PLEASE NOTE: FOR THE WEB I AM NOW USING THIS 'ABREVIATED' VITA THAT FOCUSES ON EDUCATION, HONORS/AWARDS, PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE, AND RESEARCH/SCHOLARLY PUBLICATIONS.

EDUCATION
Ph.D. - Health, Physical Education and Recreation, University of New Mexico, May, 1994
Emphasis Health Promotion and Exercise Science
M.A. - Physical Education, San Jose State University, August, 1980
B.A. - Recreation, University of New Mexico, May, 1974

HONORS AND AWARDS
National Fitness Hall of Fame (2016 Inductee)
Canadian Fitness Professional Association Specialty Presenter of the Year, 2016
EMPOWER Presenter of the Year, 2012
Distinguished Alumni Award from San Jose State University, 2011
Aquatic Fitness Industry Global Award, 2010.
Canadian Fitness Professional Association Specialty Presenter of the Year, 2009
Canadian Fitness Professional Association Lifetime Achievement Award, 2008
American Council on Exercise Fitness Educator of the Year, 2006.
Canadian Fitness Professional Association Specialty Presenter of the Year, 2006.
UNM Outstanding Teacher of the Year, 2003-04
Senior Exercise Physiologist, IDEA - The Health and Fitness Source (Media Spokesperson), 2003 - 2005
UNM General Library Faculty Acknowledgement Award, 2003
Lifetime Achievement, ECA World Fitness Association, 2003
International Presenter of the Year, Canadian Fitness Professionals, 1999
Researcher of the Year, The University of Mississippi, College of Education, 1999
University of Mississippi Faculty Achievement Award nominee, 1998
APEX ‘97 National Award for Publication Excellence in Technical Writing
Awarded Distinction for Ph.D. Comprehensive Written and Oral Exams, 1994
1st Place Award for AAHPERD Exercise Video Contest, 1992
2nd Place Award for AAHPERD Exercise Video Contest, 1991
National Fitness Spokesperson for the International Health, Racquet and Sportsclub Association's Commit to Get Fit program, 1990-93
Meritorious Performance and Professional Promise Award Winner, San Jose State University, 1988
President's Scholar Award Nominee, San Jose State University, 1988
Fitness Instructor of the Year, IDEA - The Association of Fitness Professionals, 1987
Honorary Chairperson of Santa Clara County's Dance for Heart, 1987-90

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
1999 to present - Associate Professor of Exercise Science, The University of New Mexico,
Coordinator of Exercise Science since Fall 2000.
1996 to 1999 - Assistant Professor, Program Director of Exercise Science and Graduate Coordinator of Wellness, The University of Mississippi.
1994-96 - Adjunct Professor of Exercise Science, University of New Mexico.
1993-94 - Part-time Instructor, University of New Mexico.
1989 to present - Contributing Editor to IDEA: The Health and Fitness Source.
1985-91 - Instructor, Activity Coordinator, Director of Aerobic Programs, and Computer Committee Chairperson in the Department of Human Performance, San Jose State University.
1981-84 - Exercise and Fitness Director at the Los Gatos Athletic Club.
1980-81 - Part-time Instructor, University of California at Santa Cruz and Evergreen Valley College.

RESEARCH AND SCHOLARSHIP
Refereed Journals
Nunez, T.P., Beltz, N.M., Vandusseldrop, T.A., Mermier, C.M., & Kravitz, L. (2017). Designing the optimal suspension training circuit. International Journal of Research in Exercise Physiology, 12(2), 9-21.

Mike, J.N., Cole, N., Herrera, C., VanDusseldorp, T.A., Kravitz, L & Kerksick, C.M. (2017). The effects of eccentric contraction duration on muscle strength, power production, vertical jump, and soreness, Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 31(3), 773-786.

Beltz, N.M., Gibson, A.L., Janot, J.M., Kravitz, L., Mermier, C.M., Dalleck, L.C. (2016). Graded exercise testing protocols for the determination of VO2max: Historical perspectives, progress, and future considerations. Journal of Sports Medicine, Volume 2016 (2016), Article ID 3968393, 12 pages. http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/3968393

Jenevieve L. Roper, Elizabeth M. Harding, Deborah Doerfler, James G. Dexter, Len Kravitz, Janet S. Dufek, Christine M. Mermier. (2016). The effects of gait retraining in runners with patellofemoral pain: A randomized trial. Clinical Biomechanics, 35, 14-22.

Mike, J., Kerksick, C.M., & Kravitz, L. (2015). How to incorporate eccentric training into a resistance training program. Strength and Conditioning Journal, 37(1), 5-17.

McCormick, J.J., Mermier, C., Gibson, A. & Kravitz, L. (2015). The metabolic cost of slow graded treadmill walking with a weighted vest in untrained females. Journal of Fitness Research, 4(1), 28-35.

Zuhl, M.N., Lanphere, K.R., Kravitz, L., Mermier, C.M., Schneider, S., Dokladny, K., & Moseley, P.L. (2013). The effects of oral glutamine supplementation on exercise induced gastrointestinal permeability and tight junction protein expression. Journal of Applied Physiology, 10.1152/japplphysiol.00646.2013

Kim, S.H., Schneider, S.M., Bevans, M., Kravitz, L., Mermier, C., Qualls, C. & Burge, M. (2013). PTSD symptom reduction with mindfulness-based stretching and deep breathing exercise: Randomized controlled clinical trial of efficacy. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, 98(7), 2984-2992.

Kulovitz, M.G., Kravitz, L.R., Mermier, C.M., Gibson, A.L., Conn, C.A., Kolkmeryer, D., & Kerksick, C.M. (2013). Potential role of meal frequency as a strategy for weight loss and health in overweight or obese adults. Nutrition. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.nut.2013.08.009

Kim, S.H., Schneider, S.M, Kravitz, L., Mermier, C. & Burge, M.R. (2013). Mind-body practices for posttraumatric stress disorder. Journal of Investigative Medicine, 61(5), 827-834.

