Physical Activity and Public Health Specialist Certificate

The field of physical activity is a critical component in public health. That’s why the Physical Activity Alliance developed, in partnership with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the recommended essential competencies for staff assigned to physical activity efforts that will lead to improved public health. These competencies have been revised and expanded, in […]

Exercise Prescription for Older Persons Webinar

Guidelines and recommendations for appropriate exercise prescription for varying demographics of the ‘senior population’ are extremely non specific and basic in nature. Over the course of 10+ years in private practice working with the older population we have developed specific goals, focus points and prescription for our populations. This webinar will discuss these interventions and […]

Strength & Conditioning for Taekwondo Webinar

Contemporary approaches to strength and conditioning are starting to take root in Taekwondo specifically as it is an Olympic Sport. This presentation looks at current practices at the elite level, the current research on training, testing and injury prevention and how this can be modified for club coaches to use at the grass roots level […]

BASES Webinar – Ensuring fitness for physically demanding job roles: The development of Physical Employment Standards

Overview: The BASES Occupational Performance Special Interest Group (OPSIG) aims to promote evidence-based practise amongst those undertaking research and/or scientific support with occupational groups in physically demanding job-roles. This includes but is not limited to military, security, fire, rescue and first responders. It draws on a number of specialist areas including: physiology, strength and conditioning, […]

HFJ March – April 2023 |Making Sense of Accreditation

ACSM’s Health & Fitness Journal®: March – April 2023 | Making Sense of Accreditation, Certification, and Licensure for Careers in Exercise Science 1 CEC By Dale R. Wagner, Ph.D., FACSM This article explains the difference, yet somewhat symbiotic relationship, between accreditation, certification, and licensure with examples specific to the exercise science profession. The future of […]

HFJ March – April 2023 |Technical Requirements for CEP

ACSM’s Health & Fitness Journal®: March – April 2023 | Technical Requirements for Clinical Exercise Physiologists as Qualified Health Professionals 1 CEC By Brittany Overstreet, PhD, ACSM-CEP; Christie Ward-Ritacco, PhD, FACSM, ACSM-EP; Francis Neric, MS, MBA; Clinton A. Brawner, PhD, FACSM; Benjamin Thompson, PhD, FACSM, ACSM-EP; Trent Hargens, PhD, FACSM, Walter Thompson, PhD, FACSM Despite […]

HFJ March – April 2023 |Back to Basics:

ACSM’s Health & Fitness Journal®: March – April 2023 | Back to Basics: A Critical Review of the Methodology Commonly Used to Estimate Cardiorespiratory Fitness 1 CEC By Meir Magal, PhD, FACSM, ACSM-CEP; Barry A. Franklin, PhD, FACSM, ACSM-EP, ACSM-PD; Gregory B. Dwyer, PhD, FACSM, ACSM-CEP, ACSM-PD, FACSM; and Deborah Riebe, PhD, FACSM, ACSM-EP Evaluating […]

HFJ March – April 2023 |Promoting PA in Rural Communities…

CSM’s Health & Fitness Journal®: March – April 2023 | Promoting Physical Activity in Rural Communities During COVID-19 with Exercise is Medicine® on Campus 1 CEC By Isaac Wedig, MS; Jamie Phillips, MS; Kelly Kamm, PhD; and Steven Elmer, PhD During the COVID-19 pandemic, we leveraged Exercise is Medicine® on Campus (EIM-OC) at Michigan Technological […]

Exercise for People with Hip/Knee Osteoarthritis Webinar

Exercise and Physical Activity for People with Hip/Knee Osteoarthritis This webinar will provide an overview of the updated ESSA Position Statement on exercise and physical activity for people with hip/knee osteoarthritis. It will overview the current evidence for exercise in people with hip/knee osteoarthritis and give guidance to practitioners about how best to implement exercise […]

Biopsychosocial Ex Interventions for Low Back Pain Webinar

How do we design biopsychosocial exercise interventions for people with chronic low back pain? Webinar Current best practice approaches for exercise interventions for chronic low back pain (CLBP) involve the addition of pain education under a biopsychosocial framework. However, in research and practice, the biopsychosocial element of the intervention is often derived from the education/adjunct […]