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Motivational Quotes & Birthday Wishes for Steve Prefontaine

Today, we celebrate the birthday of the legendary runner, Steve Prefontaine.  Even though he died tragically at the age of 24, he held seven American records from 2000 meters to...

Get Your Head in the Game: Anxiety, Choking and Sport Performance

Get Your Head in the Game: Anxiety, Choking and Sport Performance Thursday January 18, 2018, 7:15 – 8:30 Louis Bay 2nd Library and Community Center,  345 Lafayette Ave, Hawthorne, NJ...

William Paterson Presentation To Graduate Students

I had a great time visiting the new exercise science building, Preakness Hall at William Paterson University. More importantly, I loved presenting to graduate students on the practical applications of...

Waiting to Putt Out

Best Advice – Ask The Doctor Question:  Almost everytime, I hit a great approach shot close to the hole on a green,  I miss a short putt that could be...

Career Day 2017- Welcome Home

Career Day 2017- Welcome Home It is always an honor as I return to the sacred halls as an alumni of Don Bosco Prep to speak about how I arrived...

Performance Anxiety: The Waiting Place & What If

Toby, not his real name, was an elite New Jersey high school wrestler trying to finish the season on a high note. He had a strong regular-season with great accolades...

Technology and Well Being

I just finished reading a great article entitled Disconnected. This article highlights how wedded the younger generation is to technology and smart phones.  As a child of the 80s, my...

Chasing the Runner’s High

Dr. John Macri Interviewed by NJ Monthly For Article

I was thrilled to be interviewed by Maryrose Mullen in New Jersey Monthly Magazine.  The article highlights the psychological benefits of running. If you are looking to alleviate stress, increase...

Intelligence Testing Demystified

I was recently asked the following question by a parent, "What does the FSIQ score mean?".

From Tragedy Comes Hope and Resources for College Students in Need of Mental Health Services

The Madison Holleran Suicide Prevention Bill A few days ago, the Madison Holleran Suicide Prevention Bill, was signed by Governor Christie. The bill will provide around the clock (24/7) services...