Black Hills State University faculty are transforming lives and making headlines with their achievements.

Dr. James Hesson, professor of physical education and health at Black Hills State University recently published a textbook and several other items.

Hesson authored Weight Training for Life 9th edition textbook and instructor’s manual.

Hesson coauthored Walking for Fitness 5th edition textbook and instructor’s manual.

He was a contributing author on Stress Management for Life 2nd edition.

The new Weight Training for Life and Walking for Fitness textbooks and Instructor’s Manuals were introduced and released at the National Convention of the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance (AAHPERD this spring. The new Stress Management for Life textbook was completed and released during the summer of 2009.