As we move through this unprecedented time, we come together as an Association to support each other and share lessons learned. This is new territory for all of us. To support you, we have created a COVID-19 Resource page that we will continually update as new information becomes available.
You can find this under the Resources tab of this website.
Here is the MFA Statement regarding COVID-19. We wish all of our member facilities and their staff all the best during this difficult time. We will continue to monitor the situation closely and provide additional updates as information becomes available.
Check out the latest podcast from the Academy for Brain Health and Performance. This month's podcast features Dr. Evian Gordon, as he shares a framework of how the brain works as a system, as well as a practical step in making your brain’s capacity more effective, no matter your age.
Check out the February 2020 edition of Club Solutions Magazine for the cover article about MFA member Beacon Health & Fitness. According to the article, "Medical fitness is profoundly changing the relationship between fitness and healthcare." Read about how Alan Loyd, FACHE, FMFA has transformed Beacon Health System's fitness facilities from a loss leader to a profitable, self-sustaining operation.
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Check out the latest podcast from the Academy for Brain Health and Performance. This month's podcast features Dr. Elizabeth Frates sharing the impact of key lifestyle medicine factors, like nutrition and physical activity, on brain health.
One of the newest programs developed by Nebraska Methodist College (NMC) is a Master of Science in Wellness and Health Promotion Management (WHPM) with a concentration in Medical Fitness Management. This is the first course of its kind in the country.
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MFA Strategic Partner, the Academy of Brain Health and Performance (ABHP), is launching their Brain Health Matters educational series with an introduction to their "10 Key Brain Health Pillars" which is the basis of their upcoming series.
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The Academy for Brain Health and Performance has confirmed that they have worked with MFA and ACSM to offer CECs for their introductory course, Lifestyle Medicine for the Brain course begins July 10. Registration deadline is Tuesday, July 9.
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A unique partnership with the Medical Fitness Association will enable Nebraska Methodist College students who complete the Medical Fitness Management concentration of the Wellness & Health Promotion Management master’s degree program to sit for the Association’s Certified Fitness Facility Director (CFFD) exam.
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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.
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According to Club Industry, the PHIT (Personal Health Investment Today) Act was "stymied from being passed by the U.S. Senate by the government shutdown on December 22, 2018. The legislation now awaits re-introduction in both the House and Senate in 2019."
Is your hospital-affiliated medical fitness center meeting…
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Paige Jones is the newly minted Director of the Piedmont Atlanta Fitness Center. He also serves as the SEMFA (South East MFA Region Chair) and is hosting the SEMFA Regional Conference this month! Always full of energy and passionate about everything he does, Paige is a great example of healthy living for his peers and his members.