Rosemary Lindle Ph.D.
2712 Birdseye Lane, Bowie, MD 20715 410.271.1808 firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
For the past 20 years, Dr. Lindle has been involved in the health and fitness field as an educator, researcher, and consultant. Currently, she is an adjunct faculty member in the Kinesiology Department, at the University of Maryland, School of Public Health, where she teaches a variety of exercise physiology courses and conducts research in the area of exercise and aging. Her research has been published in a variety of sources including the Journal of Applied Physiology, Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, and the Journal of Gerontology. She has authored chapters in several text books including the YMCA Personal Trainer Manuel. Additionally, she has served as a reviewer for several professional journals and textbook publishers, and as an exam reviewer/item writer for the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) and American Council on Exercise (ACE).
Dr. Lindle has been a consultant to various government, corporate and non-profit agencies including the United States Secret Service (USSS), the Center for Disease Control (CDC), National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES), Naval Research Labs (NRL), YMCA of the USA, Maryland and the District of Columbia Fire and Rescue, and SportFIT Training Centers. She is a dynamic motivational speaker and regularly presents keynotes, training seminars and wellness workshops nationally for professional organizations as well various government agencies and corporate groups.
Dr. Lindle practices what she preaches. She teaches a variety of fitness classes including indoor cycling, sport conditioning, kick-boxing, yoga, pilates and Zumba.
University of Maryland, Ph.D., Exercise Physiology, 1997
University of Maryland, M.S., Exercise Physiology, 1989
University of Maryland, B.S., Exercise Science, 1986
Southern Methodist University, Dance and Performing Arts
UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND, DEPARTMENT OF KINESIOLOGY
Faculty Instructor, September 1995 to present (Currently Adjunct)
Worked full time at the University of Maryland from 1995 until 2004, when she left to devote more time to outside consulting work. In her current capacity as adjunct faculty, she teaches three - four classes each year and recently developed online versions of several courses.
Over the course of the past ten years, taught a variety of courses in kinesiology, including:
- Exercise Physiology
- ACSM Health Fitness Specialist Certification preparation course
- ACE Personal Trainer and Group Fitness Instructor Certification preparation courses
- Scientific Bases of Athletic Conditioning: NSCA-CSCS preparation course
- Science of Physical Activity and Cardiovascular Heath
- Nutrition and Body Composition
- Exercise and Aging
Dr. Lindle has conducted research and published papers in the area of exercise and aging, muscle physiology, biomechanics, and genetics. She was awarded an NIH, IRTA fellowship for her doctoral work, which involved developing the muscle strength assessment protocol for the NIH Baltimore Longitudinal Study on Aging (BLSA) and testing 600+ subjects ranging in age from 18 to 94. For her Dissertation, she examined the effects of aging on concentric and eccentric muscle actions. She has continued and expanded that work to examine possible mechanisms involved in the loss of muscle function with age including neuroendocrine and genetic aspects.
· Conducted research on exercise and aging
· Examined effects of age on concentric and eccentric muscle actions
· Conducted pilot work on methods for estimating the number of motor units in human muscles.
· Examined effects of hormone replacement therapy on muscle mass and muscle strength.
· Examined effects of various genotype polymorphisms on muscle mass and muscle function.
· Determined effects of various modes of cardiovascular training on aerobic capacity and injury rate.
PROFESSIONAL FITNESS CONSULTANTS LLC
Owner/CEO, 1990 to present
Consultant to various Government, corporate and non-profit agencies
1. UNITED STATES AIR FORCE (USAF)
Contractor 2009 – present
Development and delivery of the Military Exercise Leader (MEL) Certification Training Course at various Air Force bases throughout the US.
2. NAVEL RESEARCH LABS
Ergonomics Consultant/Contractor 2006 to Present
Responsible for the implementation of an ergonomics program at NRL’s main site in Washington, DC and other local remote sites. This program seeks to prevent injuries and illnesses through the identification, evaluation, and control of ergonomic hazards for work-related musculoskeletal disorders and the tracking of acute back injuries. This includes: (1) identifying specific codes or operations that are at high risk for experiencing cumulative trauma disorders (CTD); (2) performing job task analyses on those areas or employees identified at high risk; (3) developing methods to improve work practices and equipment, and (4) training employees to perform their task in ways that will improve productivity and reduce the number of CTDs.