Kwon, Y.S., Robergs, R.A., Kravitz, L.R., Gurney, B.A., Mermier, C.M., and Schneider, S.M. (2010). Palm cooling delays fatigue during high-intensity bench press exercise. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise, 42(8), 1557-1565.

Bentzur, K.M., Kravitz, L. & Lockner, D.W. (2008). Evaluation of the BOD POD for estimating percent body fat in collegiate track and field female athletes: A comparison of four methods. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 22(6), 1985-1991.

Akalan, C., Robergs, R.A., & Kravitz, L. (2008). Prediction of VO2max from an individualized submaximal cycle ergometer protocol. Journal of Exercise Physiologyonline, 11(2), 1-17.

Yoon, B-K, Kravitz, L., & Robergs, R. (2007). VO2 max, protocol duration, and the VO2 plateau. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise, 39(7), 1186-1192.

Dalleck, L. & Kravitz, L. (2007). Development of a metabolic equation for elliptical crosstrainer exercise. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 104, 725-732.

Shedden, M. & Kravitz, L. (2007). Pilates: A corrective system of exercise. ACSM’s Health & Fitness Journal, 11(5), 7-12.

Kinucan, P. & Kravitz, L. (2007). Overtraining: Undermining Success? ACSM’s Health & Fitness Journal, 11(4), 8-12.

Shedden, M., & Kravitz, L. (2006). Pilates Exercises: A research-based review. Dance Medicine & Science, 10, 111-116.


Dalleck, L.C. & Kravitz, L. (2006). Relationship between the %heart rate reserve and %VO2 reserve during elliptical crosstrainer exercise. Journal of Sports Science and Medicine, 5, 662-671.


Dalleck, L.C., Kravitz, L. & Robergs, R.A. (2006). Development of a submaximal test to predict elliptical cross-trainer VO2max. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 20(2), 278-283.

Dalleck, L.C., Vella, C.A., Kravitz, L. & Robergs, R.A. (2005). The accuracy of the American College of Sports Medicine metabolic equation for walking at altitude and higher-grade conditions. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 19(3), 534-537.

Maglione-Garves, C., Kravitz, L., Schneider, S. (2005). Cortisol Connection: Tips on managing stress and weight, ACSM’s Health & Fitness Journal, 9(5), 20-23.


Dalleck, L.C., Kravitz, L, & Robergs, R.A. (2004). Maximal exercise testing using the elliptical cross-trainer and treadmill, Journal of Exercise Physiologyonline, 7, 94-101.


Akalan, C., Kravitz, L., & Robergs, R.A. (2004). VO2max: Essentials of the most widely used test in exercise physiology, ACSM’s Health & Fitness Journal, 8(3) 5-9.

Tekin, K.A., and Kravitz, L. (2004). The growing trend of ergogenic drugs and supplements, ACSM’s Health & Fitness Journal, 8 (2), 15-18.

Dalleck, L.C., DeVoe, D.E., & Kravitz, L. (2003). Energy cost and physiological responses of males snowshoeing with rotating and fixed toe-cord designs in powdered snow conditions. Ergonomics, 46, 875-881.

Kravitz, L., Greene, L., Burkett, Z., & Wongsathikun, J. (2003). Cardiovascular response to punching tempo. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 17, 104-108.

Kravitz, L., Akalan, C., Nowicki, K. & Kinzey, S. J. (2003). Prediction of 1 Repetition maximum in high-school power lifters. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 17, 167-172.

Sweitzer, M.L., Kravitz, L., Weingart, H.M., Dalleck, L.C., Chitwood, L.F., Dahl, E. (2002). The Cardiopulmonary responses of ellipticl crosstraining versus treadmill walking in CAD patients. Journal of Exercise Physiologyonline, 5, 11-15.

Hernandez, R. J. & Kravitz, L. (2003). The mystery of skeletal muscle hypertrophy. ACSM’s Health & Fitness Journal, 7, 18-22.

Kravitz, L. & Vella, C. (2002). Energy expenditure in different modes of exercise. American College of Sports Medicine Current Comment, acsm.org/pdf/currentcomments/energy071002.pdf

Mcglone, C., Kravitz, L., Janot, J.M. (2002). Rebounding: A low-impact exercise alternative. ACSM’s Health & Fitness Journal, 6, 11-21.

Kravitz, L., Greene, L., Burkett, Z., & Wongsathikun, J. Cardiovascular response to punching tempo. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. Submitted May 2001. Accepted for Publication January 2002.

Mayo, J., Kravitz, L. & Wongsathikun, J. Detecting the onset of added cardiovascular strain during combined arm and leg exercise. Journal of Applied Exercise Physiology. Accepted for publication for August 2001.


Dalleck, L.C., DeVoe, D.E. & Kravitz, L. Physiological responses to snowshoeing. Journal of Sports Medicone and Physical Fitness. Submitted January 2001.


Street, R. & Kravitz, L. (2000). The ways to print and broadcast media: Your guide to good publicity. ACSM’s Health and Fitness Journal, 4, 7-11.

Kravitz, L. & Stewart, C. (1999). A resource guide to career opportunities. ACSM’s Health and Fitness Journal, 3, 15-18.

Mayo, J.J. & Kravitz, L. (1999). A review of the acute cardiovascular responses to resistance exercise of healthy young and older adults. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 13, 90-96.

Brown, S.P., O’Donnel, D., Kravitz, L., Beason, K. & Alvarez, J. (1998). Regression of oxygen consumption on heart rate during supported and unsupported deep water running in healthy mixed gender subjects. Sports Medicine Training and Rehabilitation, 8, 291-299.

Kravitz, L., Robergs, R.A., Heyward, V.H., Wagner, D.R. & Powers, K. (1997). Exercise mode and gender comparisons of energy expenditure at self-selected intensities. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 29, 1028-1035.

