Personal Training

Professional Care Physical Therapy is excited to now offer Personal Training!

Services Include:

  • Weight Training
  • Aerobic Training
  • Body Sculpting
  • Wellness Training
  • Circuit Training
  • Weight Loss Programs and More!

For more information or to schedule your session with our Certified Personal Trainer, please fill out this form!

 

Meet Theresa Cordova, Director of Fitness

 

 

Theresa Cordova is a Certified Personal Trainer, Resistance Training Specialist and a Muscle Activation Techniques practitioner, as well as, an exercise science educator, vice president of the Academy of Applied Personal Training Education, President of Changes For Life and Fit Kids For Life. Theresa holds a Master’s of Science in Physiology from Adelphi University;  and a Bachelor of Science in Exercise and Sport Science, from Hofstra University

Theresa began her fitness career in 2004 working with a variety of clients. Her passion and desire for education grew into specializations that include exercise physiology, exercise mechanics, neuromuscular aspects of human performance, sports performance enhancement, strength training, fitness assessments, cardiopulmonary function,  and clients of special populations: i.e. orthopedic and cardiopulmonary limitations, hypertension, and metabolic disorders.
As an exercise science educator, Theresa views the fitness industry as an evolving healthcare profession and is very passionate about educating fitness professionals so that they may uphold the highest standard of practice. Theresa has created and currently presents the following coursework for fitness professionals.

 

 

  • Musculoskeletal Dysfunction – Pathologies of the Upper Extremity
  •  Musculoskeletal Dysfunction – Pathologies of the Lower Extremity
  •  Functional Anatomy of the Shoulder and Hip
  •  Medical Aspects of Sport
  •  Assessment-Understanding-Planning
  •  Improving Cardiovascular Function
  •  Cardiorespiratory Structure and Function
  •  Interactive Exercise Prescription: A Case Study Approach
  • Manipulating Resistance Training Loading Patterns to Optimize Strength
  • Neuromuscular Aspects of Human Performance
  •  Youth Fitness Training
  •  High-Intensity Interval Training and Steady States Aerobic Exercise: A Science-Based Comparative Approach
  •  Threshold Training
  • Foundations of Kinesiology for the Fitness & Exercise Specialist
In addition, Theresa is the president of Fit Kids For Life a 501.c.3. Nonprofit research and education organization dedicated to advancing health and fitness education through collaboration, advocacy, and engagement.

Get To Know Our Fitness Trainers

Nick Lanzillotto

Nick Lanzillotto grew up on Long Island in the town of Sayville playing football.  Once a patient here at Professional Care Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation for a shoulder injury from high school football, Nick was inspired to pursue a career in a related field.  Nick began working as an Aide for Professional Care PT soon after he had recovered from his injury and then graduated from Sayville High School.  He went on to attend Sacred Heart University to earn his Bachelor’s in Exercise Science. Read More