ACSM Fit Science | July 2020

ACSM Fit Science | July 2020

ACSM |  July 8, 2020

ACSM Certification Fit Science

ACSM Fit Science includes recent fitness-related stories featuring the college and its members as subject matter experts. ACSM is a recognized leader among national and international media and a trusted source on sports medicine and exercise science topics. Because these stories are written by the media, they do not necessarily reflect ACSM statements, views or endorsements. These stories are meant to share ACSM coverage with fitness professionals and inform them about what the public is reading and hearing about the field.


ACSM President NiCole Keith Featured on CBS Sunday Morning

Jane Pauley recently interviewed ACSM President NiCole Keith, Ph.D., FACSM, during CBS Sunday Morning as part of a segment on housecleaning during the pandemic. In the interview, Dr. Keith explains why cleaning is good for both physical and mental health. ACSM Fellow Heather Chambliss, Ph.D., is also briefly interviewed.

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High-Impact Training Can Build Bone in Older Women

In this piece, ACSM Fellow Belinda Beck, Ph.D., shares insights on the research she presented as part of ACSM’s 2020 Virtual Experience.

READ MORE at Medscape

A Big Data Approach to Predicting Your Marathon Pace

This article discusses a new study on using training data to predict marathon pace that was published in the May 2020 issue of Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise®.

READ MORE at OutsideOnline


Handgrip Strength Could Be a Simple Way to Predict Fall Risk

This article highlights Silvia Neri’s accepted abstract for the 2020 ACSM Annual Meeting, which is now an ePoster for the ACSM 2020 Virtual Experience.

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