Founder & President of the Wellness Society
The mission of the Wellness Society is to offer wellness education to physical therapists so they may enhance the wellness of their patients, themselves and their communities.
Founded as Florida Fitness in St Petersburg, FL in 1981
Fair, S.E. (2020) Wellness and Holistic Physical Therapy, 2nd edition. Palatka, FL: Wellness Society.
- currently being marketed to the 242 DPT programs in the USA
- Required textbook in nearly 50 entry-level DPT programs throughout the USA and Canada
Fair, S.E. (2007) Wellness and Physical Therapy. St Augustine, FL: Wellness Society.
- Reference for Wellness I & II courses at the University of St Augustine for Health Sciences
Fair, S.E. (2006) Wellness and Physical Therapy. St Augustine, FL: Wellness Society
Fair, S.E. (1986) How to Teach Aerobic Dance. NYC, NY: Queens College.
Employers / Contractors
Patient Diagnoses and Comorbidities
Continuing Education (CE) Seminars
CE Platform Presentations at APTA/FPTA conferences
Consultant / Speaker
Associate Professor in Physical Therapy
University of St Augustine for Health Sciences
2000 - 2008
Instructed courses in Wellness I, Wellness II, Gerontology, Psychological & Ethical Aspects of PT, Professional Development, and Administration & Management
Fair, S.E. A (2007) Comparison of the aerobic capacity wellness of female and male physical therapist members of the American Physical Therapy Association. Journal of Women’s Health Physical Therapy, 31(1) Spring: 6-10.
Fair, S.E. (2005) The fitness self-wellness of physical therapists. Dissertation Abstracts International, 66(1): 1-236. (ProQuest Information and Learning No. 3162726)
Fair, S.E. (2004) A Comparison of the self-wellness of female and male students in one entry-level physical therapy program, Journal of Women’s Health Physical Therapy, 28(3): 15-21.
Fair, S.E. (2000) "Real world" compliance: the efficacy of the 420 calorie Optifast diet in one hospital-based clinic. Doctoral paper for California Southern University, Costa Mesa, CA.
Fair, S.E. (1987) The effects of a moderate versus a modest exercise regime on the quality of weight loss of obese women on a very low calorie diet. Paper for the Maryland Metabolic Institute of the Greater Baltimore Medical Center, Baltimore, MD.
Dissertation: Wellness among PT members of the APTA
California Southern University
Coursework emphasized psychological aspects of physical therapy and compliance with diet and exercise regimes
University of Maryland at Baltimore, School of Medicine, Dept of PT
Maryland Metabolic Institute
City University of New York (CUNY) - Queens College
Instructed courses in "Health, Nutrition & Exercise" (lecture and lab) and "How Teach Aerobic Dance" for physical education majors (including lecture, lab and writing of the course manual)
University of South Florida
Major: Creative and Technical Writing
(B.A. "with distinction" signifies top graduate in the College of Arts and Sciences during the respective semester of graduation)