Dr. Philip Maffetone is a coach and health practitioner working in the areas of exercise and sports medicine, nutrition, and biofeedback. He provides athletes an individualized system for success in a wide variety of sports, most notably endurance competitions, by combining training, nutrition and neuromuscular treatment. He also has authored more than 20 books and hundreds of articles in various languages on all topics of health and fitness. These titles include The Big Book of Endurance Training and Racing and The Overfat Pandemic (Skyhorse Publishing), and the textbook Complementary Sports Medicine (Human Kinetics). His research has been published in Sports Medicine, Frontiers in Public Health, PLOS and other biomedical journals.
Dr. Maffetone was a private sports practitioner and coach between 1977 and 1997, and now a consultant, writer, independent researcher, and lecturer.