Reviewed Wellness and Personal Development Associations Links
(viewing 1 - 4 of 4)American College of Sports Medicine
The mission is to advance and integrate scientific research to provide educational and practical applications of exercise science and sports medicine. This site contains resources for professionals in the exercise and sports medicine field, but also has a health and fitness area for the public that contains brochures and health tips.
Wellness Councils of America
This organization is dedicated to helping companies of all kinds build and sustain results-oriented wellness programs. While much of the information is for member companies only, they do have a free resources page that has a number of articles, powerpoint presentations and suggestions for additional resources that are helpful and informative.
American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance
The American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (AAHPERD) is the largest organization of professionals supporting and assisting those involved in physical education, leisure, fitness, dance, health promotion, and education and all specialties related to achieving a healthy lifestyle. The purpose of the alliance is to link professionals in education with community and agency-based programs, facilitating a continuum of education for professionals providing physical activity, recreation, and fitness programs across the lifespan. The site contains an extensive collection of publications and resources for more information.
American Mindfulness Research Association (AMRA)
The American Mindfulness Research Association (AMRA) was founded in 2013. Their mission is to support empirical and conceptual efforts to establish an evidence base for the process, practice, and construct of mindfulness; promote best evidence-based standards for the use of mindfulness research and its applications; and facilitate mindfulness-related dialogue and discovery. The website includes information on how to become a member of the association, as well as some resources that are available to the general public.