John P. Porcari, PhD

John P. Porcari, PhD, program director of the Clinical Exercise Physiology (CEP) program and executive director of the La Crosse Exercise and Health Program at University of Wisconsin–La Crosse. A past president of the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation, he has authored or coauthored more than 350 abstracts and 150 papers on exercise physiology.

Not a Fitness Fad—the Hula Hoop for Weight Loss

Not a Fitness Fad—the Hula Hoop for Weight Loss

John P. Porcari, PhD | December 12, 2013

Remember the hula hoop, the plastic toy that you played with as a kid—slinging the big round hoop around your…

Best Exercises for Heart Disease, Diabetes, Cancer and More

Best Exercises for Heart Disease, Diabetes, Cancer and More

John P. Porcari, PhD | April 25, 2013

Here’s how to get the workout you really need if you have arthritis, heart disease, diabetes… Everyone agrees that exercise…