American College of Sports Medicine 2007 Health and Fitness Summit and Exposition, Dallas, TX, March 21-24, 2007
This conference for health, fitness, strength training and nutrition professionals is designed to bridge the gap between research and practice, and is intended for those who have a health and fitness background (or who are aspiring students), in order to gain ground in the industry with a focus in thes following areas: athletic training, health and fitness instruction, wellness/health promotion, corporate fitness, personal training, club owners/management, entrepreneurs, education, cardiac rehabilitation/exercise specialists. The different tracks feature lectures in nutrition, special populations, exercise program design, sports medicine/medical, personal training and fitness assessment, business, management and professional development, mind/body, strategies for behavioral change, worksite health promotion. For more information, please go to www.acsm.org/Content/NavigationMenu/Education/Conferences/HealthFitnessSummit/Summit.htm or contact 317-637-9200.
Accessibility Coordinator Training: Accessibility Management for Parks and Recreation, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, May 14-17, 2007
This NCA training course is designed to give Accessibility Coordinators in parks and recreation the foundation for implementing an accessibility management program. Sessions will include discussions of the characteristics and needs of people with disabilities, legislative mandates and litigation, accessibility standards and common errors, the application of universal design to park and recreation environments, program access, considerations for conducting accessibility assessments, visitor use and marketing, and comprehensive planning.
For more information and to register for the course, visit the National Center on Accessibility website at www.ncaonline.org.
International Conference on Physical Activity and Obesity in Children, Toronto, Canada, June 24-27, 2007
The conference aims to inform the development of a scientifically based community strategy to reduce the incidence of childhood and youth obesity through increased sport and physical activity participation.
For more information go to: http://www.phe.queensu.ca.