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As fitness professionals, how can we make the biggest impact on the mortality risks of our clients? Read Dr Paul Batman’s latest Whitepaper.

Cardiorespiratory fitness (CRF) is a vital sign in predicting risk of mortality, cardiovascular disease and cancer. Improving CRF in the least fit groups of clients can make the biggest impact on risk. Our latest whitepaper on Cardiorespiratory Fitness by Dr Paul Batman, international expert and academic, is a FitPro initiative to support the fitness industry and fitness professionals like you.

Develop your professional understanding:

  • Small improvements in cardiorespiratory fitness (CRF) can decrease mortality risk factors by up to 20%
  • Explore 10 academic research papers to understand the links between CRF, mortality risk and exercise
  • Discover recommendations on making exercise accessible for unfit clients and achieve higher improvements in mortality risk factors.
New Whitepaper: Cardiorespiratory Fitness: Assessing for mortality, cardiovascular and cancer risk

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If you would like to read Dr Paul Batman’s other Whitepapers (he has done 5 so far) – head to the Whitepapers section on our resources page.

About the Author

Dr Paul Batman

Exercise physiologist, academic and writer

Dr. Paul Batman has worked in health, fitness and sport for over 40 years. Originally a Physical Education teacher and then an Academic lecturing in Exercise Science at Australian Universities for over 20 years and for the last 18 years as owner and operator of two successful Registered Training Organisations (Fitness Institute Australia and Australian College) specializing in developing and delivering vocational educational courses in health, fitness and sport to thousands of fitness professionals. Paul received his Diploma of Physical Education from Australian College of Physical Education, Diploma of Education from Hawthorn State College, BSc and MSc from the University of Oregon (USA) and a PhD from the University of New South Wales. For over 25 years Paul has presented at international conventions in Australia, Canada, United Kingdom, Singapore and Malaysia and conducted lectures, workshops and in house presentations in many countries throughout the world. In 2012 Paul was awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award for his services to the Australian Fitness Industry, inducted into the Australian College of Physical Education Hall of Fame and recognized as an Institute Scholar at the International Institute for Sport and Human Performance, University of Oregon. Paul has written over a hundred articles on all aspects health and fitness and authored or co-authored 10 books.

Key expertise:

  • Exercise Physiologist, University Academic, Vocational Educator, Researcher, Writer, Conference Presenter


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