Erin currently works at NASM where she oversees a group of national Master Instructors. Her passion for the health and fitness industry has led her through 15 years of experience and two graduate degrees. She specializes in Behavior Modification and Coaching, focusing on the multidimensional components that influence an individual to make changes toward establishing a healthy lifestyle.
Education: • MA - Sport and Exercise Psychology • MA - Professional Counseling
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Last Updated: February 13th, 2012
Sharecare News posted a story about Sports Medicine:
FRIDAY, Dec. 14 (HealthDay News) -- Olympic medal winners live longer than people in the general population, but athletes who do high- or moderate-intensity sports have no survival advantage over those who do low-intensity activities such as golf, according to two new studies.
MONDAY, Nov. 26 (HealthDay News) -- A new study suggests it would be wildly expensive -- more than $10 million per life saved -- to require American high school and college athletes to undergo heart testing to weed out those at risk for fatal cardiac complications from playing sports.
MONDAY, Nov. 26 (HealthDay News) -- For middle-aged adults trying to protect their knee health, it may be best to avoid extreme ends of the exercise spectrum, such as too much high-impact exercise or too little physical activity, researchers have found.
FRIDAY, Oct. 12 (HealthDay News) -- Standards used to diagnose concussion in college athletes are inconsistent and require clearer definitions and better tools to make the diagnosis, researchers report.
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