Respiratory Therapy is the health care discipline specializing in the promotion of optimum cardiopulmonary function, health and wellness. Respiratory Therapists are educated, trained and licensed professionals who employ scientific principles to identify, treat and prevent acute or chronic dysfunction of the cardiopulmonary system.
American College of Sports Medicine
The American College of Sports Medicine – with more than 50,000 members and certified professionals strong from 90 countries around the globe. Representing 70 occupations within the sports medicine field, ACSM is the only organization that offers a 360-degree view of the profession.
From academicians to students and from personal trainers to physicians, our association of sports medicine, exercise science, and health and fitness professionals is dedicated to helping people worldwide live longer, healthier lives.
Making a difference in the lab and on the field. Through research, instruction and certification, our members and certified professionals make a difference. Every day. Their groundbreaking research and collaboration drives innovation and progress across the dimensions of science, practice, education and policy.
Clinical Exercise Physiology Association
The focus of CEPA is “ …is to advance the profession of clinical exercise physiology through advocacy, education, and career development.”