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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.  

  • Vigorous Exercise Good for Men

    Bend Bulletin New research says three hours a week of vigorous exercise, such as running, basketball or soccer, can lower a man’s risk of heart attack by 22 percent. Researchers with the Harvard School of Public Health analyzed physical activity levels and biomarkers — including cholesterol and insulin sensitivity — in 1,239 male participants of the Health Professionals Follow-Up Study between 1994 and 2004.
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