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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.  

  • American Fitness Index 2012: The Nation's Healthiest Cities

    Huffington Post When evaluating a potential residential location, most people look at the number of great restaurants, access to nature, quality of schools or ease of transportation. But what about a city's healthfulness? With unabating obesity rates and other lifestyle-associated chronic conditions, what an urban environment has to offer, health-wise may become an increasingly important question.

  • President’s Council on Fitness backs Wii, Kinect and other video games

    Washington Post We called it “the devil’s machine” in my house, and the Faustian bargain we struck over that first Nintendo 64 would have impressed Lucifer himself. We bought it for my son when he was perhaps 7; it provided countless hours of contentment for him and an equal measure of downtime for Mom and Dad.

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 This flagship title of ACSM has been updated and reorganized to provide you with the most relevant information that is necessary for effective study and practice, including the new pre-exercise health screening recommendations…

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