Kravitz, L., Heyward, V., Stolarczyk, L. & Wilmerding, V. (1997). Does step exercise with handweights enhance training effects? Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 11, 194-199.

Kravitz, L., Wilmerding, V., Stolarczyk, L. & Heyward, V. (1994). Physiological profile of step aerobics instructors. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 8, 255-258.

Kravitz, L., Cisar, C.J., Christensen, C.L. & Sutterland, S.S. (1993). The physiological effect of step training with and without handweights. The Journal of Sports Medicine and Physical Fitness, 33, 348-358.

Kravitz, L. & Furst, D. (1991). Influence of reward and social support on exercise adherence in aerobic dance classes. Psychological Reports, 69, 423-426.

Peer-reviewed Professional Journals
Lovato, J.S. & Kravitz, L. (2017). The functional movement screen and active older clients, 14(8), 18-21.

Kravitz, L. (2017). Exercise and children. Better brain health, less obesity, less stress. IDEA Fitness Journal, 14(6), 18-20.

Kravitz, L. (2017). Exercise and children. Better brain health, less obesity, less stress. IDEA Fitness Journal, 14(6), 18-20.

Kravitz, L. (2017). Comparing periodization strategies for women, IDEA Fitness Journal, 14(5), 18-21.

Moriarty, T., Escobar, K., Nunez, T., & Kravitz, L. (2017). The physiology of sprint interval training, 14(4), IDEA Fitness Journal, 14(4), 40-49.

Kravitz, L. (2017). Getting the facts on fatigue. IDEA Fitness Journal, 14(4), 16-18.

Stratton, M.F., & Kravitz, L. (2017). 5 common athletic-performance supplements: What's the evidence? IDEA Fitness Journal, 14(3), 16-18.

Kravitz, L. (2017). Aging and cardiovascular disease: Exercise to the rescue. IDEA Fitness Journal, 14(2), 18-20.

Kravitz, L. (2017). Skeletal muscle hypertrophy. IDEA Fitness Journal, 14(1), 18-20.

Kravitz, L. (2016). The emerging case against antioxidant supplements. IDEA Fitness Journal, 13(10), 18-20.

Christner, R. & Kravitz, L. (2016). Fresh insights on fat. IDEA Fitness Journal, 13(9), 18-20.

Kravitz, L. (2016). Dieting makes you fat! How? IDEA Fitness Journal, 13(8), 16-19.

Kravitz, L. (2016). Treating muscle soreness. IDEA Fitness Journal, 13(6), 16-17.

Kravitz, L. (2016). Perpheral heart action training: “What's Old is New Again.” IDEA Fitness Journal, 13(5), 14-17.

Kravitz, L. (2016). Resistance training and diabetes: What's best? IDEA Fitness Journal, 13(4), 18-20.

Kravitz, L. (2016). Redefining the desk job. IDEA Fitness Journal, 13(3), 14-17.

Morton, G.A, & Kravitz, L. (2016). 35 Ailments, One Prescription, IDEA Fitness Journal, 13(2), 30-40.

Kravitz, L. (2016). Understanding and translating research. IDEA Fitness Journal, 13(2), 16-19.

Kravitz, L. (2016). New clues to prevent weight regain. IDEA Fitness Journal, 13(1), 16-18.

Kravitz, L. (2015). Reducing sedentary behavior and metabolic consequences of our technological society. Weight Management Matters, 13(4), 1, 8-9.

Kravitz, L. (2015). Limits and effects of ultra-endurance exercise. IDEA Fitness Journal, 12(10), 16-19.

Kravitz, L. (2015). Is tart cherry juice the new super recovery drink? IDEA Fitness Journal, 12(9), 16-18.

Kravitz, L. (2015). Six takeaways from the ASM annual meeting. IDEA Fitness Journal, 12(8), 16-18.

Nunez, T. & Kravitz, L. (2015). The science of suspension exercise. IDEA Fitness Jurnal, 12(7), 38-49.

Kravitz, L. (2015). Reciprocal superset training burns more calories. IDEA Fitness Journal, 12(6), 14-16.

Purdom, T. & Kravitz, L. (2015). 6 key factors that predict weight gain. IDEA Fitness Journal, 12(5), 16-18.

Do, K.N. & Kravitz, L. (2015). Coronary artery disease: What every fitness professional needs to know. IDEA Fitness Journal, 12(4), 38-45
.

Kravitz, L. (2015). Research sheds new light on the exercise “afterburn.” IDEA Fitness Journal, 12(4), 16-18.

Kravitz, L. (2015). You may live longer eating a Mediterranean diet. IDEA Fitness Journal, 12(3), 18-21.

Kravitz, L. (2015). Rehabilitation breakthroughs with eccentric training. IDEA Fitness Journal, 12(2), 14-17.

VanDusseldrop, T.A. & Kravitz, L. (2015). Heart rate variability & overtraining. IDEA Fitness Journal, 12(1), 30-37.

Kravitz, L. (2015). Does exercise order really matter in resistance training? IDEA Fitness Journal, 12(1), 14-17.

Hsu, Wei-Hsun & Kravitz, L. (2014). Cardiovascular exercise improves memory. IDEA Fitness Journal, 11(10), 16-18.

Kravitz, L. Is “Bad” fat now “Good”? (2014). IDEA Fitness Journal, 11(9), 16-18.

Weaver, A. M. & Kravitz, L. (2014). Understanding iron-deficiency anemia and sports anemia. IDEA Fitness Journal, 11(8), 16-19.

Cadez-Schmidt, A., Cadez-Schmidt, T. & Kravitz, L. (2014). Understanding and preventing common running injuries. IDEA Fitness Journal, 11(6), 16-18.

Kravitz, L. (2014). Metabolic effects of HIIT. IDEA Fitness Journal, 11(5), 16-18

Kravitz, L., Beltz, N., Mike, J. (2014). Anaerobic metabolic conditioning. IDEA Fitness Journal, 11(4), 40-48.

