Werner Hoeger

Luger, Olympic athlete

1953 –


Who is Werner Hoeger?

Werner Hoeger is a professor emeritus of exercise science at Boise State University. He has published 58 editions of Fitness & Wellness college textbooks. He is one of the most widely read fitness and wellness college authors in the United States. He was the first author to write a college-level fitness book to incorporate the wellness concept with the publication of Lifetime Physical Fitness & Wellness: A Personalized Program in 1986. His title Fitness & Wellness is a concise book for introductory courses and for the general public that provides the necessary guidelines to enhance health and quality of life through a comprehensive fitness and wellness program. He is a Fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine and also of the Research Consortium of the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance. A gymnast in his youth who later took up the sport of luge and participated in two Olympic Winter Games.

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Dec 15, 1953
Mérida, Venezuela
Also known as
  • Werner W. K. Hoeger
  • Wener W.K Hoeger
  • The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
  • Venezuelan American
  • United States of America
  • Venezuela
  • Brigham Young University
  • Boise State University
Lived in
  • Idaho
  • Texas
  • Provo

on July 23, 2013


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