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Dr. Sheri Colberg, Ph.D., FACSM

Dr. Sheri Colberg, Ph.D., FACSM

(Advisory Board Member) Sheri Colberg, PhD, also known as Sheri Colberg-Ochs, is an author, exercise physiologist, and professor emerita of exercise science at Old Dominion University and a former adjunct professor of internal medicine at Eastern Virginia Medical School, both in Norfolk, Virginia. Having earned her undergraduate degree from Stanford University and a Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley, she has specialized in research on diabetes and exercise and healthy lifestyles and shaped physical activity recommendations for professional organizations, including the American College of Sports Medicine, American Diabetes Association, and American Association of Diabetes Educators. She has authored 11 books, along with 24 book chapters and more than 300 articles on physical activity, diabetes, healthy lifestyles, and aging. In addition to her educational website, Diabetes Motion (www.diabetesmotion.com), she is also the founder of an academy for fitness and other professionals seeking continuing education enabling them to effectively work with people with diabetes and exercise: Diabetes Motion Academy (www.dmacademy.com). These and her own website (www.shericolberg.com) offer additional information about being active with diabetes. She is the 2016 recipient of the American Diabetes Association’s Outstanding Educator in Diabetes Award.

Sheri Colberg-Ochs, PhD, Q6: Tips to Motivate Patients to Exercise

Dr. Colberg-Ochs divulges why she doesn’t use the word “exercise” much, and discusses how beneficial just a little movement can be each day, especially for people a doing the least.   More videos with Dr. Colberg-Ochs: Sheri Colberg-Ochs, PhD, Introduction Q1: Is Exercise the Forgotten Tool? Q2: Effect of Physical …

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Sheri Colberg-Ochs, PhD, Q5: Frequency of Exercise

Dr. Colberg-Ochs discusses whether patients should exercise every day, whether that time can be broken up into smaller periods of physical activity, and the overall CV benefits. More videos with Dr. Colberg-Ochs: Sheri Colberg-Ochs, PhD, Introduction Q1: Is Exercise the Forgotten Tool? Q2: Effect of Physical Activity on Glycemia Q3: …

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Sheri Colberg-Ochs, PhD, Introduction

Dr. Colberg-Ochs introduces herself and some of her recent research work on exercise and diabetes, including the importance of breaks from sitting for too long. More videos with Dr. Colberg-Ochs: Q1: Is Exercise the Forgotten Tool? Q2: Effect of Physical Activity on Glycemia Q3: Intense Aerobic and Anaerobic Treatments Q4: …

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