Thomas, J. & Kravitz, L. (2014). Exercise benefits people with osteoarthritis. IDEA Fitness Journal, 11(4), 16-19.

Beltz, N. & Kravitz, L. (2014). Resistance training periodization in women: New insight for training design. IDEA Fitness Journal, 11(3), 18-21.

Harris, E.J. & Kravitz, L. (2014). What is sarcopenia and can we turn back the clock? IDEA Fitness Journal, 11(2), 16-18.

Deyhle, M., Mermier, C., & Kravitz, L. (2014). The physiology of fat loss. IDEA Fitness Journal, 11(1), 36-44.

Kravitz, L. (2014). What really works in fighting obesity? IDEA Fitness Journal, 11(1), 16-17.

Kravitz, L. (2013). Heart arrhythmias: An exercise professional's primer. IDEA Fitness Journal, 10(10), 18-21.

McCormick, J.J., Mermier, C., & Kravitz, L. (2013). Walking extravaganza! IDEA Fitness Journal, 10(9), 40-47.

Kravitz, L. (2013). Aerobic exercise and strength training for older women: Is there an optimal dose? IDEA Fitness Journal, 10(9), 16-19.

Baca, J.D. & Kravitz, L. (2013). Extreme conditioning programs: High-risk or vulnerable risk takers? IDEA Fitness Journal, 10(8), 18-21.

Kravitz, L., Cazares, A., & Mermier, C. (2013). Women, hormones, metabolism & energy expenditure. IDEA Fitness Journal, 10(7), 56-64.

Roper, J. & Kravitz, L. (2013). Helping the chronically short of breath. IDEA Fitness Journal, 10(6), 22-22.

Martinez, G.G. & Kravitz, L. (2013). How can exercise help people who have multiple sclerosis? IDEA Fitness Journal, 10(5), 18-22.

Deyhle, M., & Kravitz, L. Exertional rhabdomyolysis: When too much exercise becomes dangerous. IDEAFitness Journal, 10(4), 16-18.

Martinez, G.G. & Kravitz, L. (2013). Exploring fibromyalgia: The puzzling pain-fatigue syndrome.  IDEAFitness Journal, 10(4), 26-34.

Kravitz, L. (2013). Energy balance update: Keep moving!  IDEA Fitness Journal, 10(3), 16-18.

Vaughan, R. & Kravitz, L. (2013). Carbohydrate intake for endurance training: Redefining traditional views.  IDEA Fitness Journal, 10(3), 20-22.

Carriker, C. & Kravitz, L. (2013) Exploring the amazing heart.  IDEA Fitness Journal, 10(2), 36-43.

Kravitz, L. (2013). Kettlebell research update. IDEA Fitness Journal, 10(1), 18-21.

Kravitz, L. (2012). Move more, sit less and get healthier. Weight Management Matters, 11(2), 8-9.

Kravitz, L. (2012). The not-so-good news about “good” cholesterol. IDEA Fitness Journal, 9(10), 18-20.

Cazares, A. & Kravitz, L. (2012). 2012 women's health research review. IDEA Fitness Journal, 9(10), 31-38.

Kulovitz, M.G. & Kravitz, L. (2012). Do meal replacements deliver results. IDEA Fitness Journal, 9(9), 20-22.

Kravitz, L. (2012). Qualities of top teachers. IDEA Fitness Journal, 9(8), 20-23.

Kim, S.H., Kravitz, L., & Schneider, S. (2012). PTSD & Exercise: What every exercise professional should know. IDEA Fitness Journal, 9(6), 20-23.

Kravitz, L. (2012). Eating or fasting for fat loss: A controversy resolved. IDEA Fitness Journal, 9(5), 20-23.

Carriker, C. & Kravitz, L. (2012). Fat burning update. IDEA Fitness Journal, 9(4), 16-19.

Vaughan, R. & Kravitz, L. (2012). Capturing the essence of energy for exercise. IDEA Fitness Journal, 9(3), 16-19.

Zuhl, M. & Kravitz, L. (2012). HIIT vs. continuous endurance training: Battle of the aerobic titans, IDEA Fitness Journal, 9(2), 35-40.

Kravitz, L. (2012). Sleep deprivation: Cognitive function and health consequences, IDEA Fitness Journal, 9(2), 18-21.


Ramirez, A. & Kravitz, L. (2012). Resistance training improves mental health. IDEA Fitness Journal, 9(1), 20-23.

Fransen, J.C. & Kravitz, L. (2011). An exercise professional's guide to acute hormonal changes from resistance exercise. ACSM's Health and Fitness Journal, 15(6), 19-24.

Bubbico, A. & Kravitz, L. (2011). Muscle hypertrophy. New insights and training recommendations. IDEA Fitness Journal, 8(10), 23-26.

Kravitz, L. (2011). From 1998 to 2011: ACSM publishes updated exercise guidelines. IDEA Fitness Journal, 8(9), 18-21.

Kravitz, L. (2011). Explosive power. IDEA Fitness Journal, 8(8), 38-45.

Kravitz, L. (2011). High cardiorespiratory fitness. IDEA Fitness Journal, 8(8), 22-24.

Kravitz, L. (2011) Metabolism make-over: Fact or fiction? IDEA Fitness Journal, 8(6), 21-23.

Kravitz, L. (2011). Marvelous mitochondria! IDEA Fitness Journal, 8(5), 21-23.

Kravitz, L. (2011). Improving HDL cholesterol: How, why and NOW! IDEA Fitness Journal, 8(4), 20-21.

Fowler, K. and Kravitz, L. (2011). The perils of poor posture. IDEA Fitness Journal, 8(4), 45-51.

Kravitz, L. (2011). Free radicals and antioxidant. IDEA Fitness Journal, 8(3), 18-21.

