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Elizabeth & Sidney Licht Award 2018 Recipient


ACRM Elizabeth & Sidney Licht Award 2018 Recipient

The Archives Editorial Board and ACRM Awards Committee are pleased to recognize Andrew S. Layne, PhD, as the 2018 recipient of the Elizabeth and Sidney Licht Award for his winning manuscript”

Predictors of Change in Physician Function in Older Adults in Response to Long-Term Structured Physician Activity-The LIFE Study
Andrew S. Layne, Fang-Chi Hsu, Steven N. Blair, Shyh-Huei Chen, Jennifer Dungan, Roger A. Fielding, Nancy W. Glynn, Alexandra M. Hajduk, Abby C. King, Todd M. Manini, Anthony P. Marsh, Marco Pahor, Christine A. Pellegrini, Thomas W. Buford

The award plaque will be presented to Dr. Layne on 2 October 2018 at the Henry B. Betts Awards Dinner & Gala during the ACRM Annual Conference in Dallas.



Dr. Andrew S. Layne is a health and sport performance coach who specializes in developing strength, speed and power using resistance exercise. Andrew’s clientele includes athletes of all ages and levels of physical function. Helping people reach their goals—whether they are Olympic hopefuls or older adults hoping to improve their healthspan—is what gets him out of bed each morning. Andrew leverages his extensive background in sport physiology, skeletal muscle biology and geriatrics to create custom plans for each client he works with. Andrew is also an advocate for evidence-based training, and blogs frequently about proper training program design and related topics.

When Andrew is not training or writing about training, he works as a freelance medical writer and editor. His specialties include clinical regulatory document preparation, manuscript and grant preparation, and language editing for non-native English speakers.

Andrew holds a PhD in Exercise Physiology from the University of Florida. Follow him @AndrewLaynePhD