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Michale Youssouf

Biography

Prof. Youssouf has literally been around the world teaching, lecturing and educating people for over 30 years. He spent 17 years with the UNICEF organization. As an early pioneer in the field of Exercise Immunology, he co-authored the guidelines for training people with HIV?AIDS for the American Counsel on Exercise. This protocol has now been translated in over 27 languages. When not teaching and assisting as head Strength and Conditioning coach at KCC he is a senior fitness professional having managed at NYC's Chelsea Piers and  Equinox. In addition he has co created the employee training programs at Equinox and the New York Sports Club health clubs chains nation wide.


Courses

HPE 12 -- FOUNDATIONS of HEALTH and PHYSICAL EDUCATION, HPE 15 -- FITNESS ASSESSMENT and PRESCRIPTION, HE 33 -- STRESS MANAGEMENT, HE 50 - WEIGHT MANAGEMENT, PEC 2 -- WALK, JOG, RUN, PEC 4 -- TRAINING with WEIGHTS, PEC 5 -- BODY BUILDING, PEC 6 -- PHYSIOLOGICAL FITNESS and DEVELOPMENT


Education

MA , Ohio State University


College Teaching

Kingsborough Community 2004 till present
Queens College 2008-09


Selected Publications and/or Other Resources

Numerous articles in IDEA (trade magazine for fitness professionals)
ACE textbook "Clinical Exercise Specialist"
The "Kines Korner" a monthly column on biomechanics

Events and/or Key Dates


Research Interests

Exercise and the Immune System
Men's Health Issues
Field applications for first Aide/CPR in hostile environments


Awards Recognition, Distinctions and Grants

Paddy Amador Award-Kingsborough Community College
Recipient of the 2000 Personal Trainer of the Year Award (presented by the IDEA organization
Fellowship from Ohio State University (first in department's history)
Rose L. Strausser Award State University of NY at Brockport
Effort and Achievement Award at Vincentian Institute


Institutional Affiliations / Professional Societies

Personal Interests

Martial Arts,
Swimming
History (any kind or anywhere)
Science (same as history-any kind)
Sampling desert from kitchens to restaurants around the world!


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