Anthony A. Abbott, Ed.D., FACSM, FNSCA, is president of Fitness Institute International. He was a commanding officer of an Apollo Recovery Team and the Florida director of the Physical Fitness Institute of America that helped develop the exercise program for NASA and Apollo missions. He is an ACSM-certifiedPersonal Trainer, Health/Fitness Specialist, and Clinical Exercise Specialist as well as an NSCA-CPT, CSCS, and CSPS. Dr. Abbott is frequently retained as an expert witness in fitness facility litigations involving injuries and death.
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