A nonprofit committed to enriching quality of life through safe and effective exercise and physical activity.... ACE protects ... against ineffective fitness products, programs and trends through its ongoing public education, outreach and research.
AFAA delivers comprehensive cognitive and practical education for fitness professionals, grounded in industry research, using both traditional and innovative modalities. AFAA upholds Basic Exercise Standards and Guidelines for safe fitness practice.
Certified- The American Council on Exercise (ACE) fitness journal
"As a professional fitness organization, it is our intention to qualify personal fitness trainers through a legally defensible assessment of knowledge, skills and abilities (KSAs) that legitimizes and solidifies the Certified Personal Trainer (CPT) title and achievement."
Formerly AAHPERD - the largest organization of professionals involved in physical education, physical activity, dance, school health and sport--all specialties related to achieving an active, healthy lifestyle.