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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.

Upper-body resistance training exercises:

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Every now and then great minds think alike and this week Dr. Sheri Colberg, Ph.D., FACSM outlines how Upper-body resistance training exercises: Biceps curls and triceps curls benefit patients. If you change the weights to water bottles you get an activity that I have been using for years.

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Working with Diabetic Athletes: Part 2

Sheri

Many people with type 1 diabetes and other insulin users are engaged in physically demanding exercise programs. These two things, Insulin and Exercise can be a deadly combination for our patients. This week Dr. Sheri Colberg, Ph.D., FACSM brings us part 2 of a series on Working with Diabetic Athletes ...

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Working with Diabetic Athletes: Part 1

Sheri

Many people with type 1 diabetes and other insulin users are engaged in physically demanding exercise programs. These two things Insulin and Exercise can be a deadly combination for our patients. This week Dr. Sheri Colberg, Ph.D., FACSM brings us part 1 of a series on Working with Diabetic Athletes

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