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Associations, Agencies, and Organizations
American College of Sports Medicine
Membership organization that advances and integrates scientific research to provide educational and practical applications of exercise science and sports medicine.
American Kinesiology Association
Professional organization that promotes and enhances kinesiology as a unified field of study and advances its many applications.
Clinical Exercise Physiology Association (CEPA)
Professional network that advances the scientific and practical application of clinical exercise physiology for the betterment of the health, fitness, and quality of life for patients at high risk or living with a chronic disease.
Committee on Accreditation for the Exercise Sciences (CoAES)
CoAES establishes guidelines for academic programs that prepare students for employment in the health, fitness, and exercise industry.
National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA)
Membership organization for strength coaches, personal trainers, and dedicated researchers and educators. Certifications include CSCS, NSCA-CPT, TSAC-F, CSPS.
SHAPE America (Society of Health and Physical Educators)
Membership organization of health and physical education professionals.
National Association for Kinesiology in Higher Education
Professional organization that fosters leadership in kinesiology administration and policy as it relates to teaching, scholarship and service in higher education.