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Quality Assurance for Certification Examinations.

Thompson, Walter R. Ph.D., FACSM
ACSM'S Health & Fitness Journal: March/April 1999
ACSM CERTIFICATION: In Health & Fitness: PDF Only

The purpose of this column is to take the mystery out of certification examination development. By outlining the specific steps in the development of the examinations and how certain published standards are met, the candidate can be assured of an examination that is valid, reliable, and current standard practice.

(C) 1999 American College of Sports Medicine