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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.

Step 2: Get Up and Get Moving (Part 3)

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If your patients are overweight, they may have special concerns about doing structured exercise routines. They often become so self-conscious about their bodies during such activities that it prevents them from wanting to participate at all. Sheri Colberg, Ph.D., FACSM helps your patients overcome these fears by discussing Other Unstructured …

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Step 2: Get Up and Get Moving (Part 1)

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Last time Sheri Colberg, Ph.D., FACSM had some great insight as to why patients do not lose weight even though they exercise. This week she helps you give your patients a proper start. Learn what to do by reading Getting Started Is the Hardest Part. Check out this week’s tool …

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Get Down to Basics (Part 6)

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If you’re physically trained, you will generally have a heightened sensitivity to insulin—but why? Sheri Colberg, Ph.D., FACSM shares her reasons in an excerpt of her new best seller, The 7 Step Diabetes Fitness Plan.

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Get Down to Basics (Part 5)

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Sheri Colberg, Ph.D., FACSM shares more of her new best seller, The 7 Step Diabetes Fitness Plan. This week read: But What If You Already Have Diabetes? You will want to print this one out and give it to your patients.

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Get Down to Basics (Part 3)

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When you see people who are overweight (even if you’re one of them), do you automatically assume that they can’t possibly be physically fit? Sheri Colberg, Ph.D., FACSM shares more of her new best seller, The 7 Step Diabetes Fitness Plan. This week read: What does it mean to be …

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