Exercise Will Hurt You
A doctor's case for moderation in running, cycling, skiing, and other things we do because we think our bodies are invincible.
When was it decided that exercise could only be good for you? Leading neurosurgeon Dr. Steve Barrer argues--based on an extensive career treating exercise-related injuries, a cornucopia of his own personal injuries from exercise over the years, and ample scientific data--that we ought to change the way we think about exercise in the United States.
About Steve Barrer
DR. STEVEN J. BARRER, MD is currently Director of the Neurosciences Institute and Chief of the Division of Neurosurgery at Abington Memorial Hospital in Philadelphia. Dr. Barrer was named among the “Top Docs” in Philadelphia Magazine from 2009–2012 and has published numerous journal articles and papers in his area of expertise, neurosurgery. He is involved in educating medical students and residents, holds a position on the clinical faculty of Temple University School of Medicine in Philadelphia and is frequently invited as a guest speaker for his patient-centered passion, wisdom and wit.