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View the benefits associated with the three levels of ACSM membership below. Select the membership option that best fits your needs, then choose your student or professional level on the following page.

Undergraduate, graduate, and medical students are all eligible for the first year $10 Student membership level, which includes digital subscriptions to ACSM publications.

The Alliance of Health and Fitness membership lets professionals access ACSM’s Health & Fitness Journal in print and archived digitally, as well as other health fitness focused benefits as indicated in the chart below.

The Professional membership for degreed professionals, as well as post-doctoral fellows and medical residents and clinical fellows, includes the most complete set of ACSM publications and event discounts, as well as voting rights to chart the course of the future of exercise science and sports medicine. Details of benefits are noted in the chart below.

Are you ready to join the leaders in exercise science and sports medicine? Join ACSM membership today!  Need to mail or fax an application?  Printable Membership Application.

Need to Renew your membership? 
Member Level/Benefit Student »
$10 / year*
Alliance »
$99 / year
Professional »
$240 / year
MSSE® Subscription Digital only** Print & Digital
ESSR® Subscription Digital only** Print & Digital
TJACSM Subscription
Digital only    Digital only
Current Sports Medicine Report Medical Student only (Digital)** Physician only (Digital)
Health & Fitness Journal® Digital only** Print & Digital
Sports Medicine Bulletin   X X  X
MSSE Submission Discount X X
Voting Privileges X
ACSM Continuing Education Discounts X X X
Directory Listing X X X
Member Identity Mark X X X
Member ID Card X X X

International e-Membership

Professionals and students residing in select low-income countries are eligible for electronic-only ACSM membership at no cost, this includes online access to ACSM journals. Individuals residing in countries recognized on the World Health Organization's Hinari List are eligible. Confirm your country is on the list

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* $10 for new student members only; $20 for student membership renewal.
 **Student subscriptions based on field of study.

All ACSM memberships run for 12 months beginning the month you sign-up. Memberships are non-refundable and non-transferable. Memberships can only be changed within 30 days of payment; a $10 fee will be assessed for changes. Membership type can also be changed during renewal at no cost.

Questions? Visit our Membership FAQ page or email

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