©2019 by Dr Maria Luque

PUBLISHED WORK

BEHAVIOR CHANGE SCIENCE: HELP CLIENTS STICK WITH THEIR PROGRAM (2019)

American Fitness, 37(1), 29-36

An overview of research on current theories, models and techniques that sheds light on the secrets to lasting success.

BONE HEALTH: A PRIMER (2018)

IDEA Fitness Journal, 15(6)

An in-depth look at bone health and the role of diet & exercise on bone health.

FUNCTIONAL AGING AND HORMONE HEALTH (2018)

IDEA Fitness Journal, 15(11)

What role does the endocrine system play in healthy aging and optimization of exercise programming?

BONING UP ON SKELETAL HEALTH (2018)

IDEA Fit Tips, 16(7)

A strong skeleton is just as important as a healthy heart. This article is an intro into bones.

HOW INCLUSIVE IS YOUR FACILITY? (2017)

IDEA Fit Tips, 15(12)

Learn how to create an environment of inclusion that welcomes diversity in staff and clientele.

 WHEN EATING ISN'T SIMPLE (2017)

IDEA Fitness Journal, 10, 23-29

Understand the differences between eating disorders and disordered eating, and learn what you can do to support clients.

GET SOCIAL WITH SENIORS (2017)

IDEA Fitness Journal, 15(1)

Exploration of the role of socialization in exercise in older adults and how wearable technology can be used to increase socialization and fitness.

CREATE AN INCLUSIVE EXPERIENCE FOR SPECIAL POPULATIONS (2016)

IDEA Fitness Journal, 9, 40-47

Look beyond the inner circle of fitness clientele when aspiring to change lives. An in-depth look at understanding the needs of special populations such as people with obesity, pregnant women, people with chronic conditions/disabilities and older adults. Additionally, a sidebar addresses the transgender population.

TRAINING THROUGH THE TRANSITION (2012)

IDEA Fitness Journal, 9(11), 40-47

What does current research say about the effects of physical activity on perimenopause?

PHYSICAL ACTIVITY AND QUALITY OF LIFE THROUGH THE MENOPAUSAL TRANSITION

January 2012

This research was conducted as part of my doctoral studies and evaluated the impact of physical activity on the quality of life of women transitioning through menopause