NEWS BRIEFS Brought to you by the American College of Sports Medicine www.acsm.org INCREASED WALKING’SADDITIVE AND Sunday, April 8, at the Hyatt Regency Crystal City, will offer NO-SUBSTITUTION EFFECT ON TOTAL something for students and health/fitness professionals alike. PHYSICAL ACTIVITY In addition to the stellar sessions, innovative workouts, and new study in the March 2018 issue of Medicine & Science important networking opportunities, one of the key reasons at- in Sports & Exercise investigated the associations be- tendees choose this fitness conference is ACSM CECs…21.5 tween a change in time spent walking and a change in CECs to be exact! In addition to the variety of session lectures total physical activity time within an urban-living adult sample and workshops, you won’t want to miss the preconferences, to test for additive or substitution effects. which help you earn even more CECs. Data came from 437 participants living in the greater Seattle This year’s preconference events include: area. The study found that on average, a 1-minute increase in totalwalking wasassociatedwithanincreaseintotal physical � IAWHP: Emerging Trends in Worksite Health activity (PA) of 1 minute, measured by objective data, and 1.2 min- Promotion: Creating, Maintaining & Sustaining utes by self-reported data. The authors also noted a similar ad- Momentum – 4CECs ditive effect was consistently found with utilitarian transportation � Resistance Training Mania: Ultimate Strategies for or job-related walking, measured by both objective and self- Everyone – 4CECs reported data. For recreational walking, the effect of change � Keiser Indoor Cycling-Foundations – 8CECs was mixed between objective and self-reported results. � TriggerPoint™ Assessments to Performance: Mobil- This study is among the first to use a longitudinal design and ity as the Foundation for Function – 4CECs both objective and subjective PA measurement to examine the � BOSU Skills and Drills for Group Personal Train- relationship between changes in walking and PA. Findings clearly ing Certification – 6CECs indicate that increases in total or utilitarian walking were linked with commensurate increases in total PA, thereby justifying the Please note that all preconferences require a separate regis- effectiveness of promoting walking as a means to obtain more tration. Outlines of each preconference will be provided on site PA. The authors note that they did not find evidence of a substi- to registrants. tution effect between changes in walking and total PA. Beyond the conference content, are you interested in more information on things to do in the D.C. area? Do you enjoy baseball? Want to see The Washington Nationals play? ACSM has a discount code for game tickets. All the details and informa- tion about the area can be found at acsmsummit.org/activities/. You won’twanttomissthisevent!Summitpreregistration is available through March 27 here: http://acsmsummit.org/ registration/ and onsite registration is available beginning April 5. For more information, visit www.acsmsummit.org. SUBMIT A FEATURE TO ACSM’SHEALTH& FITNESS JOURNAL re you considering writing an article for health and fit- ness professionals? If so, please consider submitting your work to ACSM’s Health & Fitness Journal !Please note that articles for this journal must provide timely information that is of immediate use to practitioners. The style of ACSM’sHealth& Fitness Journal is practical and interpretive. Please note that ATTEND THE FITNESS CONFERENCE FOR HEALTH AND the journal does not publish studies or study results, and feature FITNESS PROFESSIONALS! submissions are subject to peer review. Submitting a feature to CSM’s International Health & Fitness Summit in ACSM’s Health & Fitness Journal is easy; just visit http://edmgr. Arlington, VA (Washington, D.C.) will be here in no ovid.com/fit/accounts/ifauth.htm for instructions. Feel free to time. The conference, held Thursday, April 5, through email submission queries and questions to HFJournal@acsm.org. 2 ACSM’s Health & Fitness Journal March/April 2018 Copyright © 2018 American College of Sports Medicine. Unauthorized reproduction of this article is prohibited.
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