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American College of Sports Medicine

Safety In Youth Sports: Parents Have Spoken, We Have Listened, Now It's Time To Act

James R. Whitehead | Posted 12.28.2014 | Sports
James R. Whitehead

Concussions and other head injuries not only top the headlines these days, they top the list of fears among parents as well. In fact, one-quarter of the parents surveyed have considered keeping their children from playing a sport because of fears of a concussion or other head injury.

How To Pick A Personal Training Certification Program

Sarah Klein | Posted 05.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Sarah Klein

Of course, the real conundrum in making this decision -- and it's a tricky one! -- is that everyone is inherently biased. No one gets certified by more than one of these organizations, so it's virtually impossible to compare each experience.

What Happens in Schools Today Can Make a Difference in the Success of Our Nation Tomorrow

Alexis Glick | Posted 11.19.2012 | Education
Alexis Glick

When schools work with students to address academic requirements along with nutrition and physical activity needs, they improve health and readiness to learn, and contribute immeasurably to the long-term success not only of our children, but of our country as well.