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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.  

  • Consumer Reports: Experts’ Advice on Exercise Includes Some Do’s and Don’ts

    The Washington Post Most people know it’s important to be physically fit, but a lot of us aren’t sure how to achieve that goal. Research has shown that regular physical activity can help prevent dementia, heart attacks, strokes, Type 2 diabetes and certain cancers, such as those of the breast and colon. The American College of Sports Medicine recently released evidence-based recommendations about the quality and quantity of exercise. Here are some do’s and don’ts based on those guidelines.
    http://wapo.st/rEbt45

  • Soccer "Heading" May Cause Brain Damage

    CNN Heading the soccer ball too frequently may cause damage to the brain, according to new research. In smaller numbers, there doesn’t seem to be a problem. It’s when the number of headers reaches about 1,300 per year that the brain may begin to suffer traumatic brain damage.
    http://bit.ly/s8kK7d

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