Philip Stanforth

Philip Stanforth

Lecturer & Executive Director, FIT


Exercise Science, Fitness Institute of Texas

Email
p.stanforth@austin.utexas.edu

Office & Hours

Office: BEL 616
Tuesday: 1:00-2:30
Wednesday: 2:00-3:30

Phone
512-475-9694

Fax
512-471-0946

Web
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Courses of Instruction
KIN 310 Physiological Basis of Conditioning
KIN 322 Diagnosis & Evaluation of Fitness
KIN 327L Clinical Exercise Testing

Mailing Address
The University of Texas at Austin
Department of Kinesiology and Health Education
2109 San Jacinto Blvd.
Austin, Texas 78712-1204
UT Mail Code: D3700

Full Vita
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Profile

Phil Stanforth has over 30 years of university experience teaching undergraduate students and leading exercise and research programs. He is currently a Lecturer and Executive Director of Fitness Institute of Texas in the Department of Kinesiology and Health Education at The University of Texas at Austin. Phil teaches and trains undergraduate students in the different techniques of fitness testing.  As Executive Director of the Fitness Institute of Texas he oversees 2,000 fitness tests conducted each year and he helps develop and deliver health and fitness related programs, including Get FIT, an exercise and weight loss program. Phil is a Past President of the Texas Chapter of the American College of Sports Medicine.

Education

1978 M.S. University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ (Physical Education)

Representative Publications

Stults-Kolehmainen, M.A., P.R. Stanforth, J.B. Bartholomew. Fat in android, trunk, and peripheral regions varies by ethnicity and race in college aged women. Obesity 20: 660 – 665, 2012.

Pepper, M.R., J.H. Freeland-Graves, W. Yu, P.R. Stanforth, et al. Validation of a 3-Dimensional Laser Body Scanner for Assessment of Waist and Hip Circumference. Journal of the American College of Nutrition. 29: 179-188, 2010.

Stanforth, P.R., et al. Generalized abdominal visceral fat prediction models for black and white adults aged 17-65 y: the HERITAGE Family Study. Int J Obes. 28: 925 - 932, 2004.

Jackson, A.S., P.R. Stanforth, et al. The effect of sex, age and race on estimating percentage body fat from body mass index: The Heritage Family Study. Int J Obes. 26: 1 - 8, 2002.

Jackson, A.S., P.R. Stanforth, et al.  The effect of sex, age and race on estimating percentage body fat from body mass index: The Heritage Family Study. Int J Obes.  26: 1 - 8, 2002.

Boards, Committees and Associations

  • American College of Sports Medicine Health/Fitness Director, Instructor, and Exercise Technologist