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Call for Editor Applications and Nominations

Jun 29, 2018

ACSM’s Health-Related Physical Fitness Assessment Manual

The Search Committee is now accepting candidate applications and nominations for the role of editor of ACSM’s Health-Related Physical Fitness Assessment Manual, 6th edition.


The editor serves a fundamental role in working with the ACSM Content Advisory Committee for this text and with the ACSM Publications Committee on the high-level vision for what content should be updated for the upcoming edition. The editor is responsible for revising the chapters. The editor also is responsible for ensuring that the content is updated to align with any updates in ACSM’s Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription, 11th edition.


The Search Committee will make a recommendation for this editor position to the Publications Committee and ACSM Board of Trustees in 2018.


The ideal candidate must be a member of ACSM, in good standing, and with extensive experience and understanding of the field of exercise science. The Search Committee will attach special consideration to editorial experience, organizational ability, creativity and the time to devote to completing the work. A current curriculum vita is required with all applications.


To apply, upload a letter of interest and current curriculum vita, and complete a questionnaire at: All applications are due by July 15, 2018. 


ACSM’s Certification-Related Titles

Additionally, this Search Committee has reopened the calls for senior editors of ACSM’s certification-related titles:

  • ACSM’s Certification Review, 6th edition
  • ACSM’s Resources for the Exercise Physiologist, 3rd edition
  • ACSM’s Resources for the Personal Trainer, 6th edition


The senior editors of these certification-related titles are responsible for leading and overseeing an editorial team to ensure that content is aligned with the next edition of ACSM’s Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription, as well as other key ACSM publications.


To learn more or to apply go to: Applications are due by July 15, 2018. 


Please send nominations for these titles to Angie Chastain at Nominations must have the nominee’s approval. Questions may be directed to Search Committee Chair Dierdra Bycura via email: or phone: 928-523-5018.


*Disclaimer: Equal evaluation will be given to all nominees, but nomination does not imply official candidacy. Only finalists will be contacted for telephone interviews.