School of Kinesiology
Leonard Kaminsky

Lenny Kaminsky

Director of the Fisher Institute of Health and Well-Being, John and Janice Fisher Distinguished Professor of Wellness, and Professor of Exercise Science

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HP 302D  Phone: 765-285-8158  

School of Kinesiology
Health and Physical Activity Building (HP), Room 360
Ball State University
Muncie, IN 47306

Education

BS State University of New York, Binghamton 1977 Accounting
MA Southern Methodist University 1981 Physical Education
PhD Southern Illinois University, Carbondale 1984 Exercise Physiology

Certifications

Program Director American College of Sports Medicine
Exercise Test Technologist American College of Sports Medicine

Research Interests

Primary:  The influence of cardiorespiratory fitness in the prevention and rehabilitation from chronic diseases.  Secondary, the effects of exercise training on cardio-metabolic health.

Publications

Available through PubMed

Recent Presentations

Why measuring physical activity is important and how best to do it: The value of wearable activity monitors. (co-presented with Alex Montoye, Ph.D.), Midwest Chapter, American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting. Fort Wayne, IN. October. October 2015.

3 posters (co-author). Midwest Chapter, American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting. Fort Wayne, IN. October 2015.

1 poster (co-author). Annual Meeting of the Association for Applied Sport Psychology, Indianapolis, IN, October 2015.

1 poster (co-author). American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting. San Diego, CA. June 2015.

Cardiorespiratory Fitness Registry Initiatives in the United States. International Conference on Diet and Activity Methods, Brisbane, Australia, September 2015.

Exercise Training and Physical Activity Counseling. American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation, Certification Preparation Workshop, Washington, D.C. March 2015.

Books Authored or Edited

ACSM’s Health Related Physical Fitness Assessment Manual. (3rd ed), Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins, 2013.
ACSM’s Resource Manual for Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription. (5th ed), Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins, 2005.
Coronary Artery Disease: Essentials of Prevention and Rehabilitation Programs. Human Kinetics, 2002.
ACSM’s Metabolic Calculation Software. Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins, Version 1.0a, 2001 and Version 1.0, 1999.

Professional Service (P=Presently, C= Completed)

American College of Sports Medicine Program Planning Committee (P)
Fitness Registry for the Important of Exercise National Database (FRIEND) (P)
Journal of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation and Prevention Associate Editor (P)
Health and Fitness Journal Editorial Board (P)
American Heart Association Physical Activity Committee (C)
American Heart Association Exercise, Cardiac Rehabilitation and Prevention Committee (C)
American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation Board of Directors (C)
American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation Scientific Advisory Committee (C)
American College of Sports Medicine Board of Trustees (C)
Journal of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation and Prevention Editorial Board (C)
Midwest Chapter of American College of Sports Medicine Past-President (C)
American Heart Association Exercise, Cardiac Rehabilitation and Prevention Committee (P)
Journal of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation and Prevention Associate Editor (P)
Journal of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation and Prevention Editorial Board (C)
Health and Fitness Journal Editorial Board (P)
American Heart Association Physical Activity Committee (C)
American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation Board of Directors and Scientific Advisory Committee (C)
American College of Sports Medicine Program Planning Committee (P)
American College of Sports Medicine Board of Trustees (C)
Midwest Chapter of American College of Sports Medicine Past-President (C)

Please see the Clinical Exercise Physiology Program

Course Schedule
  • Course
    Course
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    No.
    Section
    Section
    Time
    Time
    Days
    Days
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  • Course
    Cardiopulmonary Reha
    No.
    639
    Section
    1
    Section
    0800-0915
    Days
    T R
    Location
    HP 250