Dr. Charles B. Corbin is a professor in the Department of Exercise
Science and Physical Education at Arizona State University. He has over 200
published papers and more than 30 books including Concepts of Physical Fitness
and Concepts of Fitness and Wellness, which are co-authored with Ruth Lindsey
and Greg Welk. In addition to print publication success, Corbin has written
and produced more than 50 videos on physical activity and dozens of different
computer software packages.
Dr. Greg Welk received his Masters Degree in Exercise Physiology from the University of Iowa (1989) and his doctorate (Ph.D.) in Exercise and Wellness from Arizona State University (1994). He worked at Eastern Michigan University for several years (1994-1996) and developed a fitness and wellness course that was required for all students at the university. He was later employed at the Cooper Institute for Aerobics Research in Dallas (1996-1999). In this position, he directed the Childhood and Adolescent Health Division and served as the Scientific Director of the FITNESSGRAM youth fitness program. He currently is at Iowa State University working in the area of physical activity and health promotion. He continues to be involved in the FITNESSGRAM program and also is working with concepts-based fitness education at the undergraduate level. His research focuses on the assessment and promotion of physical activity in children and adolescents. He has over 21 publications and has made more than 44 presentations at national and regional meetings.
Dr. William R. Corbin is a recognized expert in health and wellness.
He is well published in the areas of behavioral medicine and addictive behaviors
with an expertise in high-risk behaviors. Dr. Corbin received his Ph.D. in Clinical
Psychology from the University of Georgia. He completed his residency training
at the Medical University of South Carolina where he received the scientist/practitioner
award for his excellence in research and clinical practice and has been recognized
by the Research Society on Alcoholism for his work. His research focuses on
the relationship between alcohol use and other risk behaviors (i.e., drug use,
unsafe sexual practices, and aggression). He is also an experienced teacher
in the psychology of adjustment. He focuses on helping students to apply psychological
principles and stress management skills in making personal adjustments, in making
situational adaptations and in achieving health and wellness. Dr. Corbin currently
works on a National Institutes of Health (NIH) research training grant at the
University of Texas at Austin. In this position, he helps coordinate a National
Institute for Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) grant funded research program
evaluating the efficacy of a prevention program among college students at high
risk for alcohol-related problems. He remains active clinically, working with
college students with alcohol-related problems.