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ACSM World Heart Games

  • Dates:
    Jun 06 - Jun 08, 2019
    Jun 08, 2019
  • Location: Hickory, North Carolina
The ACSM World Heart Games, an olympic-style event, provides two days of safe, fun and relational competition for those who have experienced a cardiopulmonary event or live with risk factors. These team-based and individual events foster a competitive spirit and a healthy lifestyle. All skill levels are welcomed to participate and can do so as a team or as an individual.

Don’t have team? Individuals can get paired for team-based events after registering. Athletes get a wide variety of challenging but safe activities to compete for the ACSM World Heart Games. This provides a monitored and competitive way for the participants to be active in a way that they are physically comfortable.

Individual Events:
Basketball
Bowling
Disc Golf
Game of Knowledge
Golf Putting
Pickleball (Individual)
Prediction Walk, Jog, Airdyne Bike, Nustep, Row, and Swim*
Soccer Shoot (Men & Women)
Softball Throw (Men & Women)
Table Tennis

Team-Based Events:
Bean Bag Toss/Cornhole
Golf (4-man scramble)
Pickleball (Doubles)
Tennis (Doubles)
Volleyball

*Each are separate events. Participants will predict how long it will take them to complete the athletic task and then their actual time will be compared to their predicted time. The objective is to get as close to the predicted time as possible.

For more details and rules on specific events, and to register, go to: www.acsm.org/whg2019 

 

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Jodee Schaben, PhD, Executive Director
715-425-3227
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About Us

In 1972, the Midwest Regional Chapter of the American College of Sports Medicine (MWACSM) was the first regional chapter to be granted permanent status. It was founded to follow, fulfill and promote, at the regional level, the objectives of the American College of Sports Medicine. The MWACSM is a chapter rich in tradition with a strong student focus. Through the years it has offered its members outstanding educational programs and opportunities for networking through the regional annual meeting.

Membership

Joining the Midwest 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, MWACSM 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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Dr. Daniel Carl

Past-President
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Dr. Amy Gyorkos

President
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Dr. Derek Kingsley

President-Elect, FACSM
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Dr. Jodee Schaben

Executive Director
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Dr. Lynn Darby

Historian, FACSM
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Dr. Helaine Alessio

Regional Chapter Rep, FACSM
Nathan-Saunders

Dr. Nathan Saunders

Secretary / Clinical Education
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Emily Werner

Student Rep
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Dr. Kyle Timmerman

Member-at-Large, Communications, FACSM
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Dr. Abby Peairs

Member-at-Large
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Dr. Phil Anton

Member-at-Large, Membership
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Dr. Jacob Barkley

Member-at-Large, Leadership & Mentoring
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Dr. Judith Juvancic-Heltzel

Member-at-Large, Awards
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Dr. Laura Richardson

CEPA Representative
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Dr. Keri Denay

Member-at-Large

Dr. Rebecca Moore

Member-at-Large
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Dr. Kevin Ballard

Member-at-Large, FACSM