Peter Ronai, MS, ACSM RCEP, CSCS-D, FACSM

Peter Ronai, MS, ACSM RCEP, CSCS-D, FACSM

Clinical Associate Professor

Fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine

  • Past-President of the New England Chapter of the American College of Sports Medicine (NEACSM)
  • Chair, College Bowl, 2014, New England Chapter of the American College of Sports Medicine
  • Co-chair & Emcee, College Bowl, 2014, American College of Sports Medicine
  • Member, Editorial Review Board, Health & Fitness Journal, American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)
  • "Special Populations" Column Editor, Strength and Conditioning Journal, National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA)
  • Member, Publications Sub-committee, American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)
  • Member, Board of Trustees, New England Chapter of the American College of Sports Medicine (NEACSM) 
  • Member, Annual Health & Fitness Summit and Exposition Program Committee,  American College of Sports Medicine
  • Member, Publications Sub-committee, Clinical Exercise Physiology Association

 Specialty:

  • Exercise Physiology 
  • Strength & Conditioning

Degrees and Certifications

    • M.S., Exercise Physiology/Exercise Science, 1988, Southern Connecticut State University
    • B.S., Health Science/Public Health, 1983, Southern Connecticut State University

    Certifications:

    • Registered Clinical Exercise Physiologist (RECP), American College of Sports Medicine
    • Certified Clinical Exercise Physiologist (CEP), American College of Sports Medicine
    • Certified Exercise Physiologist (EP-C), American College of Sports Medicine
    • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS), National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA)
    • Exercise is Medicine lll(EIM)-lll, 2013, American College of Sports Medicine
    • Certified Special Populations Specialist , 2012, National Strength and Conditioning Association
    • Certified Personal Trainer, 2010, National Academy of Sports Medicine
    • Certified Specialist in Health Ergonomics, 2010, ErgoRehab
    • Certified Personal Trainer, 2006, National Strength and Conditioning Association
    • Program Director, American College of Sports Medicine

Teaching Responsibilities

    • Introduction to Health & Fitness, EX 100
    • Exercise Physiology Lab, EX 250 LAB
    • Exercise and Aging, EX 358 
    • Exercise Testing and Prescription, EX 362 & LAB
    • Developing Strength and Conditioning Programs, EX 363 & LAB
    • Back Pain and Exercise, Special Seminar, EX 399
    • Advanced Applied Exercise Physiology, Unit Lecturer, EX 401
    • Functional Anatomy, EX 412
    • Advanced Clinical Testing and Prescription I, EX 521
    • Advanced Clinical Testing and Prescription II, EX 524
    • Clinical Exercise Testing and Assessment (graduate)
    • Kinesiology

Research Interests & Grants

    Research Interests:

    • Exercise 
    • Post Rehabilitation Exercise Programming

    Scholarly & Creative Interests:

    • Exercise & Special Populations

Honors, Awards & Fellowships

    Fellowships:

    • Fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine

    Awards:

    • Employee Choice Award, 2010, Ahlbin Center
    • Dr. Arthur W. Samuelson, M.D. Pioneer Award, 2010, Ahlbin Center
    • Employee Choice Award, 2009, Ahlbin Center
    • Fred and Fran Ahlbin Award, 2009, Ahlbin Center
    • Spirit of Caring Award, 2000, Ahlbin Center

Publications and Presentations

Peter Ronai

Contact Information

Office Location & Hours

  • Hours: Mon, Wed & Thurs by appointment
  • Location:
    Exercise Science
    Cambridge 2-ES-18
    College of Health Professions
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