"AAHPERD is an alliance of five national associations, six district associations, and a research consortium that is designed to provide members with a comprehensive and coordinated array of resources on both the national and local level, support, and programs to help practitioners improve their skills and so further the health and well-being of the American public."
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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.
The AKA "defines kinesiology as the academic discipline which involves the study of physical activity and its impact on health, society, and quality of life. the AKA purpose is to promote and enhance kinesiology as a unified field of study and advance its many applications."
The ASEP, "the professional organization representing and promoting the profession of exercise physiology, is committed to the professional development of exercise physiology, its advancement, and the credibility of exercise physiologists."
"The International Federation of Adapted Physical Activity (IFAPA) international, crossdisciplinary professional organization of individuals, institutions, and agencies concerned with promotion and dissemination of knowledge and information about adapted physical activity, disability sport, and all other aspects of sport, movement, and exercise science for the benefit persons who require adaptations to enable their participation."
"NACDA serves as the professional association for those in the field of intercollegiate athletics administration. It provides educational opportunities and serves as a vehicle for networking, the exchange of information, and advocacy on behalf of the profession."
NHSACA "is dedicated to more than X's and O's. We see coaches as leaders—leaders who are role models to America's youth. We offer graduate college credit programs in Coaching Leadership. Specific Sports Clinics, Drug Abuse Prevention Seminars, as well as others to help you stay current with today's important issues."
SEACSM's mission is "is 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. "