Wayne L. Westcott, PhD

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Wayne L. Westcott, PhD, is fitness research director at the South Shore YMCA in Quincy, Mass. He is a strength training consultant for numerous national organizations, such as the American Council on Exercise, the American Senior Fitness Association, and the National Youth Sports Safety Foundation, and he is editorial advisor for many publications, including Prevention, Shape, and Club Industry magazines. He is also author of several fitness books including the new releases, Building Strength and Stamina, Strength Training Past 50, Strength Training for Seniors, Complete Conditioning for Golf, and Strength and Power for Young Athletes.

Westcott has been honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award from the International Association of Fitness Professionals, the Healthy American Fitness Leader Award from the President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports, the Roberts-Gulick Award from the YMCA Association of Professional Directors, the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Governor's Committee on Physical Fitness and Sports, the Fitness Industry Leader Award from the National Strength Professionals Association, and the NOVA 7 Exercise Program Award from Fitness Management Magazine.


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