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

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

Clinical Associate Professor

Degrees and Certifications

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

Teaching Responsibilities

    • EX 100 - Introduction to Health & Fitness
    • EX 250 - Exercise Physiology Lab
    • EX 358 - Exercise and Aging 
    • EX 363 - Developing Strength and Conditioning Programs
    • EX 412 - Functional Anatomy
    • EX 521 - Advanced Clinical Testing and Prescription I
    • EX 524 - Advanced Clinical Testing and Prescription II
    • Clinical Exercise Testing and Assessment (graduate)

Research Interests & Grants

    Post-rehabilitation conditioning, Re-conditioning

Honors, Awards & Fellowships

    • Fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine
    • Member-American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM’s) Health & Fitness Journal Editorial Review Board
    • Co-editor ACSM's Certified News Continuing Education Journal
    • "Special Populations" Column Editor, Strength and Conditioning Journa l- National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA)
    • Past-President and Current Trustee of the New England Chapter of the American College of Sports Medicine (NEACSM)
    • Member of American College of Sports Medicine Committee on Certification and Registry Boards (CCRB)
    • Member of American College of Sports Medicine Annual Health & Fitness Summit and Exposition Program Committee

Publications and Presentations

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    Sorace, P, P. Ronai, and J. Churilla.  "Peripheral Arterial Disease: Exercise Is Medicine". ACSM's Health & Fitness Journal 14;(1):23-29, 2010.

    Ronai, P and T. LaFontaine.. "Multiple Sclerosis and Exercise". Strength and Conditioning Journal  33; (1): 26-29, 2011.

    Ronai, P., T. LaFontaine, and L. Bollinger. Exercise guidelines for persons with multiple sclerosis. Strength and Conditioning Journal 33; (1):30-33, 2011.

    Ronai, P. "Online Tips and Tools for Exercise Professionals Part 1" ACSM's Certified News, 21;(1):14, 2011.

    Ronai, P. "Online Tips and Tools for Exercise Professionals Part 2" ACSM's Certified News, 21;(2):14, 2011

    Ronai, P. "Online Tips and Tools for Exercise Professionals Part 3" ACSM's Certified News, 21;(4): 4, 2011.

    Ronai, P. "Online Tips and Tools for Exercise Professionals Part 4" ACSM's Certified News, 22;(1):3, 2012.

    Sorace, P. P Ronai and T LaFontaine. "Clients with Spinal Cord Injury, Multiple Sclerosis, Epilepsy and Cerebral Palsy". IN:NSCA's Essentials of Personal Training, 2nd Edition. Champaign, IL. .pp. 565-587. Human Kinetics. 2012. (National Strength and Conditioning Association).

    Professional Presentations
    Orthopedic Injuries: What They Are, What To Expect, Exercise Selection and Precautions". 14th American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) Health & Fitness Summit and Exposition in Austin, TX. April 8th and 10th 2010. With Ed McFarland, MD, FACSM.

    “Scope of Practice Panel: When to Move a Client Along”. 14th American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) Health & Fitness Summit and Exposition in Austin, TX. April 8th and 10th 2010.

    “Reconditioning Principles for Injured Clients.” National Strength and Conditioning Association, New York State Clinic. June 21, 2010.

    “Bands, Bells and Balls: Resistance Training Techniques For Various Types of Clients” Massachusetts Association of Clinical Exercise Physiologists. Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital. Boston, MA. April 30, 2011.

    "Field-Based Movement Screening Tests: A Case Study Approach to Assessment and Exercise Selection". NEACSM Fall Conference, November 3, 2011.

    "Field-Based Tools to Assess Stability and Function in the General Public". NSCA Annual New York State Clinic. November 5, 2011. (National Strength and Conditioning Association)

    Thematic Poster Presentation Chairman. "Outcomes Measurements of CAAHEP Accredited Exercise Science Programs". American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) 59th Annual Meeting. San Francisco, CA. May 30th, 2012

     

Contact Information

Office Location & Hours

  • Hours: Monday, Wednesday & Thursday by appointment
  • Location:
    Exercise Science
    Cambridge 2-ES-18
    College of Health Professions
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