Dominique Wakefield

Dominique WakefieldMA, CPT, CWP

Dominique is Assistant Professor in the Department of Health and Exercise Science at La Sierra University, USA. She is also a Certified Personal Trainer through the American Council on Exercise (ACE) and a Certified Wellness Practitioner through the National Wellness Institute (NWI). In addition to teaching at a number of US universities (Andrews University; California State University; University of Tennessee and Southern Adventist University) she has worked as a Fitness & Programmes Manager, Personal Trainer, Group Fitness Instructor and Wellness Coach at fitness centres, in the clinical wellness setting and in the cooperate wellness setting since 2001.

Dominique is currently completing a doctoral research programme through the University of Bath, UK. Her studies and research centre on physical activity, motivation for exercise and behaviour change strategies. Dominique is a passionate, energetic and innovative health and fitness enthusiast and regularly contributes to 'Life and Health Network' by writing articles on issues relating to physical fitness. In October 2011, Dominique was awarded 'Top 11 Personal Trainers to Watch in the U.S.' by Life Fitness and the American Council on Exercise (