WORLDWIDE SURVEY OF FITNESS TRENDS FOR 2018: The CREP EditionThompson, Walter R. Ph.D., FACSMACSM's Health & Fitness Journal: November/December 2017 - Volume 21 - Issue 6 - p 10–19 doi: 10.1249/FIT.0000000000000341 Features Abstract Author Information Apply It: From this article, the reader should understand the following concepts: Tell the difference between a fad and a trend. Apply and use worldwide trends in the commercial, corporate, clinical (including medical fitness), and community health fitness industry. Read expert opinions about identified fitness trends for 2018. Walter R. Thompson, Ph.D., FACSM, is associate dean for Graduate Studies and Research in the College of Education & Human Development at Georgia State University and a regents’ professor in the Department of Kinesiology and Health, the Department of Nutrition, and the School of Public Health. He also is the executive director of After-School All-Stars Atlanta. He is currently serving as the ACSM President. © 2017 American College of Sports Medicine.