Paul J. Arciero

Skidmore College, USA

Paul J. Arciero received his M.S. degree in exercise physiology from Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, USA, in 1987, an M.S. degree in nutritional sciences from University of Vermont, Burlington, VT, USA, in 1993, a Ph.D. degree in physiology of exercise from Springfield College, Springfield, MA, USA, in 1993, and postdoctoral training in applied physiology from Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO, USA, in 1994. Dr. Arciero provided nutritional and fitness counseling to a wide audience including diseased individuals and Olympic and professional athletes. He is an author of over 35 peer-reviewed scientific articles, including book chapters and invited reviews on sport/performance nutrition, exercise training, obesity, and disease prevention. Dr. Arciero has presented his research at over 100 regional, national, and international conferences, as well as at numerous other public forums. He is a highly sought-after TV, radio, newspaper/magazine, and web personality and interviewed on public television and ABC-TV as an expert on childhood obesity and nutrition for Olympic athletes. He serves as a Reviewer for twelve medical science journals in the areas of sports nutrition, athletic performance, energy metabolism, obesity, and disease prevention. He was inducted as a Fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine in 1999 and as a Fellow of The Obesity Society in 2013. In addition, Dr. Arciero is a certified Yoga Instructor and a former top-ranked collegiate and nationally ranked tennis player. He works as a Tenured Professor (20 years) at the Health and Exercise Sciences Department and Director of the Human Nutrition and Metabolism Laboratory at Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY, USA. He is specialized in performance nutrition and exercise training for optimal health.

Biography Updated on 14 February 2014

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