Disa L. Hatfield, Ph.D., M.A., is currently an assistant professor at the University of Rhode Island in the Department of Kinesiology. Dr. Hatfield earned her first Master’s degree in psychology at Antioch University, Santa Barbara and her second in Kinesiology from the University of Connecticut and her Ph.D. from the University if Connecticut. Dr. Hatfield’s research interests include the hormonal responses to resistance exercise, particularly the responses of Insulin-Like Growth Factor I and Growth Hormone. Dr. Hatfield also has research experience investigating the role of supplementation and resistance exercise, children and exercise, and the weight-loss and health benefits of differing diets in combination with resistance training. She is also a 3-time National Champion Powerlifter and former American Bench Press record holder. She is an active participant of the ACSM and NSCA.
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Gary Eklund and Rick Bloomer, Ph.D.
- Dr. William J. Kraemer’s Research Tip: Milk plus weight training, good for girls
- Regaining one’s health and The Coach’s personal story
- Anti-oxidants and other supplements
- Carla’s Sexy Performance Tip: Male smells!
Gary Eklund, “The Coach” has coached high school sports for over 25 years, including basketball, baseball and girls softball. He has lived and worked in Santa Barbara, CA for 20 years. Gary’s jobs outside of coaching were in radio in sales and on-air host and promotions. He produced his own football talk show for 19 years, as well as celebrity charity events since 1983, in 10 Western States and Mexico, raising over $2,000,000 for several charities. Gary now hosts his own yearly poker tournament in Las Vegas. Gary worked out with Carla Sanchez for four months after heart surgery in 2007, and in four months lost 30 lbs, 7 inches off his waist, reduced his blood pressure from 190/90 to 112/58 and reduced his cholesterol from 230 to 132.
Rick Bloomer, Ph.D. is an Assistant Professor within the Department of Health and Sport Sciences at The University of Memphis. Rick holds a Ph.D. in Exercise Physiology from The University of North Carolina at Greensboro. He held prior positions at Duke University Medical Center and Wake Forest University as a research physiologist and visiting assistant professor, respectively. His research focus is centered on oxidative stress and frequently involves the use of antioxidant therapy to decrease macromolecule oxidation. Rick has been published in Sports Medicine, International Journal of Sports Medicine, Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport and many more.