Running & FitNews Editorial Board

Kenneth Cooper, M.D.

Cooper is an internationally recognized author and fitness pioneer. He is founder of the Institute for Aerobics Research, The Cooper Clinic, and the Aerobics Center in Dallas, TX.

Jack Daniels, Ph.D.

Daniels is a professor and head track and cross country coach at the State University of New York at Cortland. He authored the book, Daniels' Running Formula and has coached numerous NCAA Champions, All-Americans and several Olympic medal winners. Currently a resident of Cortland, New York, Daniels himself received Silver and Bronze Olympic medals in the modern pentathlon.

Randy Eichner, M.D.

Eichner is a professor of medicine at the University of Oklahoma and lives in Oklahoma City. An expert on Sports Hematology, he lectures around the country on topics such as fatigue, overtraining, aging athletes, and diabetes in athletes.

Mary Jo Feeney, M.S., R.D.

Feeney is a sports nutritionist in Los Altos, California, and serves as Director-at-Large for the American Dietetic Association.

Mitchell Goldflies, M.D.

A board certified orthopedic surgeon, Goldflies is affiliated with Thorek Hospital in Chicago. He has provided coverage for running and cycling events as well as triathlons since 1978. In his spare time, Goldflies enjoys running, cycling, weight training, and skating.

Paul Kiell, M.D.

Kiell is a retired psychiatrist from Far Hills, New Jersey, and former Editor of the AMAA Journal.

Sarah Harding Laidlaw, M.S., R.D.*

Laidlaw is a registered dietitian in Glade Park, Colorado. Her areas of practice include sports and cardiovascular nutrition counseling, women's nutrition, and complementary and alternative medicine. She is the editor for Nutrition in Complementary Care.

Paul Langer, D.P.M.*

Langer practices in Minneapolis, MN and is an assistant clinical professor at the University of Minnesota. He has lectured nationally on running injuries and running shoe biomechanics and is an ironman triathlete and marathon runner.

Douglas Lentz, C.S.C.S.*

Director of Fitness and Wellness for Chambersburg Health Service in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, Lentz authored a chapter in Training for Speed, Agility, and Quickness.

Todd Miller, M.D.*

Miller, a marathon runner and biker from Rochester, Minnesota, is a consultant on cardiovascular diseases for the Mayo Clinic and a Professor of Medicine at the Mayo Medical School.

Gabe Mirkin, M.D.

A nationally syndicated talk show host on over 67 radio stations in U.S. and Canada, Mirkin resides in Silver Spring, MD. He is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Georgetown University School of Medicine and author and publisher of The Mirkin Report.

COL Francis G. O'Connor, M.D.

Director of Primary Care Sports Medicine and Assistant Professor of Family Medicine at Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda, MD, O'Connor is also co-author of the Textbook of Running Medicine.

Stephen Perle, D.C., M.S.*

Perle is a sports chiropractor and Professor of Clinical Sciences at the University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic in Bridgeport, Connecticut.

Pete Pfitzinger, M.S.

Pfitzinger, the General Manager of the New Zealand Academy of Sport, has published several books on exercise and racing for both youth and adults, such as Road Racing for Serious Runners and Advanced Marathoning. He was a member of the 1984 and 1988 U.S. Olympic Teams and the first U.S. finisher in the marathon for both Olympics.

Charles L. Schulman, M.D.*

Schulman, President of American Running Association and President-Elect of the American Medical Athletic Association, is a cardiologist with the Cardiology Associates of Greater Boston.

Bruce Wilk, P.T., O.C.S.

Director of Orthopedic Rehabilitation Specialists, Inc. and owner of running/triathlete store, Runner's High, in Miami, Florida. Wilk is an Ironman triathlete and marathon runner.

Mel Williams, Ph.D.

Professor Emeritus at Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia, Williams has written numerous books on ergogenic aids and sports nutrition such as Nutrition for Health, Fitness and Sport, and The Ergogenics Edge: Pushing the Limits of Sports Performance. Williams has completed over 100 marathons since 1976, including all Marine Corps Marathons.

Michael Yessis, Ph.D.*

President of Sports Training, Inc., and developer of the "Yessis System" for improving speed, Yessis has written over 2,000 sports articles and is the author of ten books including Explosive Running and Kinesiology of Exercise. Yessis lives in Escondido, California.

* Member of the American Running Clinic Advisory Board

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