Kravitz, L. (2011). Resistance training and cardiovascular exercise for obese youth, IDEA Fitness Journal, 8(2), 23-25.

Montes, M.V. & Kravitz, L. (2011). Unraveling the stress-eating-obesity knot. IDEA Fitness Journal, 8(2), 45-50.

Kravitz, L. (2011). What motivates people to exercise? IDEA Fitness Journal, 8(1), 25-27.

Mike, J.M. and Kravitz, L. (2010). Important risk factor and fitness assessment “numbers.” IDEA Fitness Journal, 7(10), 22-27.

Bubbico, A. and Kravitz, L. (2010). Eccentric exercise. IDEA Fitness Journal, 7(9), 50-59.

Kravitz, L. (2010). Waist-to-hip ratio, waist circumference and BMI. (2010). IDEA Fitness Journal, 7(9), 18-21.

Kravitz, L. (2010) Chronic sleep restriction is a risk factor for obesity. (2010). IDEA Fitness Journal, 7(8), 21-23.

Kravitz, L. (2010). Highly effective personal training: An evidence-based review of teaching strategies. Strength and Conditioning Journal. 32(3), 87-89.

Kravitz, L. (2010). Resistance training for clients with diabetes. IDEA Fitness Journal, 7(6), 19-21.

Martinez, A. & Kravitz, L. (2010). Cardiovascular health goals. IDEA Fitness Journal, 7(5), 14-17.

Pauls, C. & Kravitz, L. (2010). Barefoot running: An exciting new training dimension to consider for certain clients. IDEA Fitness Journal, 7(4), 18-20.

Kravitz, L. & Achenbach, N.J. (2010). Cellulite: A review of its anatomy, physiology and treatment. IDEA Fitness Journal, 7(4), 36-43.

Kravitz, L. (2010). What makes bone adapt? Gravitational forces or muscle loading? IDEA Fitness Journal, 7(3), 16-18.

Kravitz, L (2010). Senior fitness resaerch roundup. IDEA Fitness Journal, 7(2), 30-37.

Kravitz, L. (2010). Exercise and the brain: It will make you want to work out. IDEA Fitness Journal, 7(2), 18-19.

Kravitz, L. (2010). Small changes and the obesity epidemic. IDEA Fitness Journal, 7(1), 18-20.

Kravitz, L. (2009). Stretching––a research retrospective. IDEA Fitness Journal, 6(10), 34-43.

Kravitz, L. (2009). Physical activity, weight loss and weight regain. IDEA Fitness Journal, 6(10), 18-20.

Kravitz, L. (2009). Too much sitting is hazardous to your health. IDEA Fitness Journal, 6(9), 14-17.

Dalleck, L.C. & Kravitz, L. (2009). How to design a lactate threshold training program. ACE Certified News,15(5), 3-6.


Kulovitz, M.G. & Kravitz, L. (2009). Can you go the distance...to better health? IDEA Fitness Journal, 6(8), 19-21.

Kravitz, L (2009). Progression models in resistance training for healthy adults. IDEA Fitness Journal, 6(6), 19-22.

Kravitz, L. (2009). Women’s health research update. IDEA Fitness Journal, 6(5), 26-33.

Murray, A.M. & Kravitz, L. (2009). Developing a mental-skills performance plan for a client. IDEA Fitness Journal, 6(5), 15-17.

Kravitz, L. (2009). Calorie burning: It’s time to think “outside the box”. IDEA Fitness Journal, 6(4), 32-38.

Herrera, L, & Kravitz, l. (2009). Yes! You do burn fat during resistance exercise. IDEA Fitness Journal, 6(4), 17-19.

Kravitz, L. (2009). Maximal aerobic power and functional independence in older adults. IDEA Fitness Journal, 6(3), 17-19.

Mike, J.N. & Kravitz, L. (2009). Recovery in training; The essential ingredient. IDEA Fitness Journal, 6(2), 19-21.

Mayo, J.M. & Kravitz, L. (2009). Glycemic index. Weight loss sham or sensation? IDEA Fitness Journal, 6(1), 15-17.

Chambers, A. & Kravitz, L. (2009). Nutrient timing: The new frontier in fitness performance. AKWA: The Official Publication of the Aquatic Exercise Association, 22(4), 4-6.

Mayo, J.J. & Kravitz, L. (2009). Glycemic index: Weight loss sham or sensation. IDEA Fitness Journal, 6(1), 15-17.

Kravitz, L. (2008). Water: The science of nature’s most important nutrient. IDEA Fitness Journal, 5(10), 42-49.

Mayo, J.J. & Kravitz, L. (2008). Sports & energy drinks: Answers for fitness professionals. IDEA Fitness Journal, 5(9), 17-20

Kravitz, L. (2008). Yes, resistance training can reverse the aging process. IDEA Fitness Journal, 5(8), 21-23.

Critchfield, B. & Kravitz, L. (2008). Fatigue resistance: An intriguing difference in gender. IDEA Fitness Journal, 5(6), 19-21.

Horwath, R. & Kravitz, L. (2008). Postactivation potentiation: A brief review. IDEA Fitness Journal, 5(5), 21-23.

Kravitz, L. & Herrera, L. (2008). Is there a best periodization model? IDEA Fitness Journal, 5(4), 19-22.

Alvidrez, L.M. & Kravitz, L. (2008). Hormonal responses to resistance exercise variables. IDEA Fitness Journal, 5(3), 23-25.

Gillum, T.L. & Kravitz, L. (2008). Assessing the lactate threshold. IDEA Fitness Journal, 5(2), 21-23.

Majumdar, A. & Kravitz, L. (2008). Caffeine: Women's weight loss breakthrough or bust. IDEA Fitness Journal, 5(1), 21-23.

Mike, J.N. & Kravitz, L. (2007). Is interval training safe for CAD clients? IDEA Fitness Journal, 4(10), 19-21.

Kravitz, L. (2007). The 25 most significant health benefits of physical acticity and exercise. IDEA Fitness Journal, 4(9), 54-63.

