The International Sports Sciences Association's advisors and authors are some of the most prestigious and respected names in the fitness industry. The years of scientific research they have conducted, the hundreds of professional publications, and college text books they have authored, is the basis of virtually all exercise, physiology, nutrition, and fitness courses taught around the world.
While others talk about their "experts" we urge you to see for yourself and take an in depth look at their biographies, publications, and accomplishments.
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Thomas Fahey received his doctorate from the University of California, Berkeley in 1972. He earned his bachelors and masters degrees at San Francisco State University, where he was an All-American discus thrower and competed in power lifting competitions. He currently is professor of Physical Education and Exercise Science at California State University, Chico, where he teaches exercise physiology and helps to coach discus throwers. He has authored 15 books on exercise physiology, wellness, and strength, and hundreds of articles for scientific journals and bodybuilding and fitness magazines. Dr. Fahey serves as a coach at the John Powell summer throwers camp at Dennison University in Ohio. He is a world-class masters track and field athlete, competing in the discus and hammer throw. He won five United States national championships, two gold medals in the World Games, and two silver medals in the Masters Athletics World Championships. Click here for a list of his books published, examples of journal publications and book chapters, articles in fitness, health, and bodybuilding magazines, recent professional presentations, professional organizations, consultant positions and journal editor, and athletic accomplishments.