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Ronai, Peter, M.S., ACSM-RCEP®, ACSM-CEP®, ACSM-EP®, EIM III, CSCS, FACSM

doi: 10.1249/FIT.0000000000000432
Columns: Do It Right

Peter Ronai, M.S., ACSM-RCEP®, ACSM-CEP®, ACSM-EP®, EIM III, CSCS, FACSM, is a clinical professor of exercise science in the Department of Physical Therapy and Human Movement Sciences at Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, Connecticut. He is a Fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) and an associate editor of ACSM’s Health & Fitness Journal®. He is a member of ACSM’s International Health & Fitness Summit program committee and a past president of the New England Chapter of ACSM. He writes articles regarding exercise programs for persons with chronic diseases and disorders and also about online tips and tools, which exercise professionals can access to better serve their clients.

Acknowledgment: Special thanks to Matthew Carter who served as the model in both the photographs and videos accompanying the article.

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