Bachelor of Science, State University of New York at Cortland College
Dual Major: Athletic Training and Kinesiology
Class of 2000
Master of Art, Adelphi University
Human Performance and Exercise Science
Class of 2002
Doctorate of Education, Teachers College Columbia University
Class of 2014
What Makes a Group Fitness Program for People with Parkinson’s Disease Endure? A Mixed Methods Study of Multiple Stakeholders. A. Rossi, R. Torres-Panchame, P.M. Gallo, A. Marcus, R. States. Complementary Therapies in Medicine, 41, 2018 p. 320-327.
Special Populations Column: The Role of Exercise in Management of Parkinson’s disease. P.M. Gallo, N.M. Mendola. Strength and Conditioning Journal. 40(5), 2018 p.120-5.
One on One Column: Exercise Prescription Recommendations for Parkinson’s disease. P.M. Gallo, N.M. Mendola. Strength and Conditioning Journal. 40(5), 2018 p.126-133.
The Benefits of Resistance Training on Sarcopenia in Older Adults. N.M. Hafner, P.M. Gallo. ACSM’s Certified News. 25(2), 2015. p.10.
β-alanine Supplementation Fails to Increase Peak Aerobic Power or Ventilatory Threshold in Aerobically Trained Males, B.K. Greer, M.E. Katalinas, D.M. Shaholli, P.M. Gallo. Journal of Dietary Supplements. Oct. 9, 2014. DOI: 10.3109/19390211.2014.965867.
Walking Economy During Cued versus Non-Cued Self-Selected Treadmill Walking in Persons with Parkinson’s Disease, P.M. Gallo, T.L. McIsaac, C.E. Garber. Journal of Parkinson’s Disease. 4(4), 2014 p. 705-16.
Walking Economy During Cued versus Non-Cued Treadmill Walking in Persons with Parkinson’s Disease, P.M. Gallo, T.L. McIsaac, C.E. Garber. Journal of Parkinson’s Disease. 3(4), 2013 p. 609-19.
Parkinson’s Disease: A Comprehensive Approach to Exercise Prescription for the Health Fitness Professional, P.M. Gallo, C.E. Garber. ACSM’s Health and Fitness Journal. Vol. 15 (4), 2011 p. 8-17.
“How to Assess Older Adults: What’s Every Trainer Exercise Professional Needs to Know and Do!” NEACSM Fall Virtual Conference, prerecorded lecture and live question and answer session, October 15, 2020.
“Stand More – Sit Less: A Workplace Wellness Program to Reduce Physical Inactivity.” ACSM Health and Fitness Summit, Chicago, IL. March 24, 2019.
“Clinical Workshop: Screening Recommendations for Age-Related Sarcopenia in Older Adults.” NEACSM Fall Meeting, Providence, RI. November 9, 2018.
"Age-Related Sarcopenia: Diagnosis and Screening with Older Adults.” ACSM Health and Fitness Summit, Arlington, VA. April 7, 2018.
“Exercise Science: The scope, role, and career trajectory of the professional.” Invited Speaker. Health Promotion and Exercise Sciences Department, Western Connecticut State University, Danbury, CT. March 22, 2018.
“Exercise Selection for Parkinson’s disease: An Important “Step” for Quality Programming.” Invited Speaker. Greater New York Chapter of the ACSM Fall Meeting, New York, NY. November 11, 2017.
“Physical Inactivity in the workplace: How bad is sitting for your health? A shared model for Workplace Wellness Programming.” NEACSM Fall Meeting, Providence, RI. October 13, 2016.
“Resistance Training and Sarcopenia.” Connecticut Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Annual Fall Meeting, North Haven, CT. November 13, 2015.
“Parkinson’s Disease: An Overview of Clinical Treatment and Management.” Atria on the Hudson Senior Living Facility. In-Service Lecture, Ossining, NY. October 21, 2015.
“Can Persons with Mild to Moderate Parkinson’s Disease Benefit from Exercise? Evidence-Based Recommendations for Disease Management.” Keynote Speaker. 2015 Parkinson’s Disease Symposium: Wellness and Rehabilitations of Parkinson’s Disease, Department of Veterans Affairs, West Haven VA, West Haven, CT. April 11, 2015.
“Wellness Initiative Implementation.” Invited Panel Speaker. Wellness Workplaces Best Practices Award Ceremony. The Fairfield County Business Council, Greenwich, CT. February 13, 2015.
“Walk, Cycle, Lift and Stretch: How Does Exercise Benefit Clients with Parkinson’s Disease?” NEACSM Annual Meeting, Providence, RI. November 14, 2014.
“Walking Economy Associated with Cued versus Non-Cued Treadmill Walking in Persons with Parkinson’s Disease.” Free Communications. ACSM Annual Meeting, Indianapolis, IN. May 31, 2013.
“Parkinson’s Disease: An Evidence-Based Approach to Exercise Management and Treatment.” Invited Speaker; Connecticut Physical Therapy Association Meeting, Fairfield, CT. September 16, 2009.