Doctor of Physical Therapy, New York Institute of Technology (2012)
B.S. in Exercise Science, Hofstra University (2006)
Medical Aspects Of Sport
Principles Of Health And Physical Education
Biomechanics as related to sports performance and rehabilitation, anaerobic exercise prescription, injury prevention, musculoskeletal anatomy, orthopedic injury and dysfunction
Biomechanics as it relates to resistance training, acute and chronic adaptations to resistance training, balance and falls prevention in the elderly
Douris, P., Ingenito, T., Piccirillo, B., Herbst, M., Petrizzo, J., Cherian, V., McCutchan, C., Burke, C., Stamatinos, G., Jung, M. K (2013), Martial arts training attenuates arterial stiffness in middle aged adults. Asian Journal of Sports Medicine, 4(3), 201-207.
John Petrizzo (2014, October). "Injuries in Barbell Training". 2014 Starting Strength Coaches Association Conference, Wichita Falls, TX.
Otto, R.M., Petrizzo, J., Mills-Strasser, L., Cote, S., Martins, K., Pusateri, D., Wygand, J.W. (2104). The Effect of Footwear on Static and Dynamic Balance. In American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting. Orlando, FL.
Petrizzo, J., Smith, G., Wygand, J., Mills-Strasser, L., Martins, K., Pusateri, D., Cote, S., Otto, R.M. (2015). Variation in Movement Efficiency of the Olympic Lifts Relative to Barbell Starting Position. In American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting. San Diego, CA.
Cote, S., Atwell, D., Rude, S., Smith, G., Martins, K., Pusateri, D., Mills-Strasser, L., Pereira, C., Golam, K., Petrizzo, J., Otto, R.M. Wygand, J.W. (2014). Anaerobic Power of NCAA Division II Male Soccer Player. In American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting. Orlando, FL.
Wygand, J.W., Mills-Strasser, L., Smith, G., Martins, K., Pusateri, D., Cote, S., Petrizzo, J, Otto, R.M. (2014). The Effect of Short Duration, High Intensity Exercise on Double-Leg Balance of Recreational Athletes. In American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting. Orlando, FL.
Other Scholarly/Artistic Work
Orthopedic and Sports Physical Therapist at Excel PT & Workout
Member of the Starting Strength Coaches Association Science Committee
Licenses & Certifications
New York State Licensed Physical Therapist (2012-present)
Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist through the NSCA (2006-present)
Starting Strength Certified Coach (2012-present)