Online Courses: 2016 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.

Attention ACSM Members!!!

***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!

PLEASE SEE THE INSTRUCTIONS BELOW FOR ACCESSING THE NEW MEMBER DISCOUNT CODE.



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's 2016 Health & Fitness Summit Video CEC Bundle

ACSM's 2016 Health & Fitness Summit Video CEC Bundle

15 Health & Fitness Summit CEC Courses +++ Plus Bonus Features including Hot Topics, Keynotes, and workouts! Worth 45 CECs!!! -- The discount will be reflected after entering and applying the promotional code (received via email) at checkout.

Did you miss ACSM's 20th Anniversary Health & Fitness Summit?  Was there a session you really want to see again?  The Health & Fitness Summit videos are now available for CECs; featuring all of our most popular sessions!!!

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ACSM's 2016 Health & Fitness Summit: Workshop:  Health & Wellness Coaching:  Evidence & Practice  - CEC

ACSM's 2016 Health & Fitness Summit: Workshop: Health & Wellness Coaching: Evidence & Practice - CEC

Gary Sforzo and Margaret Moore

The plan is to present the practitioner with both evidence and practice tips for implementing health and wellness coaching techniques.  We will present some of our current research findings while also addressing the state of the existing coaching literature.  After briefly discussing the obstacles impacting coaching research, we will turn attention to directions of future study.  Once groundwork for the potential of coaching as an effective healthy behavior change technique is considered we will move into practical application of coaching techniques.

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ACSM's 2016 Health & Fitness Summit: Using Self-Affirmation Theory for Positive Behavior Change - CEC

ACSM's 2016 Health & Fitness Summit: Using Self-Affirmation Theory for Positive Behavior Change - CEC

Mary Yoke

Research has shown that the use of self-affirmation can help with multiple types of behavior change, including the increase of physical activity, healthy eating patterns, medication adherence, smoking cessation, and even improved study habits!   Mary will review current findings and lead you through several positive self-affirmation experiences.  You will leave with renewed motivation and strategies that will help not only you, but your clients!

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ACSM's 2016 Health & Fitness Summit: The Fitness Professionals Quiz: How Much Do You Know? - CEC

ACSM's 2016 Health & Fitness Summit: The Fitness Professionals Quiz: How Much Do You Know? - CEC

James Churilla

Health and fitness professionals possess various levels of knowledge and expertise in the areas of exercise equipment, preventive medicine, risk factor identification, chronic diseases, exercise guidelines, exercise testing, and exercise prescription. In a relaxed, anonymous setting, the presenting faculty member of this session will ask participants between 30 and 40 challenging questions.

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ACSM's 2016 Health & Fitness Summit: True or False: An Assessment of Today's Hottest Hydration and Recovery Trends - CEC

ACSM's 2016 Health & Fitness Summit: True or False: An Assessment of Today's Hottest Hydration and Recovery Trends - CEC

Tara Gidus Collingwood

Nutrition is a hot topic, and it’s a topic that your clients often look to you for information and advice.  This session will review the most talked about nutritional recovery techniques, including hydration, and provide assessments of each based on scientific research.  It will also offer practical hydration and recovery tips for you and your clients.

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ACSM's 2016 Health & Fitness Summit: Under-Eating and Under-Performing - CEC

ACSM's 2016 Health & Fitness Summit: Under-Eating and Under-Performing - CEC

Damon McCune

Damon will discuss the common misconceptions that athletes have about food intake and how that can effect their performance and health. He will also address health risks and metabolic adaptations that are association with improper nutritional intake. Finally, he will elaborate on how to correct these adaptations from a nutritional standpoint to maintain optimal athletic performance and overall health.

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ACSM's 2016 Health & Fitness Summit: Nutrition in Inflammation and Immunity - CEC

ACSM's 2016 Health & Fitness Summit: Nutrition in Inflammation and Immunity - CEC

Laura Kruskall

Dr. Kruskall will discuss current hot topics in nutrition.  Most likely these will be related to gut health, anti-inflammatory eating, and/or vitamin D & omega-3.

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ACSM's 2016 Health & Fitness Summit: Best Practices: The Top 10 Do’s and Don’ts When Using Social Media - CEC

ACSM's 2016 Health & Fitness Summit: Best Practices: The Top 10 Do’s and Don’ts When Using Social Media - CEC

Fred Hoffman

Noticing other’s mistakes is easy: the cringe-worthy Facebook status post, questionable comments on Twitter, grammatical and spelling errors, poor-quality photos , or even worse, engaging in a hot-tempered online conversation. As fitness professionals and business owners are learning how to use and and navigate social media correctly, there are bound to be mistakes and blunders along the way. Join Fred as he discusses how to escape common errors and build a positive and effective social media online presence.

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ACSM's 2016 Health & Fitness Summit: Step it up! The Surgeon General's Call to Action... - CEC

ACSM's 2016 Health & Fitness Summit: Step it up! The Surgeon General's Call to Action... - CEC

David Brown

In this session, Health and Fitness professionals will learn about the evidence and rationale for focusing on walking and walkable communities with reference to Step it up! The Surgeon General’s Call to Action to Promote Walking and Walkable Communities.  Other Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and other federal physical activity, walking, and walkability initiatives will be briefly highlighted.

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ACSM's 2016 Health & Fitness Summit: The Dr. Bortz Lecture: Act Your Age: Resistance Training for Healthy Aging - CEC

ACSM's 2016 Health & Fitness Summit: The Dr. Bortz Lecture: Act Your Age: Resistance Training for Healthy Aging - CEC

Nicholas Beltz & Jeffrey Janot

Healthy aging is not completely reliant on improving muscular strength and endurance but rather on slowing the natural loss of muscular fitness. Muscular fitness is the single most crucial factor for maintaining functional independence and preventing chronic disease in an aging population. Sarcopenia, the natural loss of muscle mass accompanied by a decline in bone mass with aging, is a contributing factor to various diseases and overall functional disability.

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