July 29 2009
IDEA Health & Fitness Association, the leading membership organization of health, wellness and fitness professionals worldwide with more than 23,000 members in over 80 countries, has published the results... View More
July 23 2009
Both exercise and health professionals need the latest research for integrating exercise into the treatment of chronic diseases and disabilities. ACSM's Exercise Management for Persons With Chronic Diseases... View More
July 16 2009
The National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) today announced that it has joined the National Physical Activity Plan as an organizational partner. NATA will join 11 other organizations to develop,... View More
July 6 2009
Kids as young as seven can use strength training to improve their health and fitness and ward off the degenerative effects of aging. Unfortunately however, coaches, teachers and fitness instructors often... View More
July 5 2009
The upcoming Sport Nutrition for Health and Performance, Second Edition(Human Kinetics, July 2009) will help students and practitioners understand the function of the nutrients in the body and how... View More
June 29 2009
As part of an ongoing effort to reduce the number of heat-related athletic injuries in secondary schools, today at its 60th annual meeting and clinical symposia at the Henry B. Gonzales Convention Center... View More
June 19 2009
Tightened budgets need not squeeze fitness from a woman's lifestyle. In the upcoming Women's Home Workout Bible, (Human Kinetics, November 2009), best-selling author Brad Schoenfeld explains... View More
June 6 2009
Nordic walking is an enhancement of regular walking. A person can go from point A to point B, but how efficient and how pain free is that walk? When the foot lands, it has so many options to move (or not... View More
June 4 2009
The International Health, Racquet & Sportsclub Association (IHRSA) announced today the release of the 2009 IHRSA Global Report: The State of the Health Club Industry. The report contains the... View More
June 4 2009
Several studies have demonstrated the importance of increasing women's self confidence toward participation in and maintenance of physical activity. To increase self confidence, activities for previously... View More
May 27 2009
According to a new position statement from the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA), proper management of acute spinal injuries on the athletic playing field is crucial, given that sports... View More
May 27 2009
Coaches and fitness professionals often have trouble teaching athletes nutrition habits for optimal performance. The upcoming Sport Nutrition for Coaches (Human Kinetics, June 2009) solves that problem.... View More
May 15 2009
The International Health, Racquet & Sportsclub Association (IHRSA) and member health clubs across the nation announced today the start of the 6th annual Get Active America! campaign, IHRSA’s... View More
May 14 2009
STOTT PILATES and Can-Fit-Pro joined forces to set the Guinness World Record for the largest Pilates class on Saturday, August 16 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. As of January 29, 2009 Guinness... View More
May 13 2009
The International Health, Racquet & Sportsclub Association (IHRSA) and fitness professionals across the nation gathered today in Washington, DC to meet with their Congressional members, asking for their... View More
May 12 2009
Club Industry has proposed a Town Hall Meetin in response to the Massachusetts Senate Bill 870, which increases the educational and professional requirements to hold a 'Personal Trainer' title (... View More
May 7 2009
NSCA members can now cast their vote for open Board of Directors and Committee positions. The following candidates are running for three open Board of Directors positions (President, Personal Training... View More
May 2 2009
Athletes who need to have their weight certified often ask whether they can safely manipulate food and water intake in the 24 hours before weigh-in. The diet-related strategies commonly used are restricting... View More
April 22 2009
The Colorado Physical Activity and Nutrition Program is encouraging families and communities across Colorado to participate in "Turnoff Week," by turning off their televisions and video games for seven... View More
April 17 2009
While qualitative research is increasingly more common in the health professions, students and practitioners in the fields of athletic training, physical education, fitness, and health have difficulty... View More