July 1 2008
The NSCA Certification Commission hosted a delegation of visitors from South Korea in April 2008. The visitors, comprised of a professor and three of his top students, came to the Commission to discuss... View More
July 1 2008
Newly revised and updated to reflect the latest research and best practices put forth by the American Heart Association and the American Safety and Health Institute, the fourth edition of Sport First Aid... View More
June 23 2008
24 Hour Fitness, the largest privately-owned US fitness chain and the Official Fitness Center Sponsor of the 2008 US Olympic Team, announced that 21 team members from its more than 425 locations across... View More
June 20 2008
People with diabetes face a higher risk of activity-related injury than people without diabetes, says author Sheri Colberg, PhD. In her upcoming Diabetic Athlete's Handbook (Human Kinetics, November 2008),... View More
June 20 2008
To underscore their commitment to secondary school sports injury prevention and treatment, the National Athletic Trainers Association (NATA) and the North American Booster Club Association (NABCA) today... View More
June 18 2008
Each year, more than seven million high school students participate in interscholastic athletics in the US, and approximately 715,000 sport-related and recreation-related injuries occur in school settings.... View More
June 17 2008
The President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports (PCPFS) and the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM) are proud to announce that AOSSM will serve as a Science Partner to the PCPFS.... View More
June 16 2008
The NSCA Certification Commission recently conducted a national job analysis survey (JAS) of strength and conditioning and personal training professionals to revalidate the Certified Strength and Conditioning... View More
June 13 2008
Hundreds of fitness professionals already depend on Essentials of Strength Training and Conditioning for trusted information in the field of strength training. Now the renowned National Strength and Conditioning... View More
June 11 2008
The NSCA Certification Commission is again making CEU Quiz Packets available to its certified individuals. The CEU Quiz Packets are a quick and easy way for CSCS and NSCA-CPT certified individuals to earn... View More
June 9 2008
Regardless of venue or goals­ competition or fitness any swimmer can benefit from assessing his or her goals, techniques, and training program. Now swimming legend Jim Montgomery offers advice for... View More
June 6 2008
Sometimes swimming can seem like the "same old, same old" routine get in the pool, do a certain number of laps, and get out. Frequent swimmers and open-water swimmers and triathletes who want more structure... View More
June 4 2008
The inaugural "National Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and Automated External Defibrillator (AED) Awareness Week" observance June 1-7 spotlights the need for all Americans to learn critical lifesaving... View More
May 30 2008
WHO/WHAT: At its 59th Annual Meeting & Clinical Symposia, NATA will advance release publication of an inter-association task force summary statement on appropriate medical care for secondary school athletes.... View More
May 28 2008
Get Fit with Walgreens, the award-winning, school-based program that encourages fitness and nutritious lifestyles among Chicago-area urban youth, will conclude its fourth year of implementation this month... View More
May 27 2008
More than two million dollars in grants will be awarded to 12 research teams to help strengthen the evidence base that supports the development and use of digital interactive games to improve players health... View More
May 27 2008
The National Athletic Trainers Association (NATA) recently became an official supporter of the Exercise is Medicine initiative, a new program launched by the American College of Sports Medicine and the... View More
May 27 2008
According to the America Obesity Association, more than 30% of US-based children and teens are currently overweight or obese. That number is anticipated to increase upwards of 50% by 2010. Not an... View More
May 16 2008
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the National Swimming Pool Foundation (NSPF) have established a Cryptosporidium (Crypto) Outbreak Alert System to help aquatic facilities protect... View More
May 16 2008
This unique symposium is for coaches and trainers who do not work in the aquatics field and are looking for new ways to enhance their athletes performance. You are invited to attend a special coaches forum... View More