|Title||Steps for Community Fitness Organizations Seeking to Engage in Inclusive Practices|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||2020|
|Authors||Stinson, J, McCarty, K, Macdonald, M|
|Journal||ACSMʼs Health & Fitness Journal|
|Pagination||16 - 21|
Concrete solutions are necessary and provided within this article for incorporating inclusive practices into your fitness facility to engage current and potential members with a disability. Inclusion can be achieved through five key steps: 1) defining an inclusion policy, 2) educating staff, 3) removing all barriers, 4) including community members with disabilities, and 5) implementing consistent evaluation of practices. Following these five steps will help your organization achieve inclusion and put your equity, diversity, and inclusion philosophies into practice.
|Short Title||ACSMʼs Health & Fitness Journal|