Wayne L. Westcott, Ph.D., C. S. C. S. teaches exercise science and conducts strength training research at Quincy College in Quincy, Massachusetts. Dr. Westcott has been a strength training consultant for numerous organizations, including the United States Navy, the United States Air Force, the American Council on Exercise, the YMCA of the USA, and Nautilus. He has authored 27 books and textbooks, and more than 70 peer-reviewed academic papers.
Dr. Westcott has served as an editorial advisor, reviewer, writer, and columnist for many publications, including The Physician and Sportsmedicine, ACSM’s Health & Fitness Journal, ACSM’s Certified News, Fitness Management, Perspective, On-Site Fitness, Prevention, and Shape. He has been a keynote speaker for national meetings of the American College of Sports Medicine, the American College of Nutrition, the National Intramural and Recreational Sports Association, Harvard University School of Medicine, and Creighton University School of Medicine. He has received the Healthy American Fitness Leader Award from the President’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports, the Lifetime Achievement Award from the International Association of Fitness Professionals, the Hall of Fame Award from the International Fitness Professionals Association, the Alumni Recognition Award from the Pennsylvania State University, and the Marla Richmond Memorial Education Award from the Medical Fitness Association.