My patron would like to know if any of these organizations stand out as
more authoritative or have a higher credibility. 


NASM (National Academy of Sports Medicine)

ACE (American Council on Exercise)

ACSM (American College of Sports Medicine)

ISSA (International Sports Science Association)


Thank you for any help. I will summarize for the list.


Elizabeth Burns, MLS

Medical Library Informationist

VA Medical Center

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Kansas City, Mo. 64128



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