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ACSM Announces Strategic Partnership with USA Weightlifting

Feb 19, 2020

Leading organizations to help members, certified personal trainers and other certified professionals improve lives by expanding knowledge and expertise

 

USA Weightlifting(Indianapolis, IN) – The American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) today announced a new partnership with USA Weightlifting (USAW), the sole governing and coaching certification body for weightlifting in the United States. The agreement significantly expands the opportunities for professional growth of ACSM and USAW, their members and certified professionals in the health fitness industry.

“USA Weightlifting shares our commitment to provide top-notch training experiences and career support for members,” said ACSM CEO Kristin Belleson. “Together, ACSM and USAW will be better positioned to use education and application to meet mutual goals of improving wellness and performance.”

As part of the partnership, ACSM members and certified professionals will have access to USAW’s industry-leading weightlifting courses and coaching resources. USAW will also become an approved provider of continuing education for in-person trainings and ACSM’s online learning platform. The most trusted resource for weightlifting knowledge and education, USAW has offered science-based programming and hands-on learning focused technique, coaching and programming for more than 30 years.

“USA Weightlifting is thrilled to partner with the American College of Sports Medicine. We look forward to joining forces to educate strength sport enthusiasts and the medical professionals that care for them,” said Dr. Anna Swisher, USA Weightlifting coaching education manager. “Part of our mission is to spread the message about the benefits of the Olympic lifts for the body, and we can’t think of a better partner than ACSM.”

Access to USAW courses will expand ACSM members and certified professionals’ ability to safely and effectively teach weightlifting technique, assess movement through motor learning, biomechanics, effective coaching and exercise programming. USAW will have a presence at ACSM’s International Health & Fitness Summit, select regional chapter meetings and online.

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About the American College of Sports Medicine

The American College of Sports Medicine is the largest sports medicine and exercise science organization in the world. More than 50,000 international, national and regional members and certified professionals are dedicated to advancing and integrating scientific research to provide educational and practical applications of exercise science and sports medicine. More details at acsm.org.

 

About USA Weightlifting

USA Weightlifting is a nonprofit organization recognized by the United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee and the International Weightlifting Federation as the governing body for the sport of weightlifting in the United States. The membership-based organization promotes the culture of weightlifting and creating opportunities for weightlifters and coaches to participate in the sport through clubs, events and education. Members include athletes of all ages and ability, coaches and volunteers.

ACSM Announces Strategic Partnership with USA Weightlifting

Feb 19, 2020

Leading organizations to help members, certified personal trainers and other certified professionals improve lives by expanding knowledge and expertise

 

USA Weightlifting(Indianapolis, IN) – The American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) today announced a new partnership with USA Weightlifting (USAW), the sole governing and coaching certification body for weightlifting in the United States. The agreement significantly expands the opportunities for professional growth of ACSM and USAW, their members and certified professionals in the health fitness industry.

“USA Weightlifting shares our commitment to provide top-notch training experiences and career support for members,” said ACSM CEO Kristin Belleson. “Together, ACSM and USAW will be better positioned to use education and application to meet mutual goals of improving wellness and performance.”

As part of the partnership, ACSM members and certified professionals will have access to USAW’s industry-leading weightlifting courses and coaching resources. USAW will also become an approved provider of continuing education for in-person trainings and ACSM’s online learning platform. The most trusted resource for weightlifting knowledge and education, USAW has offered science-based programming and hands-on learning focused technique, coaching and programming for more than 30 years.

“USA Weightlifting is thrilled to partner with the American College of Sports Medicine. We look forward to joining forces to educate strength sport enthusiasts and the medical professionals that care for them,” said Dr. Anna Swisher, USA Weightlifting coaching education manager. “Part of our mission is to spread the message about the benefits of the Olympic lifts for the body, and we can’t think of a better partner than ACSM.”

Access to USAW courses will expand ACSM members and certified professionals’ ability to safely and effectively teach weightlifting technique, assess movement through motor learning, biomechanics, effective coaching and exercise programming. USAW will have a presence at ACSM’s International Health & Fitness Summit, select regional chapter meetings and online.

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About the American College of Sports Medicine

The American College of Sports Medicine is the largest sports medicine and exercise science organization in the world. More than 50,000 international, national and regional members and certified professionals are dedicated to advancing and integrating scientific research to provide educational and practical applications of exercise science and sports medicine. More details at acsm.org.

 

About USA Weightlifting

USA Weightlifting is a nonprofit organization recognized by the United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee and the International Weightlifting Federation as the governing body for the sport of weightlifting in the United States. The membership-based organization promotes the culture of weightlifting and creating opportunities for weightlifters and coaches to participate in the sport through clubs, events and education. Members include athletes of all ages and ability, coaches and volunteers.

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Our Mission

The Greater New York Regional Chapter of the American College of Sports Medicine has set goals to

1)  Promote and advance professions related to the science of exercise as medicine;

2)  Build relationships that foster growth and collaboration with other organizations, physicians, scientists, and educators concerned with the science of exercise and related fields;

3)  Arrange mutual meetings of physicians, educators, clinicians and scientists;

4)  Make available post-graduate education in fields related to these sciences;

5)  Initiate, promote and correlate research in these fields;

Membership

 Benefits
- Discounts to Chapter meetings and events
- Newsletter highlighting chapter events and news
- Opportunities to present at meetings, forums and events
- Access to student scholarship and award programs
- Opportunities to network with exercise science, sports medicine, clinical exercise, and allied health professionals
- Information regarding regional graduate programs, internships, and job opportunities

Chapter Leadership

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Astrid Mel PhD, CSCS, HFS, CSN

Treasurer
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Aimee Layton, PhD

Secretary
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Mary Allison Williams, PhD, EP-C

President
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Galila Werber, PhD

President-Elect
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Heather Milton MS, RCEP, CSCS

Immediate Past President
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Neal Pire MA, CEP, CSCS, FACSM

Executive Director