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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.  

Untangling the Benefits, and Hype, Surrounding Yoga

by Kim Painter | Feb 13, 2012
William Broad, a New York Times science writer, has a lot of nice things to say about yoga. There's good reason, he says, that this mix of stretching, bending and deep breathing, with roots in ancient Indian meditation, has attracted as many as 20 million Americans. He also has some bad things to say, and he said many of them in a recent story titled "How Yoga Can Wreck Your Body." It focused on yoga's "potential to inflict blinding pain," and it caused a lot of online outrage among dedicated yogis.
View the full story online at http://ow.ly/92glM.

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