Joseph Houmard, PhD, talks about how because diet is deemed so important in weight management that people often write off the benefits of exercise. He also talks about some of the various exercise strategies but notes that the best one is always the one that the patient will actually do.
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Joe Houmard, Ph.D. has been at East Carolina University in Greenville, NC since 1988. He is currently a Professor in the Department of Exercise & Sport Science and Director of the Human Performance Laboratory. He is an author on more than 150 scientific papers and book chapters and has been funded by the National Institutes of Health for his research. Dr. Houmard’s research focuses on skeletal muscle metabolism and how it is altered with conditions such as aging, insulin, resistance, and obesity and how interventions such as weight loss and exercise exert their positive effects.