ACSM’s Complete Guide to Fitness and Health, Second Edition, offers the most current exercise and nutrition guidelines along with assessments, exercises, activities, and programmes for varying ages, special conditions, and fitness goals. Authoritative and comprehensive, it makes adding, enhancing, or customising a fitness and health routine safe and effective.
The American College of Sports Medicine has announced it’s annual fitness trend forecast for the coming year. Now in its eleventh year, the survey was completed by over 1,800 health and fitness professionals worldwide.
The American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) has announced its annual fitness trend forecast.
“Institutions, coaches, and athletes should take note of the role the sports ball can play as a vehicle for the transmission of potentially life-threatening germs.”
A number of companies are now marketing genetic tests that they claim can identify a child’s aptitude for certain sports, but sports medicine professionals are warning against putting too much faith in the tests. The tests screen for several genes, including the ACTN3 gene, which has been linked to enhanced performance among some elite sprinters.
If you’re attending the 2010 American College of Sports Medicine annual meeting in Baltimore, USA, be sure to visit Human Kinetic’s Stand and say hello to HK Europe’s Karalynn Thomson.
This year’s awards have just been announced and of the six given, three went to these Human Kinetics’ authors.