The Scientific Committee of European Medical Fitness (EMF) Congress 2016 certifies that the abstract "The prospective association between medical chronic conditions and top future trends in fitness credentials" was selected as one of the ten best submitted scientific papers.http://www.medicalfitnesscongress.com/en/
Many people seem to feel that the fitness industry is pretty easy to get into, you make a lot of money, train celebrities, open a business, and just have fun doing it all. The reality of it can be a rude awakening. There are a lot of things you will need to prepare for and the more informed you are, the better off you will be.
Shaping the future of exercise professionals globally as a speaker/panellist at the 7th International Standards Meeting for Fitness by EuropeActive on November 17, 2016 in Athens, Greece.http://europeactive.eu/events/2016-international-standards-meeting
After Barcelona (2012), Budapest (2013), Amsterdam (2014) and Lisbon (2015), it is now time for Athens (2016) to host a must attend event for certification organizations, training providers, operators of health & fitness centers, and national registers of exercise professionals. I am honored and delighted to be invited as speaker/panelist to this prestigious global event for fifth consecutive year, and now in my home country Greece.
Thank you American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) for the coverage of my story into the new introductory document of the Exercise is Medicine (EIM) resources. It is a great honor to have been selected as an exercise professional who holds the EIM Credential and has been working systematically every single day with special populations and clients with chronic diseases bridging the gap between health care practitioners and certified fitness professionals.
Real privilege and great honor my contribution to the new ACE Personal Trainer exam content outline as the first non-North American Subject Matter Expert of the global leader in certification, education, and training.http://europeactive.eu/blog/european-contribution-ace%E2%80%99s-new-pt-examination
I am honored, excited and proud to announce that I have been approved by the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) as a Recognized Personal Trainer Emeritus (RCPT*E). This recognition looks at a trainer's higher education, commitment to professional development, tenure in the profession for 20+ years as well as being in good professional standing.https://www.nsca.com/rcpt-program/
Participation as a Subject Matter Expert in a 3-day meeting by the American Council on Exercise in San Diego, CA regarding the Personal Trainer Job Analysis/Role Delineation Study for the ACE-CPT Certification Exam.https://www.acefitness.org/fitness-certifications/personal-trainer-certification/default.aspx