D.w. Edington Books & Biography
D. W. Edington is a professor of kinesiology at the University of Michigan. He is also director of the Management Research Center at the university. He received his B.S. in mathematics and Ph.D. in physical education from Michigan State University, completed postdoctoral work at the University of Toronto, and taught at the University of Massachusetts prior to coming to Michigan in 1976.
Dr. Edington is the author and coauthor of numerous articles and books, including The Biology of Physical Activity (with V. Reggie Edgerton) and Frontiers of Exercise Biology (with Katarina Borer and Tim White). His work with the Health Risk Appraisal and corporate health evaluation programs is considered to be the model for cooperate development plans in the wellness area.