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Applications to host 2008 ACSM workshops now available

Plus, NIRSA Members receive discounts on ACSM exams, workshops and publications

Through a partnership agreement with the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), any NIRSA Institutional Member is encouraged to host an ACSM certification or continuing education course workshop. The curriculum is provided and is an excellent opportunity for students to attend a workshop without the added expense of travel.

If you are interested in bringing an ACSM workshop to your students, fill out the application and submit to Kathy Berlin, 401 West Michigan St., Indianapolis, IN 46202-3233. For questions about the application, contact Kathy at 317-637-9200 x126 or

Download the 2008 workshop application.

ACSM and NIRSA have formed a partnership to provide continuing education programs, health and fitness certifications, and professional development to NIRSA Members. One of the key benefits of the NIRSA/ACSM partnership is the discounted rates offered to NIRSA Members for certification with ACSM. These certifications are accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA) and offer health and fitness professionals a valid and reliable measure of their skills and knowledge.

NIRSA Institutional, Professional, and Student Members receive:

  • 10% discount on ACSM Certified Personal Trainer and ACSM Health/Fitness Instructor exams
  • 10% discount on ACSM Certified Personal Trainer workshop registrations, including workshops held by NIRSA Institutional Members (call ACSM at 317-637-9200 or email to receive an exam voucher).
  • 15% discount on ACSM certification publications through Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (call 1-800-486-5643 or go online at Be sure to use promotional code W6EDA322.

The American College of Sports Medicine is the largest sports medicine and exercise science organization in the world. More than 20,000 International, National and Regional members are dedicated to promoting and integrating scientific research, education and practical applications of sports medicine and exercise science to maintain and enhance physical performance, fitness, health and quality of life.

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