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St. Kate's professor shares diet/exercise expertise

St. Catherine University Associate Professor of Exercise and Sport Science Mark Blegen has been elected president of the Northland American College of Sports Medicine (NACSM). 

The  northland region includes Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska and parts of Wisconsin and Iowa.  NACSM is one of ten regional affiliates of the American College of Sports Medicine, one the largest and most respected professional group for health and fitness related professionals.  

Blegen, who is a co-director of the University's Women's Health Integrative Research Lab (WHIRL) also played men's weight loss myth-buster in an interview with KARE-11's Diana Pierce during the News@4 newscast Wed. Nov. 9. 

Nov. 14, 2011 by Julie Michener

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