New Infographic Available with Exercise Recommendations for Parkinson’s Disease
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2021 MARC ACSM Meeting
November 5-6, 2021
Sheraton Hotel in Harrisburg, PA

 All scientific sessions and free communications will be held face-to-face 

Message from the President

Dear MARC ACSM members: 

On behalf of the MARC Executive Board, it gives me
great pleasure to announce that we will be holding our annual
conference at the Sheraton Hotel in Harrisburg, PA on November 5-6, 2021. Click here to read more.

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Congratulations to our proud MARC students from Saint Francis University - the recipients of 2nd place at National ACSM College Bowl 2021!
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Research Committee Applications:

The MARC Research Committee is seeking applications to serve on the committee for 2021-2023. Responsibilities of committee members include:

  • Evaluate abstracts submitted for presentation at the MARC-ACSM Annual meeting.
  • Evaluate abstracts submitted for a Research Award.
  • Evaluate the MARC ACSM Early-Stage Investigator Awards Grant.   
  • Evaluate award presentations 
  • Attend committee meetings

Interested parties are asked to complete the application survey no later than Friday July 30th. For questions please contact Peter Hosick, Committee Chair, at hosickp@montclair.edu  

Executive Board-Fall Elections:
The MARC Executive Board is seeking nominations for open positions on the MARC-ACSM Board.  Self-nomination and/or nominations of others are welcome. The open positions for 2021 are:
  • President-elect (3 year commitment) 
  • Vice President (2 year commitment).
  • Member-at-Large (MAL) (2 positions available, 2 year commitment)
  • Physician-at-Large (2 year commitment) 
 All interested parties should email cover letter and CV along with any questions to: Dr. Melissa Reed at mreed3@wcupa.edu  The deadline to submit nominations is Wednesday June 30, 2021

Request for ACSM Fellowship Mentors:

ACSM SHI-Women is seeking mentors within the regional chapter in order to assist the SHI Women in building its mentoring program. Click Women to Fellowship Program Pathway infographic PP5 for more information.




New Infographic Available with Exercise Recommendations for Parkinson’s Disease

May 24, 2021
ACSM Parkinson's Exercise Recommendations

ACSM and the Parkinson’s Foundation developed a new infographic to provide safe and effective physical activity guidance for people with Parkinson’s and the certified exercise professionals working with them. The exercise recommendations build upon the science-based standards in the recently released 11th edition of ACSM’s Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription. The new infographic includes recommended frequency, intensity, time, type, volume and progression of exercises that are safe and effective for people with Parkinson’s across four domains: aerobic activity, strength training, balance/agility/multitasking and stretching.

We know exercising helps our health and can improve symptoms for chronic medical conditions, yet starting or keeping an exercise routine can be challenging. This infographic provides practical, evidence-based guidelines to help even more people benefit from an active lifestyle.    


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New Infographic Available with Exercise Recommendations for Parkinson’s Disease

May 24, 2021
ACSM Parkinson's Exercise Recommendations

ACSM and the Parkinson’s Foundation developed a new infographic to provide safe and effective physical activity guidance for people with Parkinson’s and the certified exercise professionals working with them. The exercise recommendations build upon the science-based standards in the recently released 11th edition of ACSM’s Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription. The new infographic includes recommended frequency, intensity, time, type, volume and progression of exercises that are safe and effective for people with Parkinson’s across four domains: aerobic activity, strength training, balance/agility/multitasking and stretching.

We know exercising helps our health and can improve symptoms for chronic medical conditions, yet starting or keeping an exercise routine can be challenging. This infographic provides practical, evidence-based guidelines to help even more people benefit from an active lifestyle.    


About Us

We aim to foster the professional and educational development of students and to promote the dissemination of health and exercise related information from ACSM National through the scientific resources within MARC.

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Joining the Mid-Atlantic 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, MARC-ACSM 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

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Stephen LoRusso, PhD

Executive Director
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Joohee Sanders, PhD

Associate Executive Director
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Melissa Reed, PhD, ACSM C-CEP

Past President
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Devon Dobrosielski, PhD, FACSM

President
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Michael Bruneau, Jr., PhD, ACSM EP-C, NASM CPT

President-elect
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Emily Sauers, PhD, FACSM

Vice President
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Peter Hosick, PhD

Member at Large
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Andres E. Carrillo, PhD

Member at Large
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Shannon Lennon, PhD

Member at Large
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Rian Q. Landers-Ramos, PhD, CSCS

Member at Large
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Casey Meizinger, MD

Physician at Large
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Adam Susmarski, DO

Physician at Large
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Sara Campbell, PhD, FACSM

ACSM Regional Representative
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Brittany Overstreet, PhD

Secretary
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John Guers

New Jersey State Representative
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Yu Jen Chang, PhD

West Virginia State Representative
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Deborah Feairheller, PhD, FACSM

Pennsylvania State Representative
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Timothy Werner

Maryland State Representative