Performance Laboratory, Appalachian State University, in Boone, North Carolina; an active researcher; and author of several textbooks on health and fitness. Email your questions to

© 2008 American College of Sports Medicine