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Position Stands

Position Stands, Joint Position Statements and Opinion Statements are published in Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise®, the official journal of ACSM. Position Stands are official statements of ACSM on topics related to sports medicine and exercise science. All current ACSM Position Stands and Joint Position Statements are free to the public.

ACSM Position Stands are also available in Chinese, French, Portugese and Spanish. View translated position stands. 

Are you interested in assisting with the development of ACSM Position Stands by becoming an ACSM Credentialed Evidence Analyst?  Learn more and apply by 5:00 PM ET on Friday, March 2, 2018. 

Development of a position stand
Position stand protocol, flow chart

 

*The current versions, noted by reference numbers following the titles, supersede and replace prior versions. ACSM does not circulate or endorse previous versions of ACSM position papers that are not current and do not reflect our revisions.

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