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
April 15 2009
The World Federation of Athletic Training and Therapy (WFATT) will host the 2009 World Congress in San Antonio, Texas, June 15-17, 2009. The forum is sponsored by the National Athletic Trainers’... View More
April 4 2009
Athletes, coaches, and sport scientists can abandon the trial-and-error method of developing tapering strategies. The first-ever book devoted to the subject, Tapering and Peaking for Optimal Performance... View More
April 2 2009
The International Health, Racquet & Sportsclub Association (IHRSA), in conjunction with the prestigious IESE Business School in Barcelona, Spain announced today open registration for the fourth annual... View More
March 25 2009
At this year's International Health, Racquet & Sportsclub Association's convention and trade show in San Francisco, computer-based fitness games and health data for the web stood out as big trends. Inactivity... View More
March 24 2009
The International Health, Racquet & Sportsclub Association (IHRSA) today announced the conclusion of the association’s 28th Annual International Convention & Trade Show, where attendees from more... View More
March 24 2009
"Think of them as role models for an aging America," writes journalist Lee Bergquist. In Second Wind: The Rise of the Ageless Athlete (Human Kinetics, May 2009) Bergquist takes us on a fascinating and... View More
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March 9 2009
It's been talked about for years. Should there be a standard, or should it be a free market? Do clients even care about the letters behind your name? Does more mean better? You probably have already taken... View More
March 5 2009
Healthcare is the message of the day at the White House - and if President Obama succeeds in an overhaul that helps many of the 47 million Americans without insurance - could be one of his signature... View More
March 5 2009
Two trainers are standing side-by-side. Both are fit, attractive, dressed as professionals and have experience in the field of fitness, performance and training. They both have regular clients, are succeeding... View More
March 5 2009
In 1933, Henry Ford wrote to the President of the University of Chicago advocating the formation of a “University without Walls”. This was based off a survey done by University... View More
Feb. 19 2009
Physical activity interventions need to address the specific needs of sedentary individuals, according to a top researcher. Lynda Ransdell, PhD, recognized for her research in women's physical activity... View More
Feb. 18 2009
The new edition of Bigger, Faster, Stronger offers the most current strength training techniques and exercise variations, with updates on instruction and coaching points for the squat, deadlift, clean... View More
Feb. 16 2009
Thoroughly updated with the latest research and expanded to better support the business case for worksite programs, ACSM’s Worksite Health Handbook, Second Edition, has the following features: An... View More
Feb. 11 2009
Many fitness pros mistakenly believe that their knowledge has real, marketable value, that just because they have multiple certifications, a bachelors or a masters, they should be compensated. But it is... View More
Feb. 5 2009
Today the International Union Against Cancer (UICC) is launching "I love my healthy active childhood," a campaign to raise awareness about the link between excess body weight and cancer. "Three to four... View More
Feb. 1 2009
The Medical Fitness Association (MFA) has published the new 2009 edition of Standards and Guidelines for Medical Fitness Center Facilities in conjunction with Healthy Learning. This publication is a significant... View More