Lori Burkow-Heikkinen received her Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Physiology from the University of Michigan 1976 and her Master Degree in Education from Marygrove College 2005. Having been in the fitness industry since the early 1970’s she has acquired post graduate certifications from the American College of sports Medicine, American Academy of Health & Fitness Professionals, American Council on Exercise, and Aerobic & Fitness Association of America. Her professional experience includes Fitness Teaching Professional 1972-1997, Assistant Program Director of the Jewish Community Center 1978-1981, Medical exercise Specialist 1997-present. She is currently CEO: Lori Burkow, CPT; practicing Elite Personal Trainer at The prestigious Jewish Community Center, in West Bloomfield, Michigan. Her professional practice also includes private in home as well as executive trainer at private Country and Racquet Clubs in the Detroit, Michigan area. She is an active member of Research Gate and the American College Sports Medicine. Lori has authored several globally published papers in relevant international journals and is on the Editorial Board for Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation Journal.
Lori Burkow-Heikkinen research involves review of literature in the areas of Personal Training for Exercise and Fitness, Sports Medicine, Near Infrared Therapy, Therapy for Medical Treatment, and Stroke Rehabilitation.