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REPs endorses 55 Human Kinetics online courses

REPS_BADGE_CPD 3_LOGOThe Register of Exercise Professionals (REPs) has just endorsed 55 Human Kinetics online courses.

REPs members are required to achieve 24 CPD points every two years and on successful completion of these courses you will get a certificate and three CPD points towards your total.

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Events, Fitness News

2015 “Meeting of the Minds” Online Conference

conf poster v2This unique opportunity will allow you to learn from 99 likeminded coaches, PTs and fitness professionals, each sharing the same goal – to enhance their careers, businesses and lifestyles.

There are many reasons you might consider for taking part in the online conference, but if you’re the ambitious, hardworking and motivated then these three should be more than enough…

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Events, Fitness News

5th International Standards Meeting

ISM_LogoFULL5th International Standards Meeting
14th to 15th October 2014

The overall theme of the ISM 2014 will be The Future of Fitness – Challenges between standardisation and commercialisation.

There will be an attractive programme including keynotes as well as round table sessions addressing the acute questions for standardization.

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Events, Fitness News

Epic FitPro Live lands at ExCeL London on 18-19 July 2014

logoThe UK’s most inspiring educational fitness convention and trade show returns in 2014 at ExCeL London.

FitPro Live promises to be bigger and better than ever before, bringing you all the latest cutting-edge products and services.

Hear the world’s top fitness presenters divulge their secrets to ultimate health and fitness; join hundreds of sweaty bodies in one room moving in sync to a live DJ set; get time to socialise with like-minded health seekers; and get face-to-face with renowned experts who’ll answer your fitness queries.

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Books, Fitness News

The role of physical activity in the quality of life

Fitness Professional’s Handbook, Sixth Edition, meets the demands of the evolving fitness profession with a fully updated text based on the latest standards, guidelines and research.

With the expanded scope on the study of physical activity and its relevance to fitness, this text will allow both students and professionals to stay abreast of the latest research and information in the field.

It will help readers appreciate the role physical activity has to play in enhancing quality of life and understand the guidelines for screening, testing, supervising and modifying activity for various populations.

Normal Price: £57.99 l €69.60
HK Rewards Members’ Price: £46.39 l €55.68

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Academic News, Books, Fitness News, PE News

Helping cancer survivors improve their health

ACSM’s Guide to Exercise and Cancer Survivorship presents the science behind the benefits of exercise for cancer survival and its application when designing or adapting exercise programmes specifically for cancer patients and survivors.

More clinicians and oncologists are recommending exercise as a strategy for reducing the side effects of treatment, speeding recovery and improving overall quality of life.

In turn, cancer survivors are seeking health and fitness professionals with the knowledge and experience to help them learn how to exercise safely within their capabilities.

Developed by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), this authoritative reference offers the most up-to-date information for health and fitness professionals working with survivors of many types of cancers.

Price: £38.99 I €46.80

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Fitness News

EHFA signs partnership agreement with Human Kinetics

The European Health & Fitness Association (EHFA) and Human Kinetics have signed a partnership agreement to develop and promote health and fitness educational products.

The main aim of the partnership is to raise the knowledge, skills and competence of the exercise professionals by producing high-quality educational materials and books to EHFA standards.

Human Kinetics Europe’s Managing Director, Sara Cooper said of the partnership “We have worked very hard to secure this agreement and look forward to working with such a prestigeous and professional organization”.

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Fitness News

New head of Fitness Industry Association

David Stalker has been officially appointed the new chief executive officer of the Fitness Industry Association (FIA).

David, who has held the post of FIA’s executive director since December 2009, will take over the role of CEO with immediate effect and will assume all responsibility for the strategic direction of the FIA and leading the implementation of its three-year industry strategy.

According to the FIA, he will also take a more strategic approach to addressing the needs of the industry in line with the public health agenda to drive growth for the sector.

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