How ACE supported research makes a difference
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ACE funds research that investigates the effectiveness of physical activity practices and trends to positively benefit communities.
ACE invests in original research conducted by Universities and research institutions to explore implementation methods and the efficacy of behavior-change interventions.
ACE diligently translates and shares the latest evidence-based information around health and fitness trends. This ensures individuals and communities have access to information they can trust.
ACE offers certifications and training programs based on the latest scientific research. By providing education to health coaches and exercise professionals, ACE ensures that communities have access to knowledgeable professionals.
Interested in collaborating with ACE on research initiatives? Contact us.
Featured Research Studies
Physiological responses of the 12-3-30 workout Underway
Based on a workout structure that went viral on social media, ACE-supported researchers will determine the physiological responses of the 12-3-30 workout.
Evaluation of the Exercise Physiology Knowledge of Youth Coaches Underway
With more than 50% of American youths playing sports, this ACE-supported study aims to find out how knowledgeable youth sports coaches are when it comes to best practices for exercise and training.
Effectiveness of the ACE RRAMP Approach? Underway
Many Americans participate in group fitness classes on a regular basis. This ACE-supported research study will determine the effectiveness of the ACE RRAMP Approach, ACE?s proprietary model to improve health, fitness and overall quality of life.
Personalized, Community-based Exercise Programming: Translating Evidence Into Practice
New evidence shows how the ACE IFT? Model can be adapted to a community setting.Learn more
Testing the Effectiveness of the ACE Mover Method?
Preliminary evidence shows that the ACE Mover Method is a successful strategy for facilitating behavior and lifestyle changes.Learn more
Can Standing Desks Help Improve the Health of College Students?
The short answer is yes, but the results may not be what you think.Learn more
Can Pickleball Help Middle-aged and Older Adults Get Fit?
Regular participation in Pickleball elicits cardiovascular and metabolic responses that meet exercise intensity guidelines for improving and maintaining cardiorespiratory fitness.Learn more
What Is the Optimal FIT to Reduce Sedentary Behavior to Improve Cardiometabolic Health?
Low-intensity movement interruptions are an effective means of combatting sedentary behavior.Learn more
Can Stand-up Paddleboarding Stand Up to Scrutiny?
Participation in this form of physical activity can be a fun and unique alternative to traditional cardiovascular endurance sports such as jogging, biking and swimming.Learn more
Did you know ACE has a Scientific Advisory Panel?
We don't just assert our knowledge in the latest exercise and behavior-change science; we maintain our expertise with the assistance of an external advisory panel. The ACE Scientific Advisory Panel consists of globally recognized subject matter experts who are the foremost thinkers and researchers in their respective fields.Meet the panel
Browse Latest Research News
Check out these articles that all cite ACE-supported research.
Bouncing Your Way to Better Health | The New York Times
Bouncing Your Way to Better Health. Trampolines aren't just for kids. This exercise tool can be a low-impact boon for your cardiovascular fitness, pelvic floor strength and sense of balance.Learn More
8 best shoulder workouts for women, picked by a PT | Marie Claire UK
Keen to tone your arms? A PT's pick of the 8 best shoulder workouts to boost both confidence and strength.Learn More
Is It Better to Do Cardio Before or After Weights? | SELF
Is It Better to Do Cardio Before or After Weights? Structure your sessions in a way that helps you reach your goals.Learn More
This Beginner Kettlebell Abs Workout Will Transform Your Core | Women's Health
This Kettlebell Abs Workout Will Transform Your Core Strength Fast. The explosive, total-body nature of kettlebell training is a treasure trove of opportunity for the core. Ready to rip it like never before? Muscle magic, straight ahead.Learn More
Pilates Hundred Exercise: How to Do It, Benefits and Variations | Livestrong
How to Do the Pilates Hundred Exercise to Build Major Core Strength — No Equipment Needed. The Pilates hundred exercise not only works your core, but your entire body, too.Learn More