March 12-15, 2020 • Hilton Atlanta • Atlanta, Georgia
American College of Sports Medicine

Worksite Health Promotion

Increasing numbers of employers are offering a coordinated and comprehensive set of health promotion and protection strategies to promote healthy living. Sessions provide the health fitness professional strategies to increase employee health and physical activity. Topics include program design and evaluation, policy development, system infrastructure modifications, and environmental and community supports designed to encourage the health and safety of all employees and their families.

5 on 5: Five Worksite Wellness Pros Share Their Best Programs


 Barry Roa


 David Brown


 Lauve Metcalfe


 Reed Engel

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 Phil Smeltzer

Five worksite health professionals will share some of their most successful wellness program ideas. Representatives from the beverage, energy, government, health coaching, and hospital  industries will discuss tips and tools that maximize employee engagement across diverse workforces.

Calling All Young Professionals! Tips and Advice for Succeeding in Your Career


 Lauren Korzan


 Wendy Mastin

This presentation will provide advice to recent graduates and young professionals who are starting their careers in the fitness industry. Learn how to set yourself above your peers and succeed in your career from seasoned professionals in the corporate fitness field. We will discuss tips for acing interviews, skills that employers look for beyond education, and non-academic qualities that attract employers. A time for questions and answers will be included at the end of the presentation.

Breaking News: Evolving Field of Health and Wellness Coaching


Gary Sforzo


Margaret Moore

This program provides an up-to-date overview of Health & Wellness Coaching (HWC), national standards and certification supported by the National Board of Medical Examiners, healthcare reimbursement, and how HWC can bring behavior change services, lifestyle medicine, and self-coaching skills to workforces.  The newly published Compendium of the HWC literature describes the HWC evidence-base, including 108 randomized controlled studies and 2 meta-analyses (diabetes and hypertension) showing positive outcomes for lifestyle-related conditions such as obesity, diabetes, arterial disease, and cancer.  Emerging approaches to the Coach-Technology partnership, which allows integration of human coaching and digital health and digital coaching, will be summarized.

Workshop: Ergo-Energizer: How To Be Fit If You Must Sit


Pete Ronai

The average adult spends more than half the day sitting. Approximately 3.2 million deaths a year are related to physical inactivity, the 4th leading risk factor for global mortality. Employees spending extended hours at computer workstation can develop work-related  musculoskeletal disorders (WMSDs) that can reduce productivity and are the most expensive form of work disability. During this practical/interactive workshop, participants will learn how to: identify and correct workstation design flaws contributing most to WMSDs,  develop exercises for enhancing posture, mobility, stability and strength, and  help workers who must sit, still be fit!

Lessons Learned from Managing 80,000 Lifestyles Around the Globe


Jae Kullar


Melanie Poudevigne


Jessica Shigley

Delta Air Lines corporate well-being programs are internationally recognized to improve the physical and mental health of its employees. The presenters will share their experience of the workplace programs taking place globally.

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