Dr. Beth Lewis, Ph.D., associate professor in the School of Kinesiology, was quoted in a recent article in The Atlantic. The article, “The Fitness Guru of the Trucking Industry,” details a man’s experience as a truck driver, a historically unhealthy profession. After gaining significant weight and trying just about everything to take it off, the driver, Siphiwe Baleka, developed a fitness program for his fellow colleagues. Lewis is cited as reference for the credibility of his methodology: “You have to get creative, work with what’s available to you, and tailor an exercise program to your lifestyle,” Lewis said.
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