Kravitz, L. (2007). Training to failure. IDEA Fitness Journal, 4(9), 23-24.

Harmon, N.M. & Kravitz, L. (2007). The effects of music on exercise. IDEA Fitness Journal, 4(8), 72-77.

Kravitz, L. (2007). Fat facts. IDEA Fitness Journal, 4(8), 23-25.

Lee, N., Kim, D., & Kravitz, L. (2007). Osteoporosis health: A review for fitness professionals. ACE Certified News, 13(5), 7-11.

Kravitz, L. (2007). Winning at losing: Secrets of long-term weight loss. IDEA Fitness Journal, 4(5), 21-23.

Kravitz, L. (2007). Aerobic and resistance training sequence. IDEA Fitness Journal, 4(4), 20-21.

Hillman, G.C. & Kravitz, L. (2007). Hypertension and exercise. IDEA Fitness Journal, 4(3), 20-22.

Novotny, S., & Kravitz (2007). The science of breathing. IDEA Fitness Journal, 4(2), 36-43.

Kim, D. & Kravitz, L. (2007). Childhood obesity: Prevalence, treatment and prevention. IDEA Fitness Journal, 4(1), 22-24.

Yoon, B. & Kravitz, L. (2006). Single-versus multiset resistance exercise in older adults. IDEA Fitness Journal, 3(10), 18-21.

Yoon, B. & Kravitz, L. (2006). Stability ball training for sedentary men and women. IDEA Fitness Journal, 3(9), 23-25.

Block, P. & Kravitz, L. (2006). Tailoring nutrient intake to exercise goals. IDEA Fitness Journal, 3(8), 48-55.

Kravitz, L. (2006). Vigorous versus moderate-intensity exercise. IDEA Fitness Journal, 3(8), 23-25.

Poole, I. & Kravitz, L. (2006). 8-day yoga intervention. IDEA Fitness Journal, 3(6), 20-22.

Morrisette, N. & Kravitz, L. (2006). Exercise addiction. IDEA Fitness Journal, 3(5), 20-23.

Kravitz, L. (2006). A NEAT “new” strategy for weight control. IDEA Fitness Journal, 3(4), 24-25.

Kravitz, L. (2006). Resistance and flexibility training: An ambiguous releationship clarified. IDEA Fitness Journal, 3(3), 21-24.

Kwon, Y.S. & Kravitz, L. (2006). How do muscles grow? IDEA Fitness Journal, 3(2), 23-25.

Kinucan, P. & Kravitz, L. (2006). Controversies in metabolism. IDEA Fitness Journal, 3(1), 20-22.

Kravitz, L. (2005). The growing problem of obesity. IDEA Fitness Journal, 2(10), 44-50.

Robergs, R. A. & Kravitz, L. (2005). The role of cortisol in concurrent training. IDEA Fitness Journal, 2(9), 20-23.

Block, P. & Kravitz, L. (2005). Exercise order in upper-body training. IDEA Fitness Journal, 2(8), 20-21.

Kravitz, L. (2005). Lactate: Not guilty as charged. IDEA Fitness Journal, 2(6), 23-25.

Kravitz, L. (2005). Improving balance and preventing falls with Tai Chi, IDEA Fitness Journal, 2(5), 21-23.

Kravitz, L. (2005). New insights into circuit training. IDEA Fitness Journal, 2(4), 24-26.

Block, P., & Kravitz, L. (2005). The “talk test.” IDEA Fitness Journal, 2(2), 22-23.

Vella, C. A. & Kravitz, L. (2004). Exercise After-burn: A research update, IDEA Fitness Journal, 1(5), 42-47.

Shedden, M. & Kravitz, L. (2004). Exercise and bone strength. IDEA Personal Trainer, 15(5), 34-37.

Boutagy, T. & Kravitz, L. (2004). Periodization for personal trainers. Austrailian Fitness Network,18(2), 27-29.

Kravitz, L. (2004). The effect of concurrent training. IDEA Personal Trainer, 15(3), 34-37

Maes, J. & Kravitz, L. (2004). Training clients with arthritis. IDEA Personal Trainer, 15(2), 27-31

Shedden, M. & Kravitz, L. (2004). Exercise-induced Asthma. IDEA Personal Trainer, 15(1), 37-39.

Vella, C.A., & Kravitz, L. (2004). Staying cool when your body is hot. AKWA, January, 16-17.

Kravitz, L. (2003). Highlights from the 50th annual meeting of the ACSM. IDEA Personal Trainer, 14(9), 18-21

Maes, J. & Kravitz, L. (2003). Treating and preventing DOMS. IDEA Personal Trainer, 14(7), 41-45.

Kravitz, L. (2003). Multi-mode training for optimal exercise performance. Australian fitness network, 16(2), 43-46.


Kravitz, L. (2003). Get creative with circuits. IDEA Health and Fitness Source, 21(6), 32-39.

Conn, C. A. & Kravitz, L. (2003). The remarkable calorie. IDEA Personal Trainer. 14(4), 28-35.

Kofoed, J. & Kravitz, L. (2003). ACSM Review: Progression models in resistance training. IDEA Personal Trainer, 14(3), 19-23.

Dalleck, L. C. & Kravitz, L. (2003). Optimize endurance training. IDEA Personal Trainer, 14(1), 36-42.

Overturf, R. & Kravitz, L. (2002). Circuit vs. periodized resistance training for women. IDEA Personal Trainer, 13(10), 28-33.

Vella C. & Kravitz, L. (2002). Gender differences in fat metabolism. IDEA Health and Fitness Source, 20(10), 36-46.

Overturf, R. & Kravitz, L. (2002). Strength trainng and flexibility. IDEA Personal Trainer, 13(8), 17-19.

Nelson, J., & Kravitz, L. (2002). Super slow resistance training. IDEA Personal Trainer, 13(6), 13-17.

