Fitness and health companies take over important tasks in the prevention and health promotion in Germany with their infrastructure and their qualified personnel move fitness and health studios today already has nearly 8 million people, to do something for your own health. A commitment that is becoming increasingly important for the sustainability of the social security system and of the economy in Germany against the background of demographic change, and because of the impending shortage. Also a professionalization is accompanied by rising demand, which brings also a clear trend in addition to new topics such as staff training and operational health management (BGM) to the qualification and Academisation of skilled personnel with. Overview of results according to figures DSSV 2013 “the number of people who operate active health care as a Studio Member rose again to now 7.89 million. 2012 almost every tenth German in a fitness facility was active, at the 18 65 years in Germany there were 15.1%. With a Total sales of EUR 3.8 billion net the fitness industry today is an important part of the second health market”, the health-related products and services the dynamic health care industry with a total of over 11% of the workforce in Germany (2008) drives. It plays according to figures DSSV”qualified personnel an increasingly important role.
So 2012 over 90% of respondents have 2012 training their employees. Completed during the consultation period in over half of the studios, at least an employee a dual course of study. More than 40% could have a university degree. With increasingly high qualified personnel able more and more studios to open up future-oriented fields such as personnel training and BGM. The German school of prevention and health management, and the BSA Academy (www.dhfpg-bsa.de) as DSSV-educational partners and with 3.805 students are in 2012 or 140,000 subscribers since 1983 the main contacts for study and training in the Market of the future prevention, fitness, and health. Diverse educational opportunities in the market of the future prevention, fitness and health with the BSA-Akademie and the German university manages the individual (employee) qualification for a successful activity in the fitness and health industry: part-time basis and building skills through professional and expert host accounts on master level when the BSA Academy up to the Bachelor’s and master’s degrees at the German University of prevention and health management. For more information part-time courses at the BSA Academy courses at the DHfPG