Rebecca Seguin, Ph.D, CSCS
Dr. Seguin co-wrote the StrongWomen Strength Training curriculum and managed StrongWomen from 2003-2008. She is currently an assistant professor in the Division of Nutritional Sciences at Cornell University in Ithaca, NY. She is principal investigator of the StrongWomen Healthy Hearts Follow-up Study, and co-investigator on ongoing StrongWomen research initiatives. She also conducts StrongWomen Ambassador trainings and StrongWomen Strength Training Workshops with partners across the US.
Dr. Seguin has a bachelor's degree in exercise physiology, a master's degree in nutrition communication, and her doctorate in food policy and applied nutrition from the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University. She is lead author of the booklet Growing Stronger: Strength Training for Older Adults, and she holds a certification from the National Strength and Conditioning Association as a Certified Strength and Condition Specialist (CSCS). She develops exercise programs for healthy midlife and older adults as well as for individuals with arthritis, diabetes, osteoporosis, obesity, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and other chronic conditions.