Kravitz, L. & Dalleck, L. (2002). Physiological factors limiting endurance exercise capacity. IDEA Health and Fitness Source, 20(4), 40-49.

Kravitz, L. & Boutagy, T. (2002). Exercise for low-back pain: The latest research. Australian Fitness Network, 15(2), 9-13.

Vella, C.A., & Kravitz, L. (2002). Sarcopenia: The mystery of muscle loss. IDEA Personal Trainer, 13(4), 30-35.

Paez, C.J., & Kravitz, L. (2002). Exercise vs. diet in weight loss. IDEA Personal Trainer, 13(3), 15-17.

Dalleck, L.C. & Kravitz, L. (2002). Sports conditioning and fatigue. IDEA Personal Trainer, 13(1), 28-33.

Vella, C.A., Kravitz, L., Janot, J.M., (2001). A review of the impact of exercise on cholesterol levels, IDEA Health and Fitness Source, 19(10), 48-54.

Kravitz, L. (2001). Low-back stability training. IDEA Personal Trainer, 12(9), 17-18.

Kravitz, L. (2001). Exercise and resting blood pressure. IDEA Health and Fitness Source, 12(7), 21-22.

Janot, J. M. & Kravitz, L. (2001). Maximizing functional abilities in the older adult. IDEA Health and Fitness Source, 19(6), 39-45.

Reynolds, J. M. & Kravitz, L. (2001). Resistance training and EPOC. IDEA Personal Trainer, 12(5), 17-19.

Kravitz, L. (2001). Power abs. Austalian fitness network. 14(1), 16-18.

Weingart, H.M. & Kravitz, L. (2001). Resistance training and bone mass. IDEA Personal Trainer, 12(3), 17, 19-20.

Marks, D. & Kravitz, L. (2001). Hormones and resistance exercise. IDEA Personal Trainer, 12(1), 19-20.

Kravitz, L. (2000). Exercise and psychological health. IDEA Personal Trainer, 11(10), 19, 21.

Astorino, T. & Kravitz, L. (2000). Glycogen and resistance training. IDEA Personal Trainer, 11(7), 21-23.

Weingart, H.M. & Kravitz, L. (2000). Recent key studies. IDEA Personal Trainer, 11(6), 24-31.

Janot, J. & Kravitz, L. (2000). Training clients with diabetes. IDEA Personal Trainer, 11(5), 15-17.

Frankel, C. C. & Kravitz, L. (2000). The weight belt controversy. IDEA Personal Trainer, 11(3), 15-18.

Frankel, C.C. & Kravitz, L. (2000). Periodization. IDEA Personal Trainer, 11(1), 15, 17.

Kravitz, L., Nowicki, K., & Kinzey, S. (1999). 1 RM Strength Testing. IDEA Personal Trainer, 10(9), 17, 18.

Kravitz, L. & Malone, R. (1999). Training for weight management. IDEA Personal Trainer, 10(7), 17, 18.

Kravitz, L. & Kemerly, T. (1999). The impact of strength training on the back. IDEA Personal Trainer, 10(5), 14, 15.

Kravitz, L. (1999). The good, bad, and ugly of home fitness equipment. Wellness Management, 15, 1, 10.

Kravitz, L. (1999). Fight to be fit. ACE Fitnessmatters, 5, 6,7.

Kravitz, L. (1998). Elliptical trainers go head-to-head. ACE Fitnessmatters, 4, 11,12, 15.

Kravitz, L. (1998). Consumerism and quackery. IDEA Health and Fitness Source, 16, 34-39.

Kravitz, L. & Mayo, J.J. (1997). Aquatic exercise: A review. Part III. Selected topics of aquatic exercise. AKWA Letter, 11, 12, 23.

Kravitz, L. & Mayo, J.J. (1997). Aquatic exercise: A review. Part II. Shallow and deep water exercise responses. AKWA Letter, 11, 7-8, 12, 31.

Kravitz, L. & Mayo, J.J. (1997). Aquatic exercise: A review. Part I. Training effects of aquatic exercise. AKWA Letter, 11, 7, 12, 14.

Kravitz, L., Mayo, J.J. & Chitwood, L., (1997). Fitness assessment part 5: Flexibility. IDEA Personal Trainer, 8(6), 50-54.

Kravitz, L. & Heyward, V.H. (1997). Fitness assessment part 4: Body composition. IDEA Personal Trainer, 8(5), 19-23.

Kravitz, L. (1997). Aerobic exercise vs. resistance training: Is this the battle of the fitness titans. IDEA Today, 15(6), 52-58.

Mayo, J.J. & Kravitz, L. (1997). Fitness assessment part 3: Muscle strength and endurance. IDEA Personal Trainer, 8(4), 54-58, 60-62.

Mayo, J.J. & Kravitz, L. (1997). Fitness assessment part 2: An overview of fitness assessment software packages. IDEA Personal Trainer, 8(3), 44-47.

Kravitz, L., Chitwood, L., Mayo, J.J. (1997). The many aspects of fitness assessment. IDEA Personal Trainer, 8(2), 13-20.

Kravitz, L. (1996). Resistance training: Adaptations and health implications. IDEA Today, 14(9), 38-46.

Kravitz, L., Robergs, R. A. & Heyward, V. H. (1996). Are all aerobic exercise modes equal? IDEA Today, 14(4), 51-58.

Kravitz, L. (1996). The age antidote. IDEA Today, 14(2), 28-35.

Kravitz, L. (1996). The fitness professional's complete guide to circuits and intervals. IDEA Today, 14(1), 32-43.

Kravitz, L. & Robergs, R.A. (1995). Is it genetic? IDEA Today, 13(4), 70-76.

Kravitz, L. & Andrews, R. (1995). Fitness & the low back. IDEA Today, 13(4), 44-52.

Kravitz, L. & Heyward, V. (1995). Flexibility training. Fitness Management, 11(2), 32, 33, 36-38.

