Brian C. Leutholtz, Ph.D.
School of Education, HHPR
One Bear Place #97313
Waco, Texas 76798-7313
Office: Rena Marrs McLean Gymnasium 214
Bachelor of Science Degree (B.S.). June 1981, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan. Major fields of concentration: Landscape Horticulture/Pesticide Research.
Bachelor of Science Degree (B.S.). June 1985, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan. Major field of concentration: Dietetics and Nutrition.
Master of Arts Degree (M.A.). September 1987, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan. Major field of concentration: Exercise Physiology. Emphasis: Cardiac Rehabilitation.
Doctor of Philosophy Degree (Ph.D.). Michigan State University, September 1987 to January 1992, East Lansing, Michigan. Major field of concentration: Clinical Exercise and Cardiovascular Physiology.
Exercise Prescription for Chronic Diseases and Sport Supplements/Plant/Herbal Extracts
Brian C. Leutholtz, Ph.D., FACSM is a professor at Baylor University in Waco Texas. Dr. Leutholtz was recently recruited by Baylor to improve their graduate curriculum and begin the development of a Ph.D. program by teaching and creating new courses at their graduate level, in sports nutrition and exercise prescription for special populations. 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 Ph.D. 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.