Brian C. Leutholtz, PhD
Department of Health, Human Performance, and Recreation
Brian C. Leutholtz, PhD, FACSM, is a professor in the Department of Health, Human Performance, and Recreation at Baylor University. He has past experience as the director and founder of the Old Dominion University Therapeutic Exercise Program for Chronic Disease (TEMPO) in Norfolk ,VA and has served as a consultant for an aggressive managed care team providing exercise and diet evaluation/education in Virginia Beach, VA.
Prior to graduation in 1992 from Michigan State University where he earned a PhD specializing in the study of clinical exercise physiology and cardiology, Dr. Leutholtz completed a four-year doctoral fellowship at Butterworth Hospital in Grand Rapids, Michigan. As a fellow of The American College of Sports Medicine, Dr. Leutholtz has earned recognition at the highest level of certification by The American College of Sports Medicine as a Clinical Program Director, and has recently added to his list of book publications, a co-authored book titled, Exercise Prescription: A Case Study Approach to the ACSM Guidelines. In this book, the long-standing ACSM equations were improved, and a new term, the VO2 Reserve was adopted by the ACSM.
Current Research Interests:
- Exercise Prescription for Chronic Diseases
- Sport Supplements/Plant/Herbal Extracts