2023 In-Person Session Schedule

In-person session listings

In-Person Session Listings

ACSM's International Health & Fitness Summit is the ONE place where health fitness professionals like you can explore the full spectrum of the field. 

Whether you join us in Arlington, VA for the most interactive, hands-on Summit experience ever or partake in our online programming, the ACSM International Health & Fitness Summit will provide cutting edge content for our attendees.

Check back for updates on our scheduled sessions! 

Sessions by Schedule

March 16, 2023

 

Cody Sipe
Cody Sipe

Functional Aging Specialist Certification Workshop
8 a.m. - 5 p.m. | Science to Practice
Industry Presented Preconference by: Functional Aging Institute


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Joy Prouty

Zumba Jump Start Gold
8 a.m. - 5 p.m. | Fitness Pro Focus
Industry Presented Preconference by: Zumba Fitness


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Keiser Master Trainer

The Ride by Keiser: Foundation
9 a.m. - 6 p.m. | Fitness Pro Focus
Industry Presented Preconference by: Keiser


Alexis-Batrakoulis
Alexis Batrakoulis

Obesity & Weight Management Exercise Specialist
9 a.m. - 6 p.m. | Fitness Pro Focus
Preconference


Opening Celebration and Exhibit Hall Opening Reception
6:30 p.m




March 17, 2023

 

Ashleigh Huffman
Ashleigh Huffman

Sport Can Heal Us: Coaching through Trauma
8 - 9 a.m.
Keynote Lecture


Popowych, Krista
Krista Popowych

Metabolic Mayhem! NSM (never stop moving) Training
9:30 - 10:30 a.m. | Fitness Pro Focus
Specialty Workout


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Linda Webster

HIIT: From Science to Real World
9:30 - 10:30 a.m. | Fitness Pro Focus
Industry Presented Specialty Workout by: Keiser


Christopher Rash
Christopher Rash

Better Warm-Ups for Better Movement
9:30 - 10:30 a.m. | Science to Practice
Interactive Workshop


Geslak-David
David Geslak

Challenging Autism With Exercise
9:30 - 10:30 a.m. | Science to Practice
Interactive Workshop


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GSSI Scientist

Sweat Testing Workshop: Understanding the Science behind Sweat to Develop Individualized Hydration Recommendations
9:30 - 11 a.m. | Science to Practice
Industry Presented Interactive Workshop by: Gatorade


Michael Stack
Michael Stack

Forging Trust & Partnerships Between Fitness Professionals & Physicians
9:30 - 10:30 a.m. | Fitness Pro Focus
Lecture


Rapid Panel - Coming Soon
10:45 - 11:15 a.m.


Exhibit Hall Unopposed Hours and Other Events in the Hall
11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.


Popowych, Krista
Krista Popowych

Let the Rhythm Be Your Guide!
1:45 - 2:45 p.m. | Fitness Pro Focus
Industry Presented Specialty Workout by: Keiser


Annika Kahn Reggie Kitchen
Annika Kahn; Reggie Kinchen

Workout with Jungshin Fitness
1:45 - 2:45 p.m. 
Industry Presented Specialty Workout by: Jungshin Fitness


Emily Splichal
Emily Splichal

Bulletproof Your Feet
1:45 - 2:45 p.m. | Science to Practice
Interactive Workshop


Cody Sipe
Cody Sipe

Corrective Exercises to Improve Balance in Older Adults
1:45 - 2:45 p.m. | Science to Practice
Interactive Workshop


JoAnn-Eickhoff-Shemek
JoAnn Eickhoff-Schemek

Risk Management for Fitness Managers and Professionals: Lessons Learned from 10 Negligence Lawsuits
1:45 - 2:45 p.m. | Business of Fitness
Interactive Workshop


Nick Lambe
Nick Lambe

Don't Sleep on Sleep: A Practical Coaching Framework
1:45 - 2:45 p.m. | Fitness Pro Focus
Lecture


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Linda Webster

The Triple C Formula
3 - 4 p.m. | Fitness Pro Focus
Industry Presented Specialty Workout by: Keiser


Natalie Bayersdorfer
Natalie Bayersdorfer

Themed Workouts: How to Retain, Attract and Thrive in this New Fitness Climate
3 - 4 p.m. | Business of Fitness
Specialty Workout


Rachael Lewis
Rachael Lewis

Mom's Making a Comeback: The Implementation of Postpartum Corrective Exercise
3 - 4 p.m. | Science to Practice
Interactive Workshop


DonCarter
Don Carter

The Five Foundational Elements of Building your Business and Brand
3 - 4 p.m. | Business of Fitness
Interactive Workshop


Eric Rawson
Eric Rawson

The Best of the Rest: Beyond the International Olympic Committee Consensus Statement on Effective Dietary Supplements
3 - 4 p.m. | Science to Practice
Lecture


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Joel Hungate

The Infrastructure of Well-Being: How Medical Fitness Delivers for the Business of Healthcare and the Health of Communities
3 - 4 p.m. | Business of Fitness
Lecture


Erika Jackson
Erika Jackson

Using PERMA to create PERMANENT Changes in the Lives of Clients and Patients: A New Psychology of Behavior Change
3 - 4 p.m. | Science to Practice
Lecture


Paul Gallo Ronai-Pete
Paul Gallo; Peter Ronai

Active Afternoon powered by the Health & Fitness Journal -  The Exercise Professional’s Toolbox: The One-Two Punch for Immediate Assessment and Programming for Movement Improvement
4:30 - 5:45 p.m. | Science to Practice
Interactive Workshop


Exhibit Hall Unopposed Hours and Other Events in the Hall
6 - 7:30 p.m.




