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2019 ACSM American Fitness Index Rankings Available Now!

May 14, 2019

The 12th annual ACSM American Fitness Index was released today by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) and the Anthem Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Anthem, Inc. The Fitness Index evaluated America’s 100 largest cities using 33 health behaviors, chronic diseases, and community infrastructure indicators.

How does your city compare to Arlington, VA, the 2019 fittest city in America? Find out now with our city comparison tool at www.americanfitnessindex.org/rankings!

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The Alaska Regional Chapter of the American College of Sports Medicine (AK-ACSM) is a diverse group of professionals and students dedicated to advancing and integrating scientific research to provide educational and practical applications of exercise science and sports medicine.


Joining the Alaska ACSM Chapter ensures easy access and close-to-home educational, professional, and networking opportunities. Members gain access to programs and opportunities in a smaller and more personal environment. Whether it's building knowledge, building networks or building careers, Alaska can you get there! 

Make the most of your chapter membership-
  • Share your research & present at meetings
  • Connect with like-minded professionals & students
  • Access funding opportunities 
  • Advance your education through first-rate educational offerings
  • Volunteer & serve to get connected and give back
  • Gain exposure to a variety of sports medicine & exercise science professions


Chapter Leaders

Deb (2)

Deb Evans, M.Ed, RCEP


Gio Villanueva, PT, DPT, ATC

Executive Director, AK-ACSM

Junland Navarro, BS, ACSM-CPT, EIM Level I

Student Representative

Maryann Hoke, MS , CSCS

President, AK-ACSM

Robert "Trey" H. Coker, PhD, FACSM

Past President, AK-ACSM