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Consensus Statement Published from the 19th Annual Team Physician Consensus Conference

ACSM is pleased to announce the release of the annual Team Physician Consensus Conference statement, which is a blend of research evidence and expert consensus providing guidance and teaching tools for physicians working in the sports medicine field, regardless of geographical location or level of team or athlete. 

The 2017 TPCC consensus statement focuses on Issues in the Female Athlete and covers a variety of topics related to the health of the female athlete.  We invite you to read the statement in either MSSE or CSMR.

An International Consensus Statement on Physical Activity and Mental Heath Just Released

Exercise and Sports Science Australia, American College of Sports Medicine, British Association of Sport and Exercise Science, and Sport and Exercise Science New Zealand collaborated to develop a brief statement titled The Role of Sport, Exercise, and Physical Activity in Closing the Life Expectancy Gap for People with Mental Illness.  The statement discusses the need for holistic treatment for those with mental illness including physical health care, which is often lacking when mental illness is the focus of treatment. We invite you to read the paper, which published in the Translational Journal of the America College of Sports Medicine, and share with your colleagues. 

Energy Drinks - What Health Fitness Professionals Need to Know

ACSM published the first Contemporary Issues paper on energy drinks in Current Sports Medicine Reports recently. Health fitness professionals can find practical guidance needed for working with clients on the topic in the latest issue of ACSM's Health and Fitness Journal.  

The Female Athlete Triad

MYTH: It's "normal" for female athletes to lose their period, or stop menstruating.
REALITY: Amenorrhea due to working out is unhealthy.

Mary Jane De Souza, Ph.D., FACSM, and Nancy Williams, Sc.D., FACSM, both researchers and professors at Pennsylvania State University, have spent many years studying the Female Athlete Triad.


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Ten Things You Need to Know About Sports Nutrition

Proper nutrition is key for fueling top athletic performance. Do you know these important sports nutrition facts?

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