About: Rob

Bio: Dr. Robert Sloan is a Senior Assistant Professor of Kagoshima University Graduate Medical School in Japan. He is also an ACSM-certified Clinical Exercise Physiologist. Dr. Sloan has worked more than 20 years in the field of chronic disease management. His previous appointments include head of fitness and obesity prevention for the Singapore Health Promotion Board and the U.S. Navy Public Health Centre.Dr. Sloan was trained at the Ochsner Heart and Vascular Institute in New Orleans, LA and the Cooper Institute for Aerobics Research in Dallas, TX. He holds a Ph.D. in Public Health, MA in Exercise Science & Health Promotion, and a BA in Psychology.

Posts by Rob:

The Importance of Strength Training

Posted on: 19 Mar 2019

Benefits of Strength Training Strength training has been growing in popularity because it is so beneficial to health. Developing muscular Read More

Cardiorespiratory Fitness (CRF) and Health Benefits

Posted on: 10 Feb 2019

As you grow older, the amount of exercise you regularly do becomes more important. Simple activities like walking, cycling and Read More

Exercise Helps Fight Diabetes

Posted on: 08 Feb 2019

Exercise is a cornerstone of Type II diabetes management Glucose (sugar) gives you the energy to carry out daily tasks Read More

Why is Exercise Important for Weight Loss?

Posted on: 08 Feb 2019

Many people think diet is the most important part of losing weight. Several popular phrases help perpetuate this idea. For Read More

How Exercise Helps Combat Hypertension

Posted on: 08 Feb 2019

Exercise has many benefits for the body. When someone practices a regular exercise routine, they can lose weight, reduce blood Read More