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
Jan. 30 2009
The American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) has published its Position Stand "Appropriate Physical Activity Intervention Strategies for Weight Loss and Prevention of Weight Regain for Adults," updating... View More
Jan. 28 2009
The International Health, Racquet and Sportsclub Association (IHRSA) announced recently the overhaul and new design ofHealthclubs.com, IHRSA’s consumer website for active, fitness-minded adults.... View More
Jan. 28 2009
As fitness professionals you know more than anyone that consumers are becoming more selective when choosing workout facilities, exercise programming and trainers — and they are looking for someone... View More
Jan. 28 2009
Encouraging and maintaining a healthy workforce have become key components in the challenge to reduce health care expenditures and health-related productivity losses. The American College of Sports Medicine... View More
Jan. 28 2009
To an athlete, it's pizza, but to an athlete's body, it's carbohydrate, fat, protein, vitamins, minerals and water. Food is the vehicle by which most nutrients are delivered to the body. Exercise Nutrition... View More
Jan. 13 2009
Carol Kennedy-Armbruster and Mary M. Yoke have completely revised their successful group exercise text. Methods of Group Exercise Instruction, Second Edition (Human Kinetics 2009) highlights the commonalities... View More
Jan. 13 2009
Registration is open for courses that begin February 9 for five professional development certificate programs in Personal Fitness Training; Nutrition for Optimal Health, Wellness and Sports; Fitness Business... View More
Jan. 6 2009
The January issue of the Journal of the American Dietetic Association features research studies focusing on everyday eating habits of consumers. Researchers look at why sack lunches may not always... View More
Dec. 8 2008
The Obesity Institute at Children's National Medical Center recently gathered experts from many disciplines to share ideas, failures and successes, and the future promise of prevention and intervention... View More
Dec. 4 2008
The December issue of the Journal of the American Dietetic Association features research studies focusing on the everyday eating habits of consumers. Researchers look at why fast foods continue... View More
Nov. 18 2008
Just in time for the holiday shopping season, STOTT PILATES has released the final three new titles in its library of award-winning Pilates DVDs. Using props and other fitness accessories, the new programming... View More
Nov. 14 2008
The fifth annual World Aquatic Health Conference (WAHC) sponsored by the National Swimming Pool Foundation (NSPF) held in Colorado Springs, Colorado, October 15-17, drew 357 registrants from 42 states... View More
Nov. 13 2008
New theories about strength training bombard us daily and it’s not always easy to separate fact from fad. Are weight training classes on the Internet as effective as traditional classes? Is it ever... View More
Nov. 13 2008
Client treatment matching has been popular for years in the psychotherapy field and has gained popularity in programs for smoking cessation and weight loss, but until recently it has been slow to reach... View More


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