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Dr. Sonia Bell is the founder and President of Avanti Health & Fitness. She received her medical residency training in Sports Medicine/Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation from Stanford Hospital and Clinics, graduated from the University of Southern California, School of Medicine and obtained her undergraduate degree from the University of California, Berkeley in Physiology and Anatomy.
Dr. Bell is recognized for her extensive weight training, peak performance enhancement and nutritional expertise. Her knowledge of athletic training and conditioning is derived from 13 years of classical ballet training with the San Francisco Ballet. She has studied jazz, modern, and character/folk dancing, performed with the San Francisco Ballet repertoire and attended intensive summer classes and workshops at Joffrey, American Ballet Theatre, and Dance Theater of Harlem. She has also been a competitive athlete in track and field.
SPORTS MEDICINE/FIELD EXPERIENCE
2006 Emeryville Occupational Medicine physician
2005-2006 US Figure Skating Championship- San Francisco Yerba Buena
2005- PEPA TRAINED: Sports Medicine consult for WWW.PEPATRAINED.COM, an NFL Precombine training company in Alameda, CA. ww.pepasports.com
2005 NCAA Track and Field
2005 Stanford University US Open Track Meet.
2004 USA Olympic Track and Field Trials
2004 World Figure Skating Championships
2002 MS Society 3-Day Fundraiser Challenge Walk
1996 Olympic Games
1996 Olympic Track and Field Trials
The Avanti Health & Fitness Medical Team are in high demand for providing medical coverage for both national and international athletic events.
From football physicals to Olympic sporting events, Dr. Bells medical expertise combined with her practical knowledge and experience in athletic conditioning, performance enhancement and injury prevention makes her the consult of choice to assist you in achieving your athletic needs.
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