ACSM CERTIFICATION A New Resource for Health & Fitness Professionals by Gary A. Sforzo, Ph.D., FACSM and Margaret Moore, M.B.A. nthisissue, the ACSM Certification column provides insight The HWC Compendium is organized into two large spread- into a valuable resource for the health and fitness profes- sheets. One (Part A) has 150 rows citing 150 data-based HWC sional. Dr. Gary Sforzo (Ithaca College) and Ms. Margaret I articles and 50 columns examining details of each article. Col- Moore (Wellcoaches Corp.) briefly discuss the creation and umn details address specifics such as the population studied, utility of the Health and Wellness Coaching compendium, design of the experiment, number of subjects, scientific qual- “a comprehensive collection of the health and wellness coaching scientific ity of information, number of coaching sessions, and results. literature,” which is a resource for all health and fitness profes- A second spreadsheet (Part B) has 69 rows citing HWC re- sionals interested in engaging clients in behavior change. We views, program descriptions, and commentary/opinion papers. thank the authors for their contribution to this valuable re- Compendium Part B only has 22 columns because there is no source and for bringing this to our attention. need to review
ACSM's Health & Fitness Journal – Wolters Kluwer Health
Published: Jan 1, 2018
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