16th Annual ICA Symposium on Natural Fitness with Arnold Schwarzenegger

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International Chiropractors Association Council on Fitness & Sports Health Science presents 16th Annual ICA Symposium on Natural Fitness with Arnold Schwarzenegger – there is simply no other event like it!

governor schwarzeneggerJoin us for ICA’s 16th Annual Symposium on Natural Fitness and combine learning from a powerful faculty with a fantastic weekend of champion athletes, great athletic competitions and the world’s largest fitness festival!

Dr. Robert M. Goldman Joins 2008 ICA Fitness Symposium Faculty! Internationally recognized author, educator, and authority on athletic health Dr. Bob Goldman will be joining the distinguished faculty lineup at ICA’s 2008 Symposium on Natural Fitness this year in Columbus, Ohio.

In his groundbreaking book, Death in the Locker Room, Dr. Goldman exposed and documented the deadly danger and widespread use of steroids and other ergogenic drugs by sports figures at all levels, years before the current controversy. A strong chiropractic advocate, Dr. Goldman will be speaking at the ICA Symposium on the risks and consequences of ergogenic aids, sound nutrition, and safety in both recreational and competitive sports.

Dr. Goldman has an extensive background in sports and exercise. He was an All-College athlete in four sports, a three time winner of the John F. Kennedy (JFK) Physical Fitness Award, and was inducted into the World Hall of Fame of Physical Fitness. In 1995, Dr. Goldman was awarded the Healthy American Fitness Leader Award from the President’s Council on Physical Fitness & Sports and U.S. Chamber of Commerce. In addition, Dr. Goldman is a black belt in karate, Chinese weapons expert, and world champion athlete with over 20 world strength records, he has been listed in the Guinness Book of World Records. Some of his past performance records include 13,500 consecutive situps and 321 consecutive handstand pushups.

Dr. Goldman has served as a Special Advisor to the President’s Council on Physical Fitness & Sports and is founder and international President Emeritis of the National Academy of Sports Medicine, and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Sports Physicians as well as a Board Diplomat in Sports Medicine. Dr. Goldman is also Board Certified in Anti-Aging Medicine, and is the cofounder and Chairman of the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine (A4M). Dr. Goldman visits an average of 20 countries annually to promote brain research and healthy sports training programs.

Don’t miss this special opportunity to gain practical, clinically relevant updates on case management for conditioning, injury prevention and performance enhancement in sports and exercise. Join us in Columbus, Ohio on February 29 – March 2, 2008 for a fun, exciting and educational weekend. Your registration to our 16th Annual Symposium on Natural Fitness combines exceptional continuing education with an extraordinary fitness festival, filled with sports demonstrations and world-class competitions’plus a personal presentation at the ICA Symposium by Arnold Schwarzenegger, Governor of California!

The gala 16th Annual ICA Symposium program includes a fantastic lineup of powerful presenters, guest champion athletes including baseball legends Barry Larkin, Ray Lankford, and Ken Griffey Sr., and innovative, practical chiropractic educational offerings. Gain useful updates on practical applications of sports science and chiropractic with patients of all levels of conditioning and athletic involvement, learning first-hand from distinguished faculty including Dr. Bob Goldman, Dr. Jack Barnathan, Dr. Richard Gennaro, Dr. Gerry Mattia, Dr. Pete Gratale, Dr. John Maltby and Dr. George Gedevanishvili.

Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger
California’s Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger will join us at the Symposium proceedings to make his personal presentation. Following his talk, registered attendees enjoy a unique ICA Fitness Symposium program benefit: they are able to individually pose for a studio-style portrait photo with the world’s most famous chiropractic patient!

Symposium Program Location
The Columbus Renaissance Hotel (downtown Columbus, blocks away from the Arnold Fitness Weekend Expo and many different world-class competitions!) Register with ICA first, to get into the Symposium Room Block at the hotel.

Symposium Program Hours
*Class Times are dependent on time involved to address security concerns and for Gov. Schwarzenegger’s presentation and participation in the Photo Session) Friday Feb. 29: 8:30 am – 6:00 pm — Saturday Mar. 1: 8:00 am – 3:00 pm

To Register
Visit the Fitness Symposium InfoSite at www.chiropractic.org for access to printable registration forms and online registration.
Fax your registration form to (703) 351-7893
Call ICA at 1-800-423-4690 (US & Canada) or 703-528-5000 (Eastern Time Zone / UTC-5 office hours)

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