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Matching articles for Careers in Recreation, Sports & Fitness - Training & Certification: 15

Experience & Education

The Importance of Training in Improving Safety

Feature Article - January 2016

Whether it's certification for fitness trainers and climbing instructors, or orientation for club members, training and education are a crucial pillar in providing safety at your facility.

Hold Steady

Our Eighth Annual Salary Survey

Feature Article - July 2015

In our annual Salary Survey, we take a look at the responses of more than 2,300 professionals who answered questions about their careers, salaries and more. Find out how your career path compares.


Stop Overlooking Fitness Facility Supervision

Guest Column - July 2015

Fitness facilities offer opportunities for people to get fit, but they also can be dangerous for members who either don't know how to use equipment or use it improperly. Supervision can make a difference.

Sports Field Management

Managing Turfgrass
Ever Heard of a CPA? What About a CSFM?

Guest Column - May 2015

Certification in sports field management is not only a smart career move, it also can help ensure you have the know-how to keep your fields in top playing shape.

Certifiably Safer in the Fitness Industry

Web Exclusive - April 2015

What are the most important qualifications for a fitness instructor? In this article, a legal expert examines the implications of various types of certification testing and the value they create.

Safer Waters for All

MAHC Created to Improve Pool Safety

Feature Article - January 2015

The Model Aquatic Health Code was developed with input from industry experts to provide a guideline for entities managing aquatic facility health and safety issues across the country. Learn more about the code and how it affects your facility, as well as new trends in lifeguarding and more.

Safety for the Duration

Keeping Playground Equipment & Surfaces Safe Now & in the Future

Feature Article - January 2015

Playground equipment and surfaces from well-known and respected manufacturers is designed with children's safety in mind, but the context of your site and the way products are installed can also have an impact, both now and over the life cycle of your equipment.

Ready for Anything

Improving Sports Facility Safety & Security

Feature Article - January 2015

After 9/11 and the Boston Marathon bombing, many high-profile sports facilities and events have stepped up their security, Here, we examine how some of those practices have trickled down to the school district and park district level to provide ideas on how to keep your players and spectators safe.

Certifiably Safer

Why & How Certification Improves Safety

Feature Article - January 2015

Whether it's for a playground inspector, an aquatic facility manager, a fitness instructor or a climbing instructor, certification can make an impact on safety in your facility.

Changing Behavior

Exercise Pros Deemed Fit for Special Programming

Before You Go - October 2014

For the very first time, properly trained exercise professionals now are considered to be among those qualified to deliver behavior change programming.