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Wexford Online University Names Leslie Musser Professor for Health, Wellness, Sports and Nutrition Degrees


Rancho Santa Margarita, CA, October 30, 2012 --( Strength and conditioning specialist, national weightlifting champion and California state record holder in the clean and jerk weightlifting move, Leslie Musser was recently hired as professor for Wexford University. Wexford University is an online university that offers a variety of associates through doctoral degrees in health, fitness, exercise and nutrition.

Introduced to strength and conditioning as a regionally ranked junior tennis player, Musser has more than 15 years' experience in weightlifting, kinesiology and sports training. She holds a master's of Kinesiology in Exercise Science from California State University, Long Beach as well as bachelor's degree in Anthropology from the University of California, Los Angeles.

“Leslie's strength, dedication to health and wellness, and vast knowledge of training and conditioning will be a tremendous asset to Wexford University as we reach more students in the United States and across the globe,” said Jack Bauerle, Chancellor of Wexford University. “With a combination of smarts, competitiveness and experience, Leslie will be a tremendous professor and inspiration for students interested in pursuing a career in health, wellness and sports.”

During graduate school, Musser designed and implemented strength and conditioning programs for Division 1 student athletes and was awarded a research fellowship to study weightlifting biomechanics and physiology for her master's thesis. In addition, she is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist with the National Strength and Conditioning Association, and also teaches in the Kinesiology Department at California State University, Long Beach and at UCLA Extension in the Fitness Certificate Program.

Wexford University offers a variety of online degree programs for both U.S. and international students, including an associate of arts degree in Fitness Training; a bachelor of science degree in Health and Fitness; a master of science degree in Nutrition and Exercise; a master of arts degree in Applied Sports Psychology; and a doctorate degree in Applied Sports Psychology.

About Wexford University
Wexford University is dedicated to providing world-class education through cutting-edge technology, offering direct application degree programs in an accelerated format with 100 percent online learning to save time and money. Programs include an associate of arts degree in Fitness Training, bachelor's degree in Health and Fitness, master's degree in Nutrition and Exercise as well as master's degree and doctorate degree in Applied Sport Psychology. Wexford University is the higher education division of NESTA (National Exercise & Sports Trainers Association). For more information, please visit

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