Kravitz, L. (1995). Exploring the mysteries of exercise. IDEA Today, 13(1), 48-55.

Kravitz, L. (1994). The effects of music on exercise. IDEA Today, 12(9), 56-61.

Kravitz, L. (1994). Understanding and enjoying research. IDEA Today, 12(9), 34-36.

Robergs, R. A. & Kravitz, L. (1994). Making sense of calorie-burning claims. IDEA Today, 12(8), 27-32.

Kravitz, L. (1994). Getting creative with resistance training. IDEA Today, 12(5), 46-55.

Kravitz, L., & Heyward, V. (1994). The exercise & cholesterol controversy. IDEA Today, 12(2), 38-42.

Kravitz, L. (1994). The facts of muscle. IDEA Today, 12(1), 30-33.

Kravitz, L. & Wilmerding, V. (1993). Anatomy of a study. IDEA Today, 11(9), 34-40.

Kravitz, L. & Kosich, D. (1993). Flexibility: A comprehensive research review and program guide. IDEA Today, 11(6), 42-49.

Kravitz, L. & Robergs, R.A. (1993). To be active or not to be active. IDEA Today, 11(3), 46-53.

Kravitz, L. (1993). Step safety. Canadian Network News, 6(28), 6-7.

Kravitz, L. (1992). Exercises then and now. IDEA Today, 10(7), 39-42.

Kravitz, L. (1992). Profiles in adherence. IDEA Today, 10(5), 42-46.

Kravitz, L. & Heyward, V. (1992). Getting a grip on body composition. IDEA Today, 10(4), 34-39.

Kravitz, L. (1992). Remember the rotator cuffs. IDEA Today, 10(2), 49-51.

Kravitz, L. & Ekins, C. (1992). Integrate body and mind into your cool-down. IDEA Today, 10(1), 27-29.

Kravitz, L. (1991). In praise of the proper lunge. IDEA Today, 9(10), 56-59.

Kravitz, L. (1991). Support the knee. IDEA Today, 9(7), 55-57.

Kravitz, L. & Deivert, R. (1991). The safe way to step. IDEA Today, 9(4), 47-50.

Kravitz, L. & Deivert, R. (1991). Fabulous abdominals. IDEA Today, 9(2), 52-54.

Kravitz, L. & Cisar, C. (1991). Turning back time: Exercise and aging. IDEA Today, 9(1), 28-36.

Kravitz, L. & Evans, G. (1990). Jumping jack facts. IDEA Today, 8(10), 22-24.

Kravitz, L. & Cisar, C. (1990). Resistance training techniques. IDEA Today, 8(8), 47-49.

Kravitz, L. & Cisar, C. (1990). Warm-up techniques. IDEA Today, 8(5), 46-49.

Kravitz, L. & Harter, R. (1990). Static and PNF stretches. IDEA Today, 8(3), 70-72.

Kravitz, L. (1990). Training the pectorals. IDEA Today, 8(1), 68-69.

Cisar, C. & Kravitz, L. (1990). Interval training for aerobic classes. Canadian Network News, 4(13), 8-9.

Kravitz, L. (1989). Triceps training. IDEA Today, 7(9), 24-25.

Kravitz, L. (1989). The upper-back muscles. IDEA Today, 7(6), 23-25.

Kravitz, L. & Harter, R. (1989). The squat and the plie. IDEA Today, 7(5), 18-20.

Cisar, C. & Kravitz, L. (1989). Interval training. IDEA Today, 7(1), 13-17.

Kravitz, L. & Kutner, S. (1988). Training the abdominals. Dance Exercise Today, 6(6), 25-27.

Kravitz, L. (1988). The power of body sculpturing. Canadian Network News, 2(5), 3-4.

Kravitz, L. & Cisar, C. (1987). Worth the weight. Dance Exercise Today, 5(9), 21-23.

Kravitz, L. (1986). Interval-circuit training. Dance Exercise Today, 4(9), 60-62.

Books, Monographs and Manuals
Kravitz, L. (2016). Anybody's guide to total fitness (11th Ed), Dubuque, IA, Kendall/Hunt

Kravitz, L. and Bubbico, A.T. (2015). Essentials of eccentric training, Human Kinetics Publishers

Kravitz, L. (2015). Weight-management strategies. In Exercise Physiology by John Porcari, Cedric Bryant, and Faio Comana, F. A. Davis Company.

Kravitz, L. (2008). Overweight and obesity. In the ACE Advanced Health & Fitness Specialist Manual, edited by edited by Cedric X. Bryant and Daniel J. Green, American Council on Exercise.

Kravitz, L. (2008). Exercise programming. In the ACE Lifestyle & Weight Management Consultant Manual (2nd Edition), edited by Cedric X. Bryant and Daniel J. Green, American Council on Exercise.

Kravitz, L. (2006). Applied exercise programming. In ACSM’s Resource Manual for Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription (5th edition), edited by Leonard A. Kaminsky, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.

Kravitz, L. (2004). Structure and function of the muscular, nervous, skeletal systems. In NSCA Essentials of Personal Training, edited by Roger W. Earle and Thomas R. Baechle, Human Kinetics.

Kravitz, L. (1997). The physiological effects of aquatic exercise: A brief review. Nokomis, Fl. Aquatic Exercise Association.

Kravitz, L. (1997). Lifetime guide to a healthy back. Lincoln, NE, Garner Industries, Inc.

Kravitz, L. (1995). Dr. Len Kravitz's advanced flexibility training resource manual. Albuquerque, NM, Power of Excellence.

Kravitz, L. (1994). Dr. Len Kravitz's superabs resource manual. Albuquerque, NM, Power of Excellence.

Forster-Cox, S., Kravitz, L. & MacLean, T. (1993). How to implement a health promotion program in higher education. Washington, D.C., CUPA.

Kravitz, L. (1982). Look alive. San Jose, LRK Productions.

END