American College of Sports Medicine
The American College of Sports Medicine promotes and integrates scientific research, education, and practical applications of sports medicine and exercise science to maintain and enhance physical performance, fitness, health, and quality of life.
American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance
The American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (AAHPERD) is the largest organization of professionals supporting and assisting those involved in physical education, leisure, fitness, dance, health promotion, and education and all specialties related to achieving a healthy lifestyle.
American Association for Physical Activity and Recreation
The American Association for Physical Activity and Recreation (AAPAR) is dedicated to enhancing quality of life by promoting creative and active lifestyles through meaningful physical activity, recreation and fitness experiences across the lifespan with particular focus on community-based programs.
National Strength and Conditioning Association
The NSCA considers itself the worldwide authority on strength and conditioning. They support and disseminate research-based knowledge and its practical application to improve athletic performance and fitness.
National Wellness Association
Functioning at the local, national, and international levels the NWA helps advance practitioners in alternative medicine advice to improve world health issues. The NWA achieves this by providing and developing leadership, advocacy, education, expertise, mentoring, and strategic alliances and forums.
The professional interests of the Society’s members include the advancement of medical science, health promotion and the improvement of medical services; the prevention of disease.