Health Seminar Vol. 27: Marathon Injury Prevention and Nutritional Support

Please join us for the Nippon Club’s Health Seminar Vol. 27: Marathon Injury Prevention and Nutritional Support.

Date: 9/18/12
Time: 6:30-8:30pm (Lecture 6:30-8:00pm, Food & Drink 8:00-8:30pm)
Location: Nippon Club 5F Sakura Room
Fee: Nippon Club Member $15 / Non Member $25 (including food & drink)
Contact: (212) 581-2223

Guest lecturers Dr. Ken Vitale and Asako Miyashita, MS, RD will speak about common marathon injuries, preventive measures, and nutritional recommendations to optimize marathon performance.  The talk will be held in both Japanese and English.


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ケン・ヴィターレ先生  Ken Vitale, M.D. Nihon Medical Group, PC



NYU HarknessCenterfor Dance Injuriesにてダンス医学科を修了。現在日本クリニック勤務、月一度デイリーサンにて、マラソン・その他スポーツなどのエクササイズ記事を掲載。

Board Certified, American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation. Fellow, American Academy of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation. American College of Sports Medicine Legislative Key Contact NY State. Postgraduate studies in Sports Medicine, Foot & Ankle, Pain Management, Rehabilitation. International Experience with International Society of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine, medical presentations and lectures in U.S., Japan, and Belgium.


宮下麻子先生   Asako Miyashita, MS, RD Nihon Medical Group, PC


Registered Dietitian. Graduated from Teachers College, Columbia University majoring in nutrition education. She offers individualized nutrition counseling for different body types and needs. She has also sports nutrition counseling experience with fitness exercisers.