March 18, 2023

 

Shawn Arent
Shawn M. Arent, Ph.D., CSCS*D, FISSN, FACSM, FNAK

The PaleoKetoVeganMacroFasting Diet: Stop the Madness!
8 - 9 a.m. 
Keynote


Robinson-Dane
Dane Robinson

Training the Athletic Advantage
9:30 - 10:30 a.m. | Science to Practice
Specialty Workout


Popowych, Krista
Krista Popowych

Power to the People!
9:30 - 10:30 a.m.
Industry Presented Specialty Workout by: Keiser


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Robert Powell

Proper Form is a “Joint Effort”: Identifying Functional “Limbitations” to Improve Technique
9:30 - 10:30 a.m. | Science to Practice
Interactive Workshop


Kovacs-Sara Emily Van Wasshenova
Sara Kovacs; Emily Van Wasshenova

Using Strong Conversation Skills to Find a Client's Why: Walk the Walk, and Talk the Talk
9:30 - 10:30 a.m. | Science to Practice
Interactive Workshop


Batrakoulis-Alexis
Alexis Batrakoulis

2022 Certified Professional of the Year Lecture: Health is the New Wealth: Get Ready ACSM Certified Pros!
9:30 - 10:30 a.m. | Fitness Pro Focus
Lecture


Bonner-Kelly Paige Denison
Kelly Bonner; Paige Denison

The New Standard for Inclusive Fitness Across the Lifespan
9:30 - 10:30 a.m. | Science to Practice
Lecture


Rapid Panel - Coming Soon
10:45 - 11:15 a.m.


Exhibit Hall Unopposed Hours and Other Events in the Hall
11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.


Langton-Rebecca Rachelle Reed
Rebecca Langton; Rachelle Reed

Take Care of Yourself First: Ten Self-Care Tips to Prevent Burnout as a Personal Trainer
1:45 - 2:45 p.m. | Fitness Pro Focus
Interactive Workshop


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Mike McGinn; Gretchen Patch; Michele Stanten

Leveraging Your Local Community Assets to Promote Health and Physical Activity
1:45 - 2:45 p.m. | Business of Fitness
Lecture


Joseph Signorile
Joseph Signorile

Walter R. Bortz Lecture: Power Training: Pathways and Destinations
1:45 - 2:45 p.m. | Science to Practice
Lecture


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Krista Popowych

Double the Fun, Triple the Results!
1:45 - 2:45 p.m. | Fitness Pro Focus
Specialty Workout


Summer Sides
Summer Sides

Explore Curiosity, Creativity, and Courage in CounterFlow Yoga
1:45 - 2:45 p.m. | Fitness Pro Focus
Specialty Workout


Annika Kahn Reggie Kitchen
Annika Kahn; Reggie Kinchen

Moving Meditation for undergraduates and graduate students: how to relax and focus under stress and academic demands.
3 - 4 p.m. | Science to Practice
Industry Presented Specialty Workout by: Jungshin Fitness


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Ryan Glatt; Keli Roberts

Boosting the Brain with Cognitive Tasks: Dual-Tasking Principles and Application
3 - 4 p.m. | Science to Practice
Interactive Workshop


Jessica Maurer
Jessica Maurer

5 Connection Points that are Not Social Media
3 - 4 p.m. | Business of Fitness
Lecture


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Brian Biagoli; Graham Melstrand; Francis Neric

Becoming Essential – Establishing Health and Fitness Professionals as an Essential Part of the Health Ecosystem
3 - 4 p.m. | Business of Fitness
Lecture


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Stacey Lei Krauss

Feeling Grounded, Feeling Confident
3 - 4 p.m. | Science to Practice
Specialty Workout


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Glenn Gaesser; Michele M. Tuttle

Fitness vs. Fatness: Is Weight Loss Really Necessary for Cardiovascular Health?
4:30 - 5:30 p.m. | Science to Practice
Industry Presented Lecture by: Wheat Foods Council


Helen-Vanderburg
Helen Vanderburg

Total Body Mobility
4:30 - 5:30 p.m. | Science to Practice
Interactive Workshop


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Ted Vickey

Wearable Fitness Technology: Capabilities, Data, and Strategies for Client Outcomes Enhancing Integration
4:30 - 5:30 p.m. | Science to Practice
Interactive Workshop


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Brad Calabrese

The Value Proposition
4:30 - 5:30 p.m. | Business of Fitness
Lecture


Natalie Bayersdorfer
Natalie Bayersdorfer

Encore! One More Time!
4:30 - 5:30 p.m. | Business of Fitness
Specialty Workout


All Attendee Event
6 - 7:30 p.m.


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