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

ACSM's Health & Fitness Journal: July-August 2009 - Volume 13 - Issue 4 - p 5-7
doi: 10.1249/FIT.0b013e3181aaf636
DEPARTMENTS: You Asked For It: Question Authority

I'm not sure what to believe anymore about what exercise can or cannot do for you. Can you expose some common myths regarding exercise?

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

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