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 […]

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 […]