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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.  

"Throw Away Every Chair In Every School!" NFL Vet Coy Wire Has A Solution To America's Health Problems -- And The Experts Like It.

by Trevor Butterworth | Dec 18, 2012
If you want to get an idea of how important physical activity is, type the phrase into Google news: it’s like leaping into a marathon of benefits: the more active you are, the likelier you are to live longer, have a more youthful brain, enjoy better mental health, have a reduced risk for diabetes, a better recovery from heart failure , and perform better  academically. And that’s just a selection of new academic studies from the past couple of weeks. Read more at

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