This for-profit health and wellness company was founded by Dr. Vicki Haywood Doe in 1997 with the name of Vicki Doe Fitness Arts Studio in Youngstown Northeast Ohio area. It started as a small fitness studio catering to health and fitness issues of the underrepresented population- African Americans and minorities and to the community at large.
Today, our company has evolved into a health wellness consulting company with the name of Haywood Doe Consulting Co. LLC: DBA Vicki Doe Fitness- (name as of 2012) that specializes in designing/ implementing lifestyle interventions, medical exercise services, health promotion and lifestyle education specifically for special populations*- (elderly, children, overweight/obese, or high-risk individuals with chronic diseases) for on-site health wellness programs-including businesses, churches, schools, and organizations etc.
Haywood Doe Consulting Co. LLC: DBA Vicki Doe Fitness is dedicated to providing research-based knowledge of medicine, fitness and science to the community at large through the development of medically integrated fitness wellness programs, initiatives, events, health promotion and health education that focus on prevention, and healthy living for apparently healthy, high-risk individuals, special populations (i.e. elderly, weight loss, cardiac rehab, those who have chronic diseases) for on-site health wellness programs.
We embrace the concept of ” the total well-being” taking a holistic approach when we create sustainable programs to enhance and impact our quality of life. We realize that to improve health and wellness we need to not only focus on physical health but mental health, financial health, and other lifestyle components that contribute to an individual’s total well-being. This approach will yield better measurable health outcomes.
Our Scope of Practice
Our responsibility as certified exercise physiologists, exercise specialists, medical exercise professionals, health fitness coaches, nutritionists, dietitians and healthcare professionals is to operate professionally within each of our individual scope of practice. At Haywood Doe Consulting Co. LLC: DBA Vicki Doe Fitness these are the roles of each participating health wellness professional. The role of the…
- Certified exercise physiologist, exercise specialist, medical exercise professional- is to develop safe, effective, structured, protocol guideline- based exercise only prescriptions, programming, and treatment for apparently healthy clients as well as clients with medical conditions/medically controlled diseases-special populations* who have medical clearance by their healthcare providers for independent or supervised exercise training.
- Nutritionist, registered licensed dietitian- is to develop and perform nutrition assessments, nutrition interventions using evidence-based nutrition practice guidelines to enhance the health and well-being of clients including Medical Nutrition Therapy (MNT) with, in our case, specific focus on weight management and obesity, diabetes, hypertension, wellness and prevention, and sustainable healthy eating.
- Medical Consultant- is to ensure that all of the health wellness interventions, programs, practices, and education at Haywood Doe Consulting Co., LLC: DBA Vicki Doe Fitness operate under the evidence-based medicine protocols and guidelines with emphasis on exercise and healthy nutrition for the prevention and treatment of lifestyle diseases; however upholding that each health wellness professional performs professionally within their scope of practice.
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