As a regional chapter, our primary purpose is to work with the national organization, The American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) "....to promote and integrate scientific research, education, and practical applications of sports medicine and exercise science to maintain and enhance physical performance, fitness,health and quality of life."
The primary goals of the SWACSM regional chapter are to :
- Introduce students to the national organization - The American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) by including graduate and undergraduate students in regional committee activities and research.
- Provide professional and educational meetings in sports medicine and exercise science on an annual basis.
- Introduce non-member professionals (Exercise Scientists, Physical Therapists, Physicians, Nurses, Athletic Trainers, Aerobics and Dance Instructors, Personal Trainers, Fitness and Health Instructors) to SWACSM and the ACSM.
The Southwest Regional Chapter of The American College of Sports Medicine includes six states in its permanent charter granted in 1985.
- Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah.
ACSM Certification Workshop - Why Get Certified?
Saturday, May 9, 2015
Cal State Fullerton Campus
Are you interested in becoming certified in the exercise science profession to further your career, advance your knowledge or to step up as a leader in the field? Then please come join us for an informative workshop detailing Why and How to get American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) Certified!
Whether you are new to the field of sports medicine or an experienced veteran in the profession, by choosing ACSM you're on your way to earning one of the most highly recognized certifications in the industry - a credential that is known as the Gold Standard around the world.
ACSM was the first organization to certify health fitness professionals and is the largest sports medicine and exercise science organization in the world. ACSM establishes the exercise guidelines that all other certifications use for training and certification, and therefore, continues to set the standards in the fitness industry. ACSM’s personal trainer, health fitness specialist, clinical exercise specialist and registered clinical exercise physiologist certifications are NCCA-accredited, meeting the highest qualifications.
This event is sponsored by the ACSM National office and the Southwest ACSM Regional Chapter and will include lectures and hands-on demonstrations. It will be held on the Cal State Fullerton campus on Saturday, May 9, 2015 from 8-4pm at a minimal cost of only $10.00, INCLUDING LUNCH! Space is limited, so sign up early.
For more information or to register, contact:
Lee E. Brown, EdD, CSCS*D, FNSCA, FACSM
Professor - Strength and Conditioning
California State University, Fullerton
Department of Kinesiology, KHS 233
800 N. State College Blvd., Fullerton, CA 92831
Phone: (657) 278-4605, email@example.com