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ACSM In The News

ACSM is fortunate to be the go-to source on sports medicine and exercise science for several national and international media outlets. You can find some of our most recent coverage below, or you can view archived articles.  

  • Dealing with the Aftermath of a Serious High School Sports Injury

    CNN The voice on the phone sounded calm to Tina Kropelin. It said her daughter had just taken a spill at cheerleading practice, and she should come get her. As Kropelin headed to Holmen High School in western Wisconsin, she worried it might be a broken wrist or a sprained ankle. Her daughter, Brittany Noffke, was a freshman and already a varsity cheerleader, a "flyer" who hit the dramatic height of stunts with a smile on her face. Crutches would make her crazy, Kropelin thought.
    http://bit.ly/qjcOnp

  • Vigorous Exercise Boosts Vitamin D While Lowering Heart Risk

    USA Today Vigorous exercise significantly improves several risk factors for heart disease, including boosting vitamin D levels, a new study shows. That's one of the surprising findings by Harvard scientists, who were trying to identify the reasons exercise lowers the risk of heart attacks.
    http://usat.ly/oUNIQW

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