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Katie Sell is an Associate Professor in the Department of Health Studies and Kinesiology at Hofstra University. Her primary research interests lie in the area of physical fitness assessment, programming, and injury prevention for collegiate athletes and wildland firefighters. She is currently on the NSCA Tactical Strength and Conditioning SIG Executive Council and a consultant with FireFit (interagency wildland firefighter fitness task group).
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