"The American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (AAPM&R) is the national medical specialty organization representing more than 9,000 physicians who are specialists in physical medicine and rehabilitation (PM&R)."
"ACE is the major coordinating body for the nation’s colleges and universities. We represent nearly 1,800 college and university presidents and the executives at related associations, and are the only major higher education association to represent all types of U.S. accredited, degree-granting institutions: two-year and four-year, public and private."
Vision: "To be the leading non-profit advocate for achieving health through physical activity and other lifestyle changes by providing accessible NCCA-accredited certifications and scientifically rooted education to fitness professionals and health enthusiasts to significantly impact preventable, inactivity-related lifestyle diseases by 2035."
"The American Kinesiology Association promotes and enhances kinesiology as a unified field of study and advances its many applications. AKA does this by advocating for kinesiology at national and international levels as well as by supporting its member departments by providing resource materials and leadership and educational opportunities for university administrators in kinesiology."
"The American Kinesiotherapy Association’s mission is to to support the rehabilitative services of Registered Kinesiotherapists while promoting the health and wellness of all populations including Veterans and individuals with functional limitations."
"The American Occupational Therapy Association advances the quality, availability, use, and support of occupational therapy through standard-setting, advocacy, education, and research on behalf of its members and the public."
"The American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) is an individual membership professional organization representing more than 95,000 member physical therapists (PTs), physical therapist assistants (PTAs), and students of physical therapy."
"ASB Mission: To encourage and foster the exchange of information and ideas among biomechanists working in different disciplines and fields of application, biological sciences, exercise and sports science, health sciences, ergonomics and human factors, and engineering and applied science, and to facilitate the development of biomechanics as a basic and applied science."
"The Society provides a forum for leadership and exchange of information to stimulate discussion and collaboration among exercise physiologists active in all aspects of the profession. The Society works to set standards for exercise physiologists through ASEP-approved curricula in universities and colleges in the United States."
"AASP promotes the development of science and ethical practice in the field of sport psychology and offers certification (CC-AASP) to qualified members with a masters or doctorate degree that have met specific course requirements in sport psychology and have completed an extensive, supervised work experience to develop competency in enhancing performance from a psychological standpoint."
"The primary purpose of CEPA is to advance the scientific and practical application of clinical exercise physiology for the betterment of the health, fitness, and quality of life for patients at high risk or living with a chronic disease."
"ESA networks fitness instructors across the United States and several foreign countries who are truly concerned about practicing safe methods of exercise with the long term health of their participants in mind. ESA administers the only safety certification in the industry and has certified over 100,000 instructors."
"The dual purpose of the Academy of Kinesiology shall be to encourage and promote the study and educational applications of the art and science of human movement and physical activity and to honor by election to its membership persons who have directly or indirectly contributed significantly to the study of and/or application of the art and science of human movement and physical activity."
formerly American Academy of Kinesiology and Physical Education (AAKPE)
"The mission of the National Athletic Trainers' Association is to represent, engage and foster the continued growth and development of the athletic training profession and athletic trainers as unique health care providers."
"The National Collegiate Athletic Association is a membership-driven organization dedicated to safeguarding the well-being of student-athletes and equipping them with the skills to succeed on the playing field, in the classroom and throughout life."
"Formed in 1985, NASPEM's membership is comprised of medical doctors, researchers, educators, and students interested in pediatric exercise. Our mission is to promote exercise science, physical activity and fitness in the health and medical care of children and adolescents."
"For over 60 years, the Orthopaedic Research Society has been the leading research society supporting engineers, orthopaedic surgeons, biologists, and clinicians in pursuit of a world without musculoskeletal limitations."