Online Courses: 2015 Health & Fitness Summit

Welcome to the new ACSM online learning platform: ACSM ceOnline! As a global leader in the sports medicine industry, ACSM is constantly striving to create the highest quality, most comprehensive CEC opportunities, including: ACSM's Certified News, ACSM's Health & Fitness Journal plus courses developed at top industry events.

We encourage you to check back often as new opportunities will be added throughout the year. In the meantime, feel free to browse our current library of opportunities.

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***UPDATE*** EFFECTIVE 8/1/17, PRICING FOR THE HEALTH & FITNESS JOURNAL WILL CHANGE! ACSM MEMBERS WILL RECEIVE OVER 50% OFF OF LISTED COURSE PRICES FOR ACSM'S HEALTH & FITNESS JOURNALS!

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Be sure to enter the member discount code at checkout for ACSM designated self-tests (Certified News and Health & Fitness Journals) for an annual savings of up to $150!!! (To obtain your member discount code, members should log in to their ACSM Portal. Hover over MEMBERSHIP on the blue navigation bar, scroll down to MY RESOURCES from the dropdown menu, and click on “My ACSM Discounts” OR you can email the membership department at membership@acsm.org. Please be sure to include your member ID number.) If you would like to learn more about becoming an ACSM Member, please email our membership department at membership@acsm.org.

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ACSM 2016 Weight Loss Certificate Course

ACSM 2016 Weight Loss Certificate Course

Includes the following video courses:Winning at Losing- Weight Management Made SimpleBalancing Hormones for Optimal Weight LossHot Issues in Weight ManagementPLEASE REVIEW CAREFULLY!!!

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ACSM 2015 Health & Fitness Summit: Workshop:  Partner Circuit Training

ACSM 2015 Health & Fitness Summit: Workshop: Partner Circuit Training

Presented by: Irene Lewis-McCormick, M.S., C.S.C.S.

Learn the best practices of circuit training by applying partner-based, team work with portable equipment including cones, gliding disks, medicine balls and body weight. This session will teach trainers how to instruct metabolic drills and precision skills quickly and efficiently to improve strength, coordination, endurance and agility. The partner-approach requires team work which enhances the commitment to improved performance. Group leaders and personal trainers will learn how to get the best from participants in this unique approach to training.

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ACSM 2015 Health & Fitness Summit: Worksite Health Program Models to Address Diverse Business Cases

ACSM 2015 Health & Fitness Summit: Worksite Health Program Models to Address Diverse Business Cases

Presented by: Mary M. Kruse, B.A.

Trucking—Municipalities—Power Plants—School Districts—Foundries— Healthcare. What is their common thread? They all have unique cultures, dynamic workforce issues and inherent industry barriers. Building sustainable and effective programs for these groups starts by creating a solid strategic plan and building a program model that meets the needs and wants of the population.

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ACSM 2015 Health & Fitness Summit: Cutting Edge - Keeping your Business Innovative and Competitive

ACSM 2015 Health & Fitness Summit: Cutting Edge - Keeping your Business Innovative and Competitive

Presented by: Neal Pire, MA, CSCS, HFS, FACSM

Neal will discuss how to make and keep your personal training business innovative and competitive. How to look at your business through your customers’ eyes and make changes for long-term growth and improvement.

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ACSM 2015 Health & Fitness Summit: Strength Training: How Important is It?

ACSM 2015 Health & Fitness Summit: Strength Training: How Important is It?

Presented by: James Churilla, PhD, MPH, MS, RCEP, FACSM

Muscular strengthening activities have been shown to improve overall health and human performance. However, strength training as a mode of exercise to promote health and prevent or delay chronic health conditions continues to be underutilized. This presentation will furnish the health and fitness professional with recent evidence illustrating the preventive and medicinal benefits of strength training in both healthy and diseased populations.

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ACSM 2015 Health & Fitness Summit: Workshop:  How to Train the CORE FOUR: The Secrets of Stability and Function

ACSM 2015 Health & Fitness Summit: Workshop: How to Train the CORE FOUR: The Secrets of Stability and Function

Presented by: Peter Ronai, M.S., RCEP, FACSM

Peter will teach attendees practical approaches to enhance muscle function and "movement competency"within the kinematic chain. He will address and attendees will learn exercise strategies to enhance muscular strength, endurance and flexibility and function in the Shoulder Girdle, Shoulder Joint and Trunk/Core and Lower Extremities). Peter will apply "current "best practices" while using case, studies, demonstrations and audience participation.

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ACSM 2015 Health & Fitness Summit: HOT TOPIC PANEL: Exercise Professional Scope of Practice

ACSM 2015 Health & Fitness Summit: HOT TOPIC PANEL: Exercise Professional Scope of Practice

Presented by: Richard Cotton, M.S., Benjamin C. Thompson, Ph.D., Grace DeSimone, Brad A. Roy, Ph.D.

The role of the exercise professional in health care is rapidly changing. The prevention and treatment of chronic diseases are becoming an increasingly important part of the exercise professional’s toolbox. Being able to delineate the role of the exercise professional in community and clinical based settings is vital to understanding where they fit in and how they can contribute.

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ACSM 2015 Health & Fitness Summit: HOT TOPIC PANEL:  High Intensity Training: The Good, The Bad, and The ?'s

ACSM 2015 Health & Fitness Summit: HOT TOPIC PANEL: High Intensity Training: The Good, The Bad, and The ?'s

Presented by: Dixie Stanforth, Ph.D., Steve Blivin, M.D., and Mike Bracko, EdD.

Join the great debate about HIT as Dixie Stanforth, Ph.D. moderates presentations from Steve Blivin, M.D., and Mike Bracko, EdD. Dr. Blivin will present medical concerns and contraindications associated with extreme conditioning programs; Dr. Bracko will counterpoint with the growing body of evidence supporting HIT for a wide variety of populations. Bring your questions for plenty of audience interaction and discussion as we examine the latest evidence about HIT and apply it to the real world of exercise training and programming. 

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ACSM 2015 Health & Fitness Summit: The Dr. Bortz Lecture:  Live Long and Prosper!  Giving Older Adults The Gift of Fitness

ACSM 2015 Health & Fitness Summit: The Dr. Bortz Lecture: Live Long and Prosper! Giving Older Adults The Gift of Fitness

Presented by: Christian Thompson, Ph.D.

This session will review the scientific basis for the link between physical activity and healthy aging. Intended for the movement practitioner, this session will also provide a toolbox of strategies that can be used to encourage all older adults to recognize that it is never too late to move!

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ACSM 2015 Health & Fitness Summit: Activity Trackers:  What Does the Latest Behavior Research Say?

ACSM 2015 Health & Fitness Summit: Activity Trackers: What Does the Latest Behavior Research Say?

Presented by: Carol Kennedy-Armbruster, PhD

Activity trackers (Fitbits, Jawbone Up's, Vivofit, etc) are taking the fitness industry by storm. Which activity tracker do you buy? How do tracking physical activity, food, and sleep complement and enhance the coaching/training of clients? Generate ideas on how to integrate activity trackers into your movement/fitness programming through understanding the research related to the use of activity trackers for fitness/lifestyle coaching. Much of the research is focused on their accuracy. This session will focus more on the behavioral aspect of activity tracking.

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