ISSA Founders, Advisors, Course and Continuing Education Authors

The International Sports Sciences Association's advisors and authors are some of the most prestigious and respected names in the fitness industry. The years of scientific research they have conducted, the hundreds of professional publications, and college text books they have authored, is the basis of virtually all exercise, physiology, nutrition, and fitness courses taught around the world.

While others talk about their "experts" we urge you to see for yourself and take an in depth look at their biographies, publications, and accomplishments.

We're confident you'll see why ISSA is truly the World Leader in Fitness Education

Dr. Sal Arria Frederick C. Hatfield Charles Staley Patrick S. Gamboa Dr. Jack Barnathan Karl Knopf Bill Pearl Warren Potash Dr. Thomas Fahey Jane Frederick Dr. Gordon

E.J. 'Doc' Kreis Robert Filer Lt. Col. Taylor John Schaeffer John DeFendis John Berardi Kim Dolan Leto LaReine Chabut

Robert Filer, MS, PT, CSCS

Mr. Filer is providing the physical therapy guidelines for this project. He is co-owner of Comprehensive Sports Care Specialists, Inc., in Bensalem, PA and Newtown, PA. He possesses hands-on practical experience in working with patients and physical therapy students for more than 17 years.

Having earned a Master's degree in physical therapy from Hahnemann University, he has attended a variety of seminars and has published a few articles over the past ten years. In his private practice, he evaluates and treats patients, implements rehabilitation programs, and oversees a student physical therapy teaching program. He compliments his physical therapy skills with an effective motivational style that has been positively received by his patients. He acts as the center's coordinator of clinical education and oversaw the education and teaching of physical therapy students to shape and mold their skills to competency levels.

He is an excellent motivator and provides much of the practical and classroom training for the SFC Training Specialist Course. His company has performed all of the Biodex testing of the adolescent female shoulder for SFC.