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ACSM Certified Exercise Physiologist (ACSM EP-C)
ACSM is the most-recognized name in sports medicine. For Sabrina Hodge, a corporate fitness manager at Eli Lilly, becoming an ACSM Certified Exercise Physiologist (ACSM EP-C) gave her the necessary skills and confidence to help her clients succeed and manage a fitness center. An ACSM EP-C certification from ACSM can give you the experience and knowledge to work with clients in university, commercial, and community health settings.

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ACSM's Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription
The flagship title of the certification suite from the American College of Sports Medicine, ACSM’s Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription 10th edition, is a handbook that delivers scientifically based standards on exercise testing and prescription to the certification candidate, the professional, and the student.

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Meeting the practical information needs of front-line fitness professionals.

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 The new title provides exercise testing and exercise prescription in healthy and diseased patients.

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ACSM eliminates the middle man. Sure, other fitness associations can offer you networking opportunities, celebrity speakers and useful resources. But look closer. Where are these resources and sports medicine experts coming from? Chances are, many are coming from ACSM. Because ACSM attracts expert clinicians, researchers and academicians, we are the only organization in the world that can give you first-hand access to the leading-edge science, clinical advancements, and policy changes that shape your practice.

Though you'll sail past your competitors with the knowledge and connections you gain in ACSM, we know you also need resources you can use every day. By joining ACSM, you'll gain access to the following health-and-fitness resources:

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