ISSA Founders, Advisors, Course and Continuing Education Authors

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.

We're confident you'll see why ISSA is truly the World Leader in Fitness Education

Dr. Sal Arria Frederick C. Hatfield Charles Staley Patrick S. Gamboa Dr. Jack Barnathan Karl Knopf Bill Pearl Warren Potash Dr. Thomas Fahey Jane Frederick Dr. Gordon

E.J. 'Doc' Kreis Robert Filer Lt. Col. Taylor John Schaeffer John DeFendis John Berardi Kim Dolan Leto LaReine Chabut

Lt. Col. JK Taylor - USMC retired ISSA Professor of Fitness Science

Lt. Col. Taylor received his BS from Auburn University in Health and Physical Education, with his concentration in Exercise Physiology. He transitioned and applied this knowledge into the United States Marine Corps where as an Infantry Officer he served three tours in Viet Nam. While in the Military, he earned the "USMC Master Fitness Award" and held the USMC record for the fastest time through the obstacle course. Lt. Col. Taylor was responsible for the physical training for the Marine Corp Recruit Depot at Parris Island, South Carolina and was the Fitness Specialist at the Marine Corps Air Station in Beaufort, South Carolina. He retired from the Marine Corps with the rank of Lieutenant Colonel.

In addition to teaching the ISSA principles at seminars throughout the US, he currently owns and operates a Fitness Training Studio, where he offers Personal Training and provides strength and conditioning for High School athletes.