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Books & Multimedia

ACSM publishes several books and multimedia resources for our diverse audiences, and we are best known for ACSM’s Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription, first published in 1975. Books and multimedia may be purchased directly from the publisher or from the ACSM Store.

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    ACSM Books

    Video & Audio Resources

    Click here to view EIM's "Keys to Exercise" video series.

    Other ACSM video and audio resources include:

    • 58th Annual Meeting Audio Recordings
      Purchase all presentations from the 2011 ACSM Annual Meeting or choose those you missed. Files are available as MP3 downloads or on CD/DVD. To order, call Mobiltape Co. Inc. at 1-800-369-5718 or click here
    • My AFI
      “My AFI” provides a detailed overview of the ACSM American Fitness Index (AFI) program, which is designed to improve community fitness, health and quality of life of Americans by promoting physical activity at the community level. Click here for more information.
    • Healthy Learning Videos
      Healthy Learning is a leading producer of instructional and reference books and videos for health, wellness, exercise and recreational sports professionals and organizations. Whether you're looking to grow your personal training business, assist your special population clients or design new programs, these Healthy Learning materials, produced in cooperation with ACSM, can help. Visit Healthy Learning online to order.
    • ACSM Team Physician Consensus Conference
      This DVD reviews outcomes from the 2010 Team Physician Consensus Conference on "Selected Issues for Nutrition and the Athlete." It details guidance on general nutrition issues for athletes, and it includes recommendations for intake of fluids and cautionary warnings. Stanley Herring, M.D., FACSM, Medical Director at the UW Sports and Spine Center at Harborview, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, is featured. Click here for more information.

    ACSM InfoSearch

    ACSM InfoSearch is a free benefit to help members stay current with scientific literature and reduce information overload. Members receive a Weekly Literature Update via email every Friday with book reviews in subject areas they've selected. The service also includes links to the tables of contents for select journals. If you are interested in receiving the ACSM InfoSearch service and are not a member of ACSM, join ACSM today.

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