There are data suggesting that many ACSM certified exercise professionals lack knowledge on the ACSM guidelines. How important is it to have and know guidelines? What other sources should professionals consult to ensure best practice?
Evidence Based Practice
Meeting Date: 12 / 18 / 14
1:05– How important is it to be familiar with the guidelines of any organization?
6:05 – Guidelines often set minimums thresholds. Are there guidelines for maximums thresholds?
16:25 – Review of ACSM Guidelines
20:01 – Other professional’s knowledge of their respective field’s guidelines
28:40 – What are the primary sources of evidence that you utilize in your practice?
38:45 – In your practice, is there anything with such a dramatic effect that you don’t need research to confirm?
45:55 – In your own practice, what qualifies as “enough evidence” to start acting upon it?
48:43 – What are some instances where we need to be careful on what we promote or allow people to adopt?
54:10 – What is a recent instance where you’ve been convinced by evidence to act upon it?