AEFPA was established in August 2014, and launched in May 2015 to be the leading voice for Exercise and Fitness Professionals in the United States and around the world. It is the position of the AEFPA that enhanced educational standards and the establishment of a singular code of ethics, will benefit everyone: Exercise and Fitness Professionals, employers, and most importantly clients and the population at large. It is also the position of the AEFPA that these educational and ethical standards should be determined by professionals within the exercise and fitness fields. We are an organization of Exercise and Fitness Professionals dedicated to advancing our profession. AEFPA also promotes scientific advancement, improved public health, and enhancements of the instructor and client relationship. It is our goal to play a significant role in the continued development of the Exercise and Fitness Industry in the United States.