Collegiate Fitness-A Guide to Healthy Campus Living

Collegiate Fitness-A Guide to Healthy Campus Living

by John Furia

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Collegiate Fitness is the ultimate two-hour fitness guide. In this newly revised best-seller edition, orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine expert John P. Furia, M.D. presents a step-by-step program that empowers young, and not so young, adults to get in shape. Written in a "quick-read" format, the ideas are crisp, blunt, and easy to understand. Strategies are based on fundamental training principles, practical pearls, and scientific realities. Implementation is a snap.

The book reveals the secrets of:

Time-efficient exercise
Intelligent eating habits
Weight control
Staying motivated
Enhancing physical attributes

Fitness is a choice and being fit is easier than you think. Let’s get to it!

Product Details

BN ID: 2940013662582
Publication date: 01/07/2012
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 110
File size: 79 KB

About the Author

John Furia, MD has been engaged in full time orthopedic surgery and sports medicine clinical practice since 1995. He has served as team physician to numerous high school, university, and professional teams, is an active orthopedic consultant to several sporting organizations, and in 2008 was named to the Central Pennsylvania Magazine “Hot List” as one of the best surgeons in central Pennsylvania.
Dr Furia holds numerous leadership positions and is presently the Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer of the Evangelical Ambulatory Surgical Center, president of the Union County Medical Society, and a member of the board of directors of the Pennsylvania Medical Society Advisory Organization.
John received his Bachelors of Science Degree with Honors, magna cum laude from Brown University. John earned his medical degree from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and completed a general surgery internship at Columbia University’s St Luke’s/Roosevelt Hospital in New York City, N.Y. He completed a year-long orthopedic sports medicine fellowship in Houston, Texas prior to beginning private practice.
In addition to Collegiate Fitness, Dr Furia has published numerous scientific studies on a wide variety of orthopedic and sports medicine conditions in peer reviewed journals such as The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, The Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma, Arthroscopy The Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery, The Journal of Pediatrics, and The American Journal of Sports Medicine. He is the co-author of Rotator Cuff Disorders-Clinical Medicine and Pathology (2012) and has been quoted in several fitness magazines including Men’s Health.
Dr Furia is a member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery, American Orthopedic Society of Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy Association of North America, America College of Sports Medicine, American Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Society, International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery, and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine, Pennsylvania Orthopaedic Society, Pennsylvania Medical Society, American Medical Athletic Association, and International Society for Medical Shock Wave Therapy.
John enjoys competitive cycling, running, weight training, wine, travel, and dining with his wife. John and Elizabeth Long-Furia live above their restaurant in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania.

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