Michael Rogers, PhD, is chair of the Department of Human Performance Studies and a professor of exercise science at Wichita State University in Wichita, Kan., where he teaches graduate courses in exercise physiology and aging. He is also the research director for the WSU Center for Physical Activity and Aging. His primary research interests focus on the effects of balance and strength training on older adults. Currently, he is conducting studies on the efficacy of community-based exercise programs in Wichita and Nagoya, Japan. He has more than 40 published papers and has made more than 300 presentations, regularly presenting in Europe and Asia.