Gary SforzoExercise and Sport SciencesGary Sforzo
Exercise Performance in Humans Across the Lifespan


The holder of a doctorate in the physiology of exercise from the University of Maryland, Gary Sforzo is an expert on muscles and muscle development. He is interested in maximizing the effects of exercise programming for health, wellness and performance. Sforzo’s focus is on research.

Research Focus

  • Targeting cardiovascular exercise to improve fitness
  • Wellness coaching
  • Resistance training techniques and tempo
  • Muscle soreness
  • Agility training for adolescents


University of Maryland
Ph.D., Physiology of Exercise, 1984

Purdue University
M.S., Physical Education, 1980

City University of New York, Brooklyn College
B.S., Physical Education, 1979