3. UNITED STATES SECRET SERVICE (USSS)
Consultant, Contractor 2005 to present
Primary responsibilities included development, supervision and instruction of the USSS Fitness Coordinator Certification Program, development and instruction of the Fitness, and Nutrition Course for the USSS Recruits, and evaluation of the current fitness assessment protocol and recommendations for revisions to more accurately reflect job specificity. Initiated a pilot study to examine the predictive value and efficacy of implementing a functional movement screen and pre-hab program with the recruits.
4. MONTGOMERY COUNTY FIRE AND RESCUE
Consultant 2003 to 2010
Primary responsibilities included development and implementation of programs to enhance the health and fitness of Montgomery County firefighters/rescuers. Involved the development and delivery of the Montgomery County Fire and Rescue, Peer Fitness Trainer Program. This program is part of the International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) Wellness, Fitness Initiative and prepares selected fire fighters to sit for the ACE/IAFF Peer Fitness Trainer Certification. This program included teaching the peer fitness trainers how to perform task
analyses and design training programs to enhance job performance and reduce the risk of injury in their fellow fire-fighters and EMS personnel
5. DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA FIRE AND EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES
Consultant/Contractor: 2007 - 2010
- Responsible for the development and delivery of a peer-fitness trainer program. This 8-week program prepared the peer-trainers to take the ACE Personal Trainer Certification
- Authored the DCFEMS Fitness Training Manual developed specifically for DC fire and emergency medical personnel.
- Also served as a consultant on the administration and implementation of a peer-fitness program and the initiation of cardiovascular stress testing
6. CENTER FOR DISEASE CONTROL / NATIONAL CENTER FOR HEALTH STATISTICS
Consultant 1999 to 2004 (continue to collaborate on research studies)
Consultant and quality control expert for the fitness and muscle strength testing components of the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey for the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) a branch of the Center for Disease Control (CDC). Responsibilities include development of the testing protocol, training of technicians, and analysis and publication of the data in conjunction with the NCHS.
7. BEACON – PSYCHOLOGICAL SERVICES
Contractor 2000 - 2008
- Development and delivery of “Working Well” seminars a series of health and wellness experiential programs/retreats for government and corporate executives including, medical assessments, wellness eductation i.e. physical activity, nutrition, stress and time management, and team building strategies.
8. MILLENNIUM HEALTH AND FITNESS SERVICES, INC.
Contractor 2006 – present
Work on a variety of National and International health and fitness contracts.
9. NATIONAL AEROBICS AND FITNESS TRAINERS ASSOCIATION (NAFTA)
Consultant and Trainer 2006 – present
Assisted with the development of the personal trainer certification and third-party accreditation of that certification. Developed the pre-choreographed Power Training Systems programs i.e. Power Pump, Power Cycle, Power Step, Power Groove and Power HIIT and provide instructor training materials to support these programs.
10. SPORT FIT TRAINING CENTER
Instructor, Trainer and Consultant 1993 to present
- Provide certification, training and mentoring for the fitness instructors and personal trainers. Design the Pump-FIT® group strength-training program and trains the Pump-FIT® instructors
Teach a variety of fitness-based classes including, Pump-FIT®, Indoor Cycling, Kickboxing, Yoga, Pilates and Zumba
NATIONAL CAPITAL YMCA ASSOCIATION
Exercutive Director 1988 – 1991
Responsible for planning and developing a new County Branch (Bowie Family YMCA). Directed all services and programming at the YMCA facility and extension locations throughout Prince Georges County. Supervised a staff of 30+ employees and was responsible for a ~$1,000,000.00 budget. Other responsibilities included marketing and promotions, special events and fund raising. Served on the YMCA Association Health and Fitness Safety Board and was elected as the Health and Fitness “Regional Coordinator” for the Mid-Atlantic Area. This position included strategic planning and development of National health and fitness certifications, and training programs.
