"Public Health in the Age of Inactivity"
Curt L. Lox, Ph.D.
Curt L. Lox is a professor of kinesiology and interim dean of the School of Education, Health and Human Behavior at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. Dr. Lox teaches courses in the areas of exercise and rehabilitation psychology, sociology of physical activity, and research methods in kinesiology. His research is focused on the psychological impact of exercise for special populations, including the elderly, overweight and obese children and adults, and individuals infected with HIV. His numerous articles have been published in the Journal of Sport & Exercise Psychology, Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, Journal of Cognitive Rehabilitation, International Journal of Behavioral Medicine, Journal of Health Psychology, and Rehabilitation Psychology, among others. He completed his master's degree at Miami (Ohio) University and doctoral degree at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Dr. Lox is co-author of The Psychology of Exercise: Integrating Theory and Practice which is currently in its fourth edition. Dr. Lox has coached at the youth and high school levels and continues to serve as a sport psychology consultant to players and coaches at the interscholastic, intercollegiate, professional, and national levels.