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Willis N. Hackney Library

Career Exploration

This guide provides tools and resources to help you identify careers you may be interested in and descriptions of them. It also provides resources to identify potential graduate programs in your field of interest.

Professional Associations in Health and PE

o   American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (AAHPERD)

o   National Dance Association (NDA)

o   National Association for Sport and Physical Education (NASPE)

o   National Association for Physical Education in Higher Education (NAPEHE)

o   National Athletic Trainers Association (NATA)

o   North American Society for the Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity (NASPSPA)

o   Association for the Advancement of Applied Sport Psychology (AAASP)

o   The American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)

o   American School Health Association (ASHA)

o   National Recreation and Parks Association (NRPA)

o   National Intramural-Recreational Sports Association (NIRSA)

o   Kentucky Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance

o   American Alliance for Health Physical Education and Dance

o   America’s Authority on Fitness

o   American College of Sports Medicine

o   Aquatic Exercise Association

o   Aquatic and Fitness Professional Association International

o   IFPA Fitness

o   NSCA Certification

o   ASEP – American Sport Education Program

o   National Dance Education Organization

o   Health Promotion

o   WHO – World Health Organization

o   CDC – Centers for Disease Control

o   APHA – American Public Health Association

o   ASHA – American School Health Association

o   SOPHE – Society for Public Health Education

o   NCHE– National Center for Health Education

o   AHA – American Heart Association

o   ALA – American Lung Association

o   ARC – American Red Cross