The National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) and MeyerDC have formed a strategic partnership to deliver cutting-edge, evidence-based top health and fitness training programs to their nationwide distribution network in the chiropractic industry. As a health and wellness industry thought leader, the company will resell NASM’s Corrective Exercise (CES) and Performance Enhancement Specializations (PES), bringing state-of-the-art exercise techniques, knowledge and skills to their customers.
“MeyerDC has provided the health and fitness industry with the most effective products and equipment solutions for more than 67 years, and we are dedicated to providing chiropractors and athletic training professionals with proper education and training,” said Ron Harrington, CEO and Owner. “This partnership with NASM ensures that our entire customer base has access to the best in-class training and certifications.”
As part of the partnership, MeyerDC will work alongside NASM as their Preferred Product Supplier to identify new and emerging products and services within the fitness, sports chiropractic and athletic training markets. NASM and MeyerDC will combine these products with excellent education and training, continuing the companies’ high standard within the health and wellness industry. MeyerDC will play an important role in reaching audiences that also can greatly benefit from NASM’s programs and credentials, coupled with national product distribution.
The NASM-PES offers professionals the ability to learn cutting-edge performance assessment techniques and sport-specific program design. It offers scientifically-valid, evidence-based applications which achieve remarkable results with top professionals. The NASM-CES provides professionals with the skills and knowledge to help patients, members and athletes prevent injuries, reduce movement deficiencies, improve muscle imbalances, and maximize physical performance results. By following the techniques featured in the programs, professionals gain the knowledge, skills, systems and solutions to become an elite Corrective Exercise and Performance Enhancement Specialist.
“The systematic process, the redefining of preventative care, and the hands-on focus of PES and CES allow physical therapy, chiropractic and fitness professionals to successfully do their jobs by implementing clinically proven exercise programs,” Andrew Wyant, president of NASM, said. “This partnership helps us reach a wider audience of sports chiropractic professionals, providing them the top resources and arming them with the latest research, methodology, techniques and expert advice designed to accelerate their career opportunities.”
Since 1987, the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) has been a global leader in providing evidence-based certifications and advanced specializations for fitness professionals. In addition to its NCCA-accredited Certified Personal Trainer (CPT) exam, NASM offers a progressive career track with access to continuing education and specializations including the Corrective Exercise Specialist (CES), Fitness Nutrition Specialist (FNS) and Performance Enhancement Specialist (PES). Academic institutions nationwide incorporate NASM’s leading fitness content into their curriculum as part of personal trainer courses (leading to CPT certification), and bachelor’s and master’s degree programs. The vision of NASM is to empower fitness and wellness professionals, supporting them in their goal of motivating clients to lead healthier lives.
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MeyerDC™ is a family-owned national distributor of health and wellness products to the chiropractic industry. Beginning in 1948, the company has supplied the largest inventory of products and equipment to serve the health, wellness and fitness markets. MeyerDC is dedicated to providing not only the most effective product solutions but also acts as an industry thought leader by delivering knowledge for continued care and education.