August 2022

SHAPE: High School Students Find Value in Health & Physical Education

SHAPE America - Society of Health and Physical Educators announced highlights from a recent research study that revealed valuable insight into the attitudes of high school students toward health and physical education (HPE). The study revealed that these students believe HPE is important to their future health, allowing them to develop useful skills.

Association of Aquatic Professionals Contributes to CMAHC Indoor Air Quality Study

The Association of Aquatic Professionals (AOAP) recently donated $10,000 in support of the Council for the Model Aquatic Health Code's (CMAHC) Indoor Air Quality Study, an ongoing research project focused on developing a mathematical model that will identify the connections between indoor air quality, pool design and pool operations. The results of the research will help the aquatics industry understand and better address real-world design and operational issues to enable safer air quality measurements for swimmers, patrons and aquatic staff.

New ACE Continuing Education Helps Fitness Pros Expand Their Reach to All Seeking an Active Lifestyle

In order to prepare exercise professionals to assist larger-bodied individuals who are seeking to make healthy lifestyle changes, the American Council on Exercise (ACE) and the Size Inclusive Training Academy launched a new education course, the Size Inclusive Fitness Specialist. This new course is part of ACE's larger effort to build a more inclusive fitness industry, and aims to teach a weight-neutral mentality.