YMCA OF THE USA
Consultant 1991 – 2006
Served as a consultant to the YMCA of the USA for 15 years
1) Health and Fitness Certification Programs: Contributed to the planning and development of YMCA certifications for Personal Trainers, Group Exercise Instructors, and Exercise Specialists including, the new Foundations of Strength and Conditioning Course, a pre-requisite for the Personal Trainer Certification. Also authored several chapters in the YMCA Personal Trainer Manual, the text book for the YMCA Personal Trainer Certification Course.
2) Strategic Planning: Served on several strategic planning committees including the Youth Fitness Strategic Planning Committee. One outcome of our committee work was the development of a National Youth Fitness Initiative
3) Training: Was a faculty trainer (trainer of trainers) for the YMCA of the USA. Conducted professional staff development training nationwide.
4) I also serves as a member of the Y-USA Health and Fitness Advisory Board..
RS Lindle and A Ostchega. The effects of hormone replacement therapy on muscle mass and muscle strength in post menopausal women Journal of Applied Physiology. Submitted
LM Cerniglia, MJ Delmonico, R Lindle, BF Hurley, MA, Rogers. Effects of acute supine rest on mid-thigh cross-sectional area as measured by computed tomography. Clin Physiol Funct Imag (27), 249-253, 2007
MA Schrager, SM Roth, RE Ferrell, EJ Metter, E Russek-Cohen, RS Lindle, and Ben F. Hurley. Insulin-like growth factor-2 genotype, fat-free mass, and muscle performance across the adult life span. Journal of Applied Physiology 97: 2176-2183, 2004.
Y. Ostchega, CF Dillon, R.Lindle, M Carroll, BF Hurley. Isokinetic leg muscle strength in older americans and its relationship to a standardized walk test: data from the national health and nutrition examination survey 1999-2000. Journal of American Geriatrics 52(6): 977-982, 2004
SM Roth,, MA Schrager, RE Ferrell, SE Riechman, EJ Metter, NA Lynch, RS Lindle and BF Hurley. CNTF genotype is associated with muscular strength and quality in humans across the adult age span. Journal of Applied Physiology 90: 1205-1210, 2001
RS Lindle. Autoimmune disease and overtraining. IDEA Health and Fitness Source, 10/01/2000
RLindle, B Hurley, M Nelson, W Evans, W Haskell, J Manson, S Blair, and B Liebman,. Exploding 10 exercise myths. Nutrition Action Health Letter. January/Februay 2000
EJ Metter, NA Lynch, R. Conwit, RS Lindle, J. Tobin, BF Hurley. Muscle quality and age: cross-sectional and longitudinal comparisons. Journal of Gerontology A Biol Sci Med Sci. 54(5)L: B207-18, 1999
NA Lynch, EJ Metter, RS Lindle, JL Fozard, JL Fleg, J. Tobin, TA Roy and BF Hurley. Age associated differences between arm and leg muscle groups. Journal of Applied Physiology (86)1: 188-194, 1999
NA Lynch, EJ Metter, RS Lindle, CS Bacal, JL Fozard, JL Fleg and BF Hurley. Muscular Strength and estrogen replacement therapy: cross-sectional and longitudinal perspectives. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. 30 (5 Suppl): 273, 1998 Presented ACSM National Meeting, 1998.
RS Lindle, EJ Metter, NA Lynch, JL Fleg, JL Fozard, J. Tobin, TA. Roy and BF Hurley. Age and gender comparisons of muscle strength in 654 women and men aged 20-93 yr. Journal of Applied Physiology 83(5): 1581-1587, 1997.
RS Lindle, EJ Metter, JL Fozard, JL Fleg and BF Hurley. Eccentric strength is preserved with age in women. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. 27(5 Suppl): 205, 1995. Presented ACSM National Meeting, 1995.