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
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
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
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
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


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