Prof. Dr. Larry DURSTINE

ACESS Executive Board Advisor

Prof. Dr. Larry DURSTINE

Distinguished Emeritus
Past President, ACSM (2005-2006)
Department of Exercise Science
University of South Carolina
USA
Prof. Dr. J Larry Durstine is a Distinguished Professor in the Department of Exercise Science at the University of South Carolina. The University of South Carolina is the academic Flag Ship University for the state of South Carolina. The Exercise Science Department is in the Arnold School of Public Health, and the department is recognized as the leading Exercise Science/Kinesiology program in the United States.
Dr. Durstine earned his Ph.D. in Exercise Physiology/Biochemistry/Medical Physiology from the University of Toledo and The Medical College of Ohio at Toledo. He has published 85 referred research manuscripts and has written and edited nine professional books and more than 40 book chapters (Curriculum Vitae). His primary research area is evaluation of regularly practiced exercise and a single exercise session on blood lipid and lipoprotein concentrations. In addition, Dr. Durstine has sought to understand the role of physical activity and exercise in the management of chronic diseases.
 
For most diseases daily physical activity or prescribed exercise will reduce disease risk while having a tremendous impact on primary and secondary disease prevention and treatment. Dr. Durstine has a strong commitment to daily exercise and continues today to exercise for “the health of it.”

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