We are delighted to announce that, as of 1 September 2019, titles published by the American Council on Exercise are available in the UK and Europe through Eurospan.

The American Council on Exercise (ACE) is a nonprofit organization with global reach that works to improve physical-activity levels by certifying exercise professionals and health coaches, publishing original research, convening experts on physical activity and health, working directly with community groups, and advocating for policies to get people from all walks of life moving. The 90,000 exercise professionals and health coaches certified by ACE are among the most respected in the world of fitness, helping people embrace physical activity and adopt healthier lifestyles.


The Professional’s Guide to Health and Wellness Coaching
Empower Transformation Through Lifestyle Behavior Change
Jan 2019 576pp, images
9781890720711 Paperback
Serves as a study tool, comprehensive information resource, and a career guide that thoughtfully blends the art and science of behaviour change with an in-depth understanding of the powerful role lifestyle medicine plays in the prevention and management of chronic diseases.

Personal Trainer Manual
Fifth Edition
2014 809pp, images
9781890720506 Paperback
More so than any other personal training resource available, the fifth edition of ACE’s Personal Trainer Manual delivers relevant tools that aspiring professionals and industry veterans can apply to the clients of today, including behaviour change expertise and coaching philosophy.

Essentials of Exercise Science for Fitness Professionals
2010 317pp
9781890720582 Paperback
A core study material for the ACE Personal Trainer certification exam, this book covers foundational knowledge of exercise science needed to develop and deliver safe and effective exercise programs.