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Strategic Partnerships

Strategic Partners

The American Kinesiotherapy Association’s Strategic Partners are groups of individuals or services that enhance the vision and mission of the AKTA.

The American Council on Exercise (ACE), the largest nonprofit health and fitness certification, education and training organization in the world. In addition to providing quality certification programs and continuing education, ACE offers the only Health Coaching Certification accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA) on the market.
The American College of Lifestyle Medicine (ACLM) provides leadership and assistance, facilitating lifestyle medicine clinicians’ pursuits of continuing medical education, practice knowledge, leadership skills, and research information needed to provide quality patient care and best treat patients with lifestyle-related diseases.
The American Kinesiology Association (AKA) is an organization of academic departments/schools of kinesiology. The AKA promotes and enhances kinesiology as a unified field of study and advances its many applications. AKA works with departments and affiliated professional organizations to promote physical activity for the enhancement of human well-being.
The Medical Fitness Association (MFA), a non-profit organization, was formed in 1991 to assist medically integrated health and fitness centers achieve their full potential. The Association is a professional membership organization whose mission is to ascertain and respond to the needs of medically integrated centers throughout the world. As a resource to the medical fitness industry, Medical Fitness Association is 100% focused on medical fitness, and is the first association to have focused on hospital fitness and wellness.
We have joined True Health Initiative (THI), a global voice for lifestyle as medicine.  In doing so, we publicly and proudly align our organizational values with the core principles of healthy living and with a commitment to the THI vision.  THI exists to make the fundamental truths about healthy, sustainable living and eating common knowledge. Shifting the global understanding of practices that most likely help people live longer and envision a world with less chronic disease.  As a member organization, we are helping build a movement that supports individuals and communities in directing their resources toward this goal.