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Sheryl Miller and Mary Fry

 al., 2013 ; Strelan & Hargreaves, 2005 ), which may contribute to the already decreased body satisfaction many college goers’ experience. Therefore, fitness professionals would benefit from better understanding how to foster college students’ engagement in regular physical activity for health

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Rebecca Reynolds, Santhya and David Menzies

activity health services, and increased consumer awareness of current programs available to them by social marketing. It was also recommended that there should be an increase in the training of fitness professionals regarding consumers at risk and suffering from NCDs. Additional priorities suggested by

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Mary O. Whipple, Erica N. Schorr, Kristine M.C. Talley, Ruth Lindquist, Ulf G. Bronas and Diane Treat-Jacobson

research is needed. Implications for Health Care Providers and Fitness Professionals Although the specific implications of these findings have not been established, for changes in practice cannot be firmly established from this single review, this review provides insight into factors and important

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Gabrielle Ringenberg, Jill M. Maples and Rachel A. Tinius

et al., 2014 ) and/or may lack the willingness to participate in high-intensity exercise ( Mattsson et al., 1997 ); thus, maximal testing is not always going to be feasible. The results of this study are clinically important because if a physician or fitness professional wants to prescribe a high

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Laura K. Fewell, Riley Nickols, Amanda Schlitzer Tierney and Cheri A. Levinson

reshape their relationship with fitness. The program understood the importance of including an eating disorder informed and sensitive fitness professional (NSCA-certified strength and conditioning specialist) to address harmful fitness training practices that the patient-athletes were accustomed to. In an

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Cody L. Sipe, Kevin D. Ramey, Phil P. Plisky and James D. Taylor

assessors was randomly determined using a permuted block randomization design (R1:R1, R2:R2, R1:R2, and R2:R1). This insured that after every four subjects tested, the number of assessments between testers was equal. Rater #1 was a PhD trained exercise physiologist and fitness professional with over 20

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Chung-Chao Liang, Qi-Xing Change, Yu-Chou Hung, Chizan-Chung Chen, Chun-Hsiang Lin, Yu-Chun Wei and Jia-Ching Chen

fitness professionals, promoting community-based strength training programs for older adults became feasible and practicable ( Layne et al., 2008 ). Furthermore, trained peer volunteers may enhance the long-term maintenance of physical activity gains from a community-based intervention ( Buman et

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Eva A. Jaarsma, Damian Haslett and Brett Smith

) session facilitators—that is, people who organized the sports taster sessions such as coaches, fitness professionals, volunteers, and charity employees. Data Collection Six research assistants recruited participants at 15 taster sports sessions over the week. All research assistants had been trained in conducting

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Rebecca T. Marsh Naturkach and Donna L. Goodwin

analysis, described in detail in the “Data Analysis” section. Study Context The CSL community partner was a not-for-profit, disability-specific community fitness organization housed at a large North American university. The facility was staffed by adapted physical activity fitness professionals and was

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Renee Engeln, Margaret Shavlik and Colleen Daly

many fitness professionals may only make occasional appearance-related commentary in fitness classes, it is important not to underestimate how these comments about “bikini bodies” and “ditching love handles,” even when rare, can negatively impact the women who hear them. There is no compelling reason