Advancing health through science, education and medicine

A global leader in sports medicine and exercise science.

We are the American College of Sports Medicine – with more than 50,000 members and certified professionals strong from 90 countries around the globe. Representing 70 occupations within the sports medicine field, ACSM is the only organization that offers a 360-degree view of the profession.

From academicians to students and from personal trainers to physicians, our association of sports medicine, exercise science, and health and fitness professionals is dedicated to helping people worldwide live longer, healthier lives.

Make a difference in the lab and on the field.

Through research, instruction and certification, our members and certified professionals make a difference. Every day. Their groundbreaking research and collaboration drives innovation and progress across the dimensions of science, practice, education and policy.

Invest in your future.

Since 1954, ACSM has engaged students, physicians, academicians and researchers at the regional, national and international levels. Join ACSM, and you'll gain access to the best the field has to offer.

Join ACSM. Get involved. Be inspired. Make a difference.

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The second edition of ACSM’s Advanced Exercise Physiology has been substantially updated and reorganized. The text is written for experienced... » Read More