1997              Citation Award from American College of Sports Medicine

1998              Honor Award from the North American Society for Pediatric Exercise Medicine

2000             Honorary Doctorate from the University of Blaise Pascal, France

2003             Honorary Member of the Belgian-Flemish Society of Sports Medicine

2003             Honorary Member of the Hungarian Sport Science Society

2003             Honorary Member of the Israel Sports Medicine Society

2005             Honorary Doctorate from Brock University, Ontario, Canada

2005             Honor Award from Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology

2008             Honorary Doctorate from Jozef Pilsudski Academy of Physical Education, Poland