The IDEA Health & Fitness Careers page offers information about starting a career in health and fitness/wellness, including step-by-step career guides. The site also features information on university and certification programs as well as additional resources.
"AFAA delivers comprehensive cognitive and practical education for fitness professionals, grounded in industry research, using both traditional and innovative modalities. AFAA upholds Basic Exercise Standards and Guidelines for safe fitness practice."
"seeks to improve the health and quality of life of individuals in society by advancing PT practice, education, and research, and by increasing the awareness and understanding of PT’s role in the nation’s health care system."
"consumer advocacy... mission to conduct innovative research and advocacy programs in health and nutrition, and to provide consumers with current, useful information about their health and well-being."
"mission to enhance the professional practice of Health Education by promoting and sustaining a credentialed body of Health Education Specialists... certifies health education specialists, promotes professional development, and strengthens professional preparation and practice."