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Dr. Brent Alvar

Full Professor

Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions

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Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions

122 East 1700 South Building C

Provo, Utah 84606

United States

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Background Information

Employment History

Professor and Graduate Program Director
Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions

Ph.D., Director of Research
Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions

Affiliations

Board Member
Conditioning Association

Board Member
National Strength

Fellow
American College of Sports Medicine

Board Member
National Strength and Conditioning Association

Fellow
National Strength and Conditioning Association

Education

PhD

Web References (15 Total References)


NSCA Board of Directors

www.nsca.com, 22 Sept 2014 [cached]

Board Member, Brent Alvar, PhD, CSCS,*D, RSCC*D, FNSCA

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Dr. Alvar holds the rank of full professor at Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions (RMU) in Provo, Utah. Dr. Alvar is also the Director of Research overseeing all areas related to the scholarship of discovery at RMU. He is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist with Distinction, Registered Strength and Conditioning Coach with Distinction and recognized as a Fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine and the National Strength and Conditioning Association. His research focus is in the area of physical activity related to human performance, occupational preparedness (sports, firefighting and military) and health-related benefits from resistance training.


- Dr. Brent ...

www.proactivage.com, $reference.date [cached]

- Dr. Brent Alvar Professor & Graduate Program Director, Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions


"It's good to have a little ...

www.athleticbusiness.com, 1 Sept 2014 [cached]

"It's good to have a little more oversight and use them as part of a larger package with overall health screening," said Brent Alvar, a board member of the National Strength and Conditioning Association, which certifies personal trainers.


Board Member, Brent Alvar, ...

www.nsca-lift.org, 5 Dec 2012 [cached]

Board Member, Brent Alvar, PhD, CSCS,*D, RSCC*D, FNSCA

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Dr. Alvar holds the rank of full professor at Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions (RMU) in Provo, Utah. Dr. Alvar is also the Director of Research overseeing all areas related to the scholarship of discovery at RMU. He is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist with Distinction, Registered Strength and Conditioning Coach with Distinction and recognized as a Fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine and the National Strength and Conditioning Association. His research focus is in the area of physical activity related to human performance, occupational preparedness (sports, firefighting and military) and health-related benefits from resistance training.


Better yet, Dr. Brent Alvar ...

www.lookgreatnaked.com, 3 Feb 2014 [cached]

Better yet, Dr. Brent Alvar was the program director of the university. I was very familiar with Dr. Alvar's work. He did the pioneering research on the dose-response relationship of resistance training, and was the mentor to many leading researchers during his tenure at Arizona State University.

For those who don't know, the most important criteria in choosing a doctoral program is the person in charge of the program. This is who will be mentoring you throughout your studies. If the relationship doesn't work or if your interests are out of sync, you're basically wasting your time.
I spoke with Dr. Alvar by phone. We hit it off immediately. He told me about the coursework. I told him about my situation. He said it would be tough but doable. He said I was exactly the type of student he enjoyed mentoring.
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Dr. Brent Alvar: My Dissertation Chair and Mentor
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Dr. Brent Alvar
This past Friday I defended my doctoral dissertation. The day seemed as if it would never come. The defense was held in Indianapolis at the NSCA Coaches Conference. My dissertation chair, Dr. Alvar, was present in the room.
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Finally Dr. Alvar opened the door and uttered the words, "Congratulations Dr. Schoenfeld..."

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