Power Wellness is Now HIPAA Compliant

Power Wellness Management, LLC (Power Wellness) announced that the company has recently completed the first phase of their Health Information Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Compliance strategy (or program) and its prescriptive fitness programs.

Lifestyle Medicine for the Brain: An Introduction to Brain Health, Fitness, and Performance

Academy for Brain Health and Performance (ABHP) and Medical Fitness Association (MFA) is pleased to announce their collaboration in leading the brain health movement. ABHP is offering an exclusive introduction course, Lifestyle Medicine for the Brain, to all MFA members interested in adding brain health expertise to their fitness and wellness practice.

Every day the work fitness and wellness professionals perform with their clients not only helps to improve their clients’ physical health, but also could simultaneously enhance their brain health and optimize their performance. The Lifestyle Medicine for the Brain course will provide the knowledge, skills and tools that professionals need to leverage the incredible abilities of the brain into powerful life, health and wellness behavior change regimens for their clients.

The 1st Lifestyle Medicine for the Brain course students in January have already had an impactful experience.

“This course provided a good blend of theory and application in aiding me to see how I can better help my clients achieve a higher level of brain performance, as a way of achieving a higher level of physical, emotional, and cognitive performance as sport performers.” – Don R, Fitness Coach, CO

Next Registration opens February 11th!
The Lifestyle Medicine for the Brain introduction online certificate course can be completed over 3 self-paced hours (six half-hour modules). We will offer this introductory course twice, February 20th and March 20th. Click here to learn more about registering for the course or the Academy for Brain Health and Performance.

For any questions about the Academy for Brain Health & Performance courses email info@brainhealthandperformance.com, or visit www.brainhealthandperformance.com .

Click here to learn more about the course and how to pre-register.

For any questions about the Academy for Brain Health and Performance courses email: info@brainhealthandperformance.com, or click here to visit the website.

Arthritis- Facing the Facts

ETMC Olympic Center Designation

Watch our Board of Director Member, Jeramie R. Hinojosa, Director for ETMC Olympic Centers, provide an interview on the importance of earning the MFA Facility Certification.

Can Aquatic Facilities Promote Swimming for Blacks More?

Promoting Swimming as a Physical Activity at Historically Black Colleges and Universities

NSPF continuously strives to expand not only the industry, but the minds that influence the industry of pools, spas, and swimming. In honor of Black History Month, we take a special topic to heart, courtesy of NSPF Fellowship Recipient Jodi Jensen. Jensen’s research focuses on identifying barriers to access for black swimmers, and providing accessibility. 

NSPF provides swim lessons to at-risk populations through the Step Into Swim campaign and is proud to fund research on enabling more swimmers to safely enjoy the water. Please join us in ensuring safe access to swimming for all!

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Yoga eases moderate to severe chronic back pain

At a Glance

  • Researchers found that yoga was as effective as standard physical therapy for treating moderate to severe chronic low back pain in people in underserved communities.
  • The results suggest yoga may be useful as a treatment option for people with chronic low back pain.

Low back pain can range from a dull, constant ache to a sudden, sharp sensation that leaves you incapacitated. The pain can begin abruptly as a result of an accident or lifting something heavy, or it can develop over time due to age-related changes of the spine. For many people, low back pain persists longer than 3 months (chronic pain). For about 20%, chronic low back pain persists for more than one year.

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