ACSM's Health/Fitness Facility Standards and Guidelines, 5th Edition

ACSM’s Health/Fitness Facility Standards and Guidelines, Fifth Edition, presents the current standards and guidelines that help health and fitness establishments provide high-quality service and program offerings in a safe environment. 

Revised by a team of professionals with expertise in architecture, health and wellness, law, safety-related practices and policies, and the health/fitness club industry, this authoritative guide is a must-have resource for facility operators and owners. The standards and guidelines presented in ACSM’s Health/Fitness Facility Standards and Guidelines provide a blueprint for health and fitness facilities to use in elevating the standard of care they provide their members and users as well as enhance their exercise experience.

The fifth edition includes standards and guidelines for preparticipation screening;orientation, education and supervision of members; emergency planning and procedures; professional staff and individual contractors; operating practices; facility design and construction; facility equipment; and signage. 

Health and fitness facilities provide opportunities for individuals to become and remain physically active. The fifth edition of ACSM’s Health/Fitness Facility Standards and Guidelines is an essential resource in guiding the staff of those facilities establish and maintain an exception standard of operation, client care, and service.

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