Professional Organizations & Certifications

The ESS Program's recommended certifications include: ACSM-HFS, NSCA-CSCS, and ACSM- or NSCA-CPT. The others are also excellent and will set you a part from less experienced individuals in the ESS field. 

American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)
Health Fitness Specialist  (HFS)

National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA)
Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist (CSCS)
Certified Personal Trainer (CPT)

The Cooper Institute (CI)
Personal Trainer

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National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM)
Certified Personal Trainer

American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)

National Exercise Trainers Association (NETA)
Certified Personal Trainer

National Federation of Personal Trainers (NFPT)
Personal Trainer

American Council on Exercise (ACE)
Advanced Health and Fitness Specialist

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International Fitness Professionals Association (IFPA)
Certified Personal Fitness Trainer

National Council on Strength and Fitness (NCSF)
National Certified Personal Trainer

Colorado Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation & Dance (COAHPERD)

American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation & Dance (AAHPERD)
Supports and assists physical educators and all specialties related to achieving a healthy lifestyle