Michael L. Teague received his doctorate in exercise science, health, and recreation from the University of Northern Colorado. He has been a professor in sport, health, and leisure at the University of Iowa since 1975 and currently teaches courses in health and recreation and sport management. He received the Outstanding Teacher Award from the University of Iowa in 1993-1994. Dr. Teague also holds a secondary appointment with the College of Public Health. He has authored several books about health promotion and aging as well as books about aging and leisure. Dr. Teague has served as a health observer for the U.S. State Department in East Timor, an advisory committee member for Healthy People 2000, a taskforce member for Womenï¿½s Health in Iowa, and a health promotion grant reviewer for the National Institutes of Health, the Canadian Fitness and Lifestyle Research Institute, and the Canadian Diabetes Association. He was the director of a 26-part video series titled Healthy Living: Road to Wellness, used in distance learning and campus health courses across the United States. This series received 22 national and international video awards. In addition, Dr. Teague was the co-producer for The Victories of Dan Gable, which aired on HBO Signature in 1999. In his leisure time, Mike enjoys golf, racquetball, basketball, wallyball, and running..
Sara L. C. Mackenzie completed medical school at the University of California-Davis and residency in family medicine at the University of Washington in Seattle. She obtained a masterï¿½s degree in public health from the University of Washington. Dr. Mackenzie provides care for families in all stages of their lives, with a special emphasis on adolescents and young adults. She has taught studentsï¿½in large and small groupsï¿½about health, wellness, and illness, developed health curricula, organized conferences to enhance communication between youth and health practitioners, and served on community committees working with youth and young adults at risk. Dr. Mackenzie is actively engaged with the Washington State Partnership for Youth, a coalition evaluating and making policy recommendations regarding the health needs of youth. She is currently a clinical assistant professor at the University of Washington, holding a joint appointment in campus health and family medicine. Her husband, Paul, and two young daughters, Lila and Sydda, fill her life with laughter and balance. Sara and Paul are active locally, coaching youth track at the community center and playing capture-the-flag with their